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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.

Dates: 1838-; Majority of material found within 1880-1935

Mildred Scott Olmsted Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-082
Abstract Mildred Scott Olmsted, peace activist and suffragist, was born in Glenolden, Pennsylvania, in 1890. In 1922, Olmsted became Executive Secretary of the Pennsylvania Branch of the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom (WILPF). From 1934 onward she assumed national positions with the organization. In 1946, Olmsted became National Administrative Secretary and held that position (until her retirement in 1966. She remained active as Executive Director Emerita of WILPF and also served...
Dates: 1881-1990; Majority of material found within 1907-1990

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Abbott, Edith, 1876-1957 1
Abbott, Grace, 1878-1939 1
Addams, John Huy, 1822?-1881 1
Arnett, Katharine M. (Katharine McCollin) 1
Baer, Gertrude 1
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Balch, Emily Greene, 1867-1961 1
Ballantyne, Edith 1
Blake, Katherine Devereux, 1858-1950 1
Bok, Edward William, 1863-1930 1
Boulding, Elise 1
Bowen, Louise de Koven, 1859- 1
Camp, Kay 1
Carner, Lucy Perkins, 1886-1983 1
Catt, Carrie Chapman, 1859-1947 1
Chalmers, Ruth 1
Cookson, Sybil, 1890- 1
Dewey, John, 1859-1952 1
Doty, Madeleine Z. (Madeleine Zabriskie), 1877-1963 1
Drevet, Camille 1
Dudley, Helena Stuart 1
Ely, Richard T. (Richard Theodore), 1854-1943 1
Frazier, Howard 1
Freeman, Ruth, 1901- 1
Gage-Colby, Ruth 1
Glücklich, Vilma 1
Hamilton, Alice, 1869-1970 1
Hasegawa, Marii 1
Hayes, Dorothy M. 1
Hertzka, Yella, 1873-1948 1
Heymann, Lida Gustava, 1868-1943 1
Holmes, Margaret 1
Hoover, Herbert, 1874-1964 1
Hudson, Manley O. (Manley Ottmer), 1886-1960 1
Hull, Hannah Clothier, 1872-1958 1
Hull-House (Chicago, Ill.) 1
Hutchinson, Dorothy H. (Dorothy Hewitt), 1905-1984 1
Ickes, Harold L. (Harold LeClair), 1874-1952 1
Jacobs, Aletta H. (Aletta Henriette), 1854-1929 1
James, Ada L. 1
James, William, 1842-1910 1
Jordan, David Starr, 1851-1931 1
Kelley, Florence, 1859-1932 1
Kellogg, Paul Underwood, 1879-1958 1
Kellor, Frances, 1873-1952 1
Lathrop, Julia Clifford, 1858-1932 1
Lovett, Robert Morss, 1870-1956 1
Marshall, Catherine E. 1
Mead, Lucia True Ames, 1856-1936 1
Mellor, Ruth 1
Olmsted, Allen S. (Allen Seymour), 1888-1977 1
Pye, Edith M. (Edith Mary) 1
Ragaz, Clara 1
Ramondt-Hirschmann, Cor 1
Randall, Mercedes M. (Mercedes Moritz), 1895-1977 1
Robins, Margaret Dreier 1
Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919 1
Schwimmer, Rosika, 1877-1948 1
Sears, Amelia 1
Shannon, K. Patricia 1
Sheepshanks, Mary, 1872-1958 1
Smith, Mary Rozet, -1934 1
Starr, Ellen Gates 1
Steffens, Dorothy R. 1
Stevens, Alzina P. 1
Swanwick, Helena M. (Helena Maria), 1864-1939 1
Tarbell, Ida M. (Ida Minerva), 1857-1944 1
Taylor, Lea Demarest 1
Van Voris, Jacqueline 1
Wald, Lillian D., 1867-1940 1
Wales, Julia Grace, 1881- 1
Webb, Beatrice, 1858-1943 1
Webb, Sidney, 1859-1947 1
Weideman, Elizabeth W. 1
Wilson, Woodrow, 1856-1924 1
Woman's Peace Party 1
Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. Geneva, Switzerland (International Office) 1
Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. Pennsylvania Branch 1
Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. U.S. Section 1
Woods, Amy 1
Woolley, Mary Emma, 1863-1947 1
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