Three women are among the 10 individuals highlighted in this collection: psychologist and activist Mamie Clark, philanthropist Mary Lasker, and New Deal secretary of labor Frances Perkins. Each section includes a biographical profile, a small photo...
African American women; Women cabinet officers; Women philanthropists; Women psychologists
Highlights include annual reports from a variety of charities and institutions: the American Female Guardian Society and Home for the Friendless... (1852); College Settlements Association; Female Hospitable Society of Philadelphia (1831); the...
Child welfare; Social settlements; Women in charitable work; Women philanthropists
United States -- Massachusetts -- Boston; United States -- New York (State) -- New York
Doris Duke (1912-1993) inherited the bulk of her father's estate in 1925. A generous supporter of the supporter of the arts, historic preservation, and environmental causes, Duke gave away more than $400 million in current dollars during her...
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