Florence Kelley papers 1836-1932 1881-1932


Florence Kelley papers, 1836-1932, 1881-1932

Florence Kelley papers 1836-1932 1881-1932

The Florence Kelley papers document the professional career and family life of the Progressive-era social reformer. The papers include correspondence with her grandparents Isaac and Elizabeth Pugh, her parents William Bartram Kelley and Caroline Bonsall and her children Nicholas, William Darrah, Jr., John Bartram and Margaret Kelley. Kelley's professional correspondence documents her commitment to social reform, from her time at Hull House in Chicago to her tenure as general secretary of the National Consumers' League. The collection also includes manuscripts and typescripts of Kelley's writings, address books, scrapbooks, photographs, and a few items of ephemera.

6.5 linear feet; 16 boxes

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Pugh family.

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Kelley, Margaret Teresa

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Kelly family.

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Kelley, John Bartram.

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Kelley, Augusta Maverick.

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Kelley, Florence, 1859-1932

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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...

Kelly family

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Lloyd, Henry Demarest, 1847-1903

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Pugh family

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Addams, Jane, 1860-1935

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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...

Wald, Lillian D., 1867-1940

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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...

Kelley, Caroline Bonsall

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Kelley, William D. (William Darrah), 1814-1890

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An organizer of the Republican Party in Pa. and delegate to the 1860 National Convention. Kelley served as a member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Pennsylvania, 1861-1890. From the description of Letter, 1863 November, 10. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122433968 Representative from Pennsylvania. From the description of Document signed : Washington, 1888 Apr. 10. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270494602 William Darrah Kelley was an influential...

National Consumers' League

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Organization founded in 1899 to monitor the conditions under which goods were manufactured and distributed. From the description of National Consumers' League records, 1882-1986 (bulk 1920-1950). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70981678 The League was founded in 1898 to improve conditions for workers. From the description of Records, 1912-1949 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 232006759 The National Consumers' League was founded in 18...

Lloyd, Lola Maverick, 1875-1944

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Lola Maverick Lloyd was a pioneer suffragist, pacifist, and friend and associate of Jane Addams with whom she founded the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. From the description of Collection, 1915-1944. (Swarthmore College, Peace Collection). WorldCat record id: 28329110 Lola Maverick Lloyd, pioneer suffragist and pacifist, graduated Smith College, 1897; married William Bross Lloyd, 1902 (divorced, 1916); four children: Mary, William Jr., Georgia, and Jessi...

Kelley, John Bartram

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Kelley, Nicholas, 1885-1965

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Nicholas Kelley (1885-1965) was a New York City lawyer and civic leader. He served as an official of the U.S. Treasury Dept. from 1918 to 1921. In his private law practice, Kelley specialized in corporate law and he also was a director of several companies, most notably the Chrysler Corporation from 1937 to 1957. He was active in civic associations, civil service reform groups, consumer leagues, and legal organizations. Florence Kelley (1859-1932), Nicholas Kelley's mother, was a social reformer...

Hull-House (Chicago, Ill.)

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Engels, Friedrich, 1820-1895

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Kelley, Augusta.

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Hicks, Margaret

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Epithet: of the Australian Broadcasting Commission British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000352.0x0003c9 ...

Kelley, Margaret Dana

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