Records, 1946-1966, 1978
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Anna Eleanor Roosevelt was the longest-serving First Lady throughout her husband President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s four terms in office (1933-1945). She was an American politician, diplomat, and activist who later served as a United Nations spokeswoman. A shy, awkward child, starved for recognition and love, Eleanor Roosevelt grew into a woman with great sensitivity to the underprivileged of all creeds, races, and nations. Her constant work to improve their lot made her one of the most loved–...
In the spring of 1946, the representatives of some 30 women's organizations accredited to the nongovernmental section of the United Nations met informally to discuss how best to disseminate information about the activities of the U.N. In January 1947, Women United for the United Nations was formed and began publicizing the work of the U.N. It distributed catalogs of documentary films, produced a monthly bulletin entitled "U.N. News for Women Broadcasters," promoted coverage of the U...
American journalist. From the description of Letter, 1936 July 22, South Pomfret, Vermont, to Perry Walton, Boston. (Boston Athenaeum). WorldCat record id: 184904428 Journalist. From the description of Dorothy Thompson typed letter signed, 1957. (Maine Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 74986046 Thompson and Sinclair Lewis married in 1928 and divorced in 1942. In 1943 Thompson married the Austrian artist Maxim Kopf (1892-1958). In her memoi...
President of the League of Women Voters of the U.S. (1944-1950), Strauss was active in the N.Y.C. and state Leagues as well as in the Carrie Chapman Catt Memorial Fund, which became the Overseas Education Fund. A presidential appointee to the President's Commission on Internal Security and Individual Rights (1951) and the U.S. Delegation to the United Nations (1951-1952), Strauss directed the American Association for the UN, and was a member of the U.S. Committee for the UN, the UN Association o...
In 1945, four individuals who had worked on the Manhattan project-John L. Balderston, Jr., Dieter M. Gruen, W.J. McLean, and David B. Wehmeyer-formed a committee and wrote a letter to 154 public figures asking for their opinions about the possibility of the creation of a world government. Over the next year, as the various public figures responded to the letter, the responses were correlated into a report that was released in 1947. From the guide to the Balderston, John L., Jr. Colle...