Papers, 1898-1975

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Papers, 1898-1975

Papers, 1898-1975

Correspondence, speeches, articles, etc., of Martha May Eliot, pediatrician and child health expert.

32 linear ft.; (76 file boxes, 1 oversize folder, 1 folio+ folder, 1 oversize volume.)

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Schmidt (University of Cincinnati, M.D. 1931) was associate professor, then head of the Department of Maternal and Child Health at Harvard School of Public Health, retiring as professor emeritus in 1973. His career included project work in nutrition in New York City, service with the Children's Bureau of the U.S. Department of Health, Education, and Welfare, and foreign relief work during and after World War II through the U.S. Department of State and the American Joint Distribution Committee. H...

American academy of pediatrics

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Rockwood, Edith, 1888-1960

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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...

Bethune, Mary McLeod, 1875-1955

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Founder and head of Daytona Literary and Industrial School for Training Negro Girls, later Daytona Normal and Industrial Institute for Girls, Daytona-Cookman Collegiate Institute, and Bethune-Cookman College; and Scotia Seminary alumna. From the description of Mary McLeod Bethune papers, 1895-1992 (bulk 1922-1955). (Barber-Scotia College)....

Smith, Margaret Chase, 1897-1995

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Margaret Chase Smith (b. December 14, 1897, Skowhegan, ME–d. May 29, 1995, Skowhegan, ME) was the first woman to serve in both the House of Representatives and the Senate. Before politics, she had several careers, including teaching, coaching high school basketball, and journalism. After her marriage to Clyde Smith in 1930, she became involved in local politics, first with her election to the Maine Republican State Committee (1930-1936). When her husband was elected to the U.S. House of Represen...

Pate, Maurice, 1894-1965.

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Maurice Pate (1894-1965) served on the Commission for Relief of Belgium from 1916 to 1917, and was assistant to the Director of the American Relief Administration in Poland from 1919 to 1922. He was director of the Commission for Polish Relief from 1939 to 1941, and director of the Prisoner-of-War Relief Division of the American Red Cross from 1942 to 1946. He was a member of Herbert Hoover's Famine Emergency Survey of 38 counties in 1946, and served as the first executive director of UNICEF (Un...

Baumgartner, Leona, 1902-1991

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White, Eva Whiting, 1885-1974.

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Association of State and Territorial Health Officers

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MARTHA MAY ELIOT, 1891-1978

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For a more detailed biography, see the inventory for her papers, MC 229 . From the guide to the Additional papers, 1870-1978, (Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute) MME, a pediatrician, was a national and international child health expert and advocate. For a more detailed biography, see the inventory for her papers, MC 229 . From the guide to the Papers, 1909-1979, (Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute) Dr. ...

Anderson, Mary, 1872-1964

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Hoover, Herbert, 1874-1964

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Massachusetts Conference on Children and Youth (1960)

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Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945

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Franklin Delano Roosevelt was born on January 30, 1882, in Hyde Park, New York. He was the son of James (lawyer, financier) and Sara (Delano) Roosevelt. He married Anna Eleanor Roosevelt on March 17, 1905, and had six children: Anna, James, Franklin, Elliott, Franklin Jr., John. He received his B.A. from Harvard in 1904 and later attended Columbia University Law School. Roosevelt was admitted to the Bar in 1907 and worked for the Carter, Ledyard, and Milburn firm in New York City from 1907 to 19...

DiCicco, Cecilia Frances, 1920-

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Massachusetts. Department of Public Welfare

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National Congress of Parents and Teachers

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Bunting, Mary Ingraham, 1910-

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College administrator and geneticist. Educated at Vassar College, B.A. 1931; University of Wisconsin, M.A. 1932, Ph.D. 1934. Taught at Bennington College, 1936-1937; Goucher College, 1937-1938; Yale, 1953-1955; Wellesley College, 1946-1947. Served as Dean at Douglass College and Rutgers University, 1955-1959. President of Radcliffe College and lecturer on biology at Harvard University, 1960-1972. During a leave of absence (1964-1965) she served on the U.S. Atomic Energy Commission. F...

Eliot, Christopher Rhodes, 1856-1945

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Unitarian minister. A.B. Washington University, St. Louis, 1876; S.T.B. Harvard Divinity School, 1881. Minister at First Parish Church, Dorchester, Mass. (1882-1893); Bulfinch Place Church, Boston (1894-1927); minister at large for the Benevolent Fraternity of Unitarian Churches, Boston (1927-1932). From the description of Papers, 1872-1943 (inclusive). (Harvard University, Divinity School Library). WorldCat record id: 269367967 Christopher Rhodes Eliot (1856-1945) graduated...

Robins, Margaret Dreier 1868-1945

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Cohen, Ethel

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Children's Mission to Children (Boston, Mass.)

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National Association of Social Workers

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Eliot, Abigail Adams, 1892-

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A leading Boston proponent of early childhood education, Eliot was appointed (1922) the first director of the Ruggles Street Nursery School and Training Center, later the Nusery Training School of Boston and eventually, the Eliot-Pearson Department of Child Study at Tufts University. Educated at Radcliffe, Oxford, and the Harvard Graduate School of Education, Eliot was appointed in 1933 to supervise the WPA Nursery Schools in New England. She retired in 1952, one year after overseeing the move o...

Saltonstall, Leverett, 1892-

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Kennedy John F. (John Fitzgerald), 1917-1963

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Bradbury, Dorothy Edith

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Wald, Lillian D., 1867-1940

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Ribicoff, Abraham A. 1910-

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Kennedy, Edward Moore, 1932-2009

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Oettinger, Katherine Brownell, 1903-1997

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Social worker, government official; interviewee married Malcolm H. Oettinger, Sr. From the description of Reminiscences of Katherine Brownell Oettinger : oral history, 1983. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122376674 Social worker, dean, and government official, Katherine Brownell Oettinger was born in Nyack, New York, the elder daughter of Charles Leonard and Eunice Bennet Brownell. She graduated from Smith College in sociology...

White House Conference on Children and Youth, 1960

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Lenroot, Katharine F. (Katharine Fredrica), 1891-1982

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Government official, social worker. From the description of Reminiscences of Katharine Fredrica Lenroot : oral history, 1965. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 86158298 Katharine F. Lenroot, child welfare leader and the third Chief of the United States Children's Bureau (1934-1951) was born in Superior, Wisconsin on March 8, 1891 to Irvin Luther and Clara C. Lenroot. From early on, her father's political career made Lenroot aware...

Cohen, Wilbur J. (Wilbur Joseph), 1913-1987

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Wilbur J. Cohen was Director of the Research and Statistics Bureau of the Wisconsin Health, Education and Welfare Department and the author of several texts on Social Security. From the guide to the Wilbur J. Cohen, Papers, 1937-1942, (Kheel Center for Labor-Management Documentation and Archives, Martin P. Catherwood Library, Cornell University.) Government official. From the description of Reminiscences of Wilbur Joseph Cohen : oral history, 1976. (Columbia Univ...

Harper, Paul Alva, 1904-

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Johnson, Lyndon B. (Lyndon Baines), 1908-1973

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Lyndon Baines Johnson was born on August 27, 1908 at Stonewall, Texas. He was the first child of Sam Ealy Johnson, Jr., and Rebekah Baines Johnson, and had three sisters and a brother: Rebekah, Josefa, Sam Houston, and Lucia. In 1913, the Johnson family moved to nearby Johnson City, named for Lyndon''s forebears, and Lyndon entered first grade. On May 24, 1924 he graduated from Johnson City High School. He decided to forego higher education and moved to California with a few friends, where he pe...

Powers, Grover Francis, 1887-1968

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Grover Francis Powers was born in Colfax, Indiana, in 1887. He graduated from Purdue University in 1908 and from Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in 1913. Following graduation, Powers remained in Baltimore, Maryland as a resident pediatrician. In 1921, he was invited to the Yale University School of Medicine, where he would remain until his retirement in 1952. Between 1927 and 1952, he served as chairman of the department of pediatrics. Powers was instrumental in the foundation of the...

Bolton, Frances Payne Bingham, 1885-1977

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Republican congresswoman from Ohio's 22nd congressional district. Bolton served on the committees of Indian Affairs (1940) and Foreign Affairs (1941-68), participating in foreign aid hearings and conducting study trips abroad, including a trip to the Middle East in 1947 and one to Africa in 1955. She served as a congressional delegate to the United Nations Eighth General Assembly, and was involved with the Mount Vernon Ladies' Association and helped organize the Accokee Foundation to protect the...

Robinson, Reginald, 1907-

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Hecht, George J. (George Joseph), 1895-1980

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Engineer. From the description of George R. Hecht papers, 1918-1945. (New York State Historical Documents). WorldCat record id: 155427868 Publisher. From the description of George J. Hecht papers, [ca. 1915]-1974. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 64075195 ...

Massachusetts. Department of Youth Services

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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...

Taussig, Helen B. (Helen Brooke), 1898-1986

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Cardiologist. From the description of Reminiscences of Helen Brooke Taussig : oral history, 1975. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122587345 Dr. Taussig, a pioneer in the field of pediatric cardiology, became a member of the Johns Hopkins faculty in 1930 and retired from active teaching in 1969. She received the Gold Heart Award of the American Heart Association in 1963 and was the first woman to be the Association's president. F...

Volpe, John Anthony, 1908-

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Rockefeller, Nelson A. (Nelson Aldrich), 1908-1979

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Government executive. From the description of Reminiscences of Nelson Aldrich Rockefeller : oral history, 1978. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309723954 From the description of Reminiscences of Nelson Aldrich Rockefeller : oral history, 1952. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309723968 From the description of Reminiscences of Nelson Aldrich Rockefeller : oral history, 1967. (Columbia University In ...

Nixon, Richard M. (Pres.)

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Roche, Josephine A. (Josephine Aspinwall), 1886-1976

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Director of the Foreign Language Information Service, Josephine Aspinwall Roche (1886-1976) was educated at Vassar and Columbia University. Before coming to the Service, she was chief probation officer and director of girls' work in the Denver (Colorado) juvenile court, inspector of amusements and policewomen in Denver, and special investigator for the National Consumers' League. The FLIS served sixteen nationality groups; its purpose was to interpret America to the immigrants and vice versa. It...

Radcliffe College

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Dunham, Ethel C. (Ethel Collins), 1883-

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Dunham, premature infant specialist and child advocate, was instrumental in establishing national (US) standards for the care of newborns. Dunham graduated from the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine in 1918, and completed an internship in pediatrics under Dr. John Howland in 1920. Dunham then was appointed instructor at Yale Medical School in 1920, was promoted to assistant and then associate clinical professor in 1927. During this time, Dunham became a consultant to the United States Children's ...

Eliot, Frederick May, 1889-1958

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Frederick May Eliot (1889-1958) was born in Boston and graduated Harvard College with an AB in 1911 and an AM in 1912. He was a Harvard College instructor of government in 1912-1913 and attended Harvard Divinity School from 1912 to 1915. He was ordained to the Unitarian ministry in 1915 at the First Parish in Cambridge, Massachusetts, and also served at the Unity Church in St. Paul, Minnesota. He served as president of the Young People's Religious Union from 1916 to 1918 and served as an army ch...

Schottland, Charles Irwin

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Furcolo, Foster, 1911-

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Harvard University. School of Public Health.

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Massachusetts Committee on Children and Youth.

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Truman, Harry S., 1884-1972

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Harry S. Truman was born in Lamar, Missouri, on May 8, 1884, the son of John Anderson Truman and Martha Ellen (Young) Truman. The family, which soon included another boy, Vivian, and a girl, Mary Jane moved several times during Truman''s childhood and youth - first, in 1887, to a farm near Grandview, then, in 1890, to Independence, and finally, in 1902, to Kansas City. He attended public schools in Independence, graduating from high school in 1901. After leaving school, he worked briefly as a ti...

National Health Conference (1938)

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National Federation of Settlements.

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Child Welfare League

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Hill, Lister, 1894-

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U.S. Department of Health, Education and Welfare

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Lehman, Herbert H. (Herbert Henry), 1878-1963

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Herbert H. Lehman, American politician. He served as Governor of the State of New York from 1933 to 1942, and represented New York in the United States Senate from 1950 to 1957. From the description of Herbert H. Lehman manuscript material : 3 items, 1934-1935 (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 708247459 Lehman was Lieutenant Governor of New York, 1928-1932; Governor of New York, 1933-1942; Director General of the United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Administ...

Bain, Katherine, 1897-

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Stough, Ada Barnett, 1903-

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Goldmark, Josephine, 1877-1950

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Josephine Clara Goldmark and Pauline Dorothea Goldmark (1874-1962) were born in Brooklyn, N.Y., two of the eleven children of Regina Wehle and Joseph Goldmark, political refugees from the Revolution of 1848 in Austria. Both sisters graduated from Bryn Mawr, were associated with the National and New York Consumers' Leagues, investigated industrial working conditions particularly for women workers, and were published authors. J. Goldmark researched labor laws on hours of work for her brother-in-la...

American Legion. National Child Welfare Division

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Smith, Donald Cameron, 1922-

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Lathrop, Julia Clifford, 1858-1932

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Social worker and reformer, Julia Clifford Lathrop was the first head of the United States Children's Bureau. From the description of Letter, 1926. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 232007298 ...

Breckinridge, Mary, 1881-1965

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In 1925, Mary Breckinridge founded the Frontier Nursing Service to provide infant and maternal care in the mountains of southeastern Kentucky. She was the granddaughter of Kentucky statesman and former vice-president of the United States, John Cabell Breckinridge. From the description of Letter, 1960, July 12. (Kentucky Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 38488930 ...

Association for the Aid of Crippled Children

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Perkins, Frances, 1880-1965

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Frances Perkins was born on April 10, 1880 (some sources say 1882) in Boston, Massachusetts. She was christened Fannie Coralie Perkins but later changed her name to Frances. She was the daughter of Frederick W. Perkins, the owner of a stationer's business, and Susan Bean Perkins. The family moved to Worcester, Massachusetts in 1882. After attending Worcester Classical High School, Perkins entered Mount Holyoke College in 1898. She was president of her class and majored in chemistry and physics, ...

Frankfurter, Felix, 1882-1965

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Government attorney, prof. of law, legal scholar, Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court. In service of Federal Gov't., 1906-1914, 1917-1919 in N.Y.? prof. of law, Harvard Law School, Cambridge, Mass., 1914-1939; U.S. Supreme Court Justice, 1939-1962. Author of books and articles on legal and related topics. Recipient of numerous honorary degrees. Visiting prof., Oxford Univ., England, 1933-1934. From the description of Papers of Felix Frankfurter, 1900-1965 (inclusive), 1939-19...

Lesser, Arthur Jacques, 1909-

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Switzer, Mary Elizabeth, 1900-

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Government official (Radcliffe, B.A., 1921), Switzer (1900-1971) worked for the Dept. of the Treasury, principally for the Public Health Service and the Federal Security Agency, until 1953. In 1950 she was appointed Director of the Office of Vocational Rehabilitation (which became the Vocational Rehabilitation Administration in 1963) and oversaw its move to the new Dept. of Health, Education and Welfare in 1953. In 1967 she became the first administrator of the Social and Rehabilitation Service,...

Calderone, Mary Steichen, 1904-1998

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Physician; interviewee married Frank A. Calderone; interviewee b. 1904. From the description of Reminiscences of Mary Steichen Calderone : oral history, 1974. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122569435 Physician and leader in public health, birth control and sex education, Calderone (1904- ), the daughter of photographer Edward Steichen, earned a B.A. from Vassar in 1925, an M.D. from the University of Rochester Medical School in 1939, and a...

Abbott, Edith, 1876-1957

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Edith Abbott received her Ph. D. from the University of Chicago in 1905 and was a resident of Hull House until 1920. She served as Associate Director of the Chicago School of Civics and Philanthropy at the University of Chicago and also served as dean. She died in 1957. Grace Abbott received her Ph. M. from the University of Chicago in 1909 and studied law at the University of Chicago Law School. In 1915 she became the first director of the newly organized Immigrant's Protective League, and in 1...

Roosevelt, Eleanor, 1884-1962

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Eleanor Roosevelt (October 11, 1884 - November 7, 1962), wife of President Franklin D. Roosevelt, was an especially active and visible First Lady who, it was claimed, did more to popularize the Roosevelt administration than any other person or factor. Her innumerable trips across the country and visits to workers and their families did much to promote her as one of the people, a democrat with a small "d." She was the first president's wife to hold White House press conferences, and millions of p...

Brooke, Edward W. (Edward William), 1919-

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First popularly elected African American to serve in U.S. Senate, lawyer, and attorney general of Massachusetts. From the description of Edward William Brooke papers, 1956-1988 (bulk 1963-1978). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70982039 African American lawyer, Massachusetts attorney general, and U.S. senator. From the description of Papers, 1956-1988 (bulk 1963-1978). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 31605190 Biographical Note ...

Pilpel, Harriet F.

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Harriet Fleishl Pilpel (1911- ) is a lawyer who has specialized in family and marriage law, birth control, copyright and literary property, and civil liberties. For further information, see Who's Who in America, 42nd ed. From the description of Papers, 1967-1980 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 232006787 Harriet Fleischl Pilpel was born in New York City in 1911 to businessperson Julius and Ethel (Loewy) Fleischl. She was graduated from Vass...

Clothier, Florence, 1903-

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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...

Park, Edwards A. (Edwards Albert), 1877-1969

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Dr. Park is Professor Emeritus of Pediatrics at Johns Hopkins. Introduction of Dr. Park by Dr. Helen B. Taussig, Professor of Pediatrics at Johns Hopkins. From the description of The history of the Harriet Lane Home [sound recording] / Edwards Albert Park. (National Library of Medicine). WorldCat record id: 49222070 ...

Peterson, Esther (Eggertsen), 1906-

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Massachusetts. Department of Public Health

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McCormack, John W., 1891-1980

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Campbell, Loraine Leeson, 1905-

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Lobbyist and Planned Parenthood volunteer; interviewee married Walter Campbell. From the description of Reminiscences of Loraine Leeson Campbell : oral history, 1974. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 86158290 ...

Rice, Elizabeth Prince

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Beck, Bertram M.

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Eliot, Mary Jackson May, 1859-1926.

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American Parents Committee

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Dewson, Molly, 1874-1962

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Mary Williams Dewson was born in Massachusetts and graduated from Wellesley College in 1897. At the Women's Educational and Industrial Union (Boston) she studied ways to professionalize housework. She was the first head of the parole department (1900-1912) of the Massachusetts State Industrial School for Girls (Lancaster), and worked for a minimum wage in Massachusetts and later with the National Consumers' League. She also worked for woman suffrage, and with the American Red Cross in France, 19...

World Health Organization . Country Office in Pakistan

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Eisenhower, Dwight D. (Dwight David), 1890-1969

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Dwight David Eisenhower (1890-1969) was leader of the Allied forces in Europe in World War II, commander of NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization), and the thirty-fourth president of the United States, from January 20, 1953, to January 20, 1961. Eisenhower was born on October 14, 1890, in Denison, Texas, the third son of David Jacob Eisenhower, a railroad worker, and Ida Elizabeth Stover. In 1891, the family moved to Abilene, Kansas, where David accepted a job at a local creamery run by ...

Reid, Joseph Harold, 1916-

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American public health association

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The American Public Health Association was founded in 1872 as a professional organization of physicians, nurses, educators, sanitary engineers, environmentalists, social workers, optometrists, podiatrists, pharmacists, dentists, hygienists, and other community health specialists. In pursuit of its goal of protecting and promoting personal and environmental health, the APHA offers services including the promulgation of standards, the establishment of uniform practices and procedures, development ...