Papers, 1909-1973 (inclusive), 1929-1967 (bulk).

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Papers, 1909-1973 (inclusive), 1929-1967 (bulk).

Correspondence, manuscripts for speeches, notes, articles, reports, pamphlets, photos, publications, and other papers of Miller reflect her political career. Also included is information on International Labour Organisation conferences, the 1946 conference in London where she served as advisor to the U.S. delegation to the General Assembly of the UN and as the government representative to the ILO's constitutional committee meetings, and later meetings about bringing the ILO into the UN. Material on UNICEF, the National Committee on Household Employment, the International Union for Child Welfare Survey, and Friends of Alliance is included as well as Miller's diary of a trip to Delhi, India. Frances P. Bolton, Herbert Lehman, Clara (Mortenson) Beyer, Pauline Newman, Frances Perkins, and Louisie Stitt are correspondents.

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National Committee on Household Employment

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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...

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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. ...

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Lawyer; Judge; activist. Municipal Court Justice, New York City, 1930's; president of the Consumers' League of New York; appointed to a League of Nations Commission to Study the Legal Status of Women, 1938; U.S. delegate to the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women, 1947-50. Charged by Senator Joseph McCarthy with membership in communist organizations and was the first person to appear before Senate Foreign Relations Sub-Committee, 1950. Was on National Board of the American Civil Lib...

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Edith Abbott was born in Grand Island, Nebraska, in 1876. She received her A.B. from the University of Nebraska in 1901 and her Ph.D. from the University of Chicago in 1905. From 1906 to 1908, she continued post-graduate studies in economics and political science at the University of London. In 1908, Edith returned to Chicago and became a resident of Hull House until 1920. Between 1908 and 1920, she served as Associate Director of the Chicago School of Civics and Philanthropy at the...

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