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Subseries 3 contains correspondence, memoranda, newspaper clippings, and other records pertaining to Elsie Hillman’s Republican Party activities and involvement at the city and county levels. Elected as a Committee Member of the 14th Ward Republican Party, and later as Republican Chairman for the 14th Ward in 1964, Hillman was involved in various capacities in local politics, working to encourage involvement in the local Republican Party in addition to supporting local, state, and national campaigns. In 1967, she was elected Republican County Chairwoman of Allegheny County, a position she held until 1970 ( Never a Spectator, 19-30).

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