Caylor, George Nathan, 1885-1973

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George N. Caylor (1885-1973), a wholesale merchant and furniture maker, was active in the Socialist Party in Philadelphia and New York in the early 1900s. He was a member of the board of directors of the Rand School and served as an arbitrator on the New York State Board of Mediation.

From the description of George N. Caylor papers, ca. 1930s-1960. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122486464

From the guide to the George N. Caylor papers, ca. 1930s-1960, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.)

Born George Nathan Cohen; businessman, labor arbitrator, and Socialist, of New York, N.Y.

From the description of George Nathan Caylor papers, 1950. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 141865908

George N Caylor, born George N. Cohen, was a businessman, labor arbitrator, and socialist and the brother of labor leader Joseph E. Cohen (1883-1950).

From the description of Papers, 1903-1973. (New York University). WorldCat record id: 478729499

George Caylor (1885-1973), born George N. Cohen, was a socialist, writer, labor arbitrator, businessman, and brother of labor leader Joseph E. Cohen (1883-1950). Caylor compiled sketches of socialist and labor figures including Debs, Elizabeth Gurley Flynn, John Spargo, Frances Perkins, Jack London, Emmanuel Haldeman-Julius and Bettina Borman Wells. Caylor's other writings treat the topics of labor, socialism and racial justice. In his autobiography, If My Memory Serves Me Right, he writes of his early years in Philadelphia, the socialist movement, the single-tax community of Arden, Delaware and the Rand School, as well as of such individuals as Hillquit, Frances Perkins, Rose Schneiderman, Pauline Newman and others. Caylor also wrote a series of letters to the Orlando Sentinel on political and social issues which he then used as the basis of a seminar at Rollins College, in Florida, in 1958.

From the description of George N. Caylor photographs [graphic]. 1886-1946. (New York University, Group Batchload). WorldCat record id: 58786791

George Caylor (1885-1973), born George N. Cohen, was a socialist, writer, labor arbitrator, businessman, and brother of labor leader Joseph E. Cohen (1883-1950). Caylor compiled sketches of socialist and labor figures including Debs, Elizabeth Gurley Flynn, John Spargo, Frances Perkins, Jack London, Emmanuel Haldeman-Julius and Bettina Borman Wells. Caylor's other writings dealt with labor, socialism and racial justice. In his autobiography, If My Memory Serves Me Right, he writes of his early years in Philadelphia, the socialist movement, the single-tax community of Arden, Delaware and the Rand School, as well as of such individuals as Hillquit, Frances Perkins, Rose Schneiderman, Pauline Newman and others. Caylor also wrote a series of letters to the Orlando Sentinel on political and social issues which he then used as the basis of a seminar at Rollins College, in Florida, in 1958.

From the guide to the George N. Caylor Photographs, Bulk, 1914-1948, 1886-1948, (Bulk 1914-1948), (Tamiment Library / Wagner Archives)

Socialist, businessman, and labor arbitrator.

From the description of Papers, ca. 1955-1965. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 122491641

George N. Caylor (1885-1973), born George N. Cohen, was a clothing-industry businessman, labor arbitrator for the War Labor Board during World War II, socialist and the brother of labor leader and Socialist Party activist Joseph E. Cohen (1883-1950).

Joseph E. Cohen was a longtime member of the Socialist Party and a leading member of its Philadelphia organization. In the first decade of the 20th century, he lived for a time, along with his brother George, at Arden (Delaware), founded as a single-tax community, but whose members included many socialists. He was a member of the executive board of the Philadelphia local of the International Typographical Union, served in the 1930s on the Federal Advisory Council of the U.S. Employment Service, and was one of three U.S. labor delegates to 1938 conference of the International Labor Organization.

From the guide to the George N. Caylor Papers, 1903-1973, (Tamiment Library / Wagner Archives)

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creatorOf George N. Caylor Papers, 1903-1973 Tamiment Library / Wagner Archives
creatorOf Caylor, George Nathan, 1885-1973. Papers, ca. 1955-1965. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
creatorOf Caylor, George N., 1885-1975. Papers, 1941-1966. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
creatorOf Caylor, George Nathan, 1885-1973. George N. Caylor photographs [graphic]. New-York Historical Society
creatorOf Caylor, George Nathan, 1885-1973. Papers, 1903-1973. Churchill County Museum
creatorOf Caylor, George Nathan, 1885-1973. Correspondence to W. A. Swanberg, 1965. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
creatorOf Caylor, George Nathan, 1885-1973. George Nathan Caylor papers, 1950. Library of Congress
creatorOf Caylor, George N., 1885-1973. George N. Caylor papers, ca. 1930s-1960. New York Public Library System, NYPL
creatorOf George N. Caylor papers, ca. 1930s-1960 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
creatorOf George N. Caylor Photographs, Bulk, 1914-1948, 1886-1948, (Bulk 1914-1948) Tamiment Library / Wagner Archives
creatorOf Caylor, George Nathan, 1885-1973. Correspondence to Van Wyck Brooks, 1954-1961. University of Pennsylvania Library
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associatedWith Adamic, Louis, 1899-1951. person
associatedWith Berkman, Aaron person
associatedWith Bloor, Ella Reeve, 1862-1951. person
associatedWith Chaplin, Charlie, 1889-1977 person
associatedWith Cohen, Joseph E. person
associatedWith Cohen, Joseph E., 1883-1950 person
associatedWith Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926. person
associatedWith Debs, Theodore, 1864-1945 person
associatedWith Flynn, Elizabeth Gurley. person
associatedWith Golden, Clinton S. (Clinton Strong), 1888-1961. person
associatedWith Haldeman-Julius, E. (Emanuel), 1888-1951. person
associatedWith Hillquit, Morris, 1869-1933. person
associatedWith International Typographical Union. Local 2 (Philadelphia, Pa.). corporateBody
associatedWith London, Jack, 1876-1916. person
associatedWith Long, Fred person
associatedWith Long, Fred. person
associatedWith Maurer, James H. (James Hudson), b. 1864 person
associatedWith Minassin, Phillip person
associatedWith Minassin, Phillip. person
associatedWith Newman, Pauline. person
associatedWith Newman, Pauline. person
associatedWith Orlando sentinel. corporateBody
associatedWith Perkins, Frances, 1880-1965. person
associatedWith Rand School of Social Science. corporateBody
associatedWith Rollins College (Winter Park, Fla.) corporateBody
associatedWith Schneiderman, Rose, 1882- person
associatedWith Sinclair, Upton, 1878-1968 person
associatedWith Socialist Party of Pennsylvania corporateBody
associatedWith Socialist Party of Philadelphia. corporateBody
associatedWith Socialist Party (U.S.) corporateBody
associatedWith Spargo, John, 1876-1966. person
associatedWith Wells, Bettina Borman person
associatedWith Wells, Bettina Borman. person
associatedWith Wells, Bettina Borrman person
associatedWith Wells, Bettina Borrman. person
associatedWith Wells, Herbert person
associatedWith Wells, Herbert. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
New York (State)--New York
Philadelphia (Pa.).
Arden (Del.)
Florida--Orlando
Philadelphia (Pa.)
Arden (Del.)
United States
United States
United States
United States
Arden (Del.) |v Pictorial works.
Arden (Del.)
Arden (Del.)
Pennsylvania--Philadelphia
Subject
Labor movement
Letters to the editor
Collective settlements
Labor
Race discrimination
Race discrimination--United States
Single tax
Socialism
Socialism--United States
Arbitrators, Industrial--United States
Socialism--Pennsylvania--Philadelphia
Labor--United States
Occupation
Labor arbitrators
Businessmen
Socialists
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Birth 1885

Death 1973

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