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Jasper Yeates Brinton (1878-1973), a successful lawyer who worked for many years at the American Embassy in Egypt, traced his lineage back to the Smith and Steinmetz families of eighteenth-century Philadelphia. Brinton's paternal great-great grandfather, John Steinmetz (1740-1803), left Germany in 1751 and soon established a successful shipping business in Philadelphia. He became a fervent supporter of the colonial cause in the American Revolution. Steinmetz eventually owned a small fleet of shi...
Samuel Simeon Fels, youngest son of Lazarus and Susanna Fels, was born in Yanceyville, North Carolina, on February 16, 1860. His family moved north to settle in Philadelphia, where in 1876 Samuel joined the soap manufacturing business established that year by his older brother. The firm, Fels & Co., was incorporated in 1914, and Samuel became its first president, holding the office until his death in 1950. (The company was sold to Purex Corporation in 1964.) While remaining active in the aff...
English actor at Theatre Royal, Drury Lane (London). From the description of James Barnard letters, 1819-1826. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 63936530 ...
American journalist and educator; editor of the Philadelphia Press for 30 years. First director of the School of Journalism at Columbia. From the description of Talcott Williams manuscript fragment [manuscript], [1930?]. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647998840 American journalist, first director of the Columbia School of Journalism. From the description of Walt Whitman documents, 1884-1890. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat r...
The Pennsylvania Child Labor Association was the outgrowth of a committee appointed by the State Federation of Women's Clubs in 1903. From its inception until 1908, the organization was known as the Pennsylvania Child Labor Committee. It became the Pennsylvania Child Labor Association in 1908 with local chapters established throughouth the state. In 1912, the Association reorganized with two branches: the Eastern Branch situated in Philadelphia and the Western Branch situated in Pit...
Radical professor; socialist; pacifist during World War I era; author and lecturer; leader of "back-to-the-earth" movement. From the description of Papers, 1943-1988. (University of Toledo). WorldCat record id: 20061606 American sociologist. From the description of Letter [manuscript] : Toledo, Ohio, to Eckstein Case, Cleveland, Ohio, 1917 April 18. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647806119 Scott Nearing began his career as a t...
Pioneer social worker, author, educator. Miss Richmond was the author of SOCIAL DIAGNOSIS, MARRIAGE AND THE STATE, FRIENDLY VISITING AMONG THE POOR, and CHILD MARRIAGES. From the description of Mary Richmond Papers, 1821-1928. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 299029195 ...
Educator, sociologist. From the description of Reminiscences of Samuel McCune Lindsay : transcript, 1954. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122527252 Professor and sociologist, Professor of Social Legislation at Columbia University (1907-1939) and President of the trustees of the Academy of Political Science, where he chaired the committee on program and arrangements. From the description of Samuel McCune Lindsay letter to Will Ow...