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Doris B. Wheeler Papers

 Collection
Identifier: LP000570
Abstract Doris Wheeler served as the International Ladies Garment Workers Union (ILGWU) southwestern region Educational Director and was a charter member of American Federation of Teachers (AFT) Local 420 (St. Louis, MO). Ms. Wheeler's papers are comprised of a collection of songs associated with radical groups and the labor movement.
Dates: 1902 - 1960; Majority of material found within 1932 - 1957

Elizabeth Morgan Papers

 Collection — Box: Small Processed Collections, Box 16, Folder: 10
Identifier: LP001646
Abstract Elizabeth Morgan was a Quaker and social activist. Elizabeth collected music and shared it as a method of teaching others about suppression and exploitation. Elizabeth and her husband, Ernest Morgan, founded the Arthur Morgan School that focused on creating a safe, loving environment for young teenagers in a rural setting to help students prosper and inspire them to make positive social and ecological changes in the world.This collection consists of a book of 1930s-1940s era labor...
Dates: circa 1964

Irwin Silber Papers

 Collection
Identifier: LP000412
Abstract Mr. Silber was an early organizer and worker in Peoples' Songs, Inc. Mr. Silber's collection consists of a representative portion of the group's files, mostly early labor and social reform songs.
Dates: 1886 - 1968

People's Song Library Records

 Collection
Identifier: LR000452
Abstract The People's Song Library is comprised of songs collected by the Almanac Singers (1941-43); People's Songs, Inc. (1946-49); People's Artists, Inc. (1950-57); and Sing Out, Inc. (1958-70). Scores, songbooks, and lyrics by Aaron Copland, Woody Guthrie, Joe Hill, "Leadbelly" Ledbetter, Alan Lomax, Phil Ochs, Tom Paxton, Malvina Reynolds, Peggy and Pete Seeger, Josh White, and lesser-known and some anonymous authors dealing with civil rights, the Cuban Revolution, election songs of the 1940s,...
Dates: 1940 - 1975; Majority of material found within 1940 - 1955

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