National Women’s Trade Union League of America Records 1903-1950

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National Women’s Trade Union League of America Records, 1903-1950

National Women’s Trade Union League of America Records 1903-1950

Correspondence, reports, speeches, notes, and printed matter, including minutes of meetings, proceedings of national conventions and international congresses of working women, biographical material on the league's officers, and correspondence between local and national leagues.

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Gompers, Samuel, 1850-1924

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Samuel Gompers (1850-1924) was President of the American Federation of Labor and a member of the President's First Industrial Conference in 1919. He was a member of the President's Unemployment Conference in 1921. From the description of Gompers, Samuel, 1850-1924 (U.S. National Archives and Records Administration). naId: 10580327 Samuel Gompers was the president of the American Federation of Labor. From the description of Samuel Gompers letters, 1893 and 1933...

Perkins, Frances, 1880-1965

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Roosevelt, Eleanor, 1884-1962

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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–...

Schneiderman, Rose, 1882-1972

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Rose Schneiderman (April 6, 1882 – August 11, 1972) was a Polish-born American socialist and feminist, and one of the most prominent female labor union leaders. As a member of the New York Women's Trade Union League, she drew attention to unsafe workplace conditions, following the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire of 1911, and as a suffragist she helped to pass the New York state referendum of 1917 that gave women the right to vote. Schneiderman was also a founding member of the American Civil Li...

American Federation of Labor

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Labor organization. From the description of American Federation of Labor records, 1883-1925. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70980267 ...

Christman, Elisabeth.

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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...

Breckinridge, Sophonisba Preston, 1866-1948

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Social work educator. S.B., Wellesley College, 1888. Ph. M., University of Chicago, 1897; Ph. D., 1901; J.D., 1904. Assistant dean of women, University of Chicago, 1902-1925; docent in political science, 1902-1904; instructor in household administration, 1904-1909; assistant professor, 1909-1910; assistant professor of social economy, 1910-1920; associate professor economy, School of Social Service Administration, 1920-1925; dean in the College of Arts, Literature, and Science, 1923-1929; Samuel...

Dreier, Mary E. (Mary Elisabeth), 1875-1963

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Labor reformer and suffragist, Dreier was active in the New York Women's Trade Union League (WTUL) throughout its existence (1903-1950), serving as president, 1906-1914. Her sisters were Margaret Dreier Robins, a founder and president of the National WTUL, and Dorothea and Katherine, both artists, Katherine best known as a patron of modern art. From the description of Papers, 1797-1963 (inclusive), 1897-1963 (bulk). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 232006577 ...

Morrison, Frank, 1859-1949

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Thorne, Florence Calvert

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Director of research. From the description of Reminiscences of Florence Calvert Thorne : oral history, 1957. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309734588 ...

Nestor, Agnes, 1880-1948.

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National Women’s Trade Union League of America

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Organizational History 1903 Founded, Boston, Mass. Mary Morton Kehew elected president 1904 Women’s trade union leagues founded in Chicago, Ill., New York, N.Y., and Boston, Mass. 1907 Nation...

Duffy, Frank, 1861-1965.

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Labor leader, secretary of the United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners for forty years, and vice-president of the American Federation of Labor from 1913 until his retirement in 1948. From the description of Speeches and articles, 1901-1952. (University of Notre Dame). WorldCat record id: 24928165 ...

O'Sullivan, Mary Kenney, 1864-1943

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O'Sullivan, labor organizer, factory worker and inspector, became the first woman general organizer of the American Federation of Labor in 1892, was one of the founders of the National Women's Trade Union League in 1903, and was an inspector for the Massachusetts Board of Labor and Industries, 1914-1929. She was also active in the prohibition and women's suffrage movements, and in the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. For further information see Notable American Women (1971). ...

Kehew, Mary Morton Kimball, 1859-1918.

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Robins, Margaret Dreier 1868-1945

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Women's rights leader and social activist. Margaret Dreier Robins was born in 1868 in Brooklyn, New York. She left New York in 1925 and moved to Florida with her husband Raymond Robins. The Robins' resided at a large estate called Chinsegut Hill near the town of Brooksville. Margaret was a founder and leader of the National Women's Trade Union League and an outspoken crusader for equal rights for women in the workplace. She and her husband were also active in politics and campaigned for candidat...

Smith, Ethel Marion, 1877-1951

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Scott, Melinda.

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National Women's Trade Union League of America

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The National Women's Trade Union League was founded in Boston, Mass., in 1903 to organize women workers into trade unions. The league also held training programs for workers, conducted research re: working conditions, and supported strikes. From the description of Records, 1914-1942 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 232007821 The National Women's Trade Union League of America was founded in Boston, Mass., in 1903 to "assist in the organization of women w...

Henry, Alice, 1857-1943

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An Australian journalist and feminist. On the staff of the Australasian and the Argus, Melbourne 1884-1905. Lectured on Proportional Representation and Woman's Suffrage. Worked in America 1905-1933. Became Office Secretary of the Chicago Branch of the National Women's Trade Union League of America and remained associated with it till 1928. Edited Life and Labor, a monthly magazine 1914-1918. From the description of Papers of Alice Henry [manuscript]. 1873-1943. (Libraries Australia)....

Anderson, Mary, 1859-1940

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Shakespearean actress. From the description of Mary Anderson : miscellaneous papers, 1898-1936 bulk (1898-1904). (Filson Historical Society, The). WorldCat record id: 46719324 British actress. From the description of Letters : Broadway, [England], to Laurence Housman, 1902 Apr. 5 and 1934 July 17. (Bryn Mawr College). WorldCat record id: 25311111 American stage actress. Mary Anderson is the stage name of Mary Anderson De Navarro. From the des...