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Cohen, Lucy Kramer, 1907-2007



  • Existence: 1907 - 2007


Lucy Kramer Cohen was an American anthropologist, economist, and artist. With her husband Felix S. Cohen, she worked for the United States Department of the Interior and helped compile and write the Handbook of Federal Indian Law. She was later a staffer for Congresswoman Helen Gahagan Douglas and an employee of the Department of Labor and the Public Health Service.

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Lucy Kramer Cohen papers

Call Number: WA MSS S-2635
Abstract: The collection documents the life and career of Lucy Kramer Cohen, particularly her work for several federal agencies, contributions to The Handbook of Federal Indian Law, and her political and advocacy work. Professional papers document Kramer Cohen’s work for the Department of the Interior, Department of Agriculture, National War Labor Board, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, Department of Labor, National Science Foundation, Public Health...
Dates: circa 1900-2006

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