Dorothy McCullough Lee (1901-1981)
A lawyer in California and Oregon, Lee was an Oregon state representative,(1929-1931), state senator,(1932-1943), commissioner of public utilities for the city of Portland, OR, (1943-1948), and mayor of Portland, (1949-1952). In January 1953 she was made a consultant on women's affairs in Germany for the U.S. Department of State and in August a member of the U.S. Parole Board. From 1956 to 1962 she was a member of the U.S. Subversive Activities Control Board, becoming chair in 1957. The collection contains correspondence, including a letter from President Eisenhower, speeches, photos from childhood and later life, and clippings document Lee's career.