Women social reformers -- United States
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
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.
Dates: 1838-; Majority of material found within 1880-1935
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.".
Dates: Majority of material found within 1915-
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.