Roger William Riis papers, 1903-1990 (bulk 1921-1952).

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Riis, Roger William, b. 1894. Roger William Riis papers, 1903-1990 (bulk 1921-1952).

Roger William Riis papers, 1903-1990 (bulk 1921-1952).

Correspondence, diaries, journal, speeches, articles and other writings, subject files, scrapbooks, pamphlets and booklets, photographs, and other papers pertaining to Riis's work as an author writing under his own name and under the pseudonym, Niel Hunter, for Reader's Digest and other publications. Subjects include fraud in automobile repair and other repairs, cigarettes and tobacco smoking, the American Civil Liberties Union, and the Sherman Act. Also includes material pertaining to his service in the U.S. Navy during World War I. Family correspondents include Elizabeth Hipple Riis Foster, Martha Riis Moore, J. Riis Owre, and Jacob August Riis. Other correspondents include Roger Nash Baldwin, William Benton, Robert Donner, Morris Leopold Ernst, Carlton Fredericks, Arthur Garfield Hayes, John Haynes Holmes, James Rorty, George Seldes, and DeWitt Wallace.

3,500 items.14 containers.5.6 linear feet.

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Donner, Robert, -1964

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Riis, Roger William, 1894-

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Author and editor. Died 1953. From the description of Roger William Riis papers, 1903-1990 (bulk 1921-1952). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70982089 Biographical Note 1894, Mar. 15 Born, Richmond Hills, N.Y. 1913 Attended the Hill School, Pottstown, Pa. ...

Wallace, DeWitt, 1889-1981

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Editor, The Reader's Digest. From the description of Correspondence to Maxwell Struthers Burt, 1948-1951. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 122446115 ...

Fredericks, Carlton

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Moore, Martha Riis

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Built and launched at New York Navy Yard; commissioned Nov. 12, 1944; scraped in 1993. Served in World War II, the Korean War and the Vietnam War. From the description of USS Bon Homme Richard (CV/CVA-31) photograph collection 1944-1971. (The Mariners' Museum Library). WorldCat record id: 41657866 The federal government decided in 1941 to send Supply Corps personnel to Harvard Business School for training in the business of equipping the Navy. This was effected by a transfer...