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United States. Work Projects Administration

 Organization

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Gladys V. Swackhamer papers

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00268
Abstract

Pacifist; psychiatric social worker; and political activist. The collection documents topics such as conscientious objector status during the Vietnam War; nuclear disarmament; the environment; homelessness; the plight of migrant farm workers; and governmental waste and mismanagement; as well as her work with the WPA and other agencies. Materials include photographs; correspondence; and unpublished autobiographical writings, including recordings and interpretations of her dreams.

Dates of Materials: 1881-1988; Majority of material found within 1900-1988