Papers of Grace A. Johnson in the Woman's Rights Collection, 1840-1952

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Papers of Grace A. Johnson in the Woman's Rights Collection, 1840-1952

1840-1952

Correspondence, speeches, writings, etc., of Grace A. Johnson, educator, suffragist, civic reformer, and internationalist. These papers are part of the Woman's Rights Collection.

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Cox, Floyd B.

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Miller, Helen Clarkson

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Halladay, Ethel Lorenz

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Committee on Militarism in Education (U.S.)

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Founded in 1925 by John Nevin Sayre, Norman Thomas and E. Raymond Wilson to abolish compulsory military training in colleges and universities, and all military training in public high schools. Other executive members were Roswell P. Barnes, Tucker P. Smith, Edwin C. Johnson, and George A. Coe. Ceased operation in 1940. From the description of Records, 1925-1940. (Swarthmore College, Peace Collection). WorldCat record id: 19046123 ...

Biggerstaff, Knight, 1906-

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Professor of Chinese History, 1927-1978; Chairman, Department of Far Eastern Studies, Cornell University, 1946-1956; Chairman, History Department, Cornell University, 1956-1965. From the guide to the Knight Biggerstaff papers, 1923-2000, 1944-1961 (bulk)., (Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library) ...

Blakeslee, George Hubbard, 1871-1954

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Wild, Payson Sibley, 1905-1998

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Mr. Wild, a distinguished scholar and academic administrator, served as vice president and dean of faculties at Northwestern from 1949 to 1969 and provost from 1969 to 1973. Mr. Wild came to Northwestern from Harvard University where he was professor of government and dean of the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences. During his 13-year career at Harvard, Mr. Wild earned a reputation as a leading scholar of international relations. One of Harvard's most popular lecturers, he taught c...

Lowell, Lucy

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Massachusetts Peace Films Council.

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Beach, Liselotte

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Robins, Margaret Dreier 1868-1945

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Women's rights leader and social activist. Margaret Dreier Robins was born in 1868 in Brooklyn, New York. She left New York in 1925 and moved to Florida with her husband Raymond Robins. The Robins' resided at a large estate called Chinsegut Hill near the town of Brooksville. Margaret was a founder and leader of the National Women's Trade Union League and an outspoken crusader for equal rights for women in the workplace. She and her husband were also active in politics and campaigned for candidat...

Johnson, Lewis Jerome, 1867-

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Johnson (1867-1952) graduated from Harvard in 1888 and taught civil engineering at Harvard. From the description of Security for our social order: an engineer's report : manuscript, 1922-1934. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612800479 From the description of Papers of Lewis Jerome Johnson, 1888-1948 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 76973082 Lewis Jerome Johnson graduated from Harvard in 1887. From the description of Junior...

Seavey, Warren Abner, 1880-1966

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Seavey graduated from Harvard in 1902 and taught law at Harvard. From the description of Papers of Warren A. Seavey, 1940. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 76973178 Lawyer, law prof., legal scholar. LL.B. Harv., 1904; LL.D. U. of Neb., l927, St. John's, l947. Prof. of Law, China, 1904-1911; taught at various law schools in U.S., 1911-1927, Harv. Law Sch., 1927-1955; Law Dean U. Neb., 1920-1926. Author of casebooks on agency, equity, torts. Reporter for American Law ...

Ritter, Woldemar

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Capper, Arthur, 1865-1951

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Publishing, radio executive; Kansas governor; U.S. senator from Kansas. Of Garnett, Topeka, Kan. From the description of Arthur Capper papers, 1853-1956 (bulk 1918-1948). (Kansas State Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 85600345 ...

National Civic Federation. Massachusetts Section.

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Ritter, Elizabeth, 1875-

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Paul, Alice, 1885-1977

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Quaker, lawyer, and lifelong activist for women's rights, Alice Paul was educated at Swarthmore and the University of Pennsylvania, where her doctoral dissertation was on the legal status of women in Pennsylvania. She later earned law degrees from Washington College of Law and American University. Paul also studied economics and sociology at the universities of London and Birmingham and worked at a number of British social settlements (1907-1910). While in England she wa...

Pendleton, Ellen F. (Ellen Fitz), 1864-1936

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Nichols, Alice, 1905-

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Tokalji, Bela

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Catt, Carrie Chapman, 1859-1947

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Carrie Lane Chapman Catt, suffragist, early feminist, political activist, and Iowa State alumna (1880), was born on January 9, 1859 in Ripon, Wisconsin to Maria Clinton and Lucius Lane. At the close of the Civil War, the Lanes moved to a farm near Charles City, Iowa where they remained throughout their lives. Carrie entered Iowa State College in 1877 completing her work in three years. She graduated at the top of her class and while in Ames established military drills for women, became the first...

Boston Equal Suffrage Association for Good Government

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Suffragists Maud Wood Park, Pauline Agassiz Shaw, and Mary Hutcheson Page were among those who in 1901 founded the Boston Equal Suffrage Association for Good Government (BESAGG) "to promote a better civic life, the true development of the home and the welfare of the family, through the exercise of suffrage on the part of the women citizens of Boston." After 1920, BESAGG became the Boston League of Women Voters. For further historical information see Lois Bannister Merk, Massachusetts and the Wom...

Henderson, Christine L.

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Moore, John Bassett, 1860-1947

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Lawyer, educator, and jurist. From the description of Papers of John Bassett Moore, 1866-1949 (bulk 1885-1938). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79455667 ...

Brown, Bernice see Bernice Brown Cronkhite

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Murdoch, Marion, 1853-

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League of Nations Association. Massachusetts.

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League of Nations Union (Great Britain)

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League of Nations Society in Canada.

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Comstock, A(lexander) Barr, 1886-1956

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Hulbert, Winifred

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Allen, Mary Ware

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Nichols, Charles E.

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Wheelock School

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Nash, Philip Curtis, 1890-

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Epithet: Director League of Nations Association New York British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001072.0x000012 ...

Massachusetts Woman Suffrage Association

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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...

Bénézet, Louis Paul, 1878-1961

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Hearne, Julian G., 1904-

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Army officer. From the description of Papers of Julian G. Hearne, 1945. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79451039 ...

Young, Rose E. (Rose Emmet), 1869-1941

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Rose Emmet Young (1869–1941) was born in Montana. As a writer, she contributed to magazines and editorials under the pen name R.E. Young; her work was published in Harper's McClure's, Collier's, the Atlantic Monthly. In 1899 Young moved to New York City to work on the staff of the New York Evening Post. In 1915, she was hired by the National American Women Suffrage Association's Carrie Chapman Catt to direct the Leslie Bureau of Suffrage Education. While there she created and supervised the Woma...

Armstrong, Irene

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Fisher, Irving, 1867-1947

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Irving Fisher (1867-1947) was an economist and professor of political economy at Yale University from 1898 to 1935. He specialized in monetary economics and in the application of mathematical techniques to the solution of economic problems. From the description of Irving Fisher papers, 1932-1938. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122314185 From the guide to the Irving Fisher papers, 1932-1938, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.) ...

National Council for Prevention of War (U.S.)

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Created in September, 1921 in Washington, D.C. by representatives of 17 United States peace organizations to serve as a clearinghouse under the name of National Council for Limitation of Armaments; Frederick J. Libby was appointed Executive Secretary. Headquartered in Washington, D.C., the organization changed its name in January, 1922 to the National Council for the Reduction of Armaments. In Fall of 1923, the name was changed again to National Council for Prevention of War. It was incorportate...

Macneil, Sayre, 1886-1961

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Speech delivered by Sayre Macneil at the Sunset Club in 1941. Traces the development of legal education in the United States from the 1920s to 1940, and is primarily an anecdotal biography of Los Angeles lawyer H.W. O'Melveny. References are also made to other Los Angeles lawyers including William Carey Jones, G. Wiley Wells, and Bradner W. Lee. Includes an introduction by James C. Sheppard. From the description of A Californian's legal education, 1941, November 28. (Huntington Libra...

Brewer, John M. (John Marks), 1877-1950

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Brewer (Harvard, Ph.D., 1915) taught at the Harvard Graduate School of Education. From the description of Papers of John Marks Brewer, 1916-1943 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 76972983 ...

Scudder, Vida-Dutton, 1861-1954

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Vida Dutton Scudder, 1884 Vida Scudder was born in India on December 15, 1861, the only child of Harriet Louisa (Dutton) and David Coit Scudder. She and her mother returned to Boston following the death of her father, although she spent much of her childhood traveling in Europe. She attended Boston private secondary schools, and graduated from Smith College in 1884. While doing postgraduate work at Oxford University, where she attended lectures by John Ruskin, Scudder d...

Tillinghast, Anna Churchill Moulton, 1874-1951.

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Tillinghast was an ordained minister, speaker for prohibition, Commissioner of Immigration for New England (1927-1933), suffrage amendment advocate, and state and local Republican party worker. From the description of Papers, 1911-1945 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 232006867 ...

Tyler, H. W. (Harry Walter), 1863-1938

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Curtis, Francis G.

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Peace Films Foundation (N.Y.)

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Kalijarvi, Thorsten V. (Thorsten Valentine), 1897-

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De Mille, William C. (William Churchill), 1878-1955

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Willam Churchill De Mille (1878-1955) was an American playwright, producer, and lecturer. From the guide to the William C. and Cecil B. De Mille Collection, circa 1913-1940, (Princeton University. Library. Dept. of Rare Books and Special Collections) William Churchill De Mille (1878-1955) was an American playwright, producer and director. He wrote a number of stage plays and produced them with David Belasco from 1902 to 1914 before becoming one of the pioneers of the motion ...

Mather, Kirtley F. (Kirtley Fletcher), 1888-1978

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Geologist. Taught at Harvard University. From the description of Papers, 1943-1946 (inclusive). (University of Chicago Library). WorldCat record id: 52247418 Kirtley F. Mather was a professor of geology at Harvard University and Radcliffe College from 1924 to 1954. He also served as chairman of the geology department and director of the Harvard Summer School. From the description of Student papers, 1933. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 232009654 ...

White, Mrs. True Worthy

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Marsh, David L.

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Wheelock, Lucy.

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Marks, Josephine Peabody

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Leonard, Gertrude Halladay, 1868-1919.

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Gurney, Claire Hubbard, 1861-

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Stimson, Henry L. (Henry Lewis), 1867-1950

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Henry Lewis Stimson, the politician, was one of Eleanor Stimson Brooks's cousins. He took an interest in the family and had given her support throughout Van Wyck's struggles with depression (1926-1930). From the description of Correspondence to Charles Van Wyck Brooks, 1930-1945. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 191821881 Stimson served as U.S. Secretary of war (1911-1913, 1940-1945), was governor general of the Philippine Islands (1927-1929) and U.S...

Lawrence, David

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Massachusetts Citizens Committee on the World Court.

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League of Women Voters of Massachusetts

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The League of Women Voters was founded in 1920 during the National American Suffrage Association convention, just months before the ratification of the 19th Amendment to the United States Constitution gave women the right to vote. Many founding delegates were from Massachusetts, and participated in local suffrage organizations. These suffrage groups promptly reformed as League chapters. Originally incorporated in 1893, the Massachusetts Woman Suffrage Association dissolved and regrouped in May 1...

White, William Allen, 1868-1944

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American journalist known as the "Sage of Emporia"; owner and editor of the "Emporia Gazette." From the description of Papers of William Allen White, 1890-1940 [manuscript]. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647837106 Journalist. From the description of Letters, 1889-1945. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122644557 Pulitzer Prize-winning Emporia, Kansas, newspaper editor and author. From the description of William Allen White letter...

Haertlein, Albert, 1895-1960.

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Haertlein graduated from Harvard in 1916 and taught civil engineering at Harvard. From the description of Papers of Albert Haertlein, 1920-1959 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 76973053 ...

Kallen, Horace Meyer, 1882-1974

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Jewish American philosopher and author; friend and pupil of William James. From the description of H.M. Kallen letter to [Harry?] Salpeter, 1918 November 5. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 76924359 From the description of H. M. Kallen letter to [Harry?] Salpeter [manuscript], 1918 November 5. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647999274 Philosopher and educator. From the description of Autograph letters signed (13) and autograph ...

Fuller, Alvan T. (Alvan Tufts), 1878-1958

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Women's Art Society of Montreal

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Paine, George L.

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Post, Alice Thacher, 1853-1947

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Lippmann, Walter, 1889-1974

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American journalist and author. From the description of Typewritten letter signed, dated : Washington, D.C., 23 September 1960, to Joan Peyser, 1960 Sept. 23. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270992594 Lippmann was an American journalist and author. From the description of Walter Lippmann letters to Hazel Albertson, 1910-1982. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612206746 From the guide to the Walter Lipmann letters to Hazel Albertson, 1910-1982., (H...

Whitehouse, Florence

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Stanford, Neal A.

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Forbes, Rose Dabney, 1864-1947

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Choate, Robert Burnett, 1898-1963.

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League of Women Voters of Cambridge.

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The Cambridge Political Equality Association was organized in February 1896 by women who believed "that the exercise of the suffrage on the part of the women citizens is not only just but will promote a better civic life, the true development of the home, and the welfare of the family...." Association records for the years 1896 to 1916 are in: the Schlesinger Library's Woman's Rights Collection (folders 1070-1081af, volumes 106-110); the Grace A. Johnson papers in the Woman's Rights Collection (...

Cronkhite, Bernice Brown

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Bernice Brown Cronkhite attended Radcliffe College (A.B. 1916, A.M. 1918, Ph.D. 1920). She was graduate dean of Radcliffe College from 1934 to 1959, and also served as vice-president from 1923 to 1960. From the description of Papers, 1957-1959 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 232009788 College administrator. Educated at Radcliffe (A.B. 1916; A.M. 1918; Ph.D. 1920); spent post-graduate year in Belgium working on international law; established training sc...

Moors, John F.

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Woodrow Wilson foundation

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Founded in New York in 1921 or 1922, the Woodrow Wilson Foundation endowed permanent awards for distinguished public service. Franklin D. Roosevelt served as Chairman of the National Committee. In time, a memorial library was also established at the Woodrow Wilson House at 45 E. 65th St., New York City. In 1950, the Foundation transferred the Library to the United Nations. From the description of Collection, 1922-1957, 1940-1949. (Swarthmore College, Peace Collection). WorldCat recor...

Nutter, George Read, 1863-1937.

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Spencer, Edna Lawrence

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Massachusetts Single Tax League

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Duncan, Robert F.

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Duncan was stationed at Fort Eustis, VA in 1942-43, Sicily, Italy, and south and central France. From the description of The Robert F. Duncan papers, ca. 1921-ca. 1960. (US Army, Mil Hist Institute). WorldCat record id: 46712728 ...

Shaw, Anna Howard, 1847-1919

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Anna Howard Shaw (February 14, 1847 – July 2, 1919) was a leader of the women's suffrage movement in the United States. She was also a physician and one of the first ordained female Methodist ministers in the United States. Born in northern England in Newcastle-upon-Tyne in 1847, her family left England and immigrated to the United States. In their new country, the Shaws made several moves. After settling in the bustling port city of New Bedford, Massachusetts, they uprooted again, this time ...

Hoover, Herbert, 1874-1964

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Herbert Clark Hoover (b. August 10, 1874, Iowa-d. October 20, 1964), thirty-first president of the United States, was born in Iowa, and was orphaned as a child. A Quaker known from his childhood as "Bert" to his friends, he began a career as a mining engineer soon after graduating from Stanford University in 1895. Within twenty years he had used his engineering knowledge and business acumen to make a fortune as an independent mining consultant. In 1914 Hoover administered the American Relief Com...

Lodge, Henry Cabot, 1850-1924

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Henry Cabot Lodge (1850-1924) was born into a prominent Boston family in 1850. Through his mother’s family, the Cabots, Lodge traced his lineage back to the 17th century, with one great-grandfather a leading Federalist during the Revolutionary period. Growing up in both an intellectual and privileged household, "Cabot" took naturally to academic subjects, particularly history and literature. Beyond his early devotion to scholarly pursuits, Lodge also enjoyed numerous sports and the great outdoor...

League of Nations Association (U.S.)

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The American Association for International Cooperation and the League of Nations Non-Partisan Committee merged on January 10, 1923 to become the League of Nations Non-Partisan Association. This name was shortened in 1929 to become the League of Nations Association. The organization was inactive during World War II. After the war, it was revived as the United Nations Association. From the description of League of Nations Association (U.S.) collected records, 1916, 1922-1945. (Swarthmo...

Parker, Lois D.

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National Council for Adult Civic Education.

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Walsh, David I. (David Ignatius), 1872-1947

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Fassett, Edith

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Holmes, Alice Marion

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Progressive Party National Convention, 1912, Chicago, I11.

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Birdsall, Clara E.

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Thomas, Frances A.

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Crocker, Courtenay

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McDonald, James G. (James Grover), 1886-1964

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Epithet: High Commissioner for Refugees British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000976.0x000390 James Grover McDonald was born on November 29, 1886 in Coldwater, Ohio. His parents, Kenneth and Anna Dietrich McDonald, operated a hotel, and the family's five children worked alongside their parents. The family later moved to Albany, Indiana, to operate a second hotel, and there McDonald met Ruth Stafford, who...

Women's International League for Peace and Freedom

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WILPF developed out of the International Women's Congress against World War I that took place in The Hague, Netherlands, in 1915 and the formation of the International Women's Committee of Permanent Peace; the name WILPF was not chosen until 1919. The first WILPF president, Jane Addams, had previously founded the Woman's Peace Party in the United States, in January 1915, this group later became the US section of WILPF. Along with Jane Addams, Marian Cripps and Margaret E. Dungan were also foundi...

Sayre, Francis Bowes, 1885-1972

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Diplomat. From the description of Reminiscences of Francis Bowes Sayre : oral history, 1952. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309725093 Diplomat and statesman. From the description of Papers of Francis Bowes Sayre, 1861-1961. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71060652 Biographical Note 1885, Apr. 30 Born, South Bethleh...

Luce, Robert, 1862-1946

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Robert Luce was a Republican Congressman from Massachusetts (1919-1935, 1937-1941). Minot, Kendall and Company was a Boston investment firm. From the description of Correspondence with Waldo S. Kendall of Minot, Kendall and Company, 1928-1941 (inclusive). (Harvard Business School). WorldCat record id: 269594014 ...

League of Women Voters of Boston

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Beginning in the late 1960s, the League of Women Voters of Boston had a Boston Harbor Committee that was concerned with the pollution of the harbor and other neighboring waterways. From the description of Records, 1967-1981 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 232008804 A non-partisan organization committed to opening government to all of Boston's citizens, the League of Women Voters of Boston strives for a representative system of government that is accoun...

American Woman's Republic.

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The American Woman's League was formed in 1908 in University City, St. Louis, Missouri, by E.G. Lewis, a St. Louis publisher, as a subscription-gathering agency for his publications. By 1910, under the umbrella of the American Woman's Republic, it had social, educational, and cultural programs which promoted women's "mutual advantage protection and advancement," training for government administration and organization for suffrage, and licensing manufacturers of quality goods which offered rebate...

McArtney, Janet E.

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Peabody, Lucy (McGill) Waterbury, 1861-1949.

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Simpson, Clifford O.

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Morgan, Ann

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Garrity, Helen B.

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Holt, Hamilton

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Kitchelt, Florence Ledyard Cross, 1874-1961

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Florence Ledyard Cross Kitchelt was born in Rochester, New York, on December 17, 1874, and died in Wilberforce, Ohio, on April 4, 1961. Kitchelt's activities included work as a social worker, settlement house worker, and suffragette organizer in New York, and as a peace activist in Connecticut. From the description of Florence Ledyard Cross Kitchelt papers, 1909-1947 (inclusive), 1924-1941 (bulk). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702165663 Social worker, suffragist, and social...

United Nations Association

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The United Nations Association came into being in 1948 with the help of money from the League of Nations Union which carried on as a parallel organisation. After the demises of the League of Nations Union the UNA took over many of its functions and staff. The UNA describes itself as a 'critical fan club of the United Nations' and has always reflected the concerns of the United Nations. It began by focussing on the issues of world peace and the danger of war through hunger and whilst...

Cambridge Political Equality Association.

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The Cambridge Political Equality Association was founded in 1896 "to extend study and discussion with a view to securing political equality for American citizens." In 1901, CPEA affiliated with the Massachusetts Woman Suffrage Association; it was probably the forerunner of the Cambridge League of Woman Voters. From the description of Records in the Woman's Rights Collection, 1896-1926 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 232008750 ...

International Council of Women.

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International Council of Women (ICW) founded in Washington, D.C., in 1888, as an international federation of national women's organizations. Later affiliated with the United Nations with headquarters in Paris. From the description of International Council of Women records, 1931-1957. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70981886 The International Council of Women, founded in 1888, is one of the pioneer women's international organizations. From the outset its aim was to form a Nati...

Weeks, John W. (John Wingate), 1860-1926

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John Wingate Weeks (April 11, 1860-July 12, 1926) was an American politician in the Republican Party. He served as a United States Representative for Massachusetts from 1905 to 1913, as a United States Senator from 1913 to 1919, and as Secretary of War from 1921 to 1925. Weeks was born and raised in Lancaster, New Hampshire. He received an appointment to the United States Naval Academy, graduating in 1881, and served two years in the United States Navy. Weeks made a fortune in banking during the...

Progressive Party (Founded 1912). National Convention, 1st, Chicago, 1912.

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League of Nations

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Parker, Louise M. (Louise Merritt), 1868-1954

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Progressive Party (1912)

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Woolley, Mary Emma, 1863-1947

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Mary Emma Woolley, college professor and President of Mount Holyoke College from 1901-1937, was born on July 13, 1863 in South Norwalk, Connecticut to Joseph Judah Woolley, a Congregational minister, and Mary August Ferris Woolley, a schoolteacher. She attended Mrs. Fannie Augur's school in Meriden, Connecticut until her family moved to Pawtucket, Rhode Island in 1871, when she enrolled in Providence High School. In 1882 she began attending Wheaton Seminary in Norton, Massachusetts, graduating i...

Smith, Lillian H. (Lillian Helena), dz. 1887

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Lewis, David J. (David John), 1869-1952

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Lawyer, member of U.S. Tariff Commission, and U.S. Representative from Maryland. From the description of Papers, 1905-1949. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 19932360 ...

Garland School of Homemaking.

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Gorham, Kate Foster, 1860-

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