Papers of the Women's Trade Union League and its principal leaders, 1855-1964 (inclusive), [microform].

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Women's Trade Union League of America. Papers of the Women's Trade Union League and its principal leaders, 1855-1964 (inclusive), [microform].

Papers of the Women's Trade Union League and its principal leaders, 1855-1964 (inclusive), [microform].

The records consist of correspondence, reports and printed material (1904-1955) of the National and New York, Chicago, and Boston chapters of the Women's Trade Union League; personal papers (1855-1964) of Margaret Dreier Robins, Mary Anderson, Leonora O'Reilly, Rose Schneiderman, and Agnes Nestor; and the typescript autobiography of Mary Kenney O'Sullivan.

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Schneiderman, Rose, 1882-1972

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Rose Schneiderman (April 6, 1882 – August 11, 1972) was a Polish-born American socialist and feminist, and one of the most prominent female labor union leaders. As a member of the New York Women's Trade Union League, she drew attention to unsafe workplace conditions, following the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire of 1911, and as a suffragist she helped to pass the New York state referendum of 1917 that gave women the right to vote. Schneiderman was also a founding member of the American Civil Li...

Anderson, Mary Audentia Smith, 1872-1963

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Mary Audentia Smith Anderson was the daughter of Joseph Smith III and his wife Bertha Madison, and a granddaughter of Joseph Smith Jr. She wrote and edited a variety of family histories, including Ancestry and posterity of Joseph Smith and Emma Hale (1929), Joseph Smith III and the restoration (1952), and Memoirs of Joseph Smith III. From the description of The seed of Joseph Smith, the martyr, 1950. (Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens). WorldCat record id: 5...

O'Sullivan, Mary Kenney, 1864-1943

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O'Sullivan, labor organizer, factory worker and inspector, became the first woman general organizer of the American Federation of Labor in 1892, was one of the founders of the National Women's Trade Union League in 1903, and was an inspector for the Massachusetts Board of Labor and Industries, 1914-1929. She was also active in the prohibition and women's suffrage movements, and in the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. For further information see Notable American Women (1971). ...

National Women's Trade Union League of America

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The National Women's Trade Union League was founded in Boston, Mass., in 1903 to organize women workers into trade unions. The league also held training programs for workers, conducted research re: working conditions, and supported strikes. From the description of Records, 1914-1942 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 232007821 The National Women's Trade Union League of America was founded in Boston, Mass., in 1903 to "assist in the organization of women w...

Women's trade union league of America

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The Women's Trade Union League was founded in Boston in 1903 during the annual convention of the American Federation of Labor. Local branches were organized within a year in Boston, Chicago and New York. The League worked through unionization campaigns, educational programs, and legislative lobbying to improve the working conditions of women in the industrial labor force. The organization was dissolved in 1950. From the description of Papers of the Women's Trade Union League and its ...

Robins, Margaret Dreier 1868-1945

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Women's rights leader and social activist. Margaret Dreier Robins was born in 1868 in Brooklyn, New York. She left New York in 1925 and moved to Florida with her husband Raymond Robins. The Robins' resided at a large estate called Chinsegut Hill near the town of Brooksville. Margaret was a founder and leader of the National Women's Trade Union League and an outspoken crusader for equal rights for women in the workplace. She and her husband were also active in politics and campaigned for candidat...

Nestor, Agnes

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O'Reilly, Leonora.

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