WOMEN & FEMINISM. 8 documents, 19th-20th. -... - Lot 327 - Conan Belleville Hôtel d'Ainay

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WOMEN & FEMINISM. 8 documents, 19th-20th. -... - Lot 327 - Conan Belleville Hôtel d'Ainay
WOMEN & FEMINISM. 8 documents, 19th-20th. - 2 handwritten documents from the beginning of the XIXth century: " Éloge des femmes " and " Amour, constance, bonheur ": " [...] men of all nations, let freely pass the model of women [...] ". 2 pp. in-4 and 2 pp. in-8. - [Aviation]. 5 letters from the archives of Maurice Bellonte. Draft of a letter of congratulations from Bellonte to Maryse Bastié. L.A.S. from Maryse Bigeard (organization of an aeronautical party at Le Bourget in favor of the "gosses à Poulbot", 1931, letterhead of the Association Française des Ailes Féminines). Gaby Speelmann (long letter of 4 pp. in-4 written from Shanghai, 1931, letterhead of the Ailes brisées, about her action for the "Ailes brisées"). Letter from the Association Féminine d'Aviation (1932, about its creation and its goals). Letter from Mrs. Ulysses Grant McQueen (Women's International Association of Aeronautics, 1930) addressed to Mrs. Bellonte after her husband's achievement (enclosed leaflet on the objectives of the association). - Dorothy DAY (1897-1980), American activist; she campaigned for social justice in the United States]. Manuscript with erasures and corrections, by an unidentified peace activist. 1 p. ¼ in-folio. Testimony about Dorothy Day during a stay in France. "Sitting in front of the old port of Toulon, at the Terrace of a small dusty pastry shop, above the teapot and muffins that separate us from the background of its honest people, Dorothy looks at me disapprovingly: 'so, you have given up on pacifism?' We met in America, during the war [...]".
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