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Alice Kahn Ladas speeches and articles, correspondence, memos, pamphlets, and clippings. Includes a 1943 memo detailing her reasons for wanting an internship with the Fair Employment Practices Commission and with a U.S. Congressperson, a 1945 letter of thanks from employees of the U.S. Patent Office for her assistance getting their positions upgraded, a 1951 letter from Eva Reich of the Wilhelm Reich Foundation, notes about a meeting with Eleanor Roosevelt, and a 1991 letter to friends. Pamphlets and clippings contain her writing on breast feeding, sexuality and women's liberation, and bioenergetic analysis. Included is the program from a speech on "The Sexual Revolution: Phase Two" given March 14, 2004 at the New York Society for Ethical Culture, a society she has been involved with since childhood.

Also, an issue of Balanced Living containing an article by Alice Hammarth, "Breast Feeding and Bottle Feeding Compared" (October 1960); and an issue of The USA Body Psychotherapy Journal containing an article by Alice Kahn Ladas, "An Appreciation of Alexander Lowen" (2008).

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