Goldmark, Josephine, 1877-1950

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Josephine Clara Goldmark and Pauline Dorothea Goldmark (1874-1962) were born in Brooklyn, N.Y., two of the eleven children of Regina Wehle and Joseph Goldmark, political refugees from the Revolution of 1848 in Austria. Both sisters graduated from Bryn Mawr, were associated with the National and New York Consumers' Leagues, investigated industrial working conditions particularly for women workers, and were published authors. J. Goldmark researched labor laws on hours of work for her brother-in-law, Supreme Court justice Louis Brandeis, was on the committee investigating the Triangle Shirtwaist Company fire, advocated upgrading the standard of education for nurses, and worked with Florence Kelley in the 1920s to safeguard workers against radium poisoning. P. Goldmark investigated conditions in the canneries in New York State, was assistant director of social research for the Russell Sage Foundation, a member of the industrial board of the N.Y. State Labor Dept. (1913-1915), executive secretary of the Committee on Women in Industry during WWI, manager of the Women's Service Section of the U.S. Railroad Administration (1918-1920) for which she toured the country studying working conditions of women and children, an expert in the research dept. at American Telephone and Telegraph on women's employment and health problems (1919-1939), vice-chair of the N.Y.C. Child Labor Commission, and director of the National Consumers' League.

From the description of Papers of Josephine Clara and Pauline Dorothea Goldmark, 1886-1962 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 232006612

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creatorOf Goldmark, Josephine Clara, 1877-1950. Papers of Josephine Clara and Pauline Dorothea Goldmark, 1886-1962 (inclusive). Harvard University, Schlesinger Library
referencedIn Evans, Elizabeth Glendower, 1856-1937. Papers, 1859-1944 (inclusive), 1882-1944 (bulk). Harvard University, Schlesinger Library
referencedIn Brooks, John Graham, 1846-1938. Papers of John Graham Brooks, 1845-1938 (bulk 1900-1938). Harvard University, Schlesinger Library
referencedIn Eliot, Martha M. (Martha May), b. 1891. Papers, 1870-1978 (inclusive). Harvard University, Schlesinger Library
referencedIn Oswald Garrison Villard papers, 1872-1949 Houghton Library
referencedIn American Association for Labor Legislation. Series 1, Subseries 1, part a. Correspondence (A-H), 1905-1910. [microform] Cornell University Library
referencedIn Papers of the Hamilton family, 1818-1974 Harvard University, Schlesinger Library
referencedIn Papers, 1919-1960 Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute
referencedIn National Consumers' League. National Consumers' League records, 1882-1986 (bulk 1920-1950). Library of Congress
creatorOf Roscoe Pound Papers Harvard Law School Library, HLS Library
referencedIn Edna Fischel Gellhorn Papers, 1919-1960 Harvard University, Schlesinger Library
referencedIn Cather, Willa, 1873-1947. Papers of Willa Sibert Cather 1899-1949. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Stewart, Isabel Maitland. Papers, 1912-1964. Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
referencedIn Miller, Frieda S. Papers, 1909-1973 (inclusive), 1929-1967 (bulk). Harvard University, Schlesinger Library
referencedIn Raushenbush, Elizabeth Brandeis. Paul A. Raushenbush and Elizabeth Brandeis Raushenbush papers, 1918-1980. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
referencedIn National Consumers' League Records, 1882-1986, (bulk 1920-1950) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn American Association for Labor Legislation records on Microfilm. Series 1, Subseries 1, part b. Correspondence (I-W), 1905-1910. Cornell University Library
referencedIn Papers, 1898-1975 Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute
referencedIn Roscoe Pound papers, 1888-1964 Harvard Law School Library, Harvard University.
referencedIn Papers, 1818-1974
referencedIn Papers of Frieda S. Miller, 1909-1973 (inclusive), 1929-1967 (bulk) Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute
referencedIn Cather, Willa, 1873-1947. Papers of Willa Sibert Cather [manuscript] 1899-1949. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Lillian D. Wald Papers, 1889-1957 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
creatorOf Pound, Roscoe, 1870-1964. Papers, 1888-1964. Harvard Law School Library, HLS Library
referencedIn Beyer, Clara M. (Clara Mortenson). Papers of Clara Mortenson Beyer, 1911-1974 (inclusive). Harvard University, Schlesinger Library
creatorOf Pound, Roscoe, 1870-1964. Roscoe Pound papers, 1888-1964. Harvard Law School Library, HLS Library
referencedIn Nutting, M. Adelaide (Mary Adelaide), 1858-1948. Papers, 1868-1948. Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
creatorOf Wald, Lillian D., 1867-1940. Lillian D. Wald Papers, 1889-1957. New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn American Association for Labor Legislation. Series 1, Subseries 2, part a. Correspondence (A-G) 1910-1915. [microform]. Cornell University Library
creatorOf Cather, Willa, 1873-1947. Typed letter signed : New York, to Josephine Goldmark, 1931 Mar. 3. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Papers of John Graham Brooks, 1805-1938 (bulk 1900-1938) Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute
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associatedWith Addams, Jane, 1860-1935. person
associatedWith American Association for Labor Legislation. corporateBody
associatedWith Beyer, Clara M. (Clara Mortenson) person
associatedWith Brooks, John Graham, 1846-1938. person
associatedWith Bryn Mawr College. corporateBody
associatedWith Cather, Willa, 1873-1947. person
associatedWith Consumers' League of New York City. corporateBody
associatedWith Edna Fischel Gellhorn, 1878-1970 person
associatedWith Eliot, Martha M. (Martha May), b. 1891. person
associatedWith Evans, Elizabeth Glendower, 1856-1937. person
associatedWith FRIEDA SEGELKE MILLER, 1889-1973 person
associatedWith Gellhorn, Edna Fischel, 1878-1970. person
associatedWith Goldmark, Pauline Dorothea, 1874-1962. person
associatedWith Hamilton family. family
associatedWith HAMILTON FAMILY family
associatedWith Herrick, Elinore Morehouse, 1895-1964. person
associatedWith James, William, 1842-1910. person
associatedWith John Graham Brooks, 1846-1938 person
associatedWith Kelley, Florence, 1859-1932. person
associatedWith MARTHA MAY ELIOT, 1891-1978 person
associatedWith Miller, Frieda S. person
associatedWith National Consumers' League. corporateBody
associatedWith Nutting, M. Adelaide (Mary Adelaide), 1858-1948. person
associatedWith Pound, Roscoe, 1870-1964. person
associatedWith Raushenbush, Elizabeth Brandeis. person
associatedWith Stewart, Isabel Maitland. person
correspondedWith Villard, Oswald Garrison, 1872-1949 person
associatedWith Wald, Lillian D., 1867-1940. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
United States
Subject
Austrian
Work environment
Industrial safety
Social service
Labor laws and legislation
Hours of labor
Occupation
Social workers
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Birth 1877

Death 1950

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