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From: Kathy <>
Subject: Re: [APG] Naturalization Question
Date: Tue, 23 Sep 2008 22:17:56 -0500
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Ann Staley wrote:
> My question is - at this time, 1926, did women of foreign birth who came in
> with a husband of foreign birth have to get their own naturalization or did
> they derive it from the husband's?

NARA's _Prologue_ had an article on this in 1998:

A more extensive treatment of the subject can be found in:
Nancy F. Cott, "Marriage and Women's Citizenship in the United States,
1830-1934," _The American Historical Review_, Vol. 103, No. 5. (Dec.,
1998), pp. 1440-1474.

Hope this helps,
Kathleen Lenerz, Ph.D.

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