Throughout his career at Yale he was noted both for his scholarship and for his active interest in debating, which won for him first the presidency of the Freshman Union and subsequently the presidency of the Yale Union.
American author, librarian and labour organizer Written By: Marot grew up in an affluent and cultured family and was educated in Quaker schools.
In she worked as a librarian in Wilmington, Delaware, and the next year she returned to Philadelphia and with a friend opened a private library specializing in works on social and economic topics. In she published a Handbook of Labor Literature and also conducted for the U.
Industrial Commission an investigation of working conditions in the custom tailoring trades in Philadelphia, an experience that added force to her natural sympathy for the exploited.
With Florence Kelley and Josephine Goldmark she drew up a report on child labour in the city that was the principal impetus to the passage of the Compulsory Education Act by the state legislature in Her organizing talent and sheer drive built the group into a formidable force in labour organization.
She was largely responsible for creating the Bookkeepers, Stenographers and Accountants Union of New York, a pioneering effort in organizing white-collar women.
Marot resigned from her work with the trade union league in and turned to writing. After publishing American Labor Unionsa tract on the syndicalist Industrial Workers of the World written from her standpoint as a Fabian socialist, she served on the editorial board of the radical journal Masses —17 and on the staff of The Dial — She was also a member of the U.
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