Skip to main content

Swackhamer, Gladys

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1893 September 17-1988 September 06 - 1988-09-06

Biography

Class of 1917, MSW Class of 1923.

Occupations: Pacifist; Psychiatric social worker; Political activist.

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 Materials include photographs; correspondence; and unpublished autobiographical writings, including recordings and interpretations of her dreams.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