Papers, 1942-1981

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Papers, 1942-1981

Papers, 1942-1981

Correspondence, speeches, reports, etc., of Maida (Stewart) Springer Kemp, trade union activist.

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National Council of Negro Women

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The National Council of Negro Women (NANW) was founded December 5, 1935 by Mary McLeod Bethune. It grew out of the National Association of Colored Women (NACW). Bethune was an educator and the daughter of former slaves. She branched off the ideas of the NACW and began the start of the NCNW to help African American women and their families. Women on the council fought more towards political and economic successes of black women to uplift them in society. NCNW fulfills this mission through researc...

Mboya, Tom

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Unknown. From the guide to the Letters from Tom Mboya to James Johnson M.P. (microfilm), 1957, (The Bodleian Library of Commonwealth and African Studies at Rhodes House) Biographical Note 1930 Born, Kenya 1950s Works for Nairobi City Council as a sanitary inspector ...

Randolph, A. Philip (Asa Philip), 1889-1979

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A. Philip Randolph (1889-1979) was an African-American labor leader and early civil rights spokesman. Influenced by the socialism of Eugene Debs, Randolph began publishing his magazine The Messenger in 1917. He opposed U.S. entry into the first World War. In 1925 he organized the Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters. His associations with Bayard Rustin and James Farmer influenced his dedication to nonviolence. Randolph was a founder of the League for Nonviolent Civil Disobedience Against Military...

British Guiana Trade Union Congress

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Harvard University. Trade Union Program

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The Trade Union Program began in 1942. In a one semester course, the Program extends to trade unions the same type of training Harvard offers to those entering the field of business administration. It was administered until 1982 by the School of Business Administration and in that year was transferred to the Graduate School of Education. From the description of Records of the Trade Union Program, 1942-1969 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 76972684 ...

Dubinsky, David, 1892-1982

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"Permanent deposit" From the description of International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union. David Dubinsky, Memorabilia. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 64059271 1892 Born February 22nd in Brest-Litovsk, then in Russia, son of Bezalel and Shaina (Malka) Dobnievsky. Moved to Lodz, where the family operated a bakery. ...

Schnitzler, Frank

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Starr, Mark, 1894-....

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Born in England, Mark Starr (1894-1985) served from 1935-1960 as educational director for the International Ladies Garment Workers Union, and had a lifelong interest in adult and workers education. A liberal activist, he was also associated with the American Labor Party, Americans for Democratic Action, the League for Industrial Democracy, and the Liberal Party. From the guide to the Mark Starr Photographs, 1944-1955, (Tamiment Library / Wagner Archives) Born in Great Britai...

United States Labor Party

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Ware, Caroline F. (Caroline Farrar), 1899-1990

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Social historian, consumer lobbyist; interviewee married Gardiner C. Means. From the description of Reminiscences of Caroline F. Ware : oral history, 1982. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122565371 Caroline Farrar Ware, a professor of history and social science, received her A.B. from Vassar in 1920, her A.M. from Radcliffe in 1924, and her Ph.D. in 1925. Ware was an associate professor of history at Vassar from 1925-1930 and from 1932-1934...

International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union

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In 1937 a group known as the Players of the International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union wrote, produced and starred in Pins and Needles, a "witty and tuneful" musical revue satirizing organized labor in general and the ILGWU in particular. Numbers include "Sing us a song with social significance," Doin' the reactionary," and "One big union for two." The play was so successful that it was given a regular run at the Labor Stage in New York, with new skits and songs added periodically to keep the ...

Ferebee, Dorothy Boulding, 1898?-1980

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Physician, administrator, and activist, of Boston, Mass., and Washington, D.C.; b. 1898. From the description of Papers, 1910-1980. (Moorland-Spingarn Resource Center). WorldCat record id: 70953364 Physician. From the description of Reminiscences of Dorothy Boulding Ferebee : oral history, 1979. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122513781 ...

Kaunda, Kenneth D. (Kenneth David), 1924-

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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...

Steeger, Henry

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Tubman, William V. S., 1895-1971

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William Vacanarat Shadrach Tubman ( 1895-1971 ), nineteenth president of Liberia, was born November 29, 1895 in Harper City, Maryland County, Liberia to Alexander Tubman and Elizabeth Rebecca Barnes Tubman . His paternal grandparents, manumitted slaves, were repatriates who in 1837 had immigrated from Georgia ( USA ) to the Maryland Colony in Africa . Tubman received his education at Government Elementary School in Harper City and the Cape Palmas Methodist Seminary. He began his pol...

Ghana Trades Union Congress

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Asian-American Free Labor Institute (U.S.)

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Sears, Mason (Philip Mason), 1899-1973

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International Confederation of Free Trade Unions.

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Meany, George, 1894-1980

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Labor official; interviewee d.1980. From the description of Reminiscences of George Meany : oral history, 1957. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122587289 President, AFL-CIO, 1955-1980. George Meany (1894-1980) was elected president of the American Federation of Labor (A.F. of L.) in 1952. His efforts to unite his organization with its rival, the Congress of Industrial Organizations (CIO), was successful, and he was ...

Nkrumah, Kwame, 1909-1972

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Tettegah, John K., 1930-

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Ochwada, Arthur A.

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National Negro Labor Council (U.S.)

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AFL-CIO

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The AFL and CIO merged in 1955 as an umbrella organization for skilled trade and industrial unions. Its regional office in Baltimore represented worker interests against this railroad merger. From the description of AFL-CIO response to merger of Pennsylvania and New York Central railroads, 1962-1963. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 238572652 Created by merger of American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations in 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)....

Pan African Conference on the Role of Trade Union Women, 1977

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Maida Springer Kemp was born in Panama, Central America, in 1910, and moved to New York City with her mother, Diane Stewart, in 1917. (See the Kemp interview in OH-31, Black Women Oral History Project, Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe College, for further information about her early life.) In 1932 MSK went to work as a pinker, hand finisher and subsequently a sewing machine operator in a garment factory in New York. She joined Local 22 of the International Ladies' Garment ...

American Federation of Labor

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Labor organization. From the description of American Federation of Labor records, 1883-1925. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70980267 ...

United Nations. Trustee Council.

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Murray, Pauli, 1910-1985

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Pauli Murray (1910-1985) was a lawyer, scholar, writer, educator, administrator, religious leader, civil rights and women's rights activist. She was a co-founder of the National Organization for Women (NOW) and the first black woman to be ordained as an Episcopal minister. She spent much of her life in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, and Washington, D.C. From the description of Proud shoes : the story of an American family : typescript, 1956 / by Pauli Murray. (New York Public Library)....

McCallister, Frank

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African-American Free Labor Institute (U.S.)

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

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John Fitzgerald Kennedy was born on May 29, 1917, to Joseph P. Kennedy and Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy of Brookline, Massachusetts. John Kennedy, the second of nine children, attended Choate Academy (1932-1935), Princeton University (1935-36), Harvard College (1936-40), and Stanford Business School (1941). In 1940, he published a book based on his senior thesis entitled "Why England Slept." The book criticized British policy of Appeasement. In 1941, Kennedy enlisted in the Navy. In August 1943, Kenn...

Nyerere, Julius K. (Julius Kambarage), 1922-1999

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Ruskin College (University of Oxford).

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International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union. Local 22.

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American society of African culture

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The American Society of African Culture educated Americans regarding African culture through publications, lectures, and conferences. From the description of American Society of African Culture records. 1958-1968. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 86164185 From the guide to the American Society of African Culture records, 1958-1968, (The New York Public Library. Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division.) ...

TANU (Organization)

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Wina, Arthur

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Jacobs, Sophia Yarnall, 1902-

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Civic worker and author, Jacobs attended Bryn Mawr, 1919-1921; wrote for women's magazines; served as secretary of the United Nations Council (later the World Affairs Council of Philadelphia), traveling to India and the Middle East under its auspices; ran unsuccessfully for the Philadelphia School Committee, 1949; served on the boards of the National Urban League, the New York Urban League, the American Civil Liberties Union, and Planned Parenthood of Philadelphia; and was president of the Natio...

Young, Whitney M. Whitney M. Young papers.

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Sociologist. Whitney Moore Young, Jr. (1921-1971) was Executive Director of the National Urban League, 1961-1971. From the description of Papers, 1960-1977. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122443095 ...