Papers of Eleanor Flexner, 1895?-1995

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Papers of Eleanor Flexner, 1895?-1995

Papers of Eleanor Flexner, 1895?-1995

Contains a journal by her mother, Anne (Crawford) Flexner, clippings by and about her, a memoir, interview transcripts, and correspondence with her sister, Jean F. Lewinson, and her friend, Helen Terry. Also included are unpublished writings, mostly fictional; notes and essays about religious matters; chapters, bibliographies, and essays on labor, women, and African-American women, some prepared for the Jefferson School of Social Science; published prefaces and reviews; speeches and papers; research material for Century of Struggle and Notable American Women; and the original pamphlet, early outlines, and various editions of Century of Struggle.

1.25 linear ft.

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Flexner, Anne Crawford, 1874-1955

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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). ...

Flexner, Eleanor, 1908-1995

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Women's historian and author, Flexner (Swarthmore College, A.B., 1930) was the author of American Playwrights, 1918-1938 (1938, 1966), Century of Struggle (1959, 1975), and Mary Wollstonecraft: a Biography (1972). She served as consultant to Notable American Women, 1607-1950 (1971) for which she wrote a dozen biographies. From the description of Papers, 1895?-1995 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 232006962 ...

Flexner, Eleanor, 1908-1995

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Women's historian and author, Flexner (Swarthmore College, A.B., 1930) was the author of American Playwrights, 1918-1938 (1938, 1966), Century of Struggle (1959, 1975), and Mary Wollstonecraft: a Biography (1972). She served as consultant to Notable American Women, 1607-1950 (1971) for which she wrote a dozen biographies. From the description of Papers, 1895?-1995 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 232006962 ...

Barry, Leonora Marie Kearney, 1849-1930.

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Duster, Alfreda M.

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Jefferson School of Social Science (New York, N.Y.)

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The Jefferson School of Social Science (1943-1956) was a Marxist adult education institute in New York City. Like its predecessor, the Workers School (1923-1943), it was associated with the Communist Party, USA. The school occupied a nine story building at 575 Sixth Avenue, offered hundreds of courses to as many as 5000 students each term, and published course-related pamphlets. Librarian Henry Black accumulated a 30,000 volume library, and compiled course-related bibliographies. Among the facul...

Dubois, Ellen Carol, 1947-

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Ellen C. DuBois (B.A., Wellesley College, 1968; Ph.D., Northwestern University, 1975) taught in the Department of American Studies at the State University of New York, Buffalo. From the description of Papers, 1972, 1988-1989 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 122657081 ...

Troup, Augusta Lewis, 1848-1920

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Stewart, Maria W., 1803-1879

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Aptheker, Herbert, 1915-2003

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American Marxist author, lecturer, and apologist. From the guide to the Herbert Aptheker letter to Mrs. Doares, 1970, (The New York Public Library. New York Public Library Archives.) Noted Marxist scholar Dr. Herbert Aptheker was born in New York City in 1915. His more than thirty published books include such titles as THE ERA OF McCARTHYISM (1957), THE WORLD OF C. WRIGHT MILLS (1960), THE URGENCY OF MARXIST-CHRISTIAN DIALOGUE (1970), but he is best known for hi...

Wells-Barnett, Ida B., 1862-1931

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Ida B. Wells (b. July 16, 1862, Holly Springs, MS - d. March 25, 1931, Chicago, IL) was born in Holly Springs, Mississippi in 1862, six months before the Emancipation Proclamation granted freedom to her slave parents. Following the death of both her parents of yellow fever in 1878, Ida, at age 16, began teaching in a one-room schoolhouse in rural Mississippi. Some time between 1882 and 1883 Wells moved to Memphis, Tennessee, to teach in city schools. She was dismissed, in 1891, for h...

Pollitzer, Anita, 1894-1975

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Anita Lilly Pollitzer was a suffragist and equal-rights advocate who was active in the National Woman's Party. From the description of Anita Pollitzer papers, 1923-1964, 1945-1946 (bulk). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 51576587 From the description of Papers, 1923-1964, 1945-1946 (bulk) (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155519571 Suffragist and advocate of the Equal Rights Amendment. Born in Charleston, S.C., she was the daughter of Gustave M. Pollitzer and Clara Guinz...

Shuler, Nettie Rogers, 1865-1939

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Wollstonecraft, Mary, 1759-1797.

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Mary Wollstonecraft, English writer and foundational thinker in feminist philosophy. Her Vindication of the Rights of Woman (1792) is one of the earliest published works to argue for equal rights between the sexes. In March 1797 she married the philosopher and novelist William Godwin; she died September of that year after the birth of the future Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley. From the guide to the Mary Wollstonecraft manuscript material : 49 items, 1773-1797, (The New York Public Libra...

Lewinson, Jean F.

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Younger, Maud, 1870-1936

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Maud Younger was born Jan. 10, 1870 to a wealthy family in San Francisco, CA. She began her activism work after visiting New York College Settlement House. While in New York City, she joined the New York Waitresses' Union. Younger later worked as a waitress in San Francisco and organized the city's first Waitresses' Union, serving as first president. In 1908 she helped found the San Francisco Wage Earners' Suffrage League. She is well known for giving the memorial keynote at the funeral of Inez ...

Lasser, Carol.

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Stegner, Wallace, 1909-1993.

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Recorded in Stegner's home. From the description of Interview by John Milton : cassette audio tape, June 20, 1969. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122398049 Robert Pepper taught in the English Department at San Jose State University. From the description of Typed letter signed to Robert D. Pepper, 1982 Apr. 11. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 83291245 Mormon school teacher and author. From the description of Letter, 1979. (Unknown). WorldCat re...

Van Voris, Jacqueline

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Jacqueline Van Voris and Mildred Adams Kenyon, January 1975 Jacqueline Van Voris was born to Victor and Genevieve Naggiar in Corsicana, Texas on November 11, 1922. She grew up in Arcata, California. During World War II, she instructed pilots on instrument flying as a Link Trainer with the WAVES for the U.S. Navy from 1944 to 1946. Van Voris received a BA in English from the University of California at Berkeley in 1948. In 1949 she married William Hoover Van Voris. They ...

Merk, Lois Bannister.

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Lois Bannister Merk received her Ph.D. in history from Harvard University in 1956, with a dissertation on the woman's suffrage movement in Massachusetts. From the description of Papers, 1821-1951 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 232007600 ...

Terry, Helen

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Flexner, Abraham, 1866-1959

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Abraham Flexner was an educator. From the description of Reminiscences of Abraham Flexner : oral history, 1959. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122473834 Educator. From the description of Reminiscences of Abraham Flexner : oral history, 1954. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309737398 From the description of Reminiscences of Abraham Flexner : oral history, [195-?]. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat r...

Luscomb, Florence, 1887-

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Trade-unionist. From the description of Oral history interview with Florence Luscomb, 1976. (Wayne State University, Archives of Labor & Urban). WorldCat record id: 32321605 Florence Hope Luscomb, social and political activist, earned an S.B. in architecture (M.I.T., 1909), and worked as an architect until 1917, when she became executive secretary for the Boston Equal Suffrage Association. From the description of Papers in the Woman's Rights Collection, 1904-...