Paul A. Raushenbush and Elizabeth Brandeis Raushenbush papers

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Raushenbush, Elizabeth Brandeis. Paul A. Raushenbush and Elizabeth Brandeis Raushenbush papers, 1918-1980.

Paul A. Raushenbush and Elizabeth Brandeis Raushenbush papers

1918-1980

Papers of a husband and wife team of economists who were important in the drafting and enactment of the Wisconsin Unemployment Compensation law. In addition, Paul Raushenbush (1898-1980) was head of the Wisconsin Unemployment Division from 1934 to 1967 and Elizabeth Brandeis Raushenbush (1896-1984) was a professor of economics at the University of Wisconsin and a leader in the Wisconsin League of Women Voters. Her papers document teaching at the University of Wisconsin, activities in the League of Women Voters (especially its Wisconsin Tax Study Committee) and the American Federation of Teachers Local 223, extensive public speaking and writing on labor-related topics, and service on various state and federal study committees. Included are Paul's general correspondence, speeches and writings (including an edited oral history published as "Our U.C. Story"), and unemployment compensation materials (1932-1934) not related to administration of the Wisconsin Unemployment Division. Prominent correspondents include Grace Abbott, Arthur Altmeyer, John B. Andrews, Fr. Joseph Becker, Clara M. Beyer, Andrew J. Biemiller, John R. Commons, Morris L. Ernst, Lincoln Filene, Felix Frankfurter, Josephine Goldmark, Harold Groves, Roger Sherman Hoar, David E. Lilienthal, Harold W. Story, Mary E. Switzer, Edwin E. Witte, members of the Raushenbush family, and Louis B. Brandeis.

9.6 c.f. (24 archives boxes),1 tape recording, 87 photographs, and 1 piece of ephemera.

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