Strauss, Anna Lord, 1899-1979

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President of the League of Women Voters of the U.S. (1944-1950), Strauss was active in the N.Y.C. and state Leagues as well as in the Carrie Chapman Catt Memorial Fund, which became the Overseas Education Fund. A presidential appointee to the President's Commission on Internal Security and Individual Rights (1951) and the U.S. Delegation to the United Nations (1951-1952), Strauss directed the American Association for the UN, and was a member of the U.S. Committee for the UN, the UN Association of the USA, and the Committee of Correspondence, N.Y.C.

From the description of Papers, 1918-1977 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 232006860

Civic leader.

From the description of Reminiscences of Anna Lord Strauss : oral history, 1972. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309735087

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referencedIn Edna Fischel Gellhorn Papers, 1919-1960 Harvard University, Schlesinger Library
creatorOf Doty, Douglas Zabriskie, 1874-1935. Correspondence with Theodore Dreiser, 1899-1925. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn Miller, Frieda S. Papers, 1909-1973 (inclusive), 1929-1967 (bulk). Harvard University, Schlesinger Library
referencedIn Audiovisual Collection. 1957 - 2006. Photographs Relating to the Administration, Family, and Personal Life of Harry S. Truman. 1957 - 2004. President Harry S. Truman with Members of the President's Commission on Internal Security
referencedIn Lee, Percy Maxim, 1906-. The reminiscences of Percy M. Lee. Harvard University, Schlesinger Library
referencedIn Sampson, Edith S. (Edith Spurlock), 1901?-1979. Papers, 1927-1979 (inclusive) 1934-1979 (bulk). Harvard University, Schlesinger Library
referencedIn Papers, 1927-1979 Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute
creatorOf Strauss, Anna Lord, 1899-1979. Papers, 1918-1977 (inclusive). Harvard University, Schlesinger Library
referencedIn Lee, Dorothy McCullough, 1901-. Papers, 1905-1963 (inclusive), 1928-1963 (bulk). Harvard University, Schlesinger Library
referencedIn Wood, L. Hollingsworth (Levi Hollingsworth), 1874-1956. Papers, 1910-1953. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
referencedIn Papers, 1905-1963 (inclusive), 1928-1963 (bulk) Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute
referencedIn Biography Collection MS 393., 1771-1995, 1920-1970 Sophia Smith Collection
creatorOf Stone, Kathryn H. (Kathryn Haeseler), 1906-. Papers of Kathryn H. Stone [manuscript], 1906-1983 (bulk 1943-1982). University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Swanberg, W. A., 1907-. W. A. Swanberg Papers, ca.1927-1992. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
referencedIn Papers, 1935-1958 Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute
creatorOf Strauss, Anna Lord, 1899-1979. The reminiscences of Miss Anna Lord Strauss. Harvard University, Schlesinger Library
referencedIn Stone, Kathryn H. (Kathryn Haeseler), 1906-. Papers of Kathryn H. Stone [manuscript], 1916-1995 (bulk 1941-1985). University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Parris, Guichard Auguste Bolivar, 1903-1990. Papers, ca. 1910-1987. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
referencedIn Papers, (invlusive), (bulk), 1909-1973, 1929-1967 Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute
referencedIn National Council of Negro Women. Correspondence : with Marian Anderson, 1951-1980. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn Papers, 1919-1960 Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute
creatorOf Strauss, Anna Lord, 1899-1979. Correspondence with Marian Anderson, 1961. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn Audiovisual Collection. 1957 - 2006. Photographs Relating to the Administration, Family, and Personal Life of Harry S. Truman. 1957 - 2004. President Harry S. Truman At Swearing In Of President's Commission On Internal Security and Individual Rights
referencedIn Records, 1946-1966, 1978 Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute
referencedIn Sophia Smith Collection. Biography collection, 1771-1995 (bulk 1920s-70s). Smith College, Neilson Library
referencedIn Papers, 1766-1962 Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute
referencedIn Records, 1951 Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute
creatorOf Strauss, Anna Lord, 1899-1979. Reminiscences of Anna Lord Strauss : oral history, 1972. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
referencedIn American Council on Education. Records, 1951. Harvard University, Schlesinger Library
referencedIn Scott, Anne Firor, 1921-. Anne Firor Scott papers, 1939-2002. Duke University Libraries, Duke University Library; Perkins Library
referencedIn Scott, Anne Firor, 1921-. Papers, 1939-2000. Duke University Libraries, Duke University Library; Perkins Library
referencedIn Beyer, Clara M. (Clara Mortenson). Papers, 1911-1974 (inclusive). Harvard University, Schlesinger Library
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associatedWith American Association for the United Nations. corporateBody
associatedWith American Council on Education. corporateBody
associatedWith American Council on Education. Conference on Women in the Defense Decade, 1951. corporateBody
associatedWith American Museum of Immigration. corporateBody
associatedWith Beyer, Clara M. (Clara Mortenson) person
associatedWith Carrie Chapman Catt Memorial Fund. corporateBody
associatedWith Catt, Carrie Chapman, 1859-1947. person
associatedWith Columbia University. Oral History Research Office. corporateBody
associatedWith Committee for Economic Development. corporateBody
associatedWith Committee of Correspondence. corporateBody
associatedWith Connecticut College. corporateBody
associatedWith Dorothy McCullough Lee person
associatedWith Edna Fischel Gellhorn, 1878-1970 person
associatedWith Eichelberger, Clark M. (Clark Mell), 1896-1980 person
associatedWith ETHEL STURGES DUMMER, 1866-1954 person
associatedWith Fair Campaign Practices Committee. corporateBody
associatedWith FRIEDA SEGELKE MILLER, 1889-1973 person
associatedWith Fund for Adult Education (U.S.) corporateBody
associatedWith Gellhorn, Edna Fischel, 1878-1970. person
associatedWith Gellhorn, Kitty, person
associatedWith Gellhorn, Kitty Minus. person
associatedWith International Alliance of Women. corporateBody
associatedWith League of Women Voters of the City of New York. corporateBody
associatedWith League of Women Voters (U.S.) corporateBody
associatedWith Lee, Dorothy McCullough, 1901- person
associatedWith Lee, Percy Maxim, 1906- person
associatedWith Mary (Ritter) Beard, 1876-1958 person
associatedWith Miller, Frieda S. person
associatedWith Mott, Lucretia, 1793-1880. person
associatedWith National Council of Negro Women. corporateBody
associatedWith Overseas Education Fund (League of Women Voters (U.S.)) corporateBody
associatedWith Parris, Guichard Auguste Bolivar, 1903-1990. person
associatedWith Picker, Jean Sovatkin, 1921- person
associatedWith Sampson, Edith S. (Edith Spurlock), 1901?-1979. person
associatedWith Scott, Anne Firor, 1921- person
associatedWith Stone, Kathryn H. (Kathryn Haeseler), 1906- person
associatedWith Swanberg, W. A., 1907- person
associatedWith United Nations. corporateBody
associatedWith United Nations Association of the United States of America. corporateBody
associatedWith United States Information Agency. corporateBody
associatedWith United States. President's Commission on Internal Security and Individual Rights. corporateBody
associatedWith Wells, Marguerite Milton, 1872-1959. person
associatedWith Women United for the United Nations, 1947- corporateBody
associatedWith Wood, L. Hollingsworth (Levi Hollingsworth), 1874-1956. person
associatedWith World Fund. corporateBody
Place Name Admin Code Country
United States
United States
Subject
Civil rights
International agencies
Women--International cooperation
Civil rights workers--Interviews
Citizenship
Women's rights
Women in public life
Education
International cooperation
Internal security
Associations, institutions, etc
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Birth 1899-09-20

Death 1979-02-23

Female

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