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Archives & Manuscripts

Women social reformers -- United States

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Jane Addams Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-001
Overview A world-famous social reformer; co-founded the first settlement house in America in 1889; championed many causes on behalf of the urban poor, such as protection of immigrants, child labor laws, industrial safety, juvenile courts, and recognition of labor unions; a leading figure in the movement for international peace; awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1931.

Dorothy Day Collected Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Day, Dorothy
Abstract Collection consists of printed materials: leaflets, pamphlets, reprints, and a postcard reproduction of a wood-carved sculpture by Charles Wells (b. 1935) titled "Dorothy Day.".

Joseph A. and Ruth Dugdale Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-SC-032
Abstract Correspondence of Dugdale and his wife, Ruth Dugdale, both of whom were active in reform efforts such as the abolition of slavery and women's rights. Correspondents include Susan B. Anthony, Frederick Douglass, Thomas Garrett, William Lloyd Garrison, James Mott, Lucretia Mott, and Wendell Phillips.