Social reformers -- United States -- 20th century
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Aileen C. Hernandez papers
Abstract Aileen C. Hernandez (1926-2017) was a Black feminist known for her roles as an original Commissioner of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) and as the second president of the National Organization for Women (NOW). She was an active member of more than 100 activist and community-based organizations concerned with racial justice, women’s equality, economic equity, fair housing, education, and other social issues. The Aileen C. Hernandez papers document decades of activism by a...
Dates of Materials: 1926 - 2014
Jessie Lloyd O'Connor papers
Abstract Jessie Lloyd O'Connor was a journalist, social reformer and political activist. She worked as a reporter for Federated Press. Her extensive writings, notes, and correspondence document the labor strikes she covered in Kentucky and North Carolina and her work on civil rights, civil liberties and women's rights. O'Connor served and supported numerous progressive organizations, including the American League Against War and Fascism and the ACLU. Other materials include family biographical files;...
Dates of Materials: 1823 - 1989
Mary van Kleeck papers
Abstract Social reformer, Lecturer, Social researcher, Writer, Social worker. Papers include correspondence, biographical material, clippings, speeches, writings, research notes, subject and organization files, primarily from van Kleeck's professional life. There is a significant amount of material relating to Smith College, her work in social and charitable agencies such as ACLU, National Woman's Party, Bryn Mawr Summer School for Student Workers, Hospites (a refugee rescue organization), the...
Dates of Materials: 1883-1972