21 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Public welfare.

  1. National Consumers' League records, 1882-1986

    81,500 items ; 179 containers plus 4 oversize ; 72.6 linear feet ; 127 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Organization founded in 1899 to monitor the conditions under which goods were manufactured and distributed. Correspondence, memoranda, minutes, reports, speeches, project and program files, legal files, scrapbooks, printed material, and other records relating to the league's efforts toward reform in public health, consumer protection, public welfare, and fair labor standards.

  2. Ernest Gallaudet Draper papers, circa 1919-1955

    250 items ; 3 containers ; 1.2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Manufacturer and government official. Chiefly speeches and articles, including also biographical material, a diary, correspondence, book reviews, clippings, and notes, relating to Draper's service as assistant secretary of commerce and as a member of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, and including his involvement with various New York state and city agencies concerned with...

  3. League of Women Voters (U.S.) records, 1884-1986

    514,400 items ; 2,221 containers plus 24 oversize ; 900 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Correspondence, memoranda, minutes, proceedings, speeches, reports, project studies, subject files, biographical material, financial records, newspapers clippings, printed material, and other records concerning the league's activities at the national, state, and local levels. Documents the organization's lobbying efforts, national conventions and council meetings, and projects of the League of...

  4. Josephus Daniels papers, 1829-1948

    331,000 items ; 934 containers plus 2 oversize ; 373.8 linear feet ; 399 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Diplomat, journalist, and secretary of the navy. Correspondence, diaries, speeches and writings, and papers of the Daniels, Bagley, Seabrook, and Worth families and other material. The bulk of the collection relates to events and policy decisions during Daniels's service as secretary of the navy during the administration of Woodrow Wilson, but also concerns his career as editor of the Raleigh...

  5. John Adams Kingsbury papers, 1841-1966

    57,400 items ; 165 containers ; 65.5 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Social worker and social reformer. Includes correspondence, journals and diaries, family papers, autobiographical material, travel notes, manuscripts of Kingsbury's books, speeches and articles, news releases, legal and financial papers and documents his activities as a social reformer and public health advocate such as his efforts to improve the conditions of public institutions in New York and...

  6. Patricia Harris papers, 1950-1983

    113,400 items ; 378 containers plus 1 classified ; 151.2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Lawyer, educator, diplomat, and cabinet officer. Correspondence, memoranda, speeches, reports, statements, notes, printed material, and other papers pertaining primarily to Harris's cabinet positions as secretary, United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) (1977-1979) and secretary, Department of Health, Education, and Welfare (later, Health and Human Services) (1979-1981).

  7. National Urban League records, 1900-1988

    616,000 items ; 2,000 containers plus 2 oversize ; 821 linear feet ; 18 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Civil rights organization. Correspondence, minutes of meetings, speeches, reports, surveys, statistical data, financial and legal records, scrapbooks, printed material, and other records relating to the programs and policies of the league and its affiliates.

  8. Edwin J. Feulner papers, 1934-2014

    380,000 items ; 897 containers ; 357 linear feet ; 108 digital files (17.6 GB). -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Author, political consultant, former president of the Heritage Foundation. Correspondence, diaries, appointment books, daily schedules, notebooks, clippings, chronological files, biographical material, family papers, speech and travel files, itineraries, meeting files, financial records, legal records, memoranda, organization files, meeting minutes, reports, subject files, memorabilia,...

  9. Emanuel Celler papers, 1924-1973

    195,000 items ; 604 containers plus 8 oversize ; 224.8 linear feet ; 9 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Lawyer and U.S. representative from New York. Correspondence, notes, clippings, memoranda, speeches, financial records, printed material, and other papers relating chiefly to Celler's service as representative in Congress from New York and as chairman of the House Committee on the Judiciary.

  10. Forrest David Mathews papers, 1967-1980

    300 items ; 4 containers ; 1.6 linear feet ; 39 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    U.S. secretary of health, education and welfare; and educator. Correspondence, memoranda, speeches, writings, subject files, and other papers relating chiefly to Mathews' service as secretary of health, education, and welfare.