Harry Weinberger papers

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Harry Weinberger papers

Harry Weinberger papers

1915-1944

The papers consist of correspondence, legal papers, notes, and other materials documenting Weinberger's career as a lawyer who specialized in civil liberties cases and, later in his career, copyright law. The one hundred and sixteen (116) case files include legal briefs, writs, and memoranda prepared by Weinberger and his staff, and similar material prepared by opposing attorneys. Correspondence files include letters with clients and individuals interested in a specific case. Weinberger's clients included: Alexander Berkman, Grover Cleveland Bergdoll, Emma Goldman, and Eugene O'Neill. The papers also include a small number of Weinberg's short stories and plays and correspondence with his nephew, Warren Weinberger. The Harry Weinberger Papers cover Weinberger's professional career from around 1915 until the early 1940s. In that time, Weinberger handled many types of cases, but he took a special interest in people whom he believed had been deprived of their civil liberties. As a result, Weinberger defended many aliens, immigrants, anarchists, and radicals. Two of Weinberger's most celebrated clients were the anarchists Emma Goldman and Alexander Berkman. Another client of Weinberger was the wealthy draft dodger, Grover Cleveland Bergdoll. Most of Weinberger's clients were, however, neither famous nor wealthy. Many were referred to Weinberger by service agencies like the American Civil Liberties Union, the League for Amnesty of Political Prisoners, and the Worker's Defense Fund. In the later part of his career, Weinberger became an expert in copyright law, representing many writers, including Eugene O'Neill, in copyright and plagiarism suits. Weinberger corresponded with many prominent figures in connection with his legal work. His correspondents include Roger N. Baldwin, William A. Black, Alice Stone Blackwell, Harry M. Daugherty, Albert DeSilver, Elizabeth G. Flynn, Agnes Inglis, Daniel Kiefer, Robert M. LaFollette, Alvaro Obregon, Elmer Rice, Upton Sinclair, Lincoln Steffans, Norman Thomas, Frank P. Walsh, Thomas E. Watson and Stephen S. Wise. The papers provide information on United States policies toward aliens, anarchists, and radicals in America during and after the first World War. The papers also contain material on United States immigration and deportation policies and important materials on Emma Goldman, Alexander Berkman, Ricardo Flores Magon, and Tom Mooney. There is, however, very little personal material on Weinberger in the papers. Biographical information can be found in Weinberger's "A Rebel's Interrupted Autobiography" published in the American Journal of Economics and Sociology in 1 October 1942

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Secretary of War during WWI From the guide to the Newton D. Baker letters, 1918, 1920, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.) American statesman. From the description of Letter : Cleveland, to Edna Mannheimer, 1912 Jan. 9. (Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center (HRC); University of Texas at Austin). WorldCat record id: 122349032 Baker was city solicitor (1903-1911) and mayor (1912-1916) of Cleveland, Ohio and U. S. Secretary ...

Durante, Jimmy

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Marshall, Louis, 1856-1929

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American Jewish communal leader, lawyer. From the description of Papers, [ca. 1900-1929]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122516821 Lawyer, civic and communal leader, civil rights advocate, labor union meditator, and philanthropist, of New York, N.Y. From the description of Papers, 1891-1930. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70925069 Prominent Jewish-American lawyer and philanthropist. From the description of Correspondence, 1916-1929 [microform...

Walsh, Frank P.

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Francis Patrick Walsh (1864-1939), an American lawyer and political reformer, was one of the chief architects of the legislative struggle against industrial exploitation of children and an advocate of Irish and anti-imperialist causes. He also fought for civil liberties and was a labor partisan and staunch New Dealer. From the description of Frank P. Walsh papers, 1896-1939, bulk (1920-1939). (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122485559 From the guide to the Fran...

Brisbane, Arthur, 1864-1936

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American journalist. From the description of Letter : to Caroline Muller, 1907 Aug. 12. (Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center (HRC); University of Texas at Austin). WorldCat record id: 122349037 Journalist and newspaper editor. From the description of Arthur Brisbane correspondence, 1909. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79454184 Brisbane was an American author and editor. From the description of Letter, 1896. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: ...

Calles, Plutarco Elías, 1877-1945

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DeSilver, Albert, 1888-1924

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De Casseres, Benjamin, 1873-1945

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American author. From the description of Letter [manuscript]: New York, N.Y., Benjamin De Casseres to Erskine Caldwell, Mount Vernon, Maine, 1926 August 8. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647844445 Author. From the description of Papers, 1904-1943. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155456230 Benjamin De Casseres (1873-1945), a journalist and author, worked for various New York City newspapers writing columns and editorials. He also wrote poetr...

La Guardia, Fiorello H. (Fiorello Henry), 1882-1947

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Fiorello H. La Guardia served as a three term Mayor of New York City, 1934-1945. Born in New York City in 1882 to immigrants, he was raised in the Dakota and Arizona territories. La Guardia worked as a translator at Ellis Island from 1907 to 1910 while stuyding the law. After passing the bar, he represented immigrants, workers, and the poor. He became active in liberal Republican politics, and ran for Congress in 1914. He lost the election, but won the seat in 1916, making him the first Italian-...

Norris, George William, 1861-1944

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U.S. representative and senator from Nebraska. From the description of Papers of George W. Norris, 1884-1944 (bulk 1893-1944). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 81101513 ...

Dana, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, 1881-1950

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Dana earned his Harvard AB in 1903. From the description of Papers in English 5, 1902-1903. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 77074561 From the description of Notes in Economics 1, 1901-1902. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 77074474 Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Dana, also known as "Harry" Dana. Writer, lecturer. From the description of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Dana letters [manuscript], 1940, n.d. (University of Virginia). WorldCat reco...

Hugh Stanislaus Stange

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Jaffe, Sam, 1901-

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Huntington, Henry Strong, 1836-1920

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Congregational clergyman; served in New Hampshire, Illinois, Maine, and Massachusetts; graduate of Yale. From the description of General Conference of the Congregational Churches of Maine, 1881. (Maine Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 299767474 Henry Strong Huntington was born in upstate New York on 15 July 1836. He was the son of Oliver Huntington and Mary Strong. Henry went on to become a Presbyterian minister, serving in various areas of the country, but m...

Beck, James M. (James Montgomery), 1861-1936

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James Montgomery Beck, U.S. District Attorney of Philadelphia and Solicitor General of the United States, was also an amateur Shakespearian. From the description of Letters to Horace Howard Furness and Horace Howard Furness, Jr., 1911-1929. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155868022 James Montgomery Beck was born in Philadelphia on July 9, 1861. Raised in a Moravian home, he graduated from the Moravian College and Theological Seminary in...

Goldman, Emma, 1869-1940

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Emma Goldman (1869-1940) was an anarchist, feminist, author, editor, and lecturer on politics, literature and the arts. She was born in Lithuania and died in Canada. Her lectures and publications attracted attention throughout the U.S. and Europe. She was associated with the anarchist journal Mother Earth from 1906 to 1917 and was imprisoned for publicly advocating birth control in 1916 and pacifism in 1917. In 1919 she was deported to Russia but had to leave because of her criticism of the Bols...

Baker, Ray Stannard, 1870-1946

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American journalist. From the description of Letter : to the Cosmos Club, 1910 Mar. 31. (Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center (HRC); University of Texas at Austin). WorldCat record id: 122545959 American journalist and author who also wrote under the name David Grayson. From the description of [Notebooks] [microform]. 1880-1946. (Oceanside Free Library). WorldCat record id: 36820111 American author and journalist. He is also known by the pseudonym Dav...

Gilbert, Cass, 1859-1934

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Cass Gilbert was born on November 24, 1859, in Zanesville, Ohio, the son of General and Mrs. Samuel Augustus Gilbert. He received his education at MacAlester College, St. Paul, Minnesota and attended the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Cambridge after working in a St. Paul architect's office. Following graduation, he traveled throughout Europe and upon his return, entered the office of McKim, Mead, and White, Architects in New York City. A year later, in 1882, he established his own off...

Palmer, A. Mitchell (Alexander Mitchell), 1872-1936

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Born to Samuel Bernard Palmer and Caroline Albert in Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, Alexander Mitchell Palmer (1872-1936) attended the Moravian Parochial School in Bethlehem before graduating from Swarthmore College in 1891. The following year, he became a stenographer in the 43rd Judicial District and was admitted to the bar in 1893. After establishing a law practice in Stroudsburg, Palmer worked as the director of several banks and companies. In 1909, he was elected as a Democrat t...

Browder, Earl, 1891-1973

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Earl Russell Browder (1891-1973) was General Secretary of the Communist party of the United States during the height of its popularity, in the 1930s and 1940s and twice represented the Party as its candidate for President. Earl Browder was born on May 20, 1891, in Wichita, Kansas. He was the son of William Browder and Martha Jane Hankins Browder. His father was a teacher and farmer who was avidly Populist. Earl Browder had little formal education and went to work to help support the family. At t...

Wise, Stephen Samuel, 1874-1949

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Stephen Samuel Wise was born in Budapest, Hungary, and came to the United States the following year. He graduated with honors from Columbia University and in 1893 he was ordained in Austria "The People's Rabbi," as Wise would later be known, developed his deep concern for the less fortunate at an early age. Wise fought for housing projects, the abolition of child labor, the improvement of working conditions, securing rights for female workers and equal rights for African Americans. He founded th...

Abbott, Leonard Dalton, 1878-1953

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Note in another hand identifies Abbott as Asst. Ed. of Current Literature. From the description of Note [n.d.] New York. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34366273 Leonard D. Abbott was Executive Chairman of the Modern School. From the description of Correspondence with Carl Zigrosser, 1915-1943, n.d. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155902403 ...

Minor, Robert, 1884-1952

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American writer, editor, artist, and illustrator; artist for The masses. Active in the Communist Party from 1919. From the description of Letter, 1923 Nov. 30, Chicago, to Art Young, New York. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34364246 Journalist, cartoonist. Minor was one of the founders of the Communist movement in the United States. From the description of Rober Minor papers, 1907-1952. (Columbia University In the City of N...

Cook, George Cram, 1873-1924

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George Crouse Cook was a United States (U.S.) Army officer who served in World War I (WWI). He was a member of the U.S. Shipping Board Emergency Fleet Corporation; major and lieutenant colonel, chief marine engineer for the Army Transport Service. From the description of The George C. Cook papers, 1917-1919. (US Army, Mil Hist Institute). WorldCat record id: 50140650 American playwright and director. From the description of Papers of George Cram Cook [manuscript]...

Grover Cleveland Bergdoll

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Gompers, Samuel, 1850-1924

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Samuel Gompers (1850-1924) was President of the American Federation of Labor and a member of the President's First Industrial Conference in 1919. He was a member of the President's Unemployment Conference in 1921. From the description of Gompers, Samuel, 1850-1924 (U.S. National Archives and Records Administration). naId: 10580327 Samuel Gompers was the president of the American Federation of Labor. From the description of Samuel Gompers letters, 1893 and 1933. (...

Guffey, Joseph F., 1870-1959

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Taft, Robert A. (Robert Alphonso), 1889-1953

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U.S. senator from Ohio. From the description of Papers, 1949. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 39632581 U.S. senator from Ohio, Republican Party leader, and lawyer. From the description of Robert A. Taft papers, 1885-1980 (bulk 1938-1953). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 78464941 Biographical Note 1917, Feb. 26 Born, Cincinnati, Ohio ...

Seldes, George, 1890-1995

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Voss, Carl Hermann, 1910-

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Untermyer, Samuel, 1858-1940

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Lawyer and civic and communal leader. From the description of Papers, 1912-1950. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70947168 ...

Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America

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English. From the description of ACWA's Sidney Hillman Foundation Records. 1955-1974. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 520925303 From the description of ACTWU's National Textile Recruitment and Training Program Records. 1975-1981. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 520924922 Sidney Hillman, labor organizer, leader, and president, Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America. Sidney Hillman was born in Russian-contr...

Eastman, Max, 1883-1969

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Roving editor of Reader's Digest. From the description of Letters, 1945-1949. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 145430278 Eastman, the brother of Crystal Eastman, translated Russian writings into English. From the description of Letter, 1968. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 232007545 Author. From the description of Papers, 1892-1968. (Indiana University). WorldCat record id: 40833141 From the description of Letters, 1943-1960....

France, Joseph Irwin, 1873-1939

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Joseph Irwin France (1873-1939) was born in Missouri and raised in Michigan and New York. Graduating from Hamilton College, he obtained a fellowship in anatomy and physiology at Cornell. He attended the University of Leipzig, held the chair in Natural Science at the Jacob Tome Institute and attended the College of Physicians and Surgeons in Baltimore, graduating as an M.D. From 1905-09 France was State Senator from Cecil County. In 1917 he was elected U.S. Senator and served until 1922. Member o...

Nye, Gerald Prentice, 1892-1971

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Gerald Prentice Nye (1892-1971), newspaper editor and business management consultant, was a U.S. Senator from North Dakota from 1925 to 1945. From the description of Nye, Gerald Prentice, 1892-1971 (U.S. National Archives and Records Administration). naId: 10581564 ...

Butler, Nicholas Murray, 1862-1947

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Epithet: President of Columbia University British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000696.0x000180 Butler was a philosopher, diplomat, and educator; president of Columbia University from 1901-1942. From the description of Nicholas Murray Butler letter, 1942 Mar. 16. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 777002021 President of Columbia University. From the description of Letters to F.W. Wile and...

Downey, Sheridan, 1884-1961

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Sheridan Downey (b. Mar. 11, 1884, Laramie, Wyo.-d. Oct. 25, 1961, San Francisco, Calif.), lawyer, was a Democratic U.S. Senator from California from 1939 to 1950. From the description of Downey, Sheridan, 1884-1961 (U.S. National Archives and Records Administration). naId: 10574300 Biographical Sketch Sheridan Downey was born in Laramie, Wyoming in 1884, the son of Evangeline Victoria (Owen) and Stephen Wheeler Downey. H...

Creel, George, 1876-1953

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Creel served as chairman of the United States Committee on Public Information. From the description of Correspondence of George Creel [manuscript], 1917-1918. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647838807 Author, editor, and U.S. government official. From the description of George Creel papers, 1857-1953 (bulk 1896-1953). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70980042 Commissioner, Golden Gate International Exposition. From the description...

Colcord, Lincoln, 1883-1947

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Lincoln Colcord was a notable Maine author and translator of stories about the sea. Like his sister, Joanna Colcord, he was born at sea during a voyage of his father, ship's master Lincoln A. Colcord, undertaken after his marriage to Joanna French Sweetser. Ship's masters were allowed to bring their families with them on voyages. Joanna and Lincoln, Jr., were schooled at sea by their mother and others during their father's ocean voyages. Always listing Searsport, Me., as their official residence...

Thomas, Norman, 1884-1968

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Clergyman, politician. From the description of Reminiscences of Norman Mattoon Thomas : oral history, 1950. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309735808 American socialist, presidential candidate. From the description of Letters, [1932] July 16 and [July 16?], [n.p.], to [Samuel Johnson] Woolf, [New York?]. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34363738 Politician. From the description of Reminiscences ...

Garner, John Nance, 1868-1967

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Representative from Texas (1903-1933), and Vice President of the United States (1933-1941). From the description of Appointment diaries, 1935-1939. (Daughters of the Republic of Texas Library). WorldCat record id: 70960945 The remarkable life and career of John Nance “Cactus Jack” Garner, the most powerful vice president in U. S. history and the second most powerful politician in the U.S. during the Great Depression of the 1930s, began in Red River County on Nov...

Kreymborg, Alfred, 1883-1966

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Alfred Kreymborg was born in New York, grew up on the Lower East Side and later lived in Greenwich Village. He was a frequent contributor to "little" magazines and had frequent collections of his poetry published between 1916 and 1950. He also wrote plays, radio dramas, several novels, and an autobiography. From the description of Alfred Kreymborg letter and poem to Dear old Harry, 1928. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 64582069 ...

Winterich, John T., 1891-1970

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Brown class of 1912. Publisher and journalist. From the description of Papers, 1917-1966. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122418631 Brown class of 1912. From the description of Papers, 1917-1966. (Brown University). WorldCat record id: 122631495 John T. Winterich, bibiophile, editor and writer, was born in Middletown, Conn. and received a B.A. from Brown University. While serving in World War I he became one of the first members of the editorial staff of ...

Pinchot, Amos, 1873-1944

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Lawyer and publicist. From the description of Amos Pinchot papers, 1856-1945 (bulk 1909-1942). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 81081399 Biographical Note 1873 Born, Paris, France 1897 B.A., Yale University, New Haven, Conn. circa 1898 St...

Johnson, Hiram, 1866-1945

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Hiram Johnson was the governor of California, 1911-1917, a United States Senator from California, 1917-1945, and a leader in the Progressive Party. From the description of Hiram Johnson papers, 1895-1945. (University of California, Berkeley). WorldCat record id: 82192663 Hiram Johnson served as governor of Calif. (1911-1917), Progressive candidate for Vice President of the U.S. (1912), and U.S. Senator from Calif. (1917-1945). From the description of Hiram Johnso...

Dalzell, George W. (George Walton), 1877-1953

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Hurst, Fannie

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American author, lecturer, and commentator. From the description of Papers, ca. 1910s-1965. (Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center (HRC); University of Texas at Austin). WorldCat record id: 122547416 American author; prominent in philanthropic and civic affairs. From the description of Papers, 1913-1968. (Washington University in St. Louis). WorldCat record id: 28419697 Hurst expressed her reformist views on the rights of women, homosexuals, and Europe...

Overstreet, H. A. (Harry Allen), 1875-1970

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Philosopher Harry Allen Overstreet, 1875-1970, was born in San Francisco, California, and attended the University of California, Berkeley, receiving his B.A. degree in 1899 and B.S. degree in 1901. He began his career as an educator and instructor in philosophy at Berkeley in 1901. He left Berkeley in 1911 to become chair of the Department of Philosophy and Psychology at the City College of New York, a position he held until his retirement in 1939. He also taught in the continuing education prog...

Neff, Pat Morris, 1871-1952

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Ferguson, Miriam Amanda, 1875-1961

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First woman governor of Texas, following the impeachment of her husband, Gov. James Ferguson. Full name: Miriam Amanda Wallace Ferguson. From the description of Miriam Amanda Ferguson papers, 1934. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79452121 ...

Holmes, John Haynes, 1879-1964

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American clergyman and reformer. From the description of The voice of God is calling : autograph poem signed, 1930 Nov. 13. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269557327 John Haynes Homes (1879-1964) was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and raised near Boston, Massachusetts. He graduated from Harvard College in 1902 and Harvard Divinity School in 1904. He received honorary doctorates from Benares Hindu University, Rollins College, and Meadville Theological School. He served as...

Post, Louis F. (Louis Freeland), 1849-1928

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Journalist, lawyer, and public official. From the description of Louis Freeland Post papers, 1864-1940 (bulk 1900-1922). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71062290 Biographical Note 1849, Nov. 15 Born, Sussex County, N.J. 1864 1865 Printer’s ap...

Steffens, Lincoln, 1866-1936

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American journalist. From the description of Letter, 1931 July 5, Carmel, Calif., to Perry Walton, Boston. (Boston Athenaeum). WorldCat record id: 184904650 American journalist & editor. From the description of Papers of Lincoln Steffens [manuscript], ca. 1910. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647817346 Discussion of the corruption in the city at the turn of the twentieth century. From the description of Pittsburgh: a city as...

Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945

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Franklin Delano Roosevelt was born on January 30, 1882, in Hyde Park, New York. He was the son of James (lawyer, financier) and Sara (Delano) Roosevelt. He married Anna Eleanor Roosevelt on March 17, 1905, and had six children: Anna, James, Franklin, Elliott, Franklin Jr., John. He received his B.A. from Harvard in 1904 and later attended Columbia University Law School. Roosevelt was admitted to the Bar in 1907 and worked for the Carter, Ledyard, and Milburn firm in New York City from 1907 to 19...

Wilson, Woodrow, 1856-1924

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Woodrow Wilson (b. Thomas Woodrow Wilson, December 28, 1856, Staunton, Virginia-d.February 3, 1924, Washington, D.C.), was the twenty-eight President of the United States, 1913-1921; Governor of New Jersey, 1911-1913; and president of Princeton University, 1902-1910. Author, educator, and statesman. He served as the 28th President of the United States (1913-1921). Lawyer, author, educator, president of Princeton University, governor of New Jersey, and president of t...

Brandeis, Louis Dembitz, 1856-1941

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Louis Dembitz Brandeis was a very important legal and political figure of the twentieth century culminating with his appointment to the United States Supreme Court. From the description of Louis Dembitz Brandeis collection, 1858-1999. (Brandeis University Library). WorldCat record id: 276359610 Jurist. From the description of Louis Dembitz Brandeis papers, 1926-1941. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 124036606 Attorney, Ass. Justice of the U.S. Supr. Ct., p...

Clark, Barrett H. (Barrett Harper), 1890-1953

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Theatre historian and theorist. From the description of Notes on George Moore, 1922. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 78812829 From the description of Notes on George Moore, 1922. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702148335 Dorothy Lockhart (1905-1985) studied voice at the Curtis Institute of Music in Philadelphia for four years. After completing her studies, she entered the professional theater in England, starting as a stage hand and working her way up to ...

Daugherty, H. M. (Harry Micajah), 1860-1941

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Tresca, Carlo, 1879-1943

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Carlo Tresca (1879-1943), was an Italian-born anarchist, who emigrated to the United States in 1904. He was a labor organizer, including with the Industrial Workers of the World, a journalist, and editor, notably of Il Proletario, the official newspaper of the Italian Socialist Federation, and of Il Martello, an anti-fascist newspaper. An opponent of both fascism and Stalinism, he was assassinated in New York City in 1943. From the guide to the Carlo Tresca "Autobiography" (typescrip...

American Civil Liberties Union

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Founded in 1920 in New York City by Roger Baldwin and others; the ACLU was an outgrowth of the American Union Against Militarism's National Civil Liberties Bureau, which in 1920 changed its name to the American Civil Liberties Union. From the description of Collection, 1917- (Swarthmore College, Peace Collection). WorldCat record id: 42740878 The Southern Women's Rights Project (SWRP) located in Richmond is affiliated with the American Civil Liberties Union. The project deal...

Sabath, Adolph Joachim, 1866-1952

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United States congressman, of Chicago, Ill. From the description of Papers, 1903-1952. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70960562 ...

Van Doren, Carl, 1885-1950

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Contains correspondence from Irita Van Doren, wife of Carl Van Doren. From the description of Correspondence with Theodore Dreiser, 1927-1934. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155895031 American editor, author, and professor at Columbia University. From the description of Typed letters signed (4) : New York, to Edward Wagenknecht, 1935-1943. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270868256 ...

Pinchot, Gifford, 1865-1946

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First director, United States Forest Service (1905). He changed the name of protected "forest preserves" to "national forests" and advocated a controversial "wise use" policy for the resources of the national forests, whereby a greater use of forest resources, such as tree harvests and grazing rights could be permitted. From the description of Correspondence, 1905-1945. (Denver Public Library). WorldCat record id: 40804560 Forester and governor of Pennsylvania. F...

Wald, Lillian D., 1867-1940

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BIOGHIST REQUIRED Director of Henry Street Settlement in New York City. Miss Wald retired from active directorship in 1932. From the guide to the Lillian D. Wald Papers, 1895-1936, (Columbia University. Rare Book and Manuscript Library, ) Lillian D. Wald (1867-1940), a public health nurse and social worker in New York City on the Lower East Side, was a pioneer in American social work and public health. She founded the Henry Street Settlement and the Visiting Nurse Service of...

Tumulty, Joseph P. (Joseph Patrick), 1879-1954

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Lawyer and secretary to President Woodrow Wilson. From the description of Papers of Joseph P. Tumulty, 1898-1969 (bulk 1913-1940). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71061701 Joseph P. Tumulty, 1879-1954, b. Jersey City, NJ, secretary to President Woodrow Wilson; lawyer, served as secretary to Wilson when he was governor of New Jersey. Byron Johnson Rees, 1877-1920, b, Westfield, IN, educated Brown University, Harvard, Oxford; professor of English at Wil...

Mielziner, Jo, 1901-1976

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Actor, scene designer, and lighting designer and innovator; d. 1976. From the description of Jo Mielziner collection, [193-]-[197-]. (Boston University). WorldCat record id: 70923011 Donald Mitchell Oenslager, an American stage designer and professor, was born in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania on 7 March 1902. Oenslager began his career in the theater as an actor, working at the Greenwich Village Theatre and the Provincetown Playhouse during the early 1920s. He became interested i...

Darrow, Clarence, 1857-1938

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Author, lecturer, lawyer, and reformer. From the description of Clarence Darrow papers, 1894-1941 (bulk 1910-1935). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71062115 Clarence Seward Darrow, prominent Chicago trial lawyer, was born in Kinsman, Ohio on April 18, 1857. He attended Allegheny College, after which he studied one year at the University of Michigan Law School. He then worked as a lawyer in Youngstown, and was admitted to the Ohio Bar in 1878. He practiced in Ohio for nine yea...

Chafee, Zachariah, 1885-1957.

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League for the Amnesty of Political Prisoners

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Blackwell, Alice Stone, 1857-1950

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Daughter of suffrage leaders Lucy Stone and Henry Browne Blackwell, Alice Stone Blackwell joined her parents in writing and editing the Woman's Journal. For additional biographical information, see Notable American Women, 1607-1950 (1971). From the description of Papers in the Woman's Rights Collection, 1885-1950 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 232008749 Editor, The woman's journal and suffrage news. From the description of Letter, 1920 Apr...

Hylan, John F.

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National Civil Liberties Bureau (U.S.)

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Kiefer, Daniel, 1856-1923

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Johnson, Royal Cleaves, 1882-1939.

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Crumit, Frank

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Hand, Learned, 1872-1961

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Attorney and Federal judge. Practiced law, Albany, N.Y., and N.Y.C., 1897-1909; U.S. District judge, Southern District N.Y., 1909-1924; Judge, U.S. Ct. of Appeals, 2d Circuit, 1924-1961; Senior Circuit Judge, 1939-1951. Member and co-founder, American Law Institute. 15 LL.D.'s including Harvard U. 1939, Cambridge (England) 1952. Author of numerous legal and non-legal articles, memorials, etc.; Holmes lecturer, Harvard Law School, 1958. From the description of Papers of Learned Hand, ...

Hickok, Guy C., 1888-1951.

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Boni, Albert, 1892-1981

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Boni was born in 1892 in New York City; attended Harvard Univ.; in 1912, with his brother Charles, he established the Washington Square Book Shop, a gathering place for Bohemian intellectuals; about 1914 originated the idea of a very small format for abridged classics called "The Little Leather Library," which were sold through Woolworth's; sold the book shop in 1917 and joined Horace Liveright to form the Boni-Liveright Publishing Co., which introduced the "Modern Library of the World's Best Cl...

Markham, Edwin, 1852-1940

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Prominent 19th Century poet and social activist. Born Charles Edward Anson Markham. From the description of Letter, 1893 February 27, Oakland, California / C.E. [Charles Edwin] Markham. 1893. (Wagner College). WorldCat record id: 47353726 From the description of Letter, 1893 July 3, New York [to] Mr. E.E. Burlingame, Editor, Scribner's Magazine / Charles Edwin Markham. 1893. (Wagner College). WorldCat record id: 47353760 From the description of Letter, 1904 March 31...

Castleton, Samuel

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Bankhead, William Brockman, 1874-1940

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Bankhead was born 1874 April 12 to John H. and Tallulah James Brockman Bankhead near Moscow, Lamar Co., Ala. Bankhead attended the University of Ala. and Georgetown University. Upon receiving his law degree in 1895, he began practicing law in Huntsville, Ala., in 1895. Bankhead served as City Attorney for Huntsville (Ala.), solicitor of the fourteenth judicial circuit, and as a member of the Ala. Legislature prior to his election to the U.S. House of Representatives in 1917. ...

Mooney, Thomas J., 1882-1942

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Thomas J. Mooney was born on December 8, 1882 in Chicago, Illinois and raised in Indiana and Massachusetts. A molder by trade, Mooney first came to California in 1908, permanently settling in San Francisco in 1910. There he became involved in the work of the Socialist party and various labor organizing activites. In 1916, Mooney and Warren K. Billings were wrongfully convicted of the Preparedness Day bombing of July 22. Mooney's plight became a cause amongst labor until his eventual release and ...

Mencken, H.L.

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Author and journalist. From the description of Papers of Henry Louis Mencken [manuscript] 1935-56. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647952438 American journalist. From the description of Letter, [1924?] Jan. 9, New York, to Perry Walton. (Boston Athenaeum). WorldCat record id: 184904324 Editor and satirist. From the description of Papers of H. L. Mencken [manuscript] 1912-1949. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647976...

Winchell, Walter, 1897-1972

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American journalist, newspaper columnist, and radio commentator. From the description of Walter Winchell miscellaneous papers, 1936-1968. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 123429617 Walter Winchell was an American journalist and radio personality, remembered as the inventor of the celebrity gossip column. Born Walter Winschel in Harlem, New York, he left school in the sixth grade and worked odd jobs in the neighborhood and on local vaudeville stages. After serving in the navy i...

Jones, J. Gordon (John Gordon), 1901-

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Pollock, Frederick, Sir, 1845-1937

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Professor of Jurisprudence. From the description of Autograph letter signed : St. Ives, Cornwall, to Prof. Knight, 1882 Sept. 17. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270617832 Pollock was professor of jurisprudence at University College of London (1882) and at Oxford (1883-1903), as well as professor of common law. From 1914, he served as judge of Admiralty Court of Cinque Ports. He authored many texts on such topics as contracts, torts, partnership, and fraud; and, with Maitland...