Essay collection of the Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America, 1952-1976
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Social reformer Elizabeth Glendower Evans was involved in prison reform, support of striking workers, the Massachusetts campaign for the first minimum wage act for women, the movement for women's suffrage, and peace. She was a contributing editor and financial supporter of La Follette's Magazine and the Progressive, and national director of the American Civil Liberties Union (1920-1937). From the description of Papers, 1859-1944 (inclusive), 1882-1944 (bulk). (Harvard University...
The Schlesinger Library had its origins in the gift of the Woman's Rights Collection (WRC) by Maud Wood Park '98 to Radcliffe College in 1943. Organized as the Women's Archives in 1948, it was renamed the Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America in 1967 in recognition of the Schlesingers' strong support of the Library and the College. The WRC was originally housed in Longfellow Hall and the Women's Archives in Byerly Hall and moved in 1967 to the old Radcliffe...
Hilda Worthington Smith (1888-1984) was a specialist in workers' education and wrote numerous papers on the topic throughout her life. Smith was the first director of the Bryn Mawr Summer School for Women Workers in Industry and also founded the Affiliated School for Workers, Inc. From the description of Hilda Worthington Smith workers' education collection, 1937-1972. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 213371634 A pioneer in workers' education (B...
Olympia Brown was a Universalist minister, the first American woman to be ordained by full denominational authority. From the description of Letter, 1888. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 232009828 From the description of Papers of Olympia Brown, 1899-1912 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 543378041 Universalist minister, the first American woman to be ordained by full denominational authority, Brown had parishes mainly in Massachusetts...
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 ...
Factory worker, labor organizer, and social reformer, O'Reilly became vice-president of the New York Women's Trade Union League. For further information, see Notable American Women (1971). From the description of Papers, 1886-1927 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 122336336 ...
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...
Organization founded in 1899 to monitor the conditions under which goods were manufactured and distributed. From the description of National Consumers' League records, 1882-1986 (bulk 1920-1950). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70981678 The League was founded in 1898 to improve conditions for workers. From the description of Records, 1912-1949 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 232006759 The National Consumers' League was founded in 18...