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Ethel Bidermann Du Pont Papers,1914-1980

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Title

Ethel Bidermann Du Pont Papers

Date

1914-1980

Repository

The Filson Historical Society Special Collections Louisville, Kentucky 40208 USA

Conditions Governing Access note

Open to researchers.

Preferred Citation Note

[Identification of item], Ethel Bidermann Du Pont Papers, 1914-1980, Special Collections, The Filson Historical Society, Louisville.

Extent

7.33 cubic ft.

Scope and Content

A member of the famous Du Pont Family, Ethel B. Du Pont was a labor journalist and activist with strong and lasting interest and involvement in the labor movement in Kentucky. Papers primarily reflect her involvement with the labor movement. Those that do not are personal correspondence, lecture notes as an economics teacher at the University of Louisville, house renovation plans, bills, literary efforts, and Louisville Arts Center Association material. Du Pont's labor activities included the Kentucky Federation of Teacher's, Workers Education Council, Louisville Labor League for Political Education, Kentucky Federation of Labor, the NAACP, Kentucky Conference of Community Leaders, and her column in the Louisville Times entitled "With Labor's Ranks." Her column ran from 1938 to 1951 and covered labor news and issues in Kentucky, and national labor issues which affected Kentucky. Copies of Du Pont's columns and labor research, and correspondence associated with it comprise a large portion of her papers. Also, newspaper clippings and Du Pont's unpublished labor stories. Card index in repository

Subjects

  • Ainslie, Maud, 1870-1960.
  • Ainslie Family.
  • Allen, Arthur Dwight, 1879-1949.
  • Allen, Florence Ellinwood, 1884-1966.
  • AFL-CIO.
  • American newspapers-- Kentucky-- Louisville.
  • Barkley, Alben William, 1877-1956.
  • Barnum, Fayette, 1870-1960.
  • Bingham, Barry, 1906-
  • Boldrick, Charles C.
  • Brader, Carl, 1915?-1975.
  • Bullitt, Cuthbert, 1810-1906.
  • Chandler, Happy, 1898-
  • Chelf, Frank Leslie, 1907-
  • Cooper, John Sherman, 1901-
  • Courier-journal (Louisville, Ky.)
  • D' Amico, Victor Edmond, 1904-
  • Du Pont, Zara, 1869-1946.
  • Edmonson news (Edmonson County, Ky.)
  • Ethridge, Mark F. (Mark Foster), 1896-1981.
  • Hauser, Elizabeth J.
  • Hill, Richard H. (Richard Harrison), 1887-1972.
  • Interracial Leadership Conference (1956 Nov. 15-16 : Louisville, Ky.)
  • Jouett, Edward Stockton, 1863-1960.
  • Kent, Raymond Asa, 1883-1943.
  • Kentucky Conference of Community Leaders.
  • Kentucky Federation of Labor.
  • Kentucky Federation of Teachers.
  • Kentucky Irish American (Louisville, Ky.)
  • Kentucky Labor News (Louisville, Ky.)
  • Kentucky State Federation of Labor.
  • Kentucky Teacher (Louisville, Ky.)
  • Labor movement-- Kentucky-- History-- Sources.
  • Labor's voice (Louisville, Ky.)
  • Lewis, John Llewellyn, 1880-1969.
  • Louisville Art Center Association (Louisville, Ky.)
  • Louisville Congress of Labor (Louisville, Ky.)
  • Louisville Forum on Peace (1951 : Louisville, Ky.)
  • Louisville Labor League for Political Education (Louisville, Ky.)
  • Louisville and Nashville Organizer (Louisville, Ky.)
  • Louisville and Nashville Railroad Company.
  • Louisville Teacher (Louisville, Ky.)
  • Mayors-- Kentucky-- Louisville-- History-- Sources.
  • Miller, Shackelford, 1892-1965.
  • Mire, Joseph.
  • Mulloy, William Theodore, 1892-1959.
  • National Association for the Advancement of Colored People.
  • Perkins, Carl Dewey, 1912-1984.
  • Rauch, Joseph, 1881-1957.
  • Robsion, John Marshall, 1904-1990.
  • Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945.
  • St. James Court Association (Louisville, Ky.)
  • Southern Summer School for Workers in Industry.
  • Strickler, Woodrow Mann, 1912-1975.
  • Thurber, James, 1894-1961.
  • United Mine Workers of America.
  • United States.-- Congress.
  • United States.-- Department of Labor.
  • United States.-- Department of the Treasury.
  • United States.-- National War Labor Board (1942-1945)
  • United States.-- Navy.
  • University of Louisville.
  • Universities and colleges-- Kentucky-- Louisville-- History-- Sources.
  • Verhoeff, Carolyn, 1876?-1975.
  • Verhoeff, Mary, 1871?-1962.

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