Robins, Margaret Dreier 1868-1945

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Women's rights leader and social activist. Margaret Dreier Robins was born in 1868 in Brooklyn, New York. She left New York in 1925 and moved to Florida with her husband Raymond Robins. The Robins' resided at a large estate called Chinsegut Hill near the town of Brooksville. Margaret was a founder and leader of the National Women's Trade Union League and an outspoken crusader for equal rights for women in the workplace. She and her husband were also active in politics and campaigned for candidates in both major parties as well as the National Progressive Party. She died in 1945.

From the guide to the Margaret Dreier Robins Collection, 1876-1950, 1905-1945, (Special and Area Studies Collections, George A. Smathers Libraries, University of Florida)

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Role Title Holding Repository
creatorOf Robins, Margaret Dreier. [Labor booklets on state labor organizations : various proceedings of organizations in Alabama, California, Colorado and Illinois : in the Department of Special Collections, University of Florida Libraries]. University of Florida
creatorOf Taylor, Graham, 1851-1938. Graham Taylor papers, 1820-1975, (bulk 1866-1940). Newberry Library
referencedIn Dorothea A. Dreier papers, 1881-1941, bulk 1887-1923 Archives of American Art
creatorOf Robins, Margaret Dreier. [Labor booklets on women's suffrage and on the Progressive Party : in the Department of Special Collections, University of Florida Libraries]. University of Florida
creatorOf Robins, Margaret Dreier. [Labor booklets on miscellaneous labor and trade union issues : in the Department of Special Collections, University of Florida Libraries]. University of Florida
referencedIn Women's Trade Union League of America. Papers of the Women's Trade Union League and its principal leaders, 1855-1964 (inclusive), [microform]. Yale University Library
referencedIn Chicago Teachers' Federation. Chicago Teachers' Federation records, 1864-1968 (bulk 1898-1968). Chicago History Museum
creatorOf Robins, Margaret Dreier. [Labor booklets on miscellaneous trade union issues, several concerning the United Steelworkers of America : in the Department of Special Collections, University of Florida Libraries]. University of Florida
creatorOf Robins, Margaret Dreier. [Labor booklets on economic conditions in the United States, and consumers' cooperation : in the Department of Special Collections, University of Florida Libraries]. University of Florida
referencedIn Gumberg, Alexander, 1887-1939. Papers, 1904-1939. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
referencedIn Potter, Frances Boardman Squire, 1867-1914. Papers, 1879-1923 (inclusive). Harvard University, Schlesinger Library
referencedIn Edna Fischel Gellhorn Papers, 1919-1960 Harvard University, Schlesinger Library
referencedIn Blaine, Anita McCormick. Correspondence and papers, 1828-1958. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
referencedIn National Women's Trade Union League of America. Records, 1903-1950. [microform] Cornell University Library
creatorOf Robins, Margaret Dreier. [Labor booklets on labor supply, labor law, and political activity : in the Department of Special Collections, University of Florida Libraries]. University of Florida
referencedIn Dummer, Ethel Sturges, 1866-1954. Papers, 1766-1962 (inclusive). Harvard University, Schlesinger Library
referencedIn Anderson, Mary, 1872-1964. Papers, 1918-1960 (inclusive). Harvard University, Schlesinger Library
referencedIn Papers, 1923-1951 Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute
creatorOf Robins, Margaret Dreier. [Labor booklets on strikes, labor unrest and technological change : in the Department of Special Collections, University of Florida Libraries]. University of Florida
referencedIn Women's Trade Union League of New York Records, 1903-1955 Tamiment Library and Robert F. Wagner Labor Archive
referencedIn Papers, 1847-1933. Theodore Roosevelt Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University
creatorOf Robins, Margaret Dreier. [Labor booklets on state labor organizations : various proceedings of organizations in Washington State and Wisconsin : in the Department of Special Collections, University of Florida Libraries]. University of Florida
referencedIn Papers of Grace A. Johnson in the Woman's Rights Collection, 1840-1952 Harvard University, Schlesinger Library
referencedIn National Women’s Trade Union League of America Records, 1903-1950 Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Correspondence, 1860-1979. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Papers, 1879-1923 Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute
referencedIn American Association for Labor Legislation. Series 1, Subseries 1, part a. Correspondence (A-H), 1905-1910. [microform] Cornell University Library
referencedIn Papers of Catharine Waugh McCulloch, 1877-1983 Harvard University, Schlesinger Library
referencedIn Papers, 1919-1923 Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute
referencedIn Papers, 1797(1897-1963) Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute
referencedIn O'Reilly, Leonora, 1870-1927. Papers, 1886-1927 (inclusive). Harvard University, Schlesinger Library
creatorOf Chicago Federation of Labor and Industrial Union Council. Chicago Federation of Labor records, ca. 1890-1983. Chicago History Museum
creatorOf Robins, Margaret Dreier. [Labor booklets on state labor organizations : various proceedings of organizations in Oregon and Pennsylvania : in the Department of Special Collections, University of Florida Libraries]. University of Florida
creatorOf Robins, Margaret Dreier. [Labor booklets on state labor organizations : various proceedings of organizations in New York, Ohio, Oklahoma and Oregon : in the Department of Special Collections, University of Florida Libraries]. University of Florida
referencedIn Totenberg, Amy, 1950-. Women reformers from the settlement movement, 1889-1925. Harvard University, Schlesinger Library
referencedIn Catharine Waugh McCullouch papers in the Mary Earhart Dillon collection, 1869-1945 Harvard University, Schlesinger Library
referencedIn Papers in the Woman's Rights Collection, 1840-1952 Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute
creatorOf Robins, Margaret Dreier. [Labor booklets on pensions and miscellaneous labor related issues : in the Department of Special Collections, University of Florida Libraries]. University of Florida
creatorOf Robins, Margaret Dreier. [Labor booklets on miscellaneous labor and trade union issues : in the Department of Special Collections, University of Florida Libraries]. University of Florida
referencedIn Robins, Elizabeth, 1862-1952. Photographic materials, 1852-1943. New-York Historical Society
referencedIn Winslow, Mary N. (Mary Nelson). Papers, 1923-1951 (inclusive). Harvard University, Schlesinger Library
referencedIn Papers, 1877-1983 Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute
creatorOf Margaret Dreier Robins Collection, 1876-1950, 1905-1945 Special and Area Studies Collections, George A. Smathers Libraries, University of Florida
referencedIn Papers, 1869-1945 Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute
creatorOf Robins, Raymond, 1873-1954. Papers, 1878-1956. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
creatorOf Dreier, Dorothea A., 1870-1923. Dorothea A. Dreier papers, 1881-1941, bulk 1887-1923. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
referencedIn American Association for Labor Legislation. Series 1, Subseries 1, part b. Correspondence (I-W), 1905-1910. [microform] Cornell University Library
creatorOf Robins, Margaret Dreier. [Labor booklets on American Federation of Labor : various reports of Executive Council and convention proceedings : in the Department of Special Collections, University of Florida Libraries]. University of Florida
creatorOf Robins, Margaret Dreier. [Labor booklets on labor laws and other labor related issues : in the Department of Special Collections, University of Florida Libraries]. University of Florida
referencedIn Rose Schneiderman Photographs, 1909-1962 Tamiment Library and Robert F. Wagner Labor Archive
creatorOf Robins, Margaret Dreier. [Labor booklets on women in the work force, and union welfare and public welfare funds : in the Department of Special Collections, University of Florida Libraries]. University of Florida
creatorOf Robins, Margaret Dreier. [Labor booklets on wages and unemployment : in the Department of Special Collections, University of Florida Libraries]. University of Florida
referencedIn Eliot, Martha M. (Martha May), b. 1891. Papers, 1870-1978 (inclusive). Harvard University, Schlesinger Library
referencedIn International Federation of Working Women. Records, 1919-1923 (inclusive). Harvard University, Schlesinger Library
referencedIn National Women's Trade Union League of America. Records of the National Women's Trade Union League of America, 1903-1950. Library of Congress
creatorOf Robins, Margaret Dreier. [Labor booklets on occupational training and vocational education : in the Department of Special Collections, University of Florida Libraries]. University of Florida
creatorOf Robins, Margaret Dreier. [Labor booklets on labor relations and industrial hygiene : in the Department of Special Collections, University of Florida Libraries]. University of Florida
referencedIn Papers, 1919-1960 Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute
creatorOf Robins, Margaret Dreier. [Labor booklets on state labor organizations : various proceedings of organizations in Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota and New York : in the Department of Special Collections, University of Florida Libraries]. University of Florida
referencedIn Robins, Elizabeth, 1862-1952. Diaries, 1873-1952. Churchill County Museum
creatorOf Robins, Margaret Dreier. [Labor booklets on state labor organizations : various proceedings of organizations in Pennsylvania, Texas, Vermont and Washington State : in the Department of Special Collections, University of Florida Libraries]. University of Florida
referencedIn Papers, 1879-1976 Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute
referencedIn Elizabeth Robins Papers, 1803-1963 Fales Library & Special Collections
creatorOf Australia. Copyright Law Committee on Reprographic Reproduction. Transcript [manuscript]. Libraries Australia
referencedIn Rose Schneiderman Collection. Photographic prints, 1909-1962. Churchill County Museum
referencedIn Papers, 1898-1975 Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute
referencedIn Woman's rights collection, 1853-1958 Harvard University, Schlesinger Library
referencedIn Newman, Pauline. Papers, 1903-1982 (inclusive). Harvard University, Schlesinger Library
referencedIn Dreier, Mary E. (Mary Elisabeth), 1875-1963. Papers, 1797-1963 (inclusive), 1897-1963 (bulk). Harvard University, Schlesinger Library
referencedIn Papers, 1900-1980 Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute
creatorOf Robins, Margaret Dreier. [Labor booklets on management : in the Department of Special Collections, University of Florida Libraries]. University of Florida
creatorOf Robins, Margaret Dreier. [Labor booklets on immigration and racial discrimination issues : in the Department of Special Collections, University of Florida Libraries]. University of Florida
creatorOf Robins, Margaret Dreier. [Labor booklets on state labor organizations : various proceedings of organizations in Connecticut and Idaho : in the Department of Special Collections, University of Florida Libraries]. University of Florida
creatorOf Robins, Margaret Dreier. [Labor booklets on state labor organizations : various proceedings of organizations in Oregon : in the Department of Special Collections, University of Florida Libraries]. University of Florida
creatorOf Robins, Margaret Dreier. [Labor booklets on state labor organizations : various proceedings of organizations in Illinois, Iowa, Kentucky and Massachusetts : in the Department of Special Collections, University of Florida Libraries]. University of Florida
referencedIn National Women's Trade Union League of America. Records, 1904-1950 (inclusive). Harvard University, Schlesinger Library
referencedIn Papers, 1766-1962 Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute
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associatedWith American Association for Labor Legislation. corporateBody
associatedWith Anderson, Mary, 1872-1964. person
associatedWith Australia. Copyright Law Committee on Reprographic Reproduction. corporateBody
associatedWith Blaine, Anita McCormick. person
associatedWith Catharine Gouger (Waugh) McCulloch, 1862-1945 person
associatedWith Catharine Gouger (Waugh) McCullouch, 1862-1945 person
associatedWith Chicago Federation of Labor and Industrial Union Council. corporateBody
associatedWith Chicago Teachers' Federation corporateBody
associatedWith Dreier, Dorothea A., 1870-1923. person
associatedWith Dreier, Mary E. (Mary Elisabeth), 1875-1963. person
associatedWith Dummer, Ethel Sturges, 1866-1954. person
associatedWith Edna Fischel Gellhorn, 1878-1970 person
associatedWith Eliot, Martha M. (Martha May), b. 1891. person
associatedWith ETHEL STURGES DUMMER, 1866-1954 person
associatedWith Frances Boardman (Squire) Potter, 1867-1914 person
associatedWith Gellhorn, Edna Fischel, 1878-1970. person
associatedWith Grace Allen (Fitch) Johnson, 1871-1952 person
associatedWith Gumberg, Alexander, 1887-1939. person
correspondedWith Hocking, William Ernest, 1873-1966 person
associatedWith International Federation of Working Women. corporateBody
correspondedWith JEANNETTE RANKIN, 1880-1973 person
associatedWith Johnson, Grace A., 1871-1952. person
associatedWith MARTHA MAY ELIOT, 1891-1978 person
associatedWith MARY ELISABETH DREIER, 1875-1963 person
associatedWith McCulloch, Catharine Waugh, b. 1862. person
associatedWith National Women's Trade Union League of America. corporateBody
associatedWith National Women’s Trade Union League of America corporateBody
associatedWith Newman, Pauline. person
associatedWith O'Reilly, Leonora, 1870-1927. person
associatedWith PAULINE NEWMAN, 1888-1986 person
associatedWith Potter, Frances Boardman Squire, 1867-1914. person
associatedWith Robins, Elizabeth, 1862-1952. person
correspondedWith Robinson, Corinne Roosevelt, 1861-1933 person
associatedWith Robins, Raymond, 1873-1954. person
associatedWith Taylor, Graham, 1851-1938. person
associatedWith Totenberg, Amy, 1950- person
associatedWith Winslow, Mary N. (Mary Nelson) person
associatedWith Women's Trade Union League of America. corporateBody
associatedWith Women's Trade Union League of New York. corporateBody
Place Name Admin Code Country
Hernando County (Fla.)
Subject
Social reformers--United States
Women's rights--United States
Women in the labor movement
Political Campaigns
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Birth 1868-09-06

Death 1945-02-21

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