Papers, 1928-1996

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Papers, 1928-1996

13 1/2 fileboxes, 1 folio+ folder, 2 photograph folders

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Ragland, Martha Ragsdale, 1906-1996

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Civic worker, political campaigner, and advocate of civil rights, birth control, and women's rights, Martha (Ragsdale) Ragland was born in Paducah, KY in May 14, 1906, the daughter of Joseph Senter Ragsdale and Viva Jane (Troutt) Ragsdale . MRR graduated from Vanderbilt University (B.A. 1927, M.A. Economics 1928). From 1929 to 1933 under a grant with the National Records Council, MRR was a researcher in Washington D.C., for Ellsworth Huntington, and co-authored a book on eugenics wi...

United States. Children's Bureau

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The Children's Bureau was formally created in 1912 when President William Howard Taft signed into law a bill creating the new federal government organization. The stated purpose of the new Bureau was to investigate and report "upon all matters pertaining to the welfare of children and child life among all classes of our people." The signing of this law culminated a grass-roots process started in 1903 by two early social reformers, Lillian Wald, of New York's Henry Street Settlement House, and...

Stafford, Dorothy

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In 1944 Dorothy Hope Frantz married the poet and pacifist William Stafford. After short stints in California, Kansas, and Iowa, the Staffords settled in Lake Oswego, Oregon. William Stafford secured a position as a professor of English at Lewis & Clark College, while Dorothy taught elementary school children in the Lake Oswego School District. Together the Staffords raised four children. In 1963 William Stafford won the National Book Award for his poetry collection, Traveling Th...

League of Women Voters (U.S.)

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The League of Women Voters (LWV) is a nonprofit organization in the United States that was formed to help women take a larger role in public affairs after they won the right to vote. It was founded in 1920 to support the new women suffrage rights and was a merger of National Council of Women Voters, founded by Emma Smith DeVoe, and National American Woman Suffrage Association, led by Carrie Chapman Catt, approximately six months before the Nineteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution g...

Stevenson, Adlai E. (Adlai Ewing), 1900-1965

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Adlai Ewing Stevenson II (February 5, 1900 – July 14, 1965) was an American lawyer, politician, and diplomat. Raised in Bloomington, Illinois, Stevenson was a member of the Democratic Party. He served in numerous positions in the federal government during the 1930s and 1940s, including the Agricultural Adjustment Administration, Federal Alcohol Administration, Department of the Navy, and the State Department. In 1945, he served on the committee that created the United Nations, and he was a me...

Sanger, Margaret, 1879-1966

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Margaret Louise Higgins was born in Corning, New York, on September 15, 1879, the sixth of eleven children and the third of four daughters born to Anne Purcell Higgins and Michael Hennessey Higgins, a stone mason. Her two elder sisters worked to supplement the family income, and financed her education at Claverack College, a private coeducational preparatory school in the Catskills. After leaving Claverack, Higgins took a job teaching first grade to immigrant children, but decided after a short ...

Lilienthal, David E. (David Eli), 1899-1981

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David Eli Lilienthal (July 8, 1899 – January 15, 1981) was an American attorney and public administrator, best known for his Presidential Appointment to head Tennessee Valley Authority and later the Atomic Energy Commission (AEC). He had practiced public utility law and led the Wisconsin Public Utilities Commission. Later he was co-author with Dean Acheson (later Secretary of State) of the 1946 Report on the International Control of Atomic Energy, which outlined possible methods for internati...

Miller, Frieda Segelke, 1889-1973

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Frieda Segelke Miller, labor administrator and official, was born at La Crosse, Wisconsin, on April 16, 1889. Her parents, James Gordon, a lawyer, and Erna Segelke, died when Miller was small, leaving Frieda and her younger sister Elsie to be reared by their grandmother, Augusta (Mrs. Charles) Segelke of La Crosse. Miller received her BA from Milwaukee-Downer College (later Lawrence University), Milwaukee, Wisconsin, in 1911; she then spent four years doing graduate work in economics, sociology,...

Strauss, Anna Lord, 1899-1979

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Anna Lord Strauss, civic worker, was born in New York City on September 20, 1899, the daughter of Albert and Lucretia Mott (Lord) Strauss and the maternal great-granddaughter of the abolitionist and woman suffrage leader Lucretia Mott. She was educated in New York City and attended the New York School of Secretaries. In 1918 she became a secretary in the New York office of the Federal Reserve Board. She held several similar positions in state and federal government before joining t...

Rankin, Jeannette, 1880-1973

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Jeannette Pickering Rankin (June 11, 1880 – May 18, 1973) was an American politician and women's rights advocate, and the first woman to hold federal office in the United States. She was elected to the U.S. House of Representatives as a Republican from Montana in 1916, and again in 1940. Rankin graduated from the University of Montana in 1902. She subsequently attended the New York School of Philanthropy (later the New York, then the Columbia, School of Social Work) before embarking on a care...

Gore, Al, 1948-

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Albert Arnold Gore Jr. (born March 31, 1948) is an American politician and environmentalist who served as the 45th vice president of the United States from 1993 to 2001. Gore was Bill Clinton's running mate in their successful campaign in 1992, and the pair was re-elected in 1996. Near the end of Clinton's second term, Gore was selected as the Democratic nominee for the 2000 presidential election but lost the election in a very close race after a Florida recount. After his term as vice-president...

Derian, Patricia

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Orgill, Edmund

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Wilma Dykeman

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Bode, Ken

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Al Gore, Sr.

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Democratic national convention

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Democratic National Convention (DNC) was held in Denver, Colo., August 25-28, 2008. Barack Obama and Joe Biden were selected as the presidential and vice-presidential candidates for the democratic party. From the description of Democratic National Convention records, 2008 August 25-28 [manuscript]. (Denver Public Library). WorldCat record id: 406500469 ...

League of Women Voters (Tennessee)

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Gordon Browning

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Yellin, Carol Lynn

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Tennessee Advisory Committee to U.S. Commission on Civil Rights

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Women's Political Caucus

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Mariko (Mako) Miller

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Democratic Women's Club

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Tennessee Council of Democratic Women

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Tennessee Democratic Women's Council.

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Gore, Albert, 1907-1998

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Politician, Senator. From the description of Reminiscences of Albert Arnold Gore : oral history, 1976. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122620266 ...

Madeline Gray

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North Atlantic Treaty Organization

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Democratic Party (U.S.)

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Abernathy, Virginia

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Albert Gore, Jr.

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Planned parenthood federation of America

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In 1921 Margaret Sanger founded the national lobbying organization, American Birth Control League (ABCL) which in 1942 became Planned Parenthood Federation of America (PPFA). Between 1921 and 1942 the organization underwent two transformations. In 1923 Sanger opened the Birth Control Clinical Research Bureau (BCCRB) for the purposes of dispensing contraceptives under the supervision of licensed physicians and studying their effectiveness. The ABCL provided institutional backing for ...

Church Center for the United Nations

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Tennessee Advisory Committee to the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights.

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McGrory, Mary, 1918-

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Population Reference Bureau.

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Gorman, Joseph Bruce

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Lee McLean

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Griffith, Elisabeth

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Allen, Lee, 1915-

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Sarah Lander

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Gore, Pauline La Fon

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Gorman, Joseph Bruce

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League of Women Voters (Nashville, Tennessee)

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William Clinton

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Kefauver, Estes, 1903-1963

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Senator. From the description of Reminiscences of Estes Kefauver : oral history, 1957. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122419842 Estes Kefauver was a long-time senator from Tennessee and an unsuccessful candidate for the Democratic Party nomination for president. From the description of Personal papers, 1934-1939 (University of Tennessee). WorldCat record id: 44918282 Carey Estes Kefauver (b. July 26, 1903, Monroe Count...

Gore, Pauline La Fon

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Miller, Mariko T. (Mariko Terasaki), 1932-

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Americans for Democratic Action

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Bowles, Chester, 1901-1986

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United States ambassador to India, 1951-1953 and 1963-1969. From the description of The Indo-American development program : the problems and opportunities : mimeograph, 1952. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754867525 Chester Bowles was born on April 5, 1901, in Springfield, Massachusetts. He graduated from Yale University in 1924 (B.S.) and established the advertising firm of Benton and Bowles, with William Benton, in 1929. Bowles served in the Office of Price Administration ...

Edwards, India

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Political activist. From the description of Reminiscences of India Edwards : oral history, 1978. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122598141 Government official and journalist. From the description of Papers, 1928-1977. (Harry S Truman Library). WorldCat record id: 70943999 Edwards was born in Chicago and worked as a journalist (1918-1942) before becoming active in the women's division of the Democratic Party...

Davis, Margaret Thomson.

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Bucy, Carole Stanford

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National Municipal League.

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Jane Williamson

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Harvie Branscomb

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Democratic Party (Tennessee)

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Chester Bowles

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Kennedy, John F., 1942-

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Stokes, Thomas Lane

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Theodore Brown, Jr.

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Dykeman, Wilma

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Dykeman, of North Carolina and Tennessee, wrote several noted Southern regional novels and non-fiction books. From the description of The tall woman : [manuscript], 1962. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647833304 ...

Estes Kefauver

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Scott, Anne Firor, 1921-....

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Anne Firor Scott was born April 24, 1921 in Montezuma Georgia. She married Andrew MacKay Scott in 1947. She graduated summa cum laude in 1941 from the University of Georgia and earned her M.A. at Northwestern in 1944 and her Ph.D. in 1958 at Radcliffe College. From 1944-1947 and again from 1951-1953, Scott served as a research associate, congressional representative and editor of THE NATIONAL VOTER for the League of Women Voters of the United States. She began teaching at Duke University in 1961...

Planned Parenthood

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Pannell, Lord Charles

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Browning, Gordon, 1889-

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Rudy Olgiati

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McKinnon, Edna Rankin, 1893-

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Birth control advocate (University of Montana, B.A., 1916, LL.B., 1918), McKinnon worked with the Margaret Sanger Research Bureau (1936-1947) establishing birth control clinics around the country, was Executive Director of the Planned Parenthood Association, Chicago area (1947-1957), and a field worker for the Pathfinder Fund, a private organization for international family planning (1958-1966). In this last position she traveled in India, Africa, and the Middle East to help in the establishment...

McGrory, Mary, 1918-2004

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Journalist. Full name: Mary Dorothy McGrory. From the description of Mary McGrory papers, 1928-2004 (bulk 1956-2002). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71132926 Biographical Note 1918, Aug. 22 Born, Boston, Mass. 1939 A.B., Emmanuel College, Boston, Mass. ...

Tennessee Commission on Children

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Douglas, Paul H.

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McKinnon, Edna Rankin, 1893-

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Birth control advocate (University of Montana, B.A., 1916, LL.B., 1918), McKinnon worked with the Margaret Sanger Research Bureau (1936-1947) establishing birth control clinics around the country, was Executive Director of the Planned Parenthood Association, Chicago area (1947-1957), and a field worker for the Pathfinder Fund, a private organization for international family planning (1958-1966). In this last position she traveled in India, Africa, and the Middle East to help in the establishment...

Winston Churchill's

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McKinnon, Edna Rankin, 1893-

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Birth control advocate (University of Montana, B.A., 1916, LL.B., 1918), McKinnon worked with the Margaret Sanger Research Bureau (1936-1947) establishing birth control clinics around the country, was Executive Director of the Planned Parenthood Association, Chicago area (1947-1957), and a field worker for the Pathfinder Fund, a private organization for international family planning (1958-1966). In this last position she traveled in India, Africa, and the Middle East to help in the establishment...

League of Women Voters (Chattanooga, Tennessee)

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Citizens' Research Foundation

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De Pierri, Kate

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Scott, Anne Firor, 1921-....

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Anne Firor Scott was born April 24, 1921 in Montezuma Georgia. She married Andrew MacKay Scott in 1947. She graduated summa cum laude in 1941 from the University of Georgia and earned her M.A. at Northwestern in 1944 and her Ph.D. in 1958 at Radcliffe College. From 1944-1947 and again from 1951-1953, Scott served as a research associate, congressional representative and editor of THE NATIONAL VOTER for the League of Women Voters of the United States. She began teaching at Duke University in 1961...

National League of Women Voters (U.S.)

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Tom Ragland

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Burch, Guy Irving, 1899-

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Volunteer Women's Roundtable

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Albert Gore

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Charlie Neese

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Derian, Patricia M.

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Patricia Murphy Derian was born in New York City in 1929 and and grew up in Virginia, where she received a degree from the University of Virginia School of Nursing in 1952. She is a former Secretary for Human Rights, a veteran of the Civil Rights movement, and an international human rights activist. In early years she acted as consultant to the Office of Economic Opportunity for the oversight of the Mississippi Action for Progress (MAP). She served as Deputy Director for Jimmy Carter's president...

Tennessee United Organization for Education

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Alexander, Lamar, 1940-

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Lamar Alexander was the Governor of Tennessee from 1979 to 1987, and the president of the University of Tennessee from 1988 to 1991. He served as Secretary of Education from 1991 to 1993, and in 2003 he was elected as a U.S. Senator from Tennessee. From the description of Alexander, Lamar, 1940- (U.S. National Archives and Records Administration). naId: 10569252 ...

Lucile Myers

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Tennessee Citizens' Commission for Better Schools

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National Women's Political Caucus (U.S.). Tennessee Chapter.

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Democratic National Committee (U.S.). Women's Division

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The Women's Division conducted its affairs independently of the National Committee; the Division was headed by Miss Mary Dewson, 1932-1934, Mrs. James H. Wolfe, 1935-1936, Mrs. Thomas F. McAllister, 1937-1940, and Mrs. Charles W. Tillett, 1940-1946. From the description of Papers, 1932-1944. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155522524 ...

Edmund Orgill

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Ellsworth Huntington

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David Lilienthal

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Southern Regional Council

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The Help Our Public Education (HOPE) project was established in 1958 by a group of community leaders and concerned citizens to disseminate information regarding school integration in Georgia. After the Supreme Court's school desegregation decision of 1954, HOPE anticipated that many of Georgia's public schools would close, because the state would refuse to comply. HOPE believed an informed public would take the necessary action through elected representatives to keep Georgia's public schools ope...