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

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

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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Lehman, Herbert H. (Herbert Henry), 1878-1963

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Herbert H. Lehman, American politician. He served as Governor of the State of New York from 1933 to 1942, and represented New York in the United States Senate from 1950 to 1957. From the description of Herbert H. Lehman manuscript material : 3 items, 1934-1935 (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 708247459 Lehman was Lieutenant Governor of New York, 1928-1932; Governor of New York, 1933-1942; Director General of the United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Administ...

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Government attorney, prof. of law, legal scholar, Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court. In service of Federal Gov't., 1906-1914, 1917-1919 in N.Y.? prof. of law, Harvard Law School, Cambridge, Mass., 1914-1939; U.S. Supreme Court Justice, 1939-1962. Author of books and articles on legal and related topics. Recipient of numerous honorary degrees. Visiting prof., Oxford Univ., England, 1933-1934. From the description of Papers of Felix Frankfurter, 1900-1965 (inclusive), 1939-19...

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