Papers of the founder of the Portland Labor College, director of the University of Wisconsin School for Workers, and former professor of economics at Carroll College, primarily relating to workers' education. Included are correspondence, 1908-1953; a scrapbook, discussion reports, announcements, financial records, student lists, and bibliographies pertaining to the programs and institutes of the School for Workers, 1929-1936 and 1950; lesson outlines for a course offered by the International Ladies Garment Workers' Union educational department in 1923; outlines, contribution records, notes, and programs for the Portland Labor College, 1915-1926; miscellaneous speeches, articles, and reports; thirteen volumes of personal diaries, 1894-1950, engagement, address, and autograph books; and photographs, including portraits and collected images.
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