National Women's Trade Union Legaue of America papers of the Women's Trade Union League and its principal leaders, 1855-1964, bulk 1903-1950. [microform]

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National Women's Trade Union League of America. National Women's Trade Union Legaue of America papers of the Women's Trade Union League and its principal leaders, 1855-1964, bulk 1903-1950. [microform]

National Women's Trade Union Legaue of America papers of the Women's Trade Union League and its principal leaders, 1855-1964, bulk 1903-1950. [microform]

Consists of nine parts, including eleven collections: 1. Margaret Dreier Robins papers (66 reels); 2. National Women's Trade Union League papers (4 reels); 3. Mary Anderson papers (4 reels); 4. Records of the New York Women's Trade Union League (25 reels); 5. Leonora O'Reilly papers (13 reels); 6. Rose Schneiderman Papers (2 reels); 7. Agnes Nestor papers (7 reels); 8. Smaller collections: Mary Kenney O'Sullivan autobiography; Boston Women's Trade Union League collections; Chicago Women's Trade Unio League collection (1 reel); 9. Women's Trade Union League publications (9 reels).

131 microform reels.

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Nestor, Agnes, 1880-1948.

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Women's Trade Union League of Chicago

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Anderson, Mary, 1872-1964

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Anderson, Director of the Women's Bureau of the U.S. Department of Labor for 25 years, had emigrated from Sweden at 16. She worked for 18 years as a machine operator in shoe factories, was active in the Boot and Shoe Workers Union, and organized women workers for the National Women's Trade Union League before her appointment as assistant director of the Women in Industry Service in 1918. Anderson became director in 1919 and remained in that position (the Women in Industry Service became the Wome...

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...

James, Edward T.

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John E. James was an appraiser of personal estates. From the description of Estate inventory, 1888. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122580753 James earned his Harvard AB in 1938, his AM in 1941, and his PhD in 1954. From the description of Anti-English feeling in the United States, 1830-1860. [1940] (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 228512229 ...

Women's Trade Union League of New York

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The Women's Trade Union League of New York was one of the three original locals leagues established in the months following the formation of the National Women's Trade Union League (WTUL) in 1903. It was formally organized in February 1904. The WTUL of New York was founded by William English Walling and Mary Kenney O'Sullivan, who worked to recruit Margaret and Mary Dreier, Leonora O'Reilly, Pauline Newman, Clara Lemlich, Alice Bean, and Hilda Svenson, among others. The League served as a kind o...

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 Boston.

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O'Reilly, Leonora, 1870-1927.

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Factory worker, labor organizer, and social reformer, O'Reilly became vice-president of the New York Women's Trade Union League. For further information, see Notable American Women (1971). From the description of Papers, 1886-1927 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 122336336 ...

Robins, Mary Dreier.

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