Commons, John R. (John Rogers), 1862-1945

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In academic circles, John R. Commons is most remembered for his histories of the labor movement and as founder of what is commonly called the "Wisconsin School" of labor history. As an economist and student of government he was responsible for the design of reforms during the Progressive era and after, which drastically changed the role of government and paved the way for the New Deal.

From the description of John Rogers Commons papers, 1859-1967, bulk 1887-1945. [microform]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122515738

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referencedIn American Association for Labor Legislation. Series 1, Subseries 1, part a. Correspondence (A-H), 1905-1910. [microform] Cornell University Library
referencedIn Perlman, Selig, 1888-1959. Papers, circa 1909-1998. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
referencedIn American Association for Labor Legislation. Series 1, Subseries 1, part b. Correspondence (I-W), 1905-1910. [microform] Cornell University Library
referencedIn American Association for Labor Legislation. Records of Frederick Hoffman, 1908-1916. Hagley Museum & Library
creatorOf United States. Commission on Industrial Relations. Records, 1912-15. [microform]. University of California, Los Angeles
referencedIn Hochstein, Irma E., 1887-1974. Papers, 1916-1965. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
referencedIn Saposs, David J. (David Joseph), 1886-1968. Papers, 1907-1968. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
referencedIn Scrimshaw, Stewart. Papers, 1968. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
referencedIn Monroe, James, 1821-1898. Papers 1819-1898. Oberlin College Library
referencedIn National Civic Federation records, 1894-1949, 1900-1920 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
referencedIn Taylor, Henry C. (Henry Charles), 1873-1969. Henry C. Taylor papers, 1896-1968. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
referencedIn Papers, 1840-1961. Harvard Law School Library, Harvard University.
referencedIn Raushenbush, Elizabeth Brandeis. Paul A. Raushenbush and Elizabeth Brandeis Raushenbush papers, 1918-1980. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
creatorOf Commons, John R. (John Rogers), 1862-1945. Types of American labor unions : the Longshoremen of the Great Lakes / John R. Commons. Bowling Green State University, BGSU Libraries
referencedIn Henry Carter Adams Papers, 1964-1924 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
referencedIn Leiserson, William M. William M. Leiserson papers, 1901-1959. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
referencedIn Swenson, Magnus, 1854-1936. Papers, 1881-1936. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
referencedIn American Association for Labor Legislation. Series 1, Subseries 2, part a. Correspondence (A-G) 1910-1915. [microform]. Cornell University Library
referencedIn Immigration Restriction League (U.S.) records, 1893-1921. Houghton Library, , Harvard College Library, Harvard University
referencedIn Fitch, John A. (John Andrews), 1881-1959. Papers, 1897-1974. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
referencedIn Morehouse, Edward Ward, 1896-1974. Papers, 1920-1974. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
referencedIn Ekern, Herman Lewis, 1872-1954. Herman Lewis Ekern papers, 1872-1954. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
referencedIn National Consumers' League. National Consumers' League records, 1882-1986 (bulk 1920-1950). Library of Congress
creatorOf Cleveland Council of Sociology. Records 1893-1914. Western Reserve Historical Society, Research Library
referencedIn Andrews, John B. (John Bertram), 1880-1943. Papers [microform], 1910-1922. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
referencedIn Wesley Clair Mitchell Papers, 1898-1953. Columbia University. Rare Book and Manuscript Library,
referencedIn American Association for Labor Legislation. Series 1, Subseries 2, part b. Correspondence (H-M), 1910-1915. [microform] Cornell University Library
creatorOf Commons, John R. (John Rogers), 1862-1945. John R. Commons, Microfilm collection, 1859-1967. Cornell University Library
referencedIn Strange, John, 1852-1923. Papers, 1892-1935. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
referencedIn La Follette family papers (continuation record), 1781-1988 (bulk 1910-1953). Library of Congress
referencedIn Witte, Edwin E. (Edwin Emil), 1887-1960. Edwin E. Witte papers, 1903-1970. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
referencedIn LaFollette Family Papers, 1781-1988, (bulk 1900-1953) Manuscript Division, Library of Congress
referencedIn Chalmers, William Ellison, 1903-. W. Ellison Chalmers papers, 1925-1938. Wayne State University, Archives of Labor & Urban Affairs
creatorOf Commons, John Rogers, 1862-1945. Miscellany, 1895-1897. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
referencedIn La Follette family papers, 1844-1973. Library of Congress
creatorOf Commons, John R. (John Rogers), 1862-1945. John R. Commons papers, 1832-2005 (bulk 1894-1938). Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
referencedIn Foreign Policy Association. Foreign Policy Association records, 1918-1996. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
referencedIn Sumner, Helen L. (Helen Laura), 1876-1933. Papers, 1896-1933. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
referencedIn Swett, Maud. Papers, 1919-1965. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
referencedIn Mitchell, Wesley C. (Wesley Clair), 1874-1948. Wesley Clair Mitchell papers, 1898-1953. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
creatorOf Commons, John R. (John Rogers), 1862-1945. Account book, 1905-1906. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
referencedIn Arthur Ernest Morgan papers concerning Edward Bellamy, 1912-1944. Houghton Library, , Harvard College Library, Harvard University
referencedIn Briggs, Hazel F. Reminiscences, 1967. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
referencedIn American Association for Labor Legislation. Series 1, Subseries 4. Correspondence, 1920-1925. [microform]. Cornell University Library
referencedIn La Follette, Belle Case, 1859-1931. La Follette family papers, 1781-1988 (bulk 1910-1953). Library of Congress
referencedIn Evjue, William Theodore, 1882-1970. Papers, ca. 1880-1969. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
referencedIn Ely, Richard Theodore, 1854-1943. Papers, 1812-1963 (bulk 1882-1939). Wisconsin Historical Society Archives
referencedIn Black, John D., 1883-1960. Papers, 1915-1960. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
referencedIn Ross, Edward Alsworth, 1866-1951. Papers, 1859-1969. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
referencedIn Roberts Brothers (Boston, Mass.). Correspondence, 1882-1898, bulk 1838-1932. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
referencedIn Gale, Zona, 1874-1938. Papers, 1838-1970. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
referencedIn Papers, 1888-1964 Harvard Law School Library, Harvard University.
referencedIn American Association for Labor Legislation. Series 1, Subseries 5. Correspondence, 1925-1930. [microform] Cornell University Library
referencedIn Frank Parsons papers, 1888-1908 Yale University. Department of Manuscripts and Archives
referencedIn Irving Fisher papers, 1861-1976, 1894-1947 Yale University. Department of Manuscripts and Archives
referencedIn Mitchell, John, 1870-1919. Papers, 1885-1919. [microfilm]. Hagley Museum & Library
referencedIn Miller, Harold L. John R. Commons papers [microform]. University of Oklahoma, Bizzell Memorial Library
referencedIn Andrews, John B. (John Bertram), 1880-1943. Research Notes, 1906-1908. Churchill County Museum
referencedIn Flint, Alfred T., ca. 1890-1954. Papers, 1819-1954. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
referencedIn Esch, John J. Papers, 1891-1922, 1992-1994. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
referencedIn American Association for Labor Legislation. Series 1, Subseries 2, part c. Correspondence (N-W), 1910-1915. [microform] Cornell University Library
referencedIn Fillebrown, Charles Bowdoin, 1842-1917. Charles Bowdoin Fillebrown papers, 1879-1928 (bulk 1897-1917). Library of Congress
referencedIn Charles Bowdoin Fillebrown Papers, 1879-1928, (bulk 1897-1917) Manuscript Division, Library of Congress
referencedIn Fisher, Irving, 1867-1947. Irving Fisher papers, 1861-1976 (inclusive), 1894-1947 (bulk). Yale University Library
creatorOf Labadie, Jo, 1850-1933. Jo Labadie papers, 1880-1931. University of Michigan
referencedIn John B. Andrews: Research Notes, 1906-1908 Tamiment Library / Wagner Archives
referencedIn American Association for Labor Legislation. Series 1, Subseries 6. Correspondence, 1930-1935 [microform]. Cornell University Library
referencedIn American Association for Labor Legislation. Series 1. Correspondence, 1905-1943. [microform]. Cornell University Library
referencedIn National Consumers' League Records, 1882-1986, (bulk 1920-1950) Manuscript Division, Library of Congress
referencedIn Dane County (Wis.). Council of Defense. Soldiers' letters and lists of soldiers, 1917-1919. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
creatorOf Commons, John R. (John Rogers), 1862-1945. John Rogers Commons papers, 1859-1967, bulk 1887-1945. [microform]. Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
referencedIn Parsons, Frank, 1854-1908. Frank Parsons papers, 1888-1908 (inclusive). Yale University Library
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associatedWith Ely, Richard T. (Richard Theodore), 1854-1943. person
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associatedWith Farnam, Henry W. (Henry Walcott), 1853-1933. person
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associatedWith Hoagland, Henry E. (Henry Elmer), 1886-1975. person
associatedWith Hochstein, Irma E., 1887-1974. person
associatedWith Hoxie, Robert Franklin, 1868-1916. person
correspondedWith Immigration Restriction League (U.S.). corporateBody
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associatedWith James, C. L. person
associatedWith Keynes, John Maynard, 1883-1946. person
associatedWith Labadie, Jo, 1850-1933. person
correspondedWith LaFollette family family
associatedWith La Follette, Robert M. (Robert Marion), 1855-1925. person
associatedWith Leiserson, William M. person
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associatedWith Phillips, Ulrich Bonnell, 1877-1934. person
associatedWith Pound, Roscoe, 1870-1964 person
associatedWith Raushenbush, Elizabeth Brandeis. person
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associatedWith United States. Commission on Industrial Relations. corporateBody
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associatedWith Wallace, Henry A. (Henry Agard), 1888-1965. person
associatedWith Witte, Edwin E. (Edwin Emil), 1887-1960. person
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Place Name Admin Code Country
Great Lakes Region (North America)
Illinois--Chicago
United States
Subject
Economics
Interstate commerce
Unemployment insurance
Labor movement--History
Merchant mariners--Labor unions
Labor economics
Clothing trade
Progressivism (United States politics)
Monetary policy
Stevedores--Labor unions
Banks and banking
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Person

Birth 1862-10-13

Death 1945-05-11

Americans

English

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