Jessie Lloyd O'Connor Papers 1850 - 1988

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Jessie Lloyd O'Connor Papers MS 254., 1850 - 1988

Jessie Lloyd O'Connor Papers 1850 - 1988

Journalist, social reformer and political activist. Jessie Lloyd O'Connor worked as reporter for Federated Press. Her extensive writings, notes, and correspondence document the labor strikes she covered in Kentucky and North Carolina and her work on civil rights, civil liberties and women's rights. O'Connor served and supported numerous progressive organizations, including the American League Against War and Fascism and the ACLU. Other materials include family biographical files; memorabilia; and photographs. Notable correspondents include family members William Bross Lloyd, Lola Maverick Lloyd, and Harvey O'Connor; as well as friends and colleagues such as Mary Heaton Vorse, Josephine Herbst, Earl Browder, Ella Reeve Bloor, Florence Luscomb, Katherine Anne Porter, Rosika Schwimmer, and Pete Seeger.

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