Papers, 1940-1978

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Papers, 1940-1978

Correspondence, minutes, financial records, etc., of Margaret Earhart Smith, educator.

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Window Shop (Cambridge, Mass.)

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The Window Shop (1939-1972) was a store located in Cambridge, Massachusetts created by a small group of women wanting to help immigrants fleeing Europe. It was originally located in a room on the second floor of 37 Church Street and was named for the room's large window. One of these women was Elsa Brändström Ulich, a Swedish-immigrant nurse and philanthropist. In 1939, four women opened the Window Shop at 37 Church Street with a combined sum of 65 dollars to aid immigrants fleeing German-occ...

Golden, Clinton S. (Clinton Strong), 1888-1961

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Clinton Strong Golden was born in Pottsville, Pennsylvania on November 16, 1888. When his father died in 1900, Golden went to work in an iron mine and thus his formal education was ended. He apprenticed as a machinist, but later worked several years as a railroad fireman and became active in the Brotherhood of Locomotive Firemen and Engineers. He was a full-time representative for the International Association of Machinists, 1919-1930. He served on the board of directors of Brookwood Labor Colle...

Geddes, Donald Porter, 1899-

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Dawson, Emma MacDonald

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Coit, Eleanor Gwinnell, 1894-1976

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Eleanor Gwinnell Coit, labor education expert, was the daughter of Emma Gwinnell and Henry Coit, M.D., and was born in Newark, N.J., on May 6, 1894. She received an A.B. (1916) from Smith College and an A.M. (1919) from Columbia University. Coit was Industrial Secretary of the New Jersey branches of the Young Women's Christian Association at Newark (1916-1917), and Orange (1917-1919), General Secretary at Bayonne (1919-1921), and Industrial Secretary of the YWCA at...

National Committee for the Extension of Labor Education (U.S)

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Summer School for Office Workers

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Smith, Hilda Worthington, 1888-1984

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Hilda Worthington Smith (June 19, 1888 – March 3, 1984) was an American labor educator, social worker, and poet. She is best known for her roles as first Director of the Bryn Mawr Summer School for Women Workers in Industry and as a co-founder of the Affiliated Schools for Workers (later known as the American Labor Education Service), though she also had a long career in government service supporting education for underserved groups including women, labor workers, African-Americans and the elder...

Hudson Shore Labor School (West Park, N.Y.)

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Founded in 1939 as the Bryn Mawr College Summer School for Women Workers in Industry, the Hudson Shore Labor School (HSLS) moved to its West Park, N.Y. location in 1949, expanding into an institute for training and development for workers and unionists. From the description of Hudson Shore Labor School. Files, 1948-1954. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 63541048 ...

Jordan, W. K. (Wilbur Kitchener), 1902-1980

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Wilbur Kitchener Jordan (also known as W. K. Jordan), (1902-1980) was an American historian, specializing in sixteenth and seventeenth century Britain. Raised in Lynnville, Indiana, Jordan received a bachelor's degree from Oakland City College in 1923, before earning a master's (1926) and doctoral (1931) degree from Harvard University. Jordan went on to become a leading historian of sixteenth and seventeenth century England, accruing many honors, and producing books, including Men of Substanc...

Lindeman, Eduard C. (Eduard Christian), 1885-1953

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Eduard C. Lindeman (May 9, 1885 – April 13, 1953) was an American educator, notable for his pioneering contributions in adult education. He introduced many concepts of modern adult education in his book, The Meaning of Adult Education. Eduard Christian Lindeman was born in St. Clair, Michigan, one of ten children of German immigrant parents, Frederick and Frederika (von Piper) Lindemann. Orphaned at an early age, Lindeman gained work experience through jobs as stable cleaner, nurseryman, grav...

Power, Sadye Harwick, 1901-1991

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Sadye Power was a philanthropist and activist on behalf of various social and political causes. Throughout the course of her life, she worked long and hard on such issues as family planning, abortion, child care, urban family life, education, cooperative living, and volunteerism. And like her husband Eugene Power, Sadye Power was a patron of the arts supporting it with contributions and with her time. Born Sadye Harwick in 1901, Sadye graduated from the University of M...

Wood, Margaret D.

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Reuther, Victor G. (Victor George), 1912-2004

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Victor George Reuther (January 1, 1912 – June 3, 2004) was a prominent international labor organizer. He was one of three Reuther brothers (Walter and Roy) who were lifelong members of the U.S. labor movement. His older brother Walter became the president of the United Auto Workers union (UAW) and Victor became the head of that union's Education Dept. and an organizer on the international level. He was a proponent of social democracy. He was born in Wheeling, West Virginia, the son of Anna (S...

Special Services Committee (Ann Arbor, Mich.)

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Smith, Margaret Earhart, 1902-1960

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Margaret Earhart was born in Evanston, Illinois, on February 3, 1902, the daughter of Harry Boyd and Carrie (Beal) Earhart. After graduation from Vassar College in 1923 ME was involved with a number of journalistic pursuits in Ann Arbor, including research for a book on Emily Bronte, which included travel abroad. Teaching and psychiatric counselling were also part of ME's early work experience. In February 1926 she married Dr. Clement Andrew Smith (b. 1901), a pediatrician. They ha...

Starr, Mark, 1894-1985

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Mark Starr (27 April 1894, Shoscombe – 24 April 1985, New York City) was a British American labor historian and pedagogue. For 25 years he was educational director of the International Ladies Garment Workers Union. Born in Shoscombe, Somerset he was the son of a staunch Free Methodist coal miner. From 1899 to 1907 he attended St Julian's National School. At age thirteen he began work in the mines, later migrating to South Wales. He joined the Miners' Federation of Great Britain and the Indepe...

Friedmann, Ernestine L., 1885-1973.

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Smith, Clement A. (Clement Andrew), 1901-1988

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Clement Andrew Smith (1901-1998) was a pediatrician at Boston Lying-In Hospital, later known as Boston Hospital for Women and then Brigham and Women's Hospital, in Boston, Mass. Smith's research focused on newborn infants including fetal and neonatal physiology, perinatalogy, including maternal malnutrition; and the effect of humidity on water balance and respiration. Smith's research contributed to the founding of the specialty of neonatalogy in the 1960s. From the description of Pa...

Luchek, Anthony

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Anthony Luchek, a graduate of the University of Michigan, was a labor education specialist. Before WWII, he was an instructor at the Institute of Human Relations at Yale University and a Wertheim Fellow at Harvard. He also served as a Labor Economist for the Labor Division of the War Production Board. In 1946, he became the European Representative for the CIO. He directed the Labor Education Program, part of Penn State Extension Services from 1947 to 1959. In the late 1950s, Mr. Luchek conducted...

Radcliffe College. Management Training Program.

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Committee for the Extension of Labor Education.

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American Labor Education Service

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United Community Services of Metropolitan Boston

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Arter, Rhetta M. (Rhetta Marie)

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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...

Frankfurter, Felix, 1882-1965

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Felix Frankfurter (November 15, 1882 – February 22, 1965) was an American lawyer, professor, and jurist who served as an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States. Frankfurter served on the Supreme Court from 1939 to 1962 and was a noted advocate of judicial restraint in the judgments of the Court. Frankfurter was born in Vienna, Austria, and immigrated to New York City at the age of 12. After graduating from Harvard Law School, Frankfurter worked for Secretary of War Henry ...

Raphael, Mary Malcomson, 1890-1954.

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American friends service committee

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Quaker organization formed to promote peace and reconciliation through its social service and relief programs. From the description of American Friends Service Committee records, 1933-1988 (bulk 1933-1938). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70983753 The American Friends Service Committee (AFSC) was organized in June 1917 as an outgrowth of and coordination point for the anti-war and relief activities of various bodies of the Religious Society of Friends in the United States. A ...