Papers, (invlusive), (bulk) 1909-1973 1929-1967

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Papers, (invlusive), (bulk), 1909-1973, 1929-1967

Papers, (invlusive), (bulk) 1909-1973 1929-1967

Correspondence, speeches, photographs, etc., of Frieda Segelke Miller, labor administrator and official.

6.26 linear ft.; (15 file boxes, 13 folders of photographs, 1 folio+ folder)

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Frank, Walter, 1882-1969.

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Civil liberties lawyer and partner in the firm of Kurzman and Frank, New York (N.Y.). From the description of Papers of Walter Frank, 1921-1960. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 30793781 Civil liberties lawyer. A partner in the firm of Kurzman and Frank, New York City, Frank was also a member of the Citizens Union of the City of New York, the National Consumers League, the Citizens League for Industrial Democracy and the American Civil Liberties Union. ...

Abbott, Grace, 1878-1939

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Edith Abbott was born in Grand Island, Nebraska, in 1876. She received her A.B. from the University of Nebraska in 1901 and her Ph.D. from the University of Chicago in 1905. From 1906 to 1908, she continued post-graduate studies in economics and political science at the University of London. In 1908, Edith returned to Chicago and became a resident of Hull House until 1920. Between 1908 and 1920, she served as Associate Director of the Chicago School of Civics and Philanthropy at the...

International Labor Organization

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