Records, 1927-1950 (inclusive).

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Central Committee on Friendship Dinners. Records, 1927-1950 (inclusive).

Records, 1927-1950 (inclusive).

Treasurer's reports, secretary's reports, membership lists, a history, and other records contain information about the dinners, guests, and recipients of AWA awards and scholarships. Recipients include Carrie Chapman Catt, Amelia Earhart, Malvina Hoffman, Frances Perkins, Margaret Sanger, and Dorothy Thompson.

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Perkins, Frances, 1880-1965

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Frances Perkins (born Fannie Coralie Perkins; April 10, 1880 – May 14, 1965) was an American sociologist and workers-rights advocate who served as the U.S. Secretary of Labor from 1933 to 1945, the longest serving in that position, and the first woman appointed to the U.S. Cabinet. As a loyal supporter of her friend, Franklin D. Roosevelt (FDR), she helped pull the labor movement into the New Deal coalition. She and Interior Secretary Harold L. Ickes were the only original members of the Rooseve...

McCormick, Anne Elizabeth O'Hare, 1880-1954.

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Belmont, Eleanor Robson, 1879-1979

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Lowell was an American poet. From the description of Letters concerning Amy Lowell, 1925-1935 and undated. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 83898015 Eleanor Robson Belmont was born in Lancashire, England in 1879. In 1897, she graduated from St. Peter's Academy, in Staten Island, New York. Upon graduation, Belmont became an actress in California and New York. After her marriage to August Belmont on February 26, 1910, she quit the acting business and focused her atten...

Central Committee on Friendship Dinners.

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The Committee sponsors dinners for the American Woman's Association awards. The American Woman's Association is/was a New York City organization that began in 1911 as the Vacation Association to obtain paid vacations for women workers; it was incorporated as the AWA in 1922 and has since then promoted women's economic interests, cultural activities, and participation in national and world affairs, and provided the impetus for building The Barclay, a women's hotel in N.Y.C. in 1927. F...

Sanger, Margaret, 1879-1966

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Margaret Louise Higgins was born in Corning, New York, on September 15, 1879, the sixth of eleven children and the third of four daughters born to Anne Purcell Higgins and Michael Hennessey Higgins, a stone mason. Her two elder sisters worked to supplement the family income, and financed her education at Claverack College, a private coeducational preparatory school in the Catskills. After leaving Claverack, Higgins took a job teaching first grade to immigrant children, but decided after a short ...

Morgan, Anne Tracy, 1873-1952

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Daughter of John Pierpont Morgan. Anne Morgan was involved in organizations that aided in the reconstruction of France after the First and Second World Wars. From the description of Scrapbook, 1902-1930. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270929770 Daughter of John Pierpont Morgan. From the description of Scrapbook : Cragston, 1893-1904. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270929777 ...

Thompson, Dorothy, 1893-1961

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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...

Sabin, Florence Rena, 1871-1953

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George Washington Corner worked as an anatomist, endocrinologist, and medical historian. From the guide to the George Washington Corner papers, 1889-1981, 1903-1982, (American Philosophical Society) Physician and research scientist. Born in Central City, Colorado. Studied at Johns Hopkins Medical School. First woman to become a full professor there. First woman elected to the National Academy of Sciences. Research focused on lymphatic system, blood vessels and cells and tube...

Catt, Carrie Chapman, 1859-1947

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Carrie Lane Chapman Catt, suffragist, early feminist, political activist, and Iowa State alumna (1880), was born on January 9, 1859 in Ripon, Wisconsin to Maria Clinton and Lucius Lane. At the close of the Civil War, the Lanes moved to a farm near Charles City, Iowa where they remained throughout their lives. Carrie entered Iowa State College in 1877 completing her work in three years. She graduated at the top of her class and while in Ames established military drills for women, became the first...

Mandigo, Pauline.

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Herrick, Elinore Morehouse

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Herrick served as director of the New York-New Jersey-Connecticut region for the National Labor Relations Board (1934-1942); personnel and labor relations director for Todd Shipyards Corporation (1942-1945); and personnel director and an editorial staff member for the New York Herald Tribune (1945-1955). From the description of Papers, 1931-1964 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 232006627 ...

Gildersleeve, Virginia Crocheron, 1877-

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Educator. From the description of Reminiscences of Virginia Crocheron Gildersleeve : oral history, 1956. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122481372 Dean of Barnard College, 1911-1947. From the description of Virginia Crocheron Gildersleeve papers, 1898-1962. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 472459635 Virginia Crocheron Gildersleeve served as Dean of Barnard College from 1911-1947. A grad...

L'Esperance, Elsie Strang.

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Earhart, Amelia, 1897-1937

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Amelia Mary Earhart (AE) was born on July 24, 1897, in Atchison, Kansas, the first daughter of Amy (Otis) Earhart and Edwin Stanton Earhart. Her sister, Grace Muriel, was born three years later. The family moved several times (to Kansas City, Kansas; Des Moines; St. Paul; Chicago) during AE's childhood as her father tried unsuccessfully to establish a profitable legal career. AE graduated from Chicago's Hyde Park High School in 1916. ESE's increasing reliance on al...

Davis, Pauline Sabin, 1887-1955.

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Todd, Jane H.

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American Woman's Association

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Association of business and professional women. The American Woman's Association (AWA) came into being in 1922 succeeding its predecessor organization, the Vacation Association (which was also called the Working Girls Vacation Association), a group that helped working women save money for vacations. The AWA provided social, recreational, and educational activities for its members. It operated a number of clubhouses in Manhattan which provided living quarters for some mem...

Reid, Helen Rogers, 1882-1970

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Helen Rogers Reid was the first woman chair of Barnard's Board of Trustees. She served from 1947-1956 when she was made a trustee emeritus. Reid Hall on the Barnard campus is named for her. Reid Hall, in Paris, was established by Elizabeth Mills Reid, mother-in-law of Helen Rogers Reid, as a club for American women artists and intellectuals in 1893. By 1922, through the efforts of Helen Rogers Reid and Virginia Gildersleeve, it had become a residence for American university women and a center fo...

Hoffman, Malvina, 1887-1966

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American sculptor and writer who studied with Auguste Rodin in the second decade of the 20th century. From the description of Malvina Hoffman papers, 1897-1984. (Getty Research Institute). WorldCat record id: 78086370 American sculptor. From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : New York, "Easter" [n.y.], to Mr. [Harry Harkness] Flagler. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270666321 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Paris, to Mr....