Roosevelt, Eleanor, 1884-1962
Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:
Anna Moscowitz Kross was a lawyer, judge, New York City Department of Corrections Commissioner, and social reformer. The bulk of the collection covers Kross's career as the Commissioner of Correction. Writings, speeches, and taped interviews reflect Kross's efforts to institute major reforms focusing on education and social rehabilitation for women prisoners. Correspondents include Constance Baker Motley and Eleanor Roosevelt.
This collection consists of biographical material on both famous and lesser-known women and men. For the most part, there is only a small amount of material on each individual. Materials typically include published and unpublished biographical sketches, books, correspondence, diaries, genealogies, photographs, and published and unpublished writings.
The Jean Picker papers consist of 18.5 linear feet and are primarily related to her professional and public life, dating from 1968-86. Types of material include correspondence, speeches, photographs, articles, reports, minutes, publicity, transcripts of interviews, invitations, and notes.
Documents concerning the YWCA of the U.S.A. work with unemployed groups and unemployment relief. Included in these documents are reports and data on unemployment in the United States, reports on resident schools and unemployment camps, summaries and examples of local association work, descriptions of proposed relief programs, and discussion of the YWCA's relationship with other relief organizations including Federal relief projects.