Papers, 1884-1998 (inclusive), 1929-1988 (bulk)


Papers, 1884-1998 (inclusive), 1929-1988 (bulk)

Papers, 1884-1998 (inclusive), 1929-1988 (bulk)

146 file boxes, 2 half file boxes, 5 card file boxes, 7 folio folders, 3 folio+ folders, 1 oversize folder, 1 supersize folder; photographs: 166 folders, 4 folio folders, 1 folio+ folder, 1 supersize folder, 5 slides

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Arthur Joseph Goldberg was born August 8, 1908, in Chicago, Illinois, the youngest of eight children of Russian immigrants. His father, a produce peddler, died in 1916, forcing his siblings to quit school and go to work to support the family. As the youngest child, he was allowed to continue school, graduating from high school at age 16. He received a Bachelor of Science in Law from Northwestern, magna cum laude, at age 19 in 1929. He became the editor-in-chief of the ¿Illinois Law Review,¿ the ...

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Furness, Betty, 1916- (person)

Macy, John W., 1917-1986 (person)

Bryn Mawr Summer School for Women Workers in Industry (corporateBody)

Ford foundation (corporateBody)

Philanthropic organization established in 1936 by Henry and Edsel Ford from profits of the Ford Motor Company. From the description of Grant files, [ca. 1936-1986]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155532303 ...

Danzansky, Joseph (person)

Citizens' Advisory Council on the Status of Women (U.S.) (corporateBody)

President's Commission on the Status of Women (U.S.) (corporateBody)

Rudolf Berner (person)

National Women's Committee for Civil Rights. (corporateBody)

Aiken, George D. (George David), 1892-1984 (person)

American. From the guide to the George D. Aiken letter to Leo M. J. Manglaviti, 1972, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.) Senator. From the description of Reminiscences of George David Aiken : oral history, 1967. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122451163 U.S. senator from and governor of Vermont. From the description of George D. Aiken proclamation, 1937. (Unknown). WorldCat rec...

Karpatkin, Rhoda (person)

Hickey, Margaret (person)

Rawalt, Marguerite, 1895- (person)

Lawyer and feminist Rawalt has served as legal counsel for the National Organization for Women (NOW) and the Women's Equity Action League (WEAL), chaired the Civil and Political Rights Committee (CPR) of the President's Commission on the Status of Women (PCSW), and worked with the Citizens' Advisory Council on the Status of Women (CACSW). From the description of [Audiotape collection] [sound recording]. 1953-1979. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 122583145 Lawyer, i...

Democratic Party (Utah) (corporateBody)

Hardman, J. B. S. (Jacob Benjamin Salutsky), 1882-1968 (person)

Labor leader, editor. From the description of Reminiscences of J.B.S. Hardman : oral history, 1962. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309737062 J. B. S. Hardman, social philosopher, author, editor and leader in the development of American unionism for over sixty years, was born in Vilna, Russia, in 1882. Because of his revolutionary and trade union activities, he was exiled in 1908. He came to the United States where he became active in the S...

Paul Douglas. (person)

Muskie, Edmund S., 1914-1996 (person)

Governor of Maine, U.S. senator, U.S. secretary of state, of Waterville, Me.; d. 1996. From the description of Christmas card, 1957. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70926049 United States senator from Maine. From the description of Address : at water symposium, State University of New York at Buffalo, 1966 June 15. (Buffalo History Museum). WorldCat record id: 33841361 Politician, governor of Maine, U.S. senator from Maine, and U.S. Secretary of State; d....

Democratic Advisory Council of Elected Officials (U.S.) (corporateBody)

Carter, Jimmy, 1924- (person)

Jimmy Carter (James Earl Carter, Jr.), thirty-ninth president of the United States, was born on October 1, 1924, in Plains, Georgia, and grew up in the nearby community of Archery. His father, James Earl Carter, Sr., was a farmer and businessman; his mother, Lillian Gordy, a registered nurse. He was educated in the Plains public schools, attended Georgia Southwestern College and the Georgia Institute of Technology, and received a B.S. from the U.S. Naval Academy in 1946. In the Navy he became a ...

Kugelberg, Bertil (person)

Ferraro, Geraldine, 1935-2011 (person)

Geraldine Anne "Gerry" Ferraro (August 26, 1935 – March 26, 2011) was the first female vice-presidential nominee representing a major American political party. She served in the United States House of Representatives from 1979 to 1985 and in 1984 was the Democratic Party's vice presidential nominee, running alongside former vice president Walter Mondale. She was also an ambassador, attorney, journalist, author, and businesswoman. Ferraro grew up in New York City and worked as a public school ...

Lubin, Carol Riegelman (person)

Carol Riegelman Lubin was a consultant for a number of social welfare organizations concerned with women, children, housing, and unemployment. She represented the International Federation of Settlements and Neighbourhood Centres at the United Nations, and served on the professional staff of the International Labour Organisation in a variety of positions from 1935 to 1952. From the description of Papers, 1930-1981 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 122561970 ...

Glazer, Joe (person)

President's Council on Consumer Interests (U.S.) (corporateBody)

Rachel Carson Council (corporateBody)

National Consumers' League (corporateBody)

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...

Giant Food, Inc. (corporateBody)

HEWES, AMY (person)

Pepper, Claude, 1900- (person)

General motors corporation (corporateBody)

Washington Opportunities for Women, inc. (corporateBody)

Morse, Wayne L. (Wayne Lyman), 1900-1974 (person)

Senator; interviewee d. 1974. From the description of Reminiscences of Wayne Lyman Morse : oral history, 1957. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122513706 Wayne Lyman Morse was born October 20, 1900 in Verona, Wisconsin. He graduated from the University of Wisconsin in 1923 with a major in labor economics and obtained a masters degree in 1924. He attended law school at the University of Minnesota, graduating in 1928 and then went to Columbia ...

National Committee on Household Employment (corporateBody)

Founded in 1964 to restructure private household employment. From the description of Records, 1937-1979. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70938812 ...

Dekeyzer, Roger (person)

Ruder, William (person)

Miller, Frieda Segelke, 1889-1973. (person)

Gilbert, Ronnie (person)

Weight, Thelma (person)

National Council of Women of the United States (corporateBody)

The National Council of Women of the United States (NCW) is an organization comprised of women's voluntary organizations with a common interest in the social, educational, and political rights of women. Its primary purpose is to act as a clearing-house or information bureau for its members in order to broaden awareness of each other's activities and to increase cooperation and reduce duplication of efforts among them. Along with its affiliate organization, the International Council of Women, the...

Knights of labor (corporateBody)

Labor organization. From the description of Minutes, 1886. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122536651 From the guide to the Knights of Labor minutes, 1886, (L. Tom Perry Special Collections) Organized in Philadelphia in 1869 as a general labor organization to protect and promote American laborers. One of ther goals was to prohibit the importation of foreign labor under contract. In 1880's, California's local Assemblies worked to ban use of Chinese immigrants and to pr...

Van Wagenen, Lola (person)

Krane, Patsy (person)

Tiernan, Kip (person)

Consumers Opposed to Inflation in the Necessities. (corporateBody)