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From pinafores to politics

Author: Florence Jaffray Harriman; Carrie Chapman Catt; National American Woman Suffrage Association Collection (Library of Congress)
Publisher: New York : Henry Holt and Company, 1923.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This autobiography details the life of Daisy Hurst (Mrs. J. Borden) Harriman, a wealthy New York woman who worked diligently for issues concerning working-class women. Harriman was one of the women who lent her financial support to the shirtwaist workers' strike in 1909. In addition, with Mrs. Oliver H.P. Belmont and Miss Anne Morgan, she helped organize a strike meeting of the WTUL at the Colony Club, the first  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Harriman, Daisy
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Harriman, Florence Jaffray Hurst, b. 1870.
From pinafores to politics.
New York, H. Holt and Co., 1923
(OCoLC)610466061
Named Person: Florence Jaffray Harriman; Florence Jaffray Harriman
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Florence Jaffray Harriman; Carrie Chapman Catt; National American Woman Suffrage Association Collection (Library of Congress)
OCLC Number: 919204
Notes: Illustrated lining-papers.
Description: 4 preliminary leaves, 359 pages : frontispiece, plates (some folded), portraits ; 24 cm
Responsibility: by Mrs. J. Borden Harriman.

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This autobiography details the life of Daisy Hurst (Mrs. J. Borden) Harriman, a wealthy New York woman who worked diligently for issues concerning working-class women. Harriman was one of the women who lent her financial support to the shirtwaist workers' strike in 1909. In addition, with Mrs. Oliver H.P. Belmont and Miss Anne Morgan, she helped organize a strike meeting of the WTUL at the Colony Club, the first women's social club in New York City, which she also helped organize. In 1912, she was named by Woodrow Wilson to serve on the Federal Industrial Relations Commission.

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