Women's Joint Congressional Committee Records 1920-1970 (bulk 1920-1953)


Women's Joint Congressional Committee Records, 1920-1970, (bulk 1920-1953)

Women's Joint Congressional Committee Records 1920-1970 (bulk 1920-1953)

Correspondence, information forms, minutes, reports, financial records, membership lists, and printed material relating to the committee's work in monitoring and promoting legislation in the areas of social service and women's rights.

6,200 items; 12 containers; 5.2 linear feet; 7 microfilm reels


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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...

Hadley, Eleanor M.

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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...

Sifton, Claire, 1897-1980

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Biographical Note Paul Field Sifton 1897, Oct. 17 Born, Rockford, Ill. 1915 Graduate, Benton Harbor, Mich., high school 1917 1919 Private, first class, H...

Maule, Margaret C.

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National education association of the United States

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Ansley, Katharine M.

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Bannerman, Mary T.

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Cone, Bessie S.

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Yost, Lenna Lowe, 1878-1972

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Women's Joint Congressional Committee

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National Council of Jewish Women

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Organized in 1893 as the Council of Jewish Women; name changed in 1923 to the National Council of Jewish Women. The two primary goals of the organization are social reform and the promotion of Judaism among women. From the description of Records of the National Council of Jewish Women, 1893-1989 (bulk 1940-1981). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79456414 The National Council members, in their Credo, stated that they "believe in the ideal of Peace." In their philosophy, they st...

Atwater, Helen W.

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United States. Congress

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Bills of the 96th Congress to provide for temporary increases in the public debt limit, and for other purposes. From the description of Public debt legislation, 96th Congress : legislative history of public debt legislation, 1979-1980. (Louisiana State University). WorldCat record id: 243776779 Bill of the 96th Congress to impose a windfall profit tax on domestic crude oil, and for other purposes. From the description of Crude oil windfall profit tax act of 1980 ...

Watkins, Florence V.

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