Anderson, Mary

Anderson, Mary,

1872–1964, American labor expert, chief (1919–44) of the Women's Bureau, U.S. Dept. of Labor, b. Sweden. She emigrated to the United States in 1888. After some years as an industrial worker in garment and shoe factories, she became an organizer for the National Boot and Shoe Workers' Union and one of the founders of the National Women's Trade Union League. In 1918 she was appointed assistant to the chief of the Women's Bureau, becoming its chief in 1919.


See her autobiography, Woman at Work (1951, repr. 1973).

Anderson, Mary

(1872–1964) labor leader; born in Lidkoping, Sweden. Emigrating to the U.S.A. at age 16, she became active in union work, becoming an officer of the International Boot and Shoe Workers' Union in Chicago. She was also active in the Women's Trade Union League and worked to obtain equal pay to women for equal work. She was the first director of the Women's Bureau of the U.S. Department of Labor (1920–44).
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Wragge (lulled by the narcotic influence of annotating circulars, and eating and drinking with an appetite sharpened by the captain's absence) withdrew to an arm-chair, and fell asleep in an attitude which would have caused her husband the acutest mental suffering; seven o'clock struck; the shadows of the summer evening lengthened stealthily on the gray pavement and the brown house-walls -- and still the closed door opposite remained shut; still the one window open showed nothing but the black blank of the room inside, lifeless and changeless as if that room had been a tomb.
In fact with incredible rapidity and marvelous lucidity, Fouquet deciphered the largest papers and most complicated writings, correcting them, annotating them with a pen moved as if by a fever, and the work melting under his hands, signatures, figures, references, became multiplied as if ten clerks -- that is to say, a hundred fingers and ten brains had performed the duties, instead of the five fingers and single brain of this man.
He also occupied himself with annotating the fine work of Baudry-le- Rouge, Bishop of Noyon and Tournay,
Paul Brown, Walter Parsons, Dave McCullough, Dorothy Roush, Barbara Ware, Judith Smith, George Cook, Edna Anderson, Mary Burden, Nancy Barrow, Joyce Lybrand, Mary Midkiff, Linda Jones Sotak, Andy Longoria, John Sherer
Oak Ridge Boys, Bill Anderson, Mary Sarah, John Rich, and so many more.
Anderson, Mary Alice, "The World Digital Library: Global Resources Just a Click Away," Internet@Schools, Mar.
CHEERS TO US The ladies, left to right, Margaret Roberts, Jean-Marie McCubbin, Claire Roberts, Ann Kerr, Lianne Anderson, Mary Wilkie, Gwen Golding, Jane McCann, Rosie McLeod and Sheena Frew.
Hi-5, which consists of Stevie Nicholson, Tanika Anderson, Mary Lascaris, Ainsley Melham and Dayen Zheng, enthralled kids and parents with song-and-dance numbers and stage banter at the pre-show party held last Nov.
She was predeceased by a brother Frank Campbell and five sisters, Nellie Tsianco, Josephine Anderson, Mary Swett, Laura Bolton and Hazel Campbell.
Election results for INA Board were: Secretary: Brian Cooley, Council Bluffs; Treasurer: Elaine Boes, Ely; Resolutions at Large: Lisa Caffery, Davenport; Public Policy at Large: Susan Whitty, Dubuque; Nominations Committee: Brenda McAlister; Iowa Nurses Foundation: Alyssa Anderson, Mary Tarbox, Susan Simmons, and Sharon Guthrie.
In Anderson, Mary Starkey, executive director of the Corporation for Economic Development, reports "We are on the brink of great things here.
Absent a "Theology" section, readers will find here original discussions of spirituality, church "multi-identity" and justification-sanctification by Pamela Sue Anderson, Mary McClintock Fulkerson, and Serene Jones.