O'Sullivan, Mary Kenney, 1864-1943

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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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Role Title Holding Repository
referencedIn National Women's Trade Union League of America. National Women's Trade Union Legaue of America papers of the Women's Trade Union League and its principal leaders, 1855-1964, bulk 1903-1950. [microform] Cornell University Library
referencedIn Papers, 1895?-1995 Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America‏
creatorOf O'Sullivan, Mary Kenney, 1864-1943. Autobiography, ca. 1930. Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America‏
referencedIn National Women's Trade Union League of America. Records, 1903-1950. [microform] Cornell University Library
referencedIn Evans, Elizabeth Glendower, 1856-1937. Papers, 1859-1944 (inclusive), 1882-1944 (bulk). Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America‏
creatorOf O'Sullivan, Mary Kenney, 1864-1943. Papers, 1892-1943 (inclusive). Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America‏
referencedIn Papers of Eleanor Flexner, 1895?-1995 Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America‏
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
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 National Women’s Trade Union League of America Records, 1903-1950 Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Woman's rights collection, 1853-1958 Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America‏
creatorOf O'Sullivan, Mary Kenney, 1864-1943. Papers, 1892-1943 Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America‏
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associatedWith Addams, Jane, 1860-1935. person
associatedWith American Federation of Labor. corporateBody
associatedWith Balch, Emily Greene, 1867-1961. person
associatedWith Barnum, Gertrude, 1866-1948. person
associatedWith Blackwell, Alice Stone, 1857-1950. person
associatedWith Brandeis, Louis Dembitz, 1856-1941. person
associatedWith Darrow, Clarence, 1877-1938. person
associatedWith Eleanor Flexner, 1908- person
associatedWith Evans, Elizabeth Glendower, 1856-1937. person
associatedWith Evans, Elizabeth Glendower Gardiner, 1856-1937. person
associatedWith Flexner, Eleanor, 1908-1995. person
associatedWith Gompers, Samuel, 1850-1924. person
associatedWith Kelley, Florence, 1859-1932. person
associatedWith Massachusetts Woman Suffrage Association. corporateBody
associatedWith National Women's Trade Union League of America. corporateBody
associatedWith National Women’s Trade Union League of America corporateBody
associatedWith Union for Industrial Progress. corporateBody
associatedWith Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. corporateBody
associatedWith Women's Trade Union League of America. corporateBody
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United States
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Women--Suffrage
Labor inspection
Women social reformers
Child labor
Labor unions
Woman--Suffrage
Women--Employment
Working class women
Strikes and lockouts
Occupation
Social reformers
Women social reformers
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Birth 1864-01-08

Death 1943-01-18

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