Miller, Frieda S.

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Labor administrator and official (Milwaukee-Downer College, A.B., 1911), Miller was appointed director of the Division of Women in Industry and Minimum Wage at the N.Y. State Dept. of Labor in 1929. In 1938 she was appointed Industrial Commissioner of N.Y., from 1943 to 1944 she was special assistant on labor to the U.S. ambassador in London, and 1944 to 1953, director of the Women's Bureau. She then worked for the International Labour Organisation conducting surveys of working conditions and opportunities for women and children in Asia and the Middle East, represented the International Alliance of Women at the United Nations, 1957-1958, and was UN representative in the International Union for Child Welfare, a European organization, until 1967. Never married, Miller adopted a daughter in 1923, and for many years lived in N.Y.C. with labor union official Pauline Newman.

From the description of Papers, 1909-1973 (inclusive), 1929-1967 (bulk). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 122357559

Labor administrator and official (Milwaukee-Downer College, A.B., 1911), Miller was appointed director of the Division of Women in Industry and Minimum Wage at the New York State Dept. of Labor in 1929. In 1938 she was appointed Industrial Commissioner of New York, from 1943 to 1944 she was special assistant on labor to the U.S. ambassador in London, and 1944 to 1953, director of the Women's Bureau. She then worked for the International Labour Organisation conducting surveys of working conditions and opportunities for women and children in Asia and the Middle East, represented the International Alliance of Women at the United Nations, 1957-1958, and was United Nations representative in the International Union for Child Welfare, a European organization, until 1967. Never married, Miller adopted a daughter in 1923, and for many years lived in New York City with labor union official Pauline Newman.

From the description of Additional papers, 1948-1963 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 539585186

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creatorOf Saunders, Cecilia Cabaniss, 1883-1966. Cecilia Cabaniss Saunders papers, 1941-1945. New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn Bondfield, Margaret, 1873-1953. Margaret Grace Bondfield papers, 1854-1951, 1898-1951 (bulk). Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
referencedIn Sage Colleges. Archives. Honorary degree recipient for 1949, Frieda Miller. The Sage Colleges Libraries
creatorOf Miller, Frieda S. Autobiography, 1956. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
referencedIn Additional papers, (scattered), 1926-1982 Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America‏
referencedIn New York House and School of Industry. Vocational Training Project. Records, 1950-1961 (inclusive). Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America‏
referencedIn Newman, Pauline. Additional papers, 1926-1982 (inclusive). Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America‏
creatorOf Miller, Frieda S. Additional papers, 1948-1963 (inclusive). Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America‏
referencedIn Johnson, Carrie Ashton, 1863-. Series V of the Mary Earhart Dillon Collection, 1889-1941 (inclusive). Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America‏
referencedIn Rogers, Edith Nourse, 1881-1960. Papers, 1854-1961 (inclusive), 1881-1961 (bulk). Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America‏
referencedIn Consumers' League of Massachusetts. Records, 1891-1955 (inclusive). Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America‏
referencedIn Bernays, Doris Fleischman, 1891-. Papers, 1914-1978 (inclusive). Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America‏
referencedIn Bondfield, Margaret Grace, 1873-1953. Papers, 1854-1951, 1898-1951 (bulk). Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
referencedIn Young, Louise Merwin, 1903-. Papers, 1946-1980 (inclusive). Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America‏
referencedIn Briefs, 1928-1976 Harvard Law School Library, Harvard University.
creatorOf Miller, Frieda S. Papers, 1909-1973 (inclusive), 1929-1967 (bulk). Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America‏
referencedIn Parisi, Angela R., 1914-1961. Papers, 1940-1961 (inclusive), 1955-1961 (bulk). Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America‏
referencedIn Beyer, Clara M. (Clara Mortenson). Papers of Clara Mortenson Beyer, 1911-1974 (inclusive). Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America‏
referencedIn Miller, Emma Guffey, 1874-1970. Papers: Series III-IV, 1900-1972 (inclusive) [microform]. Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America‏
referencedIn Peterson, Esther, 1906-1997. Papers, 1884-1998 (inclusive), 1929-1998 (bulk). Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America‏
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associatedWith Abbott, Grace, 1878-1939. person
associatedWith Acheson, Dean, 1893-1971. person
associatedWith American Association of University Women. corporateBody
associatedWith Bernays, Doris Fleischman, 1891- person
associatedWith Beyer, Clara M. (Clara Mortenson) person
associatedWith Bolton, Frances Payne, 1885- person
associatedWith Bondfield, Margaret. person
associatedWith Bondfield, Margaret Grace, 1873-1953. person
associatedWith Brandeis, Louis Dembitz, 1856-1941. person
associatedWith Bunche, Ralph J. (Ralph Johnson), 1904-1971. person
associatedWith Burlingham, Charles C., 1858-1959. person
associatedWith Byrnes, James F. 1906-1972. person
associatedWith Christman, Elisabeth, 1881-1975. person
associatedWith Cohn, Fannia, 1888-1962. person
associatedWith Consumers' League of Massachusetts. corporateBody
associatedWith Cripps, Isobel. person
associatedWith Dingman, Mary A., 1875-1961. person
associatedWith Dodd, Alvin E. person
associatedWith Douglas, William O. (William Orville), 1898-1980. person
associatedWith Dreier, Mary E. (Mary Elisabeth), 1875-1963. person
associatedWith Dubinsky, David, 1892-1982. person
associatedWith Edwards, India. person
associatedWith Eisenhower, Dwight D. (Dwight David), 1890-1969. person
associatedWith Electrical Association for Women. corporateBody
associatedWith Elliot, Katherine, 1905- person
associatedWith Frankfurter, Felix, 1882-1965. person
associatedWith Frank, Walter, 1882-1969. person
associatedWith Friends of Alliance. corporateBody
associatedWith Goldmark, Josephine, 1877-1950. person
associatedWith Goodrich, Carter, 1897-1971. person
associatedWith Haslett, Caroline. person
associatedWith Herrick, Elinore Morehouse, 1895-1964. person
associatedWith Hillman, Sidney, 1887-1946. person
associatedWith Hoffman, Anna Rosenberg, 1902-1983. person
associatedWith International Alliance of Women. corporateBody
associatedWith International Confederation of Free Trade Unions. corporateBody
associatedWith International Council of Women. corporateBody
associatedWith International Labour Organisation. corporateBody
associatedWith International Ladies Garment Workers' Union. corporateBody
associatedWith International Union for Child Welfare. corporateBody
associatedWith Jeffrey, Mildred, 1911-2004. person
associatedWith Johnson, Carrie Ashton, 1863- person
associatedWith Johnson, Ethel McLean, 1882-1978. person
associatedWith Judd, Orrin G. person
associatedWith Keller, Helen, 1880-1968. person
associatedWith Kenyon, Dorothy, 1888-1972. person
associatedWith Keyserling, Mary Dublin, 1910- person
associatedWith La Guardia, Fiorello H. (Fiorello Henry), 1882-1947. person
associatedWith Lehman, Herbert H. (Herbert Henry), 1878-1963. person
associatedWith Lenroot, Katherine F. (Katharine Fredrica), 1891-1982. person
associatedWith Mayo, Leonard W., 1899- person
associatedWith Miller, Emma Guffey, 1874-1970. person
associatedWith National Association of Business and Professional Women's Clubs. corporateBody
associatedWith National Committee on Household Employment. corporateBody
associatedWith National Institute of Houseworkers. corporateBody
associatedWith National Women's Trade Union League of America. corporateBody
associatedWith Newman, Pauline. person
associatedWith New York. Dept. of Labor. corporateBody
associatedWith New York House and School of Industry. Vocational Training Project. corporateBody
associatedWith Parisi, Angela R., 1914-1961. person
correspondedWith PAULINE M NEWMAN, ca. 1890- person
associatedWith Perkins, Frances, 1882-1965. person
associatedWith Peterson, Esther, 1906-1997. person
associatedWith Peterson, Esther Eggertsen, 1906- person
associatedWith Pickett, Clarence E., 1884-1965. person
associatedWith Poletti, Charles, 1903-2002. person
associatedWith Polier, Justine Wise, 1903-1987 person
associatedWith Reuther, Walter, 1907-1970. person
associatedWith Rogers, Edith Nourse, 1881-1960. person
associatedWith Roosevelt, Eleanor, 1884-1962. person
associatedWith Roosevelt, Franklin Delano, 1914- person
associatedWith Saunders, Cecilia Cabaniss, 1883-1966. person
associatedWith Schneiderman, Rose, 1882-1972. person
associatedWith Sichrova, Elizabeth. person
associatedWith Stewart, Maxwell S. (Maxwell Slutz), 1900-1990. person
associatedWith Stitt, Louise. person
associatedWith Strauss, Anna Lord, 1899-1979. person
associatedWith Truman, Harry S., 1884-1972. person
associatedWith UNICEF. corporateBody
associatedWith United Nations. corporateBody
associatedWith United States. Women's Bureau. corporateBody
associatedWith Wagner, Robert F., 1910- person
associatedWith Winant, John C., 1899-1947. person
associatedWith Women's Trade Union League of New York. corporateBody
associatedWith Wood, Ethel Mary. person
associatedWith Young, Louise Merwin, 1903- person
associatedWith YWCA. corporateBody
Place Name Admin Code Country
Developing countries
Middle East
New York (State)
United States
United States
Europe
Asia
New York (State)
Europe
India
Great Britain
Subject
Labor
International agencies
International cooperation
Women in the civil service
Women--Employment--Biography
Children--Employment
Labor laws and legislation
Labor and laboring classes
Women in public life
Friendship
Women--Employment
Occupation
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Birth 1889

Death 1973

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