Arthur Savage: Rapp-Coudert Committee Collection 1940-1941


Arthur Savage: Rapp-Coudert Committee Collection 1940-1941

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Foner, Henry (person)

Henry J. Foner (1919- ), longtime activist leader of the Joint Board, Fur, Leather and Machine Workers Union (FLM), grew up in New York, in the Williamsburg section of Brooklyn. His father had a seltzer delivery route, and later owned a garage. In high school, Foner started playing saxophone with a band at hotels in the Catskills. He also started composing comic verses, played to the tunes of popular songs. By the late 1930s, Foner had acquired an interest in history and politics fr...

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In 1897, Frederic R. Coudert and his father, Frederic René Coudert, Sr., became the first pair of father and son lawyers to argue cases before the U.S. Supreme court in a single day. From the guide to the The reminiscences of Frederic René Coudert, 1949, 1950., 1949-1950, (American Philosophical Society) Lawyer. From the description of Reminiscences of Frederic René Coudert : oral history, 1950. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: ...

Foner, Jack D. (person)

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The Joint Legislative Committee of the State Education System, chaired by Assemblyman Herbert A. Rapp, was created by concurrent resolution of the New York State Senate and Assembly on March 29, 1940. The Committee was given broad authority to investigate the administration and financing of education in the state, and to study "the extent, if any, to which subversive activities may have been permitted to exist in the schools and colleges of the public educational system of the City ...

Savage, Arthur (person)

Jack Donald Foner (1910-1999) was an American historian best known for writing histories of the labor movement and the struggle for civil rights. Philip S. Foner (1910–1994) was a Marxist labor historian and teacher, best remembered for his 10-volume History of the Labor Movement in the United States. Max Yergan (1892-1975) was an African American activist, once a Communist and leader of the National Negro Congress, the International Committee on African Affairs in 1937, later the Council on Afr...

Holmes, John Haynes, 1879-1964 (person)

American clergyman and reformer. From the description of The voice of God is calling : autograph poem signed, 1930 Nov. 13. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269557327 John Haynes Homes (1879-1964) was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and raised near Boston, Massachusetts. He graduated from Harvard College in 1902 and Harvard Divinity School in 1904. He received honorary doctorates from Benares Hindu University, Rollins College, and Meadville Theological School. He served as...

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