Lillian D. Wald Papers 1889-1957
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Addams, Jane, 1860-1935
Social reformer; founder of Hull House settlement, Chicago. From the description of Letter: Hull-House, Chicago, to Louis J. Keller, Chicago, 1912 May 13. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 26496308 From the description of Letter: Hull-House, Chicago, to Paul M. Angle, Springfield, Ill., 1932 June 24. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 26496294 Founder of Hull House in Chicago. From the description of Cor...
Following is a chronology of AH's life and work. For further information, see Notable American Women: The Modern Period and AH's autobiography , Exploring the Dangerous Trades (Boston: Little, Brown, 1942). See also Hamilton family papers (MC 278), available on microfilm (M-24). 1869 1886 -born in New York city; raised in Fort Wayne, Indiana ...
Lehman, Herbert H. (Herbert Henry), 1878-1963
Herbert Henry Lehman (March 28, 1878 – December 5, 1963) was an American investment banker and politician. A member of the Democratic Party, he notably served from 1933 until 1942 as the 45th Governor of New York and as U.S. Senator from New York between 1949 and 1957. Born in Manhattan, he attended The Sachs School and Sachs Collegiate Institute before earning a B.A. from Williams College. After graduating, Lehman worked in textile manufacturing, eventually becoming vice-president and treasu...
Lenroot, Katharine F. (Katharine Frederica), 1891-1982
Katharine F. Lenroot, child welfare leader and the third Chief of the United States Children's Bureau (1934-1951) was born in Superior, Wisconsin on March 8, 1891 to Irvin Luther and Clara C. Lenroot. From early on, her father's political career made Lenroot aware of social and political issues. Admitted to the bar in 1898, Irvine was elected to the Wisconsin state legislature in 1901. After his service in Wisconsin until 1907, he was elected to the national House of Repre...
Bondfield, Margaret, 1873-1953
Margaret Grace Bondfield CH PC (17 March 1873 – 16 June 1953) was a British Labour politician, trade unionist and women's rights activist. She became the first female cabinet minister, and the first woman to be a privy counsellor in the UK, when she was appointed Minister of Labour in the Labour government of 1929–31. She had earlier become the first woman to chair the General Council of the Trades Union Congress (TUC). Bondfield was born in humble circumstances and received limited formal ed...
La Guardia, Fiorello H. (Fiorello Henry), 1882-1947
Fiorello Henry La Guardia (born Fiorello Enrico La Guardia; December 11, 1882 – September 20, 1947) was an American attorney and politician who represented New York in the House of Representatives and served as the 99th Mayor of New York City from 1934 to 1945. Known for his irascible, energetic, and charismatic personality and diminutive stature, La Guardia is acclaimed as one of the greatest mayors in American history. Though a Republican, La Guardia was frequently cross-endorsed by other part...
Kelley, Florence, 1859-1932
Florence Kelley (A.B., Cornell, 1882) was born in Philadelphia. In 1884 she married Lazare Wischnewetzky; they had three children. In 1891 Kelley divorced him, reclaimed her maiden name, and became a resident of Chicago's Hull-House. In 1892 the Illinois Bureau of Labor Statistics hired her to investigate the "sweating" system in the garment industry and the federal commissioner of labor asked her to participate in a survey of city slums. Illinois Governor John Peter Altgeld later...
Wilson, Woodrow, 1856-1924
Woodrow Wilson (b. Thomas Woodrow Wilson, December 28, 1856, Staunton, Virginia-d.February 3, 1924, Washington, D.C.), was the twenty-eight President of the United States, 1913-1921; Governor of New Jersey, 1911-1913; and president of Princeton University, 1902-1910. Biographical Note 1856, Dec. 28 Born, Staunton, Va. 1870 ...
United States. Children's Bureau
Perkins, Frances, 1880-1965
Frances Perkins (born Fannie Coralie Perkins; April 10, 1880 – May 14, 1965) was an American sociologist and workers-rights advocate who served as the U.S. Secretary of Labor from 1933 to 1945, the longest serving in that position, and the first woman appointed to the U.S. Cabinet. As a loyal supporter of her friend, Franklin D. Roosevelt (FDR), she helped pull the labor movement into the New Deal coalition. She and Interior Secretary Harold L. Ickes were the only original members of the Rooseve...
Roosevelt, Eleanor, 1884-1962
Anna Eleanor Roosevelt was the longest-serving First Lady throughout her husband President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s four terms in office (1933-1945). She was an American politician, diplomat, and activist who later served as a United Nations spokeswoman. A shy, awkward child, starved for recognition and love, Eleanor Roosevelt grew into a woman with great sensitivity to the underprivileged of all creeds, races, and nations. Her constant work to improve their lot made her one of the most loved–...
Smith, Alfred Emanuel, 1873-1944
Alfred Emanuel Smith (December 30, 1873 – October 4, 1944) was an American politician who served four terms as Governor of New York and was the Democratic Party's candidate for president in 1928. Smith was the foremost urban leader of the Efficiency Movement in the United States and was noted for achieving a wide range of reforms as governor in the 1920s. The son of an Irish-American mother and a Civil War veteran father, he was raised in the Lower East Side of Manhattan near the Brooklyn Bri...
Lathrop, Julia Clifford, 1858-1932
Social worker and reformer, Julia Clifford Lathrop was the first head of the United States Children's Bureau. From the description of Letter, 1926. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 232007298 ...
Henry Street Settlement (New York, N.Y.)
The Henry Street Settlement was organized in 1893 by Lillian Wald and Mary Brewster in New York City's Lower East Side neighborhood. Miss Wald and Miss Brewster were nurses and the settlement's early work was principally a visiting nurse service. By the time the settlement was incorporated in 1903, its work had expanded to include many of the usual settlement services. Miss Wald was succeeded as headworker in 1933 by Helen Hall. In 1944, the settlement and the Visiting Nurse Service were legally...
Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945
Franklin Delano Roosevelt was born on January 30, 1882, in Hyde Park, New York. He was the son of James (lawyer, financier) and Sara (Delano) Roosevelt. He married Anna Eleanor Roosevelt on March 17, 1905, and had six children: Anna, James, Franklin, Elliott, Franklin Jr., John. He received his B.A. from Harvard in 1904 and later attended Columbia University Law School. Roosevelt was admitted to the Bar in 1907 and worked for the Carter, Ledyard, and Milburn firm in New York City from 1907 to 19...
Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919
Roosevelt, 26th U.S. president, served 1901-1909. From the description of DS, 1904 March 1. : Washington, D.C. Homestead Certificate. (Copley Press, J S Copley Library). WorldCat record id: 15210791 26th president of the United States, 1901-1909. From the description of Theodore Roosevelt letters, 1917, 1918. (Buffalo History Museum). WorldCat record id: 213408920 Roosevelt was then Governor of New York. Chapman was one of the founders of the New York St...
Abbott, Grace, 1878-1939
Edith Abbott was born in Grand Island, Nebraska, in 1876. She received her A.B. from the University of Nebraska in 1901 and her Ph.D. from the University of Chicago in 1905. From 1906 to 1908, she continued post-graduate studies in economics and political science at the University of London. In 1908, Edith returned to Chicago and became a resident of Hull House until 1920. Between 1908 and 1920, she served as Associate Director of the Chicago School of Civics and Philanthropy at the...
Morgenthau, Henry, 1856-1946
Henry Morgenthau (b. April 26, 1856, Mannheim, German Confederation–d. November 25, 1946, New York City, NY) was born to wealthy parents in Mannheim German where his father had successful cigar factory in German. The family emigrated to the US in 1866. Morgenthau attended City College of New York and Columbia Law School. In the 1910s he became invovled in the Democratic party and donated handsomely to Woodrow Wilson's election campaign in 1912. He was appointed ambassador to Ottoman Empire (1913...
McDonald, James, 1865-1935
Visiting Nurse Service of New York
Folks, Homer, 1867-1963
Social worker. From the description of Homer Folks papers, 1890-1963. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 495526581 From the description of Reminiscences of Homer Folks : oral history, 1949. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309734081 BIOGHIST REQUIRED Social worker. From the guide to the Homer Folks Papers, 1890-1963., (Columbia University. Rare Book and Manuscript Library, ) ...
Lewisohn, Irene, -1944
Hillman, Sidney, 1887-1946
Tom Darcy was born in Brokklyn, NY in 1932. He received his art education at the school of Visual Arts in New York. In 1958 he began his editorial cartooning with Newsday on Long Island. In 1970, Darcy was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for his incisive cartoons of the Vietnam War and racial discrimination. He won many awards in 1970's, some of these were: Best Cartoon on Foreign Affairs in 1970 & 1973, Meeman Conservation Award in 1972 & 1974 as well as the National Headliners' Club award i...
National League for Nursing.
American Society of Superintendents of Training Schools for Nurses organized in 1893; name changed to National League of Nursing Education in 1912; in 1952 National League of Nursing Education merged with National Organization for Public Health Nursing and the Association of Collegiate Schools of Nursing to form National League for Nursing. From the description of National League for Nursing collection, 1919-1967. (Boston University). WorldCat record id: 70970873 In 1893, a ...
Emerson, Haven, 1874-1957
Physician. From the description of Reminiscences of Haven Emerson : oral history, 1950. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309730504 ...
Wald, Lillian D., 1867-1940
BIOGHIST REQUIRED Director of Henry Street Settlement in New York City. Miss Wald retired from active directorship in 1932. From the guide to the Lillian D. Wald Papers, 1895-1936, (Columbia University. Rare Book and Manuscript Library, ) Lillian D. Wald (1867-1940), a public health nurse and social worker in New York City on the Lower East Side, was a pioneer in American social work and public health. She founded the Henry Street Settlement and the Visiting Nurse Service of...
Metropolitan Life Insurance Company
Frankel, Lee K. (Lee Kaufer), 1867-1931
Thomas Norman Mattoon, 1884-1968
Norman Mattoon Thomas (1884-1968), was a leading American socialist, pacifist, author, and six-time presidential candidate on the Socialist Party of America ticket, between 1928 and 1948. Born in Marion, Ohio, he was a graduate of Princeton University, attended Union Theological Seminary, where he became a socialist, and was ordained as a Presbyterian minister in 1911. Thomas opposed the United States' entry into the First World War, a position that earned him the disapproval of many in his soci...
White House Conference on Child Health and Protection
Goldmark, Josephine, 1877-1950
Josephine Clara Goldmark and Pauline Dorothea Goldmark (1874-1962) were born in Brooklyn, N.Y., two of the eleven children of Regina Wehle and Joseph Goldmark, political refugees from the Revolution of 1848 in Austria. Both sisters graduated from Bryn Mawr, were associated with the National and New York Consumers' Leagues, investigated industrial working conditions particularly for women workers, and were published authors. J. Goldmark researched labor laws on hours of work for her brother-in-la...
Keller, Helen, 1880-1968
Helen Adams Keller (1880-1968) devoted her life to bettering the education and treatment of the blind, the deaf, and the nonverbal, and was a pioneer in educating the public in the prevention of blindness in newborns. Keller was born in Tuscumbia, Alabama on June 27, 1880. When Helen Keller was 19 months old she became ill with Scarlet Fever, which resulted in her becoming blind and deaf. In her autobiography The Story of My Life, a book she first wrote in 1903 at the age of 23, she desc...
League of Red Cross Societies.
International relief organization. From the description of League of Red Cross Societies miscellaneous records, 1919-1922. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754868131 ...
Warburg, Felix M. (Felix Moritz), 1871-1937
Investment banker and philanthropist. Born in Hamburg, Germany, Warburg came to the United States in 1894. From 1896 he was with the firm of Kuhn, Loeb & Company, New York. Warburg was an active supporter of various Jewish charities. See sketch in Dictionary of American Biography, Supplement Two. From the description of Papers, 1912-1936 (inclusive). (Harvard Business School). WorldCat record id: 269594259 Banker, philanthropist, and Jewish communal leader, of New York, ...
Dublin, Louis I. (Louis Israel), 1882-1969
Dr. Dublin, vice president and statistician of the Metropolitan Life Insurance Company, was with that institution from 1909-1952. His analytic studies on birth rates, vital statistics trends, suicide, accident rates, mortality rates of whites and African-Americans, and the increasing population of aged Americans raised awareness of the implications these areas had on national medical care, including prevention and costs. He was president, or director, of various public health institutions, inclu...
Kellogg, Paul Underwood, 1879-1958
Kellogg, editor of the Survey, 1909-1952, and an active social reformer, corresponded with major figures in business, politcs, and welfare, discussing developments in peace movements, New Deal programs, civil liberties, the development of professional social work, and programs to assist dependent members of society. From the guide to the Paul U. Kellogg papers, 1891-1952, (University of Minnesota Libraries. Social Welfare History Archives [swha]) Kellogg, editor of the Surve...
Jenkins, Helen Hartley
Schiff, Jacob H. (Jacob Henry), 1847-1920
Banker; m. Theresa Loeb; member of Kuhn, Loeb & Co.; director of Central Trust Co., Western Union Telegraph Co., and Wells Fargo; president of Montefiore Home for Chronic Invalids; founded Jewish Theological Seminary and Semitic Museum, Harvard Univ.). From the description of Jacob Henry Schiff papers, 1900-1920. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 436305005 Jewish-American banker and philanthropist. From the description of Correspondence ; 1914-1920 [microform]. ...
Laflin, Mary Brewster