Records, 1951.

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Records, 1951.

Collection consists mainly of papers given at the Conference on Women in the Defense Decade held in New York City, September 27-28, 1951, and press releases, a conference program and summary, biographies of participants, and accounts of the conference given to the faculty and students at the University of Maine by Alice Stewart, a representative of the university at the conference.

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SNAC Resource ID: 7095289

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Emily Borie (Hartshorne) Mudd (EHM), marriage counselor, advocate of family planning, researcher, and educator, was born in Merion, Penn., on September 6, 1898, the daughter of Edward Yarnall and suffragist Clementina (Rhodes) Hartshorne. After entering Vassar College in 1917, she worked in the Woman's Land Army and enlisted in the nursing corps of the U.S. Army rather than return to college. A bout of typhoid interfered with her plans to become a nurse or to attend any college that...

Strauss, Anna Lord, 1899-1979

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Anna Lord Strauss, civic worker, was born in New York City on September 20, 1899, the daughter of Albert and Lucretia Mott (Lord) Strauss and the maternal great-granddaughter of the abolitionist and woman suffrage leader Lucretia Mott. She was educated in New York City and attended the New York School of Secretaries. In 1918 she became a secretary in the New York office of the Federal Reserve Board. She held several similar positions in state and federal government before joining t...

Bolton, Frances Payne Bingham, 1885-1977

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Douglas, Emily Taft, 1899-1994

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Mildred Helen McAfee Horton (May 12, 1900 – September 2, 1994) was an American academic who served during World War II as first director of the WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service) in the United States Navy. She was the first woman commissioned in the U.S. Naval Reserve and the first woman to receive the Navy Distinguished Service Medal. In addition to her distinguished military service, Mildred H. McAfee was also the 7th president of Wellesley College. She was a U.S. delega...

Hottel, Althea K. (Althea Krantz), 1907-2000

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Donlon, Mary.

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Conference on Women in the Defense Decade (1951 : New York, N.Y.)

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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 ...

Ferebee, Dorothy Boulding, 1898?-1980

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Physician, administrator, and activist, of Boston, Mass., and Washington, D.C.; b. 1898. From the description of Papers, 1910-1980. (Moorland-Spingarn Resource Center). WorldCat record id: 70953364 Physician. From the description of Reminiscences of Dorothy Boulding Ferebee : oral history, 1979. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122513781 ...

Stewart, Alice R.

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Professor Alice R Stewart was born in 1915 in Jonesport, Maine and died in 2000. She attended public schools in Brunswick. She graduated in 1937 with an AB degree summa cum laude in history at the University of Maine. She received a master's degree in history at Radcliffe College in 1938 and a Ph.D. from there in 1946. During the mid 1950s she received a Fulbright Research Fellowship to study in England. She taught history at the University of Maine, Orono from 1947 to 1980. From the...

Haslett, Caroline

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Lloyd-Jones, Esther McDonald, 1901-

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McIntosh, Millicent Carey (1898-2001).

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Millicent Carey McIntosh was Dean of Barnard from 1947-1952. The title was changed to President in that year and she served as President from 1952-1962. Prior to that she was head of The Brearley School from 1930-1947. Her years at Barnard were a period of growth including the construction of Lehman Library and Reid Hall. In 1969 the new student center was named after her. She graduated from Bryn Mawr College and earned her Ph.D. in English from Johns Hopkins University. From the des...

American council on education

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Founded in 1918, the American Council on Education is a coordinating body for American institutions of higher education. From the guide to the American Council on Education Latin American Slide Collection N/A., 1945, (Benson Latin American Collection, The University of Texas at Austin) Founded in 1918, the American Council on Education (ACE) is the nation's unifying voice for higher education. ACE serves as a consensus leader on key higher education issues and seeks to influ...

Sampson, Edith S. (Edith Spurlock), 1901?-1979

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Daughter of Louis and Elizabeth (McGruder) Spurlock, Sampson was born on October 13, 1901, in Pittsburgh, Pa. She studied at the New York School of Social Work and the University of Chicago School of Social Service Administration before receiving her law degree from John Marshall Law School in 1925. In 1927 she received an LL.M. from Loyola University, and was admitted to the Illinois bar; in 1935 she was admitted to practice law before the United States Supreme Court. At the age of...