John Graham Brooks, 1846-1938

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John Graham Brooks was born in Acworth, New Hampshire, on July 19, 1846; he attended Oberlin College from 1869 to 1871 and graduated from Harvard Divinity School in 1875. While ordained and serving as a Unitarian minister in Roxbury, he took an interest in economic affairs, organizing classes for workingmen, later lecturing at Harvard on socialism, and for many years acting as investigator of strikes for the U.S. Department of Labor. In 1880 he married Mrs. Helen Washburn and from 1882 to 1885 travelled and studied in Europe, mainly in Germany. He was the first president of the National Consumers' League, president of the American Social Science Association in 1904, and a lecturer for the League for Political Education for many years. He died on February 8, 1938.

From the guide to the Papers, (inclusive), (bulk), 1805-1938, 1900-1938, (Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute)

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associatedWith Bryce, James Bryce, Viscount, 1838-1922 person
associatedWith Cabot, Elizabeth (Dwight), 1830-1901 person
associatedWith Cabot, Richard Clarke, 1868-1939 person
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associatedWith Fosdick, Harry Emerson, 1878- person
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associatedWith Longfellow, Alice Mary, 1850-1928 person
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associatedWith Mead, Lucia Ames, 1856-1936 person
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associatedWith Palmer, Alice Freeman, 1855-1902 person
associatedWith Peabody, Francis Greenwood, 1847-1936 person
associatedWith Peabody, George Foster, 1852-1938 person
associatedWith Pinchot, Gifford, 1865-1946 person
associatedWith Plunkett, Sir Horace, 1854-1932 person
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associatedWith Root, Elihu, 1845-1937 person
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associatedWith Scudder, Vida Dutton, 1861-1954 person
associatedWith Sinclair, Upton Beall, 1878-1968 person
associatedWith Steffens, Lincoln, 1866-1936 person
associatedWith Taussig, Frank William, 1859-1940 person
associatedWith Taylor, Graham, 1851-1938 person
associatedWith Thayer, Alexander Wheelock, 1817-1897 person
associatedWith Villard, Oswald Garrison, 1872-1949 person
associatedWith Wald, Lillian D., 1867-1940 person
associatedWith Washington, Booker Taliaferro, 1856-1915 person
associatedWith Webb, Sidney James, 1859-1947 person
associatedWith Wells, Herbert George, 1866-1946 person
associatedWith Wiesman, Margaret, -1953 person
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