O'Sullivan, Mary Kenney, 1864-1943

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Birth 1864-01-08
Death 1943-01-18

Biographical notes:

O'Sullivan, labor organizer, factory worker and inspector, became the first woman general organizer of the American Federation of Labor in 1892, was one of the founders of the National Women's Trade Union League in 1903, and was an inspector for the Massachusetts Board of Labor and Industries, 1914-1929. She was also active in the prohibition and women's suffrage movements, and in the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. For further information see Notable American Women (1971).

From the description of Papers, 1892-1943 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 542825487

Labor organizer, factory worker and inspector, O'Sullivan became the first woman general organizer of the American Federation of Labor in 1892, and was one of the founders of the National Women's Trade Union League in 1903, and an inspector for the Massachusetts Board of Labor and Industries, 1914-1929. She was also active in the prohibition and women's suffrage movements, and in the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. For further information see Notable American Women (1971).

From the description of Autobiography, ca. 1930. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 232008839

O'Sullivan: labor organizer, factory worker and inspector, became the first woman general organizer of the American Federation of Labor in 1892, was one of the founders of the National Women's Trade Union League in 1903, and was an inspector for the Massachusetts Board of Labor and Industries, 1914-1929. She was also active in the prohibition and women's suffrage movements, and in the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. For further information see Notable American Women (1971).

Gertrude Barnum (1866-1948): social worker, labor reformer, inspector, and organizer, was active in the women's suffrage movement and strike support. For further information, see Notable American Women (1971).

From the description of Papers, 1892-1943 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 232006776

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Subjects:

  • Women--Suffrage
  • Labor inspection
  • Women social reformers
  • Child labor
  • Labor unions
  • Woman--Suffrage
  • Women--Employment
  • Working class women
  • Strikes and lockouts

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  • Social reformers
  • Women social reformers

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  • United States (as recorded)