Frances Nacke Noel/Job Harriman papers, 1889-1986 (bulk 1940-1980).

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Berger, Victor L., 1860-1929. Frances Nacke Noel/Job Harriman papers, 1889-1986 (bulk 1940-1980).

Frances Nacke Noel/Job Harriman papers, 1889-1986 (bulk 1940-1980).

1889-1986 (bulk 1940-1980)

The collection is made up of material gathered by Knox Mellon for his dissertation about Job Harriman. The papers chiefly deal with Job Harriman; Frances Nacke Noel; socialism; the Llano del Rio Colony; labor and union issues; and suffrage and women's rights. Some other subjects covered are: Los Angeles politics, the Los Angles Times Building bombing, utopian communities, and women in the labor movement in both Mexico and the United States. The manuscripts include essays, research notes, draft pages for Mellon's dissertation, and personal interviews with individuals who knew Job Harriman. The correspondence is mainly made up of letters written by Knox Mellon requesting information about Job Harriman. There are also letters related to Frances Nacke Noel, her family, and her activities. Other authors included are: Eugene V. Debs, Joe Hill, Robert V. Hine, J.S. Holliday, Walter Millsap, Alice Park, and Maud Younger.

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