Papers, 1874-1945

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Papers, 1874-1945

Papers, 1874-1945

Correspondence, scrapbooks, writings, etc., of Mary Ware Dennett, suffragist, pacifist, artisan and advocate of birth control and sex education.

43 file boxes, 1 card file, 5 folio+ folders, 5 oversize folders, 7 oversize volumes

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Holmes, Oliver Wendell, 1809-1894

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Holmes (Harvard, M.D. 1836) was Parkman Professor of Anatomy at Harvard Medical School from 1847 to 1882, dean of the Medical School from 1847 to 1853, and a noted essayist and poet. A paper on the contagiousness of puerperal fever, presented at an 1843 meeting of the Boston Society for Medical Improvement, was his most famous contribution to medicine. His indictment of physicians for their role in causing and spreading the fever was one of the most controversial treatises of the time...

O’Reilly, John Boyle, 1844-1890

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John Boyle O'Reilly was born in County Meath, Ireland, and apprenticed with a newspaper at the age of eleven. He joined the English army to persuade Irish soldiers to join the Fenian movement, and was so successful he was found guilty of treason and sentenced to death. The sentence was commuted, and he was exiled to Australia, but escaped to America and after numerous adventures settled in Boston. He lectured, wrote poetry, and joined the Boston Pilot, which he later co-owned, turning it into Am...

Perkins, Frances, 1880-1965

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Frances Perkins (born Fannie Coralie Perkins; April 10, 1880 – May 14, 1965) was an American sociologist and workers-rights advocate who served as the U.S. Secretary of Labor from 1933 to 1945, the longest serving in that position, and the first woman appointed to the U.S. Cabinet. As a loyal supporter of her friend, Franklin D. Roosevelt (FDR), she helped pull the labor movement into the New Deal coalition. She and Interior Secretary Harold L. Ickes were the only original members of the Rooseve...

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...

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–...

National Woman's Party

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National Woman’s Party (NWP), formerly (1913–16) Congressional Union for Woman Suffrage, American political party that in the early part of the 20th century employed militant methods to fight for an Equal Rights Amendment to the U.S. Constitution. Formed in 1913 as the Congressional Union for Woman Suffrage, the organization was headed by Alice Paul and Lucy Burns. Its members had been associated with the National American Woman Suffrage Association (NAWSA), but their insistence that woman suffr...

McCulloch, Catharine Waugh, 1862-1945

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Catharine Gouger Waugh McCulloch (June 4, 1862 – April 20, 1945) was an American lawyer, suffragist, and reformer. She actively lobbied for women's suffrage at the local, state, and national levels as a leader in the Illinois Equal Suffrage Association, Chicago Political Equality League, and National American Woman Suffrage Association. She was the first woman elected Justice of the Peace in Illinois. Born in 1862 in Ransomville, New York as Catherine Gouger Waugh, she entered Rockford Colleg...

Howe, Julia Ward, 1819-1910

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Julia Ward Howe, née Julia Ward, (born May 27, 1819, New York, New York, U.S.—died October 17, 1910, Newport, Rhode Island), American author and lecturer best known for her “Battle Hymn of the Republic.” Julia Ward came of a well-to-do family and was educated privately. In 1843 she married educator Samuel Gridley Howe and took up residence in Boston. Always of a literary bent, she published her first volume of poetry, Passion Flowers, in 1854; this and subsequent works—including a poetry collec...

Milholland, Inez, 1886-1916

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Inez Milholland Boissevain (August 6, 1886 – November 25, 1916) was a suffragist, labor lawyer, socialist, World War I correspondent, and public speaker who greatly influenced the women's movement in America. She was active in the National Woman's Party and a key participant in the 1913 Woman Suffrage Procession. Born to a wealthy family in Brooklyn, New York, Milholland grew up in New York City and London. While in England, she met the militant suffragist Emmeline Pankhurst and became a poli...

Gilman, Charlotte Perkins, 1860-1935

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Charlotte Perkins Stetson Gilman (1860-1935) was the leading public intellectual of the women’s movement in the early 20th century. Born into the prestigious Beecher family, she struggled through a lonely childhood and disastrous marriage, which caused a nervous breakdown. Her mental health returned once she separated from her husband; she later gave him custody of their young daughter, and he had a happy second marriage to one of her close friends. She moved to California, and threw herself int...

Higginson, Thomas Wentworth, 1823-1911

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Higginson was born in Cambridge, Massachusetts, on December 22, 1823. He was a descendant of Francis Higginson, a Puritan minister and immigrant to the colony of Massachusetts Bay. His father, Stephen Higginson (born in Salem, Massachusetts, November 20, 1770; died in Cambridge, Massachusetts, February 20, 1834), was a merchant and philanthropist in Boston and steward of Harvard University from 1818 until 1834. His grandfather, also named Stephen Higginson, was a member of the Continental Congre...

Livermore, Mary A. (Mary Ashton), 1820-1905

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Mary Livermore, born Mary Ashton Rice, (December 19, 1820 – May 23, 1905) was an American journalist, abolitionist, and advocate of women's rights. When the American Civil War broke out, she became connected with the United States Sanitary Commission, headquarters at Chicago, performing a vast amount of labor of all kinds—organizing auxiliary societies, visiting hospitals and military posts, contributing to the press, answering correspondence, and other things incident to the work done by tha...

Whittier, John Greenleaf, 1807-1892

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John Greenleaf Whittier was a wildly popular New England poet. A deeply committed and active abolitionist, he wrote many of his poems with a political agenda, although distinguished by an open-minded tolerance so often lacking in his fellow abolitionists. Although his works are somewhat marred by overtly political and overly sentimental works, the core of his output stands as fine, lyrical American verse. From the description of John Greenleaf Whittier letters, 1858 and 1876. (Pennsy...

Sinclair, Upton, 1878-1968

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Upton Sinclair was born in Baltimore, Maryland in 1878. Sinclair was an American author, novelist, journalist, and political activist who wrote many books in several genres. He is most well-known for his exposé, The Jungle regarding conditions in Chicago's meat packing plants, which influenced the passage of the Meat Inspection Act and the Pure Food and Drug Act in 1906. Much of Sinclair's writing was related to the economic and social conditions of the early twentieth century. He was heavily in...

League for Independent Political Action

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Garrison, William Lloyd, 1838-1909

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Marsden, Dora, 1882-1960

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Epithet: author and feminist British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000349.0x00031d ...

Page, Mary H. (Mary Hutcheson), 1860-1940

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In addition to founding a discussion club that became the Brookline Equal Suffrage Association, being president of the Brookline Association, and serving as chairman of the Executive Board of the Massachusetts Woman Suffrage Association, Page played a major role in founding the Boston Equal Suffrage Association for Good Government. Chair of BESAGG's Executive Board and later its president, she was known for her fund-raising skills and ability to convince individual women to join the suffrage cau...

Young, Art, 1866-1943

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Art Young (1866-1943) was a leading socialist cartoonist and humorist whose work appeared in The Masses (1910-1917) and elsewhere. He was born in Monroe, Wisconsin, studied at the Academy of Design in Chicago, where he first illustrated news stories and saw his cartoons published in various newspapers. In 1895 Young moved to New York where his work was published in Life and where he became a socialist and, in 1910, one of the founding members of the artists and writers cooperative that produced ...

Thomas, M. Carey (Martha Carey), 1857-1935

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Cannon, Walter B. (Walter Bradford), 1871-1945

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Walter Bradford Cannon (Harvard, A.B. 1896; A.M. 1897; M.D. 1900; Honorary Sc.D. 1937) taught physiology at Harvard and was George Higginson Professor of Physiology and Chairman of the Department. He was innovative in both research and medical education. In 1900 he adapted the case system for teaching medicine. His scientific research includes studies on the digestive tract and experiments on the denervated heart and his contributions include the concept of homeostasis and the discovery of the t...

Knoblauch, Mary

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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...

Dewey, John, 1859-1952

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John Dewey was born on October 20, 1859 in Burlington, Vermont and graduated in 1879 from The University of Vermont. After graduation Dewey taught high school and published in the Journal of Speculative Philosophy. In 1884 Dewey resumed his studies and earned a Ph. D. from John Hopkins University. Although he taught and remained primarily at Columbia University, he also taught or lectured at the University of Chicago, University of Michigan, University of Minnesota, University of California, Imp...

Beard, Charles Austin, 1874-1948

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American historian and educator From the guide to the Charles Austin Beard letters, undated, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.) Historian, political scientist. From the description of Austin Charles Beard letters, 1929-1939. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 465279213 Charles Austin Beard was born in 1874 and died in 1948. He was a political science professor and historian at Columbia Univer...

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 ...

Hall, Bolton, 1854-1938

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Bolton Hall was a lawyer in New York City. In 1910 he founded the Free Acres Association in Berkeley Heights, New Jersey. From the description of Miscellaneous manuscripts, 1905-1940, n.d. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155885844 New York City lawyer, reformer, and exponent of single tax theory. From the description of Hall-Herrick papers, ca. 1830-1949. (New York University, Group Batchload). WorldCat record id: 58782757 Bolto...

Draper, Ruth, 1884-1956

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Ruth Draper was a monologist, based in New York City. From the description of Ruth Draper Collection. 1913-1956. (New York University). WorldCat record id: 476263868 American actress. From the description of Autograph letter in the third person, dated : [n.p.], 22 February [1910?], to [Mr. and Mrs. Harry Harkness Flagler], [1910?] Feb. 22. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270565965 From the description of Autograph letter signed : 35 Montpelier Square, Ken...

Laidlaw, H. B. (Harriet Burton), 1874-1949

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Anthony, Lucy E., 1861-1944.

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Bryant, Louise Stevens, 1885-1959

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Public health specialist; Author; Editor; Publicist. From the description of Papers 1885-1956. (Smith College). WorldCat record id: 46706099 Louise Stevens Bryants' publicity photo for Girl Scouts, 1919-23 Public health specialist, editor, and publicist Louise Stevens Bryant (1885-1956) received a B.S. from Smith College in 1908 and a PhD in Medical Science from the University of Pennsylvania. She promoted dispensary development and edited a pioneer...

Rolland, Romain

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French author. From the description of Autograph letter signed : [Paris], to an unidentified editor or publisher, 1906 Nov. 27. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270872184 French communist intellectual. From the description of Romain Rolland miscellaneous papers, 1932-1935. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754868035 Romain Rolland was a French novelist, dramatist, and essayist, an idealist who was deeply involved with pacifism; Lucien Price was an American no...

Society for Constructive Birth Control and Racial Progress.

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Palmer, Alice Freeman, 1855-1902

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Student at University of Michigan, later president of Wellesley College. From the description of Alice Freeman Palmer correspondence, 1874-1900. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34419539 ...

Bass, Elizabeth

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Cerf, Bennett, 1898-1971

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BIOGHIST REQUIRED Author & publisher. Columbia A.B. 1919; Litt.B. 1920. From the guide to the Bennett Cerf Papers, ca. 1898-1977., (Columbia University Rare Book and Manuscript Library, ) Publisher and editor. Founder of Random House, New York, with Donald S. Klopfer; president, 1927-1966; and chairman of the board, 1966- Other publishing affiliations include Bantam Books (New York) and Modern Library, Inc. (New York). From the description of Calling card : N...

Woman's Municipal League of the City of New York.

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James, William, 1842-1910

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William James was the preeminent American philosopher of his day. His reinterpretations of psychology and pragmatism were among his major contributions to world thought, and his work continues to reward study and inspire analysis. From the description of William James letter to A.G. Dew-Smith, 1883 Dec. 1. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 50757824 From the description of William James letter to Violet Paget, 1908 July 29. (Pennsylvania State Uni...

Maule, Frances, 1879-1966

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Park, Alice, 1861-1961

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Alice Locke Park, feminist, reformer, and pacifist, was born in Boston in 1861 but lived most of her life in California. She was active in both national and international organizations for the improvement of prison conditions, labor laws, humane education, wild life conservation, and the preservation of natural resources. Her primary interest, however, was in women's rights, and she was assistant director of the Susan B. Anthony Memorial Committee of California. From the description ...

Bedborough, George

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Bernays, Hella Freud

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Deland, Margaret, 1857-1945

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Author Margaret Wade Campbell Deland was born in Allegheny, Penn. She became interested in the plight of unmarried mothers, taking them into her home until they could find proper jobs. For biographical information, see Notable American Women, 1607-1950 (1971). From the description of Letters, 1884-1937 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 232007073 Margaret Deland was born in Western Pennsylvania, was educated in New York, and lived much of her adult life i...

White, Sue Shelton, 1887-1943

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A suffrage worker in Tennessee and on the national level, White, a lawyer, also served as acting secretary to Senator Kenneth McKellar of Tennessee (1920-1926), as executive secretary of the Women's Division of the Democratic National Committee (1930-1933), and as assistant chair of the consumer's advisory board of the National Recovery Administration under Mary Harriman Rumsey (1934-1935). From the description of Papers, 1898-1963 (inclusive), 1909-1963 (bulk). (Harvard University)....

Miller, Alice Duer, 1874-1942

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Alice (Maude) Duer Miller served as a Trustee of Barnard from 1922-1942, collaborating with Susan Myers-on " Barnard College; the First Fifty Years" published in 1939. She graduated from Barnard in 1899 and did graduate work in Mathematics at Columbia. Miller was an author, writing short stories, novels, screenplays and poetry. She acted in the film, "Soak the Rich." Miller was member of the Algonquin Roundtable a charter member of Alexander Woollcott's literary colony on Neshobe Island, Lake Bo...

Lodge, Henry Cabot, 1850-1924

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Henry Cabot Lodge (1850-1924) was born into a prominent Boston family in 1850. Through his mother’s family, the Cabots, Lodge traced his lineage back to the 17th century, with one great-grandfather a leading Federalist during the Revolutionary period. Growing up in both an intellectual and privileged household, "Cabot" took naturally to academic subjects, particularly history and literature. Beyond his early devotion to scholarly pursuits, Lodge also enjoyed numerous sports and the great outdoor...

Barnes, Henry Elmer

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Rublee, Juliet Barrett

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Epithet: of Washington DC British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000296.0x000308 Juliet Rublee, autographed to Margaret Sanger (from Margaret Sanger Papers), undated Birth control advocate; Pacifist; Feminist. Juliet Barrett eas born in Chicago in 1875. She attended Miss Porter's School in Farmington, CT; she married George Rublee, lawyer and political advisor to Dwight Morrow and later a Wil...

Hoover, Herbert, 1874-1964

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Herbert Clark Hoover (b. August 10, 1874, Iowa-d. October 20, 1964), thirty-first president of the United States, was born in Iowa, and was orphaned as a child. A Quaker known from his childhood as "Bert" to his friends, he began a career as a mining engineer soon after graduating from Stanford University in 1895. Within twenty years he had used his engineering knowledge and business acumen to make a fortune as an independent mining consultant. In 1914 Hoover administered the American Relief Com...

Brennan, Alice

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Bliven, Bruce, 1889-1977

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Author, editor, and journalist. From the description of Papers of Bruce Bliven, 1953-1968. (University of Iowa Libraries). WorldCat record id: 148793561 Editor of the New Republic, writer, and lecturer. From the description of Bruce Bliven papers, 1906-1985. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122571477 Editor of the New Republic, writer, and lecturer. Bliven, born 27 July 1889, received his b.a. in English from Stanford University in 1911. He died 6 May 1977...

Jones, Eleanor Dwight

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Drexel Institute of Art, Science, and Industry

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The Drexel Institute of Art, Science, and Industry was founded in 1891 and first began enrolling students in 1892. Under its first president, James MacAlister, the earliest academic departments included art (including a School of Illustration run by noted illustrator Howard Pyle), business, domestic economy, a library school, mechanic arts, teacher training, the scientific department, the technical department, and lectures/evening classes. The second president of Drexel, Hollis Godfrey, consolid...

Bacon, Ann Anthony

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Clarke, James Freeman, 1810-1888

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Unitarian minister; trustee of the Boston Public Library, 1879-88; active on behalf of temperance, anti-slavery, women's sufferage movements; died in Jamaica Plain, Boston. From the description of Letters, 1863-1886. (Boston Public Library). WorldCat record id: 38003933 Clarke was a Unitarian clergyman, author, and reformer closely associated with the Transcendentalists. He was minister in Louisville, Ky. (1833-1840) and at the Church of the Disciples in Boston (1841-1850, 1...

Parmenter, Kenneth R.

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Birth Control Herald

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Ingersoll, Charles H.

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Lamont, Corliss, 1902-1995

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John Reed (1887-1920) was an American journalist and revolutionary. He graduated from Harvard College in 1910, joined the staff of The Masses in 1913, was a war correspondent in Mexico and Europe for Metropolitan Magazine, publicist for the Russian Revolution, and head of the American Communist Labor Party. From the guide to the Corliss Lamont papers concerning John Reed, 1910-1967., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University) Reed (1887-1920) was an Amer...

Gillmore, Inez Haynes, 1873-1970

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A writer, Inez (Haynes) Gillmore Irwin, was active in the women's suffrage movement, the first fiction editor of Max Eastman's periodical, The Masses, one of the original members of the feminist society, Heterodoxy, and a feminist historian. She served in leadership roles in various professional writers' associations and chaired the board of directors of the World Center for Women's Archives. For further information see Notable American Women, the Modern Period. From the description ...

Shelly, Rebecca

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Gruening, Ernest, 1887-1974

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Alaska Governor, 1939-1953, who supported statehood ; U.S. Senator, 1959-1968, who was one of the earliest opponents of U.S. involvement in the Vietnam War. From the description of Gruening diaries [microform], 1910, 1930-1970. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 42066998 Ernest Gruening was born in New York City, February 6, 1887. He graduated from Harvard College in 1907 and from Harvard Medical School in 1912. He began as a reporter for Boston American in 1912, served as the m...

Upton, Harriet Taylor

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Harriet Taylor Upton was an Ohio suffragist, one of seven women on, and vice chair of, the Republican Advisory Committee under President Warren G. Harding, 1922. She was auditor and treasurer of the National American Woman Suffrage Association. Daughter of Ezra B. Taylor and Harriet Frazer of Ravenna, Ohio, she married George Upton (d. 1923). She published the book, Our early presidents, their wives and children. From the description of Random recollections of Harriet Taylor Upton, c...

Eddy, George Sherwood, 1871- .

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Epithet: American missionary, writer on social and political topics British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000297.0x000150 U.S. social worker, lecturer, and writer. A Y.M.C.A. leader in the Orient, Near East, and Russia, Eddy wrote several books on Asian countries. From the description of Correspondence, 1952. (Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center (HRC); University of Texas at Austin). WorldCat record i...

Blossom, F. A. (Frederick Augustus), 1878-

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Wald, Lillian D., 1867-1940

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BIOGHIST REQUIRED Director of Henry Street Settlement in New York City. Miss Wald retired from active directorship in 1932. From the guide to the Lillian D. Wald Papers, 1895-1936, (Columbia University. Rare Book and Manuscript Library, ) Lillian D. Wald (1867-1940), a public health nurse and social worker in New York City on the Lower East Side, was a pioneer in American social work and public health. She founded the Henry Street Settlement and the Visiting Nurse Service of...

Brown, Gertrude Foster, 1867-1956

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Dell, Floyd, 1887-1969

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Editor, playwright, novelist. From the description of Letters of Floyd Dell [manuscript], 1924, 1935. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647810834 Author Floyd Dell was raised in impoverished circumstances in Illinois, developing ideals under the influence of his school-teacher mother. Although a high school dropout, a combination of intelligence, talent, and will contributed to his early success writing for periodicals. His book reviews were a revelation, and led...

Mander, Jane

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Bailey, Forest

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Ryan, Agnes E., 1878-1954

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Ryan was managing editor of the Woman's Journal, 1910-1917, at which time she and her husband, Henry Bailey Stevens, moved to Durham, NH, where she did freelance writing and pursued her interests in peace, non-violence, and vegetarianism. From the description of Papers, 1904-1955 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 122583279 ...

Gawthorpe, Mary

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Battle, George Gordon, 1868-

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Root, Elihu, 1845-1937

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Elihu Root, born in Clinton, NY, attended Hamilton College (A.B., 1864, A.M. in course, 1867) and University Law School of New York. He served as member Alaskan Boundary Tribunal; United States District Attorney, Southern New York, 1883 - 85; Secretary of War, 1899 - 1904; Secretary of State, 1905 - 09; U.S. Senator from New York, 1909 - 15; Senior Counsel for the U.S., North Atlantic Fisheries Arbitration, The Hague, 1910; Ambassador at Head of Special Diplomatic Mission to Russia, 1...

Peck, Mary Gray, 1867?-1957

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Society of Arts and Crafts (Boston, Mass.)

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Incorporated 1897, Boston, Masssachusetts. First American arts and crafts organization. Frederic Allen Whiting was director and treasurer until 1912. Humphery J. Emery served as director of the Society in the 1930's. From the description of Society of Arts and Crafts records, 1897-1960. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122389937 ...

Gruening, Martha

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New York Society of Craftsmen.

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Lindey, Alexander, 1896-1981

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MARY (WARE) DENNETT

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Suffragist, pacifist, artisan, and advocate of birth control and sex education, Mary Coffin (Ware) Dennett was born on April 4, 1872, in Worcester, Mass., the first daughter and second of four children of George Whitefield and Livonia Coffin (Ames) Ware. She was the niece of Edwin Doak and Lucia (Ames) Mead, two noted Boston social reformers, and the grandniece of Charles Carleton Coffin, historian and war correspondent. When her father, a wool merchant, died in 1882, the family mov...

Sergio, Lisa, 1905-....

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Cutting, Bronson M., 1888-1935

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Publisher and U.S. senator from New Mexico. Full name: Bronson Murray Cutting. From the description of Bronson M. Cutting papers, 1890-1950 (bulk 1910-1935). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70980057 U.S. senator from New Mexico. From the description of Letter, 1929 Oct. 14, Washington D.C., to Perry Walton, Boston. (Boston Athenaeum). WorldCat record id: 184907337 Biographical Note ...

West, Rebecca, 1892-1983

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Rebecca West was a British author and journalist. Born Cicily Fairfield, of Scots-Irish heritage, she adopted the name of the strong-willed heroine of Ibsen's play, Rosmershmolm. She trained as an actress, but concentrated on writing and contributed to various liberal journals. In addition to social commentary and literary criticism, she wrote novels; her writing was distinguished by passion, intelligence, and style. Her personal life included a decade-long affair with H.G. Wells, affairs with C...

Swing, Raymond, 1887-1968

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Raymond Gram Swing (Mar. 25, 1887, Cortland, N.Y.-d. Dec. 22, 1968, Washington, D.C.), American print and broadcast journalist. From the description of Swing, Raymond Gram, 1887-1968 (U.S. National Archives and Records Administration). naId: 12012081 Epithet: US journalist British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000295.0x00010c Journalist and radio commentator. Full name: Raymond Gram Swing. ...

Fisher, Dorothy Canfield. (1879-1958).

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American author and novelist, of Arlington, Vt. From the description of Letter, 1956 Dec. 19. (Maine Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 70960370 Dorothy Canfield Fisher was a skilled educator and popular author. Many of her works were written for children, but enjoyed by adults. Her stories are insightful and caring, honest and clever, and generally conservative in style and theme. She was also very active in civic and charitable concerns. From the ...

The Birth Control Review

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Adams, Charles Francis, 1835-1915

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Railroad expert, civic leader, historian; son of Charles Francis Adams, son of John Quincy Adams. From the description of ALS, 1864 Sept. 4, City Point, Va., to the Provost Marshal General's Dept., City Point. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122690013 Adams was a General in the US Army in the Civil War. After the War he was a railroad executive and eventually president of the Union Pacific Railroad, 1884-1890. From the description of [Letter...

Hanau, Stella

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Stella Bloch was born July 24, 1890, in Manhattan, New York. Shortly before entering Barnard college she met Hella Bernays, niece of Sigmund Freud, who became and remained her best friend throughout life. In 1914 Stella married Leo Hanau. After World War I the couple set up a joint household with the Bernays family. During the 1920s, Stella was active in experimental theaters in lower Manhattan. Stella Hanau and Hella Bernays were also active in the women's suffrage movement, and St...

Howells, William Dean

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Epithet: American author British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000613.0x0000a8 ...

Comstock, Anthony, 1844-1915

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Reformer, and secretary of the Society for the Suppression of Vice from 1873 until his death in 1915. From the description of Letter to A. W. Parker [manuscript], 1892. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647996468 Head of Society for the Suppression of Vice. From the description of Postcard, 1882 June 29. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 31421823 Inspector, Secretary and Chief special agent for The New York Society for the Suppre...

Baldwin, Roger N. (Roger Nash), 1884-1981

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Political reformer. From the description of Reminiscences of Roger Nash Baldwin : oral history, 1975. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309721453 From the description of Reminiscences of Roger Nash Baldwin : oral history, 1974. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309721472 From the description of Reminiscences of Roger Nash Baldwin : oral history, 1965. (Columbia University In the City of New York). Wor...

Coolidge, Grace Goodhue, 1879-1957

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Grace Anna Goodhue Coolidge served as First Lady of as the wife of the 30th President, Calvin Coolidge (1923-1929). An exceptionally popular White House hostess, she was voted one of America’s 12 greatest living women in 1931. For her “fine personal influence exerted as First Lady of the Land,” Grace Coolidge received a gold medal from the National Institute of Social Sciences. In 1931 she was voted one of America’s twelve greatest living women. She had grown up in the Green Mountain city ...

Dombrowsky, James A.

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Schwimmer, Rosika, 1877-1948

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Schwimmer was a Jewish pacifist and writer, born in Hungary. Her application for American citizenship was denied by the Supreme Court in 1929 on the grounds of her pacifist views. Justice Holmes wrote the dissenting opinion. (United States v. Schwimmer; 49 S. Ct. 448) From the description of Correspondence between Rosika Schwimmer and Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr., 1930-1935. (Harvard Law School Library). WorldCat record id: 235152187 Public official. From the descr...

American Birth Control League

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American Birth Control League (ABCL) was an organization founded in New York City in 1921 by birth control pioneer Margaret Sanger (1879-1966). It was a national voluntary organization to promote birth control via public education, legislative reform, medical contraceptive research, and provision of services. Affiliated units were: Birth Control Review, Clinical Research Bureau, American Birth Control League Congressional Committee, American Birth Control League Speaker's Bureau, American Birth ...

New York academy of medicine

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Blackwells Island is the former name of Welfare Island in New York. From the description of Miscellaneous hospitals' records, [ca. 1770-1962] (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155497904 ...

La Guardia, Fiorello H. (Fiorello Henry), 1882-1947

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Fiorello H. La Guardia served as a three term Mayor of New York City, 1934-1945. Born in New York City in 1882 to immigrants, he was raised in the Dakota and Arizona territories. La Guardia worked as a translator at Ellis Island from 1907 to 1910 while stuyding the law. After passing the bar, he represented immigrants, workers, and the poor. He became active in liberal Republican politics, and ran for Congress in 1914. He lost the election, but won the seat in 1916, making him the first Italian-...

Stillman, Clara G. (Clara Gruening)

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Voluntary Parenthood League (N.Y.)

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Kendig, Isabelle

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Babcock, Caroline L. (Caroline Lexow), 1882-

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Caroline Lexow Babcock (b. Feb. 5, 1882, Nyack, NY–d. March 8, 1980, Nyack, NY). The daughter of legislator Clarence Lexow, she graduated Barnard College in 1904. She became executive secretary to Harriot Stanton Blatch at the Women's Political Union. Babcock also served as president of the College Equal Suffrage League of New York, executive secretary of the National College Equal Suffrage League, served on the executive committee and board of directors of the Birth Control Federation of Americ...

Stone, Hannah M. (Hannah Mayer), 1894-1941

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National Committee for the Revision of the Comstock Law.

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National Council on Freedom from Censorship.

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Nash, Ogden, 1902-1971

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American poet. From the description of The Voluble Wheel Chair (for Eugène--March 31,1952) : Baltimore : autograph poem signed, written for Eugène Reynal, 1952. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270612668 American writer. From the description of Typewritten letter signed, dated : New York, 16 March 1962, to Mr. Miller, 1962 Mar. 16. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270874504 American poet Ogden Nash was born in New York and raised along the east coast. Afte...

Norris, George William, 1861-1944

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U.S. representative and senator from Nebraska. From the description of Papers of George W. Norris, 1884-1944 (bulk 1893-1944). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 81101513 ...

Catt, Carrie Chapman, 1859-1947

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Carrie Lane Chapman Catt, suffragist, early feminist, political activist, and Iowa State alumna (1880), was born on January 9, 1859 in Ripon, Wisconsin to Maria Clinton and Lucius Lane. At the close of the Civil War, the Lanes moved to a farm near Charles City, Iowa where they remained throughout their lives. Carrie entered Iowa State College in 1877 completing her work in three years. She graduated at the top of her class and while in Ames established military drills for women, became the first...

Hillquit, Morris, 1869-1933

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American socialist leader. From the description of Morris Hillquit miscellanea, 1924-1934. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754871697 Morris Hillquit (1896-1933) was a socialist leader, lawyer, author and prominent theoretician of the Socialist Pary. He ran twice for mayor of New York City and five times for the House of Representatives, always unsuccessfully. From the guide to the Morris Hillquit Papers, 1906-1959, (Tamiment Library / Wagner Archives) ...

Tarbell, Ida M. (Ida Minerva), 1857-1944

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Ida M. Tarbell was an investigative journalist best known from her The History of the Standard Oil Company published in 1904. She wrote for American Magazine, which she also co-owned and co-edited, from 1906 to 1915. From the guide to the Ida M. Tarbell papers, 1916-1930, (Ohio University) Historian, journalist, lecturer, and muckraker, (Allegheny College, A.B., 1880). For further information, see Notable American Women (1971). From the description of The nationa...

Moulton, Louise Chandler, 1835-1908

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Evans was a professor at Tufts College, 1900-1912. From the description of Letter [between 1900 and 1912] Oct. 28, Boston, to Prof. [L.B.] Evans [Medford, Mass.]. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34367729 Louise Chandler Moulton was a minor American poet who lived in Boston, Massachusetts. From the description of Louise Chandler Moulton letters to and about E.C. and Laura Stedman, 1873-1894. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record ...

Eliot, Charles William, 1834-1926

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Eliot served as president of Harvard University (1869-1909). From the description of Correspondence of Charles W. Eliot, 1870-1920. (Harvard Law School Library). WorldCat record id: 234339031 Charles William Eliot (1834-1926) was President of Harvard University from March 12, 1869 to May 19, 1909. He also taught mathematics and chemistry at Harvard University (1858-1863) and at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (1865-1869). Eliot was one of the most influential educa...

De Mille, Agnes

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Agnes George de Mille was born in New York City, September 18, 1905, daughter of film producer, William de Mille and Anna (George) de Mille, daughter of economist Henry George. When Agnes was nine years old the family moved to Hollywood where her uncle, Cecil B. de Mille, was a motion picture director. Agnes entered university at age sixteen graduating from the University of California, Los Angeles, with a degree in English. Although she began dancing in her early teens, it was not ...

Jacobi, Anna Manus

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Bromley, Dorothy Dunbar, 1896-1986

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Dorothy Dunbar Bromley (1897-1986), journalist and writer, was also known as Dorothy Dunbar Walker and used the pen name Stephen Ewing. She was born on a farm near Ottawa, Illinois, daughter of Helen Ewing Dunbar and Charles E. Dunbar, and graduated from Northwestern University in 1918. During her college years she served as a member of the Signal Corps. She moved to New York City, where she became a journalist; she did publicity and editorial work for Henry Holt and Company (1921-1...

Beals, Jessie Tarbox

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B. 1870; d.1942. From the description of Jessie Tarbox Beals : Artist File. (International Center of Photography). WorldCat record id: 528783566 ...

Ellis, Havelock, 1859-1939

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British essayist, editor physician and psychologist. He studied human sexual behavior and his research for Man and Women (1894) led to his major work, the seven volume, Studies in the Psychology of Sex (1897-1928). His last writings were the essays on literature and art reprinted in Views and Reviews (1932). From the description of Havelock Ellis papers, 1871-1939 (inclusive). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702166017 From the guide to the Havelock Ellis papers, 1871-1939, (M...

Stowe, Lyman Beecher, 1880-1963

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Mead, Lucia True Ames, 1856-1936

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Pacifist and suffragist, Mead devoted much of her life to social reform. She served as president of the Massachusetts Woman Suffrage Association (1903-1909) and supported many other organizations, including the Women's Municipal League, the Women's Educational and Industrial Union (Boston), the Consumers' League, the NAACP, and the American Civil Liberties Union. She was also vice president of the National Council for the Prevention of War, a director of the American Peace Society, and secretary...

Jacobs, Aletta H. (Aletta Henriette), 1854-1929

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Thomas, Norman, 1884-1968

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Clergyman, politician. From the description of Reminiscences of Norman Mattoon Thomas : oral history, 1950. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309735808 American socialist, presidential candidate. From the description of Letters, [1932] July 16 and [July 16?], [n.p.], to [Samuel Johnson] Woolf, [New York?]. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34363738 Politician. From the description of Reminiscences ...

Smith, Jane Norman, 1874-1953.

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Chairman of the National Woman's Party (NWP), 1927-1929. From the description of Papers, 1913-1953 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 123373717 ...

Fosdick, Harry Emerson, 1878-1969

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Rufus Ivory Cole served as the the director and physician-in-charge (1909-1937) of the Hospital of the Rockefeller Institute for Medical Research, the first hospital in the United States devoted primarily to the investigation of disease. Cole's medical research centered on problems relating to immunity to diseases of the respiratory system, particularly pneumonia From the guide to the Rufus Ivory Cole papers, ca. 1900-1966, 1900-1966, (American Philosophical Society) Ordaine...

Byrns, Elinor

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Lawyer, active in Women's Peace Society. From the description of Letter : New York, to Laurence Housman, Street, Somerset, 1938 June 21. (Bryn Mawr College). WorldCat record id: 25286058 ...

Free Trade League

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The Free Trade League split off from the American Free Trade League (founded in Boston shortly after the Civil War) in 1919. George Haven Putnam was president of the Free Trade League in New York City until 1930. R.R. Bowker took over the presidency and helped to form the Council for Tariff Reduction which sought to achieve modest reductions in tariff levels by exerting pressure on Congress. The Free Trade League (and Council) ceased operations in 1933. From the description of Free T...

Villard, Fanny Garrison, 1844-1928

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Fanny Garrison Villard, daughter of the abolitionist William LLoyd Garrison, was a social reformer and champion of woman's suffrage and international peace. She married the journalist Henry Villard in 1866. After her husband's death in 1900 she devoted herself to such organizations as the NAACP, Diet Kitchen Association, and Women's Peace Society. From the description of Fanny Garrison Villard correspondence and papers, 1857-1928. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612367604 ...

Hurd-Mead, Kate Campbell, 1867-1941

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Physician and historian of women in medicine (Women's Medical College of Pennsylvania, M.D., 1888), Mead was a founder of the Evening Dispensary for Working Women and Girls of Baltimore City, active in medical organizations in Middletown, Ct., president of the American Medical Women's Association, organizer of the Medical Women's International Association, and author of two published works on women in medicine. She married William Edward Mead, professor of English at Wesleyan University, in 1893...

Gilman, Catheryne Cooke

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The Freewoman

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Beam, Lura, 1887-1978

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Lura Beam was born in Marshfield, Maine, in 1887. She attended the University of California, Berkeley (1904-1906), and graduated from Barnard College in 1908. In 1917, she earned an M.A. from Columbia. She worked at the American Missionary Association (AMA) for three years as a teacher at two schools: the Gregory Normal Institute in Wilmington, North Carolina, and the LeMoyne Normal School in Memphis, Tennessee, before becoming AMA's Assistant Superintendent of Education in charge of the Deep So...

McCasland, Vine

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Birth Control News

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American Foundation for Homoeopathy

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Gallert, Myra

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Funk, Antoinette

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Schmalhausen, Samuel D. (Samuel Daniel), 1890-

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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...

Carnegie, Andrew, 1835-1919

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Andrew Carnegie (1835-1919) was an American industrialist and philanthropist. From the description of Carnegie autograph collection, 1867-1945. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122682758 From the guide to the Carnegie autograph collection, 1867-1945, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.) Andrew Carnegie was an industrialist and philanthropist. From the description of Address of Mr. Andrew Carnegie before the Pitt...

Flynn, Elizabeth Gurley, 1890-1964

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Note at end of May 14 letter: Miss Flynn died in Moscow in August of that year (1964) From the description of Correspondence, with Edward C. Weber, 1964. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34366435 Elizabeth Gurley Flynn (1890-1964) was a leading Irish-American Communist, socialist, feminist, labor organizer, orator, and campaigner for civil liberties. Joe Hill (1879-1915), labor songwriter and member of the Industrial Workers of the World (many of his songs appea...

Heterodoxy (Club)

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Macdonald, James Ramsay, 1866-1937

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British Prime Minister. From the description of Letters (6) : London, to Harold Picton, 1931-1936. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270972304 Epithet: Prime Minister British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001072.0x0001c1 Margaret Macdonald (nee Gladstone), 1870-1911, was educated largely at home. As a young woman, she was involved in various branches of voluntary social work, including ...

Putnam, George Haven, 1844-1930

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George Haven Putnam (1844-1930) was a publisher and author best known for his commitment to the establishment of national copyright legislation in the U.S. and to American adherence to the international copyright Convention of Berne. After serving in the U.S. Civil War, he entered his father's publishing house, G.P. Putnam's Sons. He assumed the presidency of the firm in 1872 and became an authority on the legal implications of copyright. In 1886 he formed the American Publishers' Copyright Leag...

Pen and Brush Club (New York, N.Y.)

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League for Mutual Aid

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Heidelberg, Virginia P.

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George, Henry, 1839-1897

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Economist and reformer. From the description of Papers of Henry George, 1888-1893. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79455433 Henry George (1839-1897), political economist and social reformer, was best known for his book Progress and Poverty, in which he advocated economic equality through a single tax on land value. He ran unsuccessfully for mayor of New York City on a labor ticket in 1884 and died during his second mayoral campaign in 1897. From the guide to the H...

Kirchwey, Freda

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Journalist (Barnard, B.A., 1915), Kirchwey was editor and publisher of The Nation (1937-1955). From the description of Papers, 1871-1972 (inclusive), 1937-1971 (bulk) [microform]. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 232006694 Journalist (Barnard, B.A., 1915), Kirchwey (1893-1976) was editor and publisher of the Nation. She was one of four children born to George Washington and Dora Child (Wendell) Kirchwey; in 1915 she married Evans Clark, director of the Twentieth Cen...

Potter, Frances Boardman Squire, 1867-1914.

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Writer, educator, and lecturer (Elmira College, B.A., 1887), Potter was an English professor at the University of Minnesota, chairman of the Dept. of Literature and Library Extension in the General Federation of Women's Clubs, and active in the women's suffrage and labor movements. From the description of Papers, 1879-1923 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 122521779 ...

Winsor, Mary, 1869-1956

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Mary Winsor (1869, Haverford, PA-d. Sept. 10, 1956, Philadelphia, PA) was from a prominent family from Haverford. She studied at Bryn Mawr, Radcliff, and the Drexel Institute. Winsor was a militant campaigner for women's suffrage. She became president of the Pennsylvania Limited Suffrage League (1910) and was also involved in the birth control movement. She was jailed several times while protesting suffrage....

Cable, George Washington, 1844-1925

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George Washington Cable, an American author and critic, was born in New Orleans and fought for the South in the Civil War. His first collection of tales of life in the south was Old creole days (1879). In 1884 he went on a reading tour with Mark Twain. He moved to Northampton, Mass., in 1885. He is chiefly known for his early works describing picturesque Louisiana Creole life and courageous essays on civil rights. From the description of George Washington Cable papers, 1865-1918. (Pe...

Gale, Linn A. E. (Linn Abel Eaton), 1892-

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Duniway, Abigail Scott, 1834-1915

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A writer, newspaper publisher, and promoter for women's rights, Abigail Scott Duniway was Oregon's strongest voice for the cause of woman's suffrage. Born Abigail Jane Scott in 1834, she left Illinois for Oregon with her family in 1852, where she met her husband Ben Duniway. The couple settled in Yamhill County, but because of financial difficulties and Ben's permanent injury in a wagon accident, they had to sell their land. The couple moved to nearby Lafayette, where Abigail taught school and, ...

Ernst, Morris Leopold 1888-

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Villard, Oswald Garrison, 1872-1949

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Epithet: US journalist British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000429.0x000092 Villard, a journalist and author, was president of the New York Evening Post (1897-1918), editor and owner of The Nation (1918-1932), publisher and contributing editor of The Nation (1932-1935), a founder of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People and of Yachting Magazine, and owner of the Nautical Gazette. His father ...

Stopes, Marie Carmichael 1880-1958

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Epithet: pioneer of birth control British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000613.0x000171 Pioneer in birth control and sex education, poet. From the description of Letters, 1916-1958. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122515055 Pioneer of birth control and sexual education. From the description of Letters, 1950. (Duke University). WorldCat record id: 318...

Mencken, H.L.

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Author and journalist. From the description of Papers of Henry Louis Mencken [manuscript] 1935-56. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647952438 American journalist. From the description of Letter, [1924?] Jan. 9, New York, to Perry Walton. (Boston Athenaeum). WorldCat record id: 184904324 Editor and satirist. From the description of Papers of H. L. Mencken [manuscript] 1912-1949. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647976...

Hallinan, Charles T.

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Bronson, Sonia Joseph

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Huse, P. B. P.

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Stone, Harlan Fiske, 1872-1946

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Four page letter written by Harlan Fiske Stone to Judge Groner. Stone describes his vacation in Franconia, NH and compares it with an earlier vacation spent in Colorado Springs, CO. From the description of Letter : Peckett's On-Sugar-Hill, Franconia, NH to Judge Groner, 1943 August 16. (Manchester City Library). WorldCat record id: 31855921 U.S. attorney general, associate and chief justice of the U.S. Supreme Court, and educator. From the description of Harlan F...

Nearing, Scott, 1883-1983

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Radical professor; socialist; pacifist during World War I era; author and lecturer; leader of "back-to-the-earth" movement. From the description of Papers, 1943-1988. (University of Toledo). WorldCat record id: 20061606 American sociologist. From the description of Letter [manuscript] : Toledo, Ohio, to Eckstein Case, Cleveland, Ohio, 1917 April 18. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647806119 Scott Nearing began his career as a t...

Brown, Emmanuel

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Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919

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Roosevelt, 26th U.S. president, served 1901-1909. From the description of DS, 1904 March 1. : Washington, D.C. Homestead Certificate. (Copley Press, J S Copley Library). WorldCat record id: 15210791 26th president of the United States, 1901-1909. From the description of Theodore Roosevelt letters, 1917, 1918. (Buffalo History Museum). WorldCat record id: 213408920 Roosevelt was then Governor of New York. Chapman was one of the founders of the New York St...

Bryce, James Bryce, Viscount, 1838-1922

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James Bryce, 1st Viscount Bryce, was a British writer, historian and statesman. Born in Belfast, he was educated at Glasgow University and later Oxford, he practiced law briefly, but returned to Oxford as a professor of civil law. He served in Parliament for many years, and held several government positions, including Ambassador to the United States. A renowned historian, he was also a productive writer of travel books, law tracts, and political theory. Universally admired and liked, an obituary...

Page, Walter Hines, 1855-1918

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Editor and American ambassador to Great Britain; of New York, N.Y. From the description of Papers, 1889-1917. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 20077806 Walter H. Page was editor of The Atlantic Monthly, 1895-98. Prior, he was with the Forum. Robert Johnson worked at the Century magazine. From the description of TLS, 1896 July 1, Boston, Mass. to Robert Underwood Johnson / Walter H. Page. (Haverford College Library). WorldCat record id: 37228165 ...

American Civil Liberties Union

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Founded in 1920 in New York City by Roger Baldwin and others; the ACLU was an outgrowth of the American Union Against Militarism's National Civil Liberties Bureau, which in 1920 changed its name to the American Civil Liberties Union. From the description of Collection, 1917- (Swarthmore College, Peace Collection). WorldCat record id: 42740878 The Southern Women's Rights Project (SWRP) located in Richmond is affiliated with the American Civil Liberties Union. The project deal...

Altgeld, John Peter, 1847-1902

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Illinois governor, 1893-1897. From the description of Legal documents, 1894-1896. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 26496721 From the description of Letter: Springfield, Ill., to John R. Tanner, 1897 Jan. 10. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 26507504 From the description of Legal document: order for arrest and extradition of a fugitive, 1895 Nov. 4. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 26507...

Conway, Moncure Daniel, 1832-1907

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Clergyman, editor, and abolitionist. From the description of Moncure Daniel Conway correspondence, 1889-1895. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79453541 American author and clergyman. From the description of Moncure Daniel Conway papers, 1847-1907. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 489376233 American author, publisher, clergyman. From the description of Papers of Moncure D. Conway [manuscript], 1859-1906. (Univer...

League for Progressive Democracy.

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Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963

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W. E. B. Du Bois was an American sociologist, socialist, historian, civil rights activist, Pan-Africanist, author, writer and editor. Educated at Fisk University, he did graduate work at the University of Berlin and Harvard, where he was the first African American to earn a doctorate. Du Bois became a professor of history, sociology and economics at Atlanta University. Due to his contributions in the African-American community he was seen as a member of a Black elite that supported some aspects ...

Dickinson, Robert Latou, 1861-1950

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Robert Latou Dickinson, 1861-1950, MD, 1882, Long Island College Hospital, was a gynecologist and obstetrician at Brooklyn Hospital and also taught at Long Island College Hospital. Dickinson served as secretary to the National Committee on Maternal Health, senior vice-president of Planned Parenthood Federation, president of the Euthanasia Society, and was president of the American Gynecological Society and New York Obstetrical Society. In addition to research on obstetrics and diseases of women,...

Brasher, Katherine Marie

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Taft, William Howard, 1857-1930

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William Howard Taft (1857-1930) was an American politician who served as U.S. President (1908-1912) and Chief Justitce of the Supreme Court (1921-1930). 1857 Born in Cincinnati, Ohio on September 15th 1878 Graduated from Yale University 1880 Graduated from Cincinnati Law School ...

La Follette, Fola, 1882-1970

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Field, Evelyn M.

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Lane, Margaret

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Borah, William Edgar, 1865-1940

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Lawyer and U.S. senator from Idaho. From the description of William Edgar Borah papers, 1905-1940 (bulk 1912-1940). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70979901 U.S. senator from Idaho. From the description of Letter, 1929 Oct. 12, Washington D.C., to Perry Walton, Boston. (Boston Athenaeum). WorldCat record id: 184904148 Attorney in Boise, Idaho; United States senator from Idaho, 1907-1940. From the description of Correspondence, 1902-1932. (Idah...

Woman's Peace Party

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The Woman's Peace Party (WPP) was formed in Jan. 1915 on a platform calling for a conference of neutral nations, limitation of armaments, organized opposition to militarism in the U.S., democratic control of foreign policy, and extension of the franchise to women. In Apr. 1915, the WPP became the American Section of the International Committee of Women for Permanent Peace. Jane Addams served as chairman. WPP became the U.S. Section of the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom in Nov...

Hart, Albert Bushnell, 1854-1943

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Hart graduated from Harvard in 1880 and taught history and government at Harvard from 1889-1926. From the description of Papers of Albert Bushnell Hart, 1874-1943 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 76973059 American historian who studied at Harvard, as well as in Paris, Berlin, and Freiburg, where he earned his Ph.D. He taught at Harvard from 1883-1897, and served as president of the American Historical Association in 1909 and of the American Political Sc...

Holmes, John Haynes, 1879-1964

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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...

Himes, Norman Edwin

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Consumers union of United States

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Collecting area: Records of Consumers Union. Will also accept papers and records of other consumer groups or activists. From the description of Repository description. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155542334 ...

Potter, Edwin S.

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Cheney, Ednah Dow, 1824-1904

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Ednah Dow Cheney was a Boston writer, reformer, and philanthropist. She established the Boston School of Design for women in 1851; was secretary of the New England Hospital for Women and Children, 1887-1902; worked for freedmen before and after the Civil War, and after the Civil War for women's rights. She was one of the founders and financial backers of the New England Women's Club. She married Seth Cheney in 1853; he died in 1856. From the description of Papers, 1899. (Harvard Univ...

Pinchot, Gertrude M.

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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...

Beele, Jessie F.

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Democratic National Committee (U.S.)

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Floyd, William, 1871-1943

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Hemenway, Augustus

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Lippmann, Walter, 1889-1974

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American journalist and author. From the description of Typewritten letter signed, dated : Washington, D.C., 23 September 1960, to Joan Peyser, 1960 Sept. 23. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270992594 Lippmann was an American journalist and author. From the description of Walter Lippmann letters to Hazel Albertson, 1910-1982. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612206746 From the guide to the Walter Lipmann letters to Hazel Albertson, 1910-1982., (H...

Shaw, Anna Howard, 1847-1919

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Anna Howard Shaw (February 14, 1847 – July 2, 1919) was a leader of the women's suffrage movement in the United States. She was also a physician and one of the first ordained female Methodist ministers in the United States. Born in northern England in Newcastle-upon-Tyne in 1847, her family left England and immigrated to the United States. In their new country, the Shaws made several moves. After settling in the bustling port city of New Bedford, Massachusetts, they uprooted again, this time ...

Ristori, Adelaide, 1822-1906

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Italian actress. From the description of Autograph sentiment signed Adelaide Risotri Del Grillo, dated : Florence, 9 December 1870, 1870 Dec. 9. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270676170 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Paris, to Arthur Sullivan, 1883 Sept. 15. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270125420 From the description of Adelaide Ristori Del Grillo letter fragment [manuscript], no date [1847 or later] (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id:...

Children's Crusade for Children

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Organization formed in 1939-1940 by Marion G. Canby and Dorothy Canfield Fisher to aid the war-exiled children of Europe. From the description of Children's Crusade for Children records, 1939-1940. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 80158271 The Crusade sponsored national appeals to American school children to aid war-stricken children in Europe. Copies of school newspapers with aid appeal stories were judged and awarded prizes by the Crusade's organizers. Dorothy Canfield Fishe...

Ashley, Jessie

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Washington, Booker T., 1856-1915

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Booker T. Washington was an African American educator and public figure. Born a slave on a small farm in Virginia, he worked his way through the Hampton Institute and became an instructor there. He was the first principal of the Tuskegee Institute, and under his management it became a successful center for practical education. A forceful and charismatic personality, he became a national figure through his books and lectures. Although his conservative views concerned many critics, he became the m...

Pilpel, Harriet (Fleishl), 1911-

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Balch, Emily Greene, 1867-1961

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Pacifist and worker for social reform, Balch was involved in many humanitarian and civic organizations, including the Boston Women's Trade Union League and the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. From the description of Papers, 1915-1947 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 232007140 Peace leader. President of Women's International League for Peace and Freedom, U.S. Section (1928-1933). Received Nobel Peace Prize (1946). ...

Engelhard, Agnes

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Woman's Committee for Political Action.

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Bellamy, Edward, 1850-1898

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Epithet: novelist British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001164.0x000029 Edward Bellamy was born in Massachusetts and was working as a journalist in 1888 when he published his most famous work, "Looking Backward: 2000-1887," a popular utopian romance. Bellamy devoted his life to promoting the ideas of non-revolutionary socialist reform through the Nationalist Party and his journal, THE NEW NATION. In 1897 Bellamy penn...

Paul, Alice, 1885-1977

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Quaker, lawyer, and lifelong activist for women's rights, Alice Paul was educated at Swarthmore and the University of Pennsylvania, where her doctoral dissertation was on the legal status of women in Pennsylvania. She later earned law degrees from Washington College of Law and American University. Paul also studied economics and sociology at the universities of London and Birmingham and worked at a number of British social settlements (1907-1910). While in England she wa...

Magoun, Jeanne Bartholow, 1870-

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Blackwell, Alice Stone, 1857-1950

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Daughter of suffrage leaders Lucy Stone and Henry Browne Blackwell, Alice Stone Blackwell joined her parents in writing and editing the Woman's Journal. For additional biographical information, see Notable American Women, 1607-1950 (1971). From the description of Papers in the Woman's Rights Collection, 1885-1950 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 232008749 Editor, The woman's journal and suffrage news. From the description of Letter, 1920 Apr...

American Union Against Militarism

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American Union Against Militarism (AUAM); founded in New York City in 1915 as the Anti-Militarism Committee; opposed militarism in World War I, defended conscientious objectors and civil liberties during the war, worked for a just and lasting peace, and opposed peacetime conscription after the war; also known at times as the Anti-Preparedness Committee, Truth About Preparedness Committee, American Union for a Democratic Peace, and the League for an American Peace; closed its offices early in 192...

Blatch, Harriot Stanton, 1856-1940

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Harriot Eaton Stanton Blatch (b. Jan. 20, 1856, Seneca Falls, NY–d. Nov. 20, 1940, Greenwich, CT) was the daughter of activists Henry Brewster Stanton and Elizabeth Cady Stanton. She graduated from Vassar College with a degree in mathematics in 1878. She married Harry Blatch and lived in Basingstoke, Hampshire. Her daughter, Nora Stanton Blatch Barney, was the first U.S. woman to earn a degree in civil engineering. While in England, Blatch conducted a statistical study of rural English working ...

Continental Committee on Technocracy.

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Avery, Rachel Foster, 1858-1919

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Stewart, Ella Jane Seass, 1871-

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Stewart was born in Arthur, Ill.; she received an A.B. from Eureka College (1890), another from the University of Michigan (1892) and an A.M. from Eureka College (1893). She married Oliver Wayne Stewart in 1890. Lecturer and suffragist, Stewart served as president of the Illinois Equal Suffrage Association (1905-1911) and as recording secretary of the National American Woman Suffrage Association (1908-1911). From the description of Papers, 1890-1933 (inclusive). (Harvard University)....

Blake, Katherine Devereux, 1858-1950

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Educator, peace worker, campaigner for women's rights; active in the U.S. Section of the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom; participant in the Henry Ford Peace Expedition. From the description of Collection, 1911-1950. (Swarthmore College, Peace Collection). WorldCat record id: 26945072 ...

Massachusetts Woman Suffrage Association

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In 1870, within a year of forming the American Woman Suffrage Association, Lucy Stone, Henry Blackwell, Julia Ward Howe, and others founded the Massachusetts Woman Suffrage Association. MWSA was affiliated with AWSA and shared both its goals and activities. The merger, in 1890, of AWSA with the National Woman Suffrage Association to form the National American Woman Suffrage Association (NAWSA), prompted Alice Stone Blackwell and Ellen Batelle Dietrick to write a new constitution in April 1892. T...

Van Doren, Dorothy, 1896-1993

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American author and editor. From the description of Typed letter signed : New York, to Edward Wagenknecht, 1938 Nov. 21. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270868259 ...

Capen, Bessie Tilson, 1838-1920.

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Smedley, Agnes, 1892-1950

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American journalist. From the description of Agnes Smedley collection, 1911-1981 (bulk 1938-1948). (Scottsdale Public Library). WorldCat record id: 28979405 Agnes Smedley was born in Missouri in 1892 and lived in a number of western towns until she arrived at the Tempe Normal School in 1911. She attended the Normal School as a "Special Student" from 1911-1912, receiving special consideration for admission from president Arthur J. Matthews. ...

Frank, Adelaide Schulkind

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Adelaide Schulkind Frank was the Executive Secretary of the League for Mutual Aid for over thirty years. The League, founded in 1920, has helped individuals in the liberal and labor movements with loans and/or guidance, defraying the cost through annual memberships and other contributions. From the guide to the Papers, 1925-1972, (Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute) Frank was the Executive Secretary of the League for Mutual Aid for more than thirty years. The League, f...

Bates, Katharine Lee, 1859-1929

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American educator and poet, author of "America the Beautiful." From the description of Typed letter signed : Wellesley, Mass., to Edward Wagenknecht, 1928 Nov. 12. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270867999 American educator and author. From the description of America the beautiful : autograph manuscript signed : [n.p.], n.d. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270672042 American author and poet. From the description of Letters, 1901-1918. (Unknown)...

Hale, Edward Everett, Sr., 1822-1909

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Author and clergyman. From the description of Papers, 1750-1917. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122578272 American author and clergyman. From the description of Letter to Sydney Howard Gay [manuscript], 1877 June 25. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647847758 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Boston, to William Makepeace Thackeray, 1860 May 15. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270879281 Edward Everett Hale (1822-1909) ...

People's Council of America for Democracy and Peace

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The People's Council of America for Democracy and Peace grew out of the First American Conference for Democracy and Terms of Peace, held in New York, May 1917. It was organized to work for an early and liberal peace at the end of the World War. It favored world organizations, and disapproved of conscription. Officers were Louis Lochner, Emily Greene Balch, Norman Thomas, and Lella Secor Florence. From the description of Collection, 1917-1919. (Swarthmore College, Peace Collection). W...

McCormick, Katharine Dexter, 1876-1967

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Philanthropist Katharine Dexter McCormick worked to promote woman suffrage, birth control, and higher education for women. For biographical information, see Notable American Women, The Modern Period (1980). From the description of Papers, 1912-1958 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 232007265 ...

National American Woman Suffrage Association

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Formed in 1890 by the merger of the National Woman Suffrage Association and the American Woman Suffrage Association. From the description of National American Woman Suffrage Association records, 1839-1961 bulk (1890-1930). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70979907 The National American Woman Suffrage Association (NAWSA) was formed in 1890 with the merger of the National Woman Suffrage Association and the American Woman Suffrage Association. NAWSA fought for complete political ...

Broun, Heywood, 1888-1939

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Columnist. From the description of Typed letter signed : [n.p.], to Herbert J. Seligmann, [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270874885 American journalist. From the description of Letter : New York City, to M. D. Wechsler, 1930 Mar. 5. (Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center (HRC); University of Texas at Austin). WorldCat record id: 122625143 From the description of Letter : New York City, to John Carden, 1931 Sept. 1. (Harry Ransom Humanities Resea...

Eastman, Crystal, 1881-1928

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Social investigator, peace worker, and feminist, Crystal Eastman was the daughter of Samuel Elijah and Annis Bertha (Ford) Eastman, both ordained Congregational ministers. For biographical information, see Notable American Women, 1607-1950 (1971). From the description of Papers, 1889-1931 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 232008284 For biographical information re: Crystal Eastman and her mother Annis (Ford) Eastman, see Notable American Wome...

Bailie Joseph

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Elliman, Kenneth B.

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Konikow, Antoinette F., 1869-

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Hay, Mary Garrett, 1857-1928

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Hay was an active suffragist who worked closely with Carrie Chapman Catt, as well as a temperance reformer and Republican Party leader. For additional biographical information, see Notable American Women, 1607-1950 (1971). From the description of Papers in the Woman's Rights Collection, 1918-1923 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 232008693 Mary Garrett Hay (1857-1928) was an American suffragist and civic leader who was active in the New York suffrage mov...

Warner, Charles Dudley, 1829-1900

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Charles Dudley Warner was an American editor, essayist, and novelist. Born in Plainfield, Mass., Warner spent most of his childhood years in Charlemont, Mass. Following graduation from Hamilton College in Clinton, N.Y., and legal training at the University of Pennsylvania, Warner practiced law in Chicago, returning to the East Coast to assume editorial positions at The Hartford press (later Hartford courant) and Harper's magazine. He was the first president of the National Institute of Arts and ...

Cleghorn, Sarah Norcliffe, 1876-1959

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American author who wrote poetry, short fiction, novels, essays; interested in many social issues including socialism, pacifism,and working conditions of laborers. From the description of Letters of Sarah Norcliffe Cleghorn [manuscript], 1915-1938. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647874776 Cleghorn was an author and poet. From the description of Papers, 1936-1945 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 232007193 ...

Street Manual Training School.

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Wilson, Woodrow, 1856-1924

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Woodrow Wilson (b. Thomas Woodrow Wilson, December 28, 1856, Staunton, Virginia-d.February 3, 1924, Washington, D.C.), was the twenty-eight President of the United States, 1913-1921; Governor of New Jersey, 1911-1913; and president of Princeton University, 1902-1910. Author, educator, and statesman. He served as the 28th President of the United States (1913-1921). Lawyer, author, educator, president of Princeton University, governor of New Jersey, and president of t...

Overton, Walter

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Kenyon, Dorothy, 1888-1972

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Lawyer; Judge; activist. Municipal Court Justice, New York City, 1930's; president of the Consumers' League of New York; appointed to a League of Nations Commission to Study the Legal Status of Women, 1938; U.S. delegate to the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women, 1947-50. Charged by Senator Joseph McCarthy with membership in communist organizations and was the first person to appear before Senate Foreign Relations Sub-Committee, 1950. Was on National Board of the American Civil Lib...

Peabody, George Foster, 1852-1938

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George Foster Peabody, banker and philanthropist, was born in Columbus, Ga. in 1852 and died in Warm Springs, Ga. in 1938. He was the son of George Henry and Elvira Canfield Peabody and husband of Katrina N. Trask. From the description of Cherokee Indian language letters, 1907. (University of Georgia). WorldCat record id: 259719021 Banker and philanthropist. From the description of Papers of George Foster Peabody, 1894-1937. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 8410865...

Mead, Edwin D. (Edwin Doak), 1849-1937

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Boston lecturer and writer on social and historical topics; Editor of the New England Magazine (1889-1901). From the description of Edwin Doak Mead letter to Mrs. Leland and Christmas card [manuscript], 1911 Dec 19 and n.d. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 299067309 Epithet: of Boston, Mass., USA; founder of the World Peace Federation British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000220.0x0002fa ...

Allen, Florence Ellinwood, 1884-1966

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Lawyer and judge, of Cleveland, Ohio. From the description of Papers, 1856-1967, bulk 1901-1967. (Rhinelander District Library). WorldCat record id: 17937526 First woman lawyer to be appointed to the U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, for the 6th circuit, 1934, Allen (1884-1966) had been a judge of the Supreme Court of Ohio, and earlier, judge of the Court of Common Pleas, Cuyahoga County, Ohio. From the description of Papers, 1921-1958 (inclusive). (Harvard Universi...

Littledale, Clara Savage, 1891-1956.

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Writer and editor (Smith College, 1913), Littledale was the first woman reporter of the New York Evening Post (1913), head of the press section of the National American Woman Suffrage Association (1914), associate editor and war correspondent from France for Good Housekeeping (1915-1919), and first editor of Parents' Magazine (1926-1956). For further information see Notable American Women: The Modern Period (1980). From the description of Papers, 1903-1982 (inclusive), 1903-1956 (bul...

Hays, Arthur Garfield, 1881-1954

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Hays taught in Kuna, Bruneau, and Boise. After he retired he accepted the directorship of the prison educational program in Boise. From the description of Papers, 1830-1958. (Idaho State Historical Society Library & Archives). WorldCat record id: 42927298 Active in civil liberties issues, Hays took part in a long list of important cases, including the Scopes trial in 1925, the Sacco and Vanzetti case, and the Scottsboro case. Hays also attended the Reichstag trial in Ber...

Hooker, Edith Houghton, 1879-1948

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Edith Houghton Hooker (b. Dec. 29, 1879, Buffalo, NY–d. Oct. 23, 1948, Baltimore, MD) was a member of the elite Houghton family from New York and New England. Her sister, Katharine Martha Houghton Hepburn was a prominent feminist and mother to actress Katherine Hepburn. Houghton graduated Bryn Mawr College in 1901 and enrolled at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine before beginning a career in social work. In 1905 she married Johns Hopkins professor Donald Hooker and together they established the G...

Norton, Charles Eliot, 1827-1908

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Charles Eliot Norton was an American author, editor, and teacher. He was a professor of the history of fine arts at Harvard. Eliot Norton was his son. From the guide to the Charles Eliot Norton letters to Eliot Norton, 1867-1908., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University) American author, editor, and educator. From the description of Letter to Edwin D. Mead [manuscript], 1881 May 30. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647814472 ...

Suttner, Bertha, von (1843-1914).

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Bertha von Suttner; b. 1843, Bertha Sophia Felicita Countess Kinsky von Chinic und Tettau, in Prague; Austrian writer and peace activist; first woman to win the Nobel Peace Prize (1905); founder of the Austrian and German Peace Associations; author, lecturer, feminist, influential friend of Alfred Nobel, Andrew Carnegie, Theodor Herzl; d. 1914. From the description of Bertha von Suttner collected papers, 1881-1917, 1993-1995. (Swarthmore College, Peace Collection). WorldCat record id...

Whitehouse, Vira Boarman, 1875-1957

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Whitehouse, educated at Newcomb College in New Orleans, La., and married to a New York stockbroker, was chairman of the publicity council of the Empire State Campaign Committee (1913) and the New York Suffrage Party (1916). She was director of the Swiss office of the U.S. Committee on Public Information (1918), about which she wrote a book (1920). Owner of the Whitehouse Leather Company in the 1920s, she remained active in state political campaigns and in women's clubs. From the desc...

Hepburn, Katharine Houghton, 1878-1951

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Post, Alice Thatcher, 1853-1947.

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Mudd, Emily (Hartshorne), 1898-

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Tresca, Carlo, 1879-1943

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Carlo Tresca (1879-1943), was an Italian-born anarchist, who emigrated to the United States in 1904. He was a labor organizer, including with the Industrial Workers of the World, a journalist, and editor, notably of Il Proletario, the official newspaper of the Italian Socialist Federation, and of Il Martello, an anti-fascist newspaper. An opponent of both fascism and Stalinism, he was assassinated in New York City in 1943. From the guide to the Carlo Tresca "Autobiography" (typescrip...

Women's Peace Union

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The Women's Peace Union (WPU), founded in 1921, was a national organization committed to personal refusal to support war and to promote legislation outlawing war. The WPU was in favor of total independent disarmament by the U.S. and its main program was the passage of a constitutional amendment, known as the Independent Disarmament Amendment, which would make war, preparation for war or appropriations for war illegal. The WPU ceased operations in 1940. From the guide to the Women's P...

Davis, Richard Harding, 1864-1916

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Epithet: Mrs; of Add MS 37312 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000213.0x0001da American author, editor and war correspondent. From the description of Richard Harding Davis Letters concerning South Africa and the Boer War [manuscript], 1899-1900. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 611582020 American newspaperman, war correspondent and novelist. From the description of Letter to Arthur...

Hay, John, 1838-1905

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Brown class of 1858. Secretary to Abraham Lincoln; Ambassador to Court of St. James; Secretary of State; author. From the description of Papers, 1829-1916. (Brown University). WorldCat record id: 122598680 American diplomat and author. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Cleveland, to the editors of The Critic [Jeannette L. and Joseph B. Gilder], 1884 Aug. 15. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 644640373 Statesman, poet, Secretary of State. ...

Twilight Sleep Association.

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Green, Julia M.

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Leach, Agnes

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Lasker, Mary (Woodard), 1900-

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