Oral History Interview, 1969.
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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...
William Draper Lewis was born in Philadelphia in 1867. In 1891 he received both a law degree and a Ph.D. in economics from the University of Pennsylvania. He lectured in economics at Haverford College from 1890 to 1896, while also assuming the role of instructor in legal history at the Wharton School in 1891. In 1896 Lewis joined the law department at the University of Pennsylvania as dean of the school and professor of law. Under Lewis' leadership the law school flourished as he recruited new f...
In 1919 Edward Bushnell was appointed publicity agent for the University of Pennsylvania. His appointment began a long and expanding effort at public relations at the University. In 1954 the Department of Public Relations expanded its work to include two new units, Motion Picture Services and the Office of Radio and Television. These two offices operated until 1975 when they were phased out of a stream-lined department. From the description of University Film Collection, 1915-1989. (...
Maurice Fels (1858?-1952), lawyer, manufacturer, and labor educator, was vice chair of the Public Education Association when it merged with the Child Labor Association in 1915. From the description of Maurice Fels labor collection, 1915-1945. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 759860162 ...
In 1961, Temple University awarded Carl Zigrosser an honorary Doctorate of Letters. From the description of Correspondence with Carl Zigrosser, 1961. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155899492 ...
Rabbi Joseph Krauskopf was one of the most prominent American rabbis of his day. Noted for his dynamic preaching and his firm stance on social justice, Krauskopf was a very well-known figure in the Jewish community. Krauskopf was born in Ostrowo, Poland in 1858, and came to Fall River, Massachusetts in 1862. In 1875, he entered the Hebrew Union College in Cincinnati as a member of its first class, and was ordained in 1883. Upon ordination, Krauskopf accepted the call to ...
Philadelphia reform leader and Mayor, 1911-1915. From the description of Papers, 1881-1913. (Historical Society of Pennsylvania). WorldCat record id: 122632986 ...
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...
U.S. representative and senator from Nebraska. From the description of Papers of George W. Norris, 1884-1944 (bulk 1893-1944). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 81101513 ...
Lobbyist and reformer. From the description of Benjamin Clarke Marsh papers, 1910-1950. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70980160 ...