Papers, 1903-1982 (inclusive).

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Papers, 1903-1982 (inclusive).

Personal papers consist of a memoir and autobiographical notes, two oral history interviews, diaries, daybooks, and correspondence, including letters from and about Frieda Miller. Reports, correspondence, position papers, articles, and minutes document Newman's work with the WTUL, ILGWU and its health center, the Women's Bureau, and other government agencies. Included is correspondence with Leonora O'Reilly, Rose Schneiderman, Elisabeth Christman and Mary Dreier. Newman's travels through the Midwest, 1911-1918, to organize union locals and strikes are discussed in letters to Schneiderman and in articles Newman wrote. Her articles also reflect her support of protective legislation, equal pay, improved working conditions, and the minimum wage, and her opposition to the Equal Rights Amendment. A microfilm of clippings by and about Newman and some photos are also included.

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American journalist. From the description of Letter, 1936 July 22, South Pomfret, Vermont, to Perry Walton, Boston. (Boston Athenaeum). WorldCat record id: 184904428 Journalist. From the description of Dorothy Thompson typed letter signed, 1957. (Maine Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 74986046 Thompson and Sinclair Lewis married in 1928 and divorced in 1942. In 1943 Thompson married the Austrian artist Maxim Kopf (1892-1958). In her memoi...

Lash, Joseph P., 1909-1987

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Joseph P. Lash (1909-1987), personal friend of Eleanor Roosevelt, was the author of several works on the Roosevelts. He was active in various youth organizations in the 1930s and 1940s, and worked as a United Nations correspondent and assistant editor of the New York Post. In 1972, Lash received the Pulitzer Prize for his book, Eleanor and Franklin, and later wrote the sequel titled The Years Alone. From the description of Lash, Joseph P., 1909-1987 (U.S. National Archives and Record...

Woodsmall, Ruth Frances, 1883-1963

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Ruth Woodsmall Ruth Frances Woodsmall was born in Atlanta, Georgia, September 20, 1883, the youngest of three children of Harrison S. Woodsmall, a lawyer and teacher, and Mary Elizabeth Howes, an art teacher. She grew up in Indianapolis, Indiana and attended local schools. She received her A.B. from the University of Nebraska in 1905 and her A.M. from Wellesley in 1906. From 1906 to 1917 she worked as a high school English teacher and principal in Nevada and Colorado. B...

Swartz, Nelle

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