Hardman, J. B. S. (Jacob Benjamin Salutsky), 1882-1968

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Labor leader, editor.

From the description of Reminiscences of J.B.S. Hardman : oral history, 1962. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309737062

J. B. S. Hardman, social philosopher, author, editor and leader in the development of American unionism for over sixty years, was born in Vilna, Russia, in 1882. Because of his revolutionary and trade union activities, he was exiled in 1908. He came to the United States where he became active in the Socialist Party and the union movement. He was editor of Naye Welt, a Socialist labor weekly; director of education and cultural acitivities of the Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America for twenty-four years; editor of the union's official organ, The advance and of American labor monthly; organized and was president of the American Labor Press Association; and in 1944 founded Labor and nation which he edited until 1953.

From the description of Papers, 1908-1970. (New York University). WorldCat record id: 477852239

J. B. S. (Jacob Benjamin Salutsky) Hardman (1882-1968) social philosopher, author, editor and leader in the development of American trade unionism for over sixty years, was born in Vilna in 1882. Because of his revolutionary and trade-union activities he was exiled in 1908. He came to the United States where he became active in the Socialist Party and the trade-union movement. He was editor of Naye Welt, a socialist weekly, and of American Labor Monthly, also a socialist-oriented journal, 1923-1924; director of education and cultural activities of the Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America for twenty-four years and editor of the union's official organ, The Advance . He organized and was president of the American Labor Press Association and served as chairman of the Inter-Union Institute for Labor and Democracy, the publisher of Labor and Nation, which he founded and edited from 1944-1953.

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J. B. S. Hardman, 1882-1968: Biographical Sketch, by Felicja Figa and Franklin L. Jonas ( Bulletin of the Tamiment Library, no. 48, March 1973, pp. 1-6).

From the guide to the J. B. S. (Jacob Benjamin Salutsky) Hardman Papers, 1908-1970, (Tamiment Library / Wagner Archives)

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referencedIn Peterson, Esther, 1906-1997. Papers, 1884-1998 (inclusive), 1929-1998 (bulk). Harvard University, Schlesinger Library
creatorOf Hardman, J. B. S. (Jacob Benjamin Salutsky), 1882-1968. Reminiscences of J.B.S. Hardman : oral history, 1962. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
creatorOf Hardman, J. B. S. (Jacob Benjamin Salutsky), 1882-1968. Correspondence with Theodore Dreiser, 1917. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn Papers, 1884-1998 (inclusive), 1929-1988 (bulk) Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute
referencedIn Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America. Papers of executive officers of the Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America, 1914-1971, 1930-1950 (bulk). Cornell University Library
referencedIn Seager, Henry R. (Henry Rogers), 1870-1930. Correspondence, 1928-1930. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
referencedIn Paul Blanshard Papers, 1912-1979 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
creatorOf J. B. S. (Jacob Benjamin Salutsky) Hardman Papers, 1908-1970 Tamiment Library / Wagner Archives
referencedIn Draper, Theodore, 1912-2006. Theodore Draper research files, 1919-1970. Emory University Library, Special Collect Department
referencedIn Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America records, 1914-1980, 1920-1950 (bulk) Kheel Center for Labor-Management Documentation and Archives, Cornell University Library
creatorOf Hardman, J. B. S. (Jacob Benjamin Salutsky), 1882-1968. Papers, 1908-1970. Churchill County Museum
referencedIn Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America. Sidney Hillman correspondence, 1911-1929, 1914-1929 (bulk). Cornell University Library
creatorOf Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America. Local 118 (Curwensville and Clearfield, Pa.). Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America, Local 118 (Curwensville and Clearfield, Pa.) records, 1935-1962. Pennsylvania State University Libraries
creatorOf Hardman, J. B. S. (Jacob Benjamin Salutsky), 1882-1968. Letter, 1930, to Lewis Mumford. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
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associatedWith American Labor Press Association. corporateBody
associatedWith American Workers Party. corporateBody
associatedWith Blanshard, Paul, 1892- person
associatedWith Brookwood Labor College (Katonah, N.Y.) corporateBody
associatedWith Columbia University. corporateBody
associatedWith Conference for Progressive Labor Action. corporateBody
associatedWith Deutsch, Babette, 1895-1982. person
associatedWith Dewey, John, 1859-1952. person
associatedWith Draper, Theodore, 1912-2006. person
associatedWith Edwin, Ed, person
associatedWith ESTHER (EGGERTSEN) PETERSON, 1906-1997 person
associatedWith Frank, Waldo David, 1889-1967. person
associatedWith Harris, Louis. person
associatedWith Harris, Louis. person
associatedWith Ickes, Harold L. (Harold LeClair), 1874-1952. person
associatedWith Inter-Union Institute for Labor and Democracy. corporateBody
associatedWith Jewish Socialist Federation of America. corporateBody
associatedWith Lore, Ludwig. person
associatedWith Lore, Ludwig. person
associatedWith Mills, C. Wright (Charles Wright), 1916-1962. person
associatedWith Murray, Philip. person
associatedWith Murray, Philip, 1886-1952 person
associatedWith Muste, Abraham John, 1885-1967. person
associatedWith New York School of Philanthropy. corporateBody
associatedWith Perlman, Selig, 1888- person
associatedWith Peterson, Esther, 1906-1997. person
associatedWith Postgate, Raymond, 1896-1971. person
associatedWith Roper, Elmo. person
associatedWith Ruthenberg, Charles E. (Charles Emil), 1882-1927. person
associatedWith Seager, Henry R. (Henry Rogers), 1870-1930. person
associatedWith Socialist Party (U.S.). corporateBody
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Soviet Union
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Labor union journalism--United States
Socialism--United States
Labor--United States
Labor unions--Political activity--United States
Labor unions--United States
Editors--Interviews
Labor unions
Labor unions and communism
Socialism
Labor
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Birth 1882-08-01

Death 1968-01-29

Russian,

English,

Yiddish

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