Collection: Miles Franklin diaries and personal papers
VixE added a note to FL10037354 in Miles Franklin pocket diary, 1915, saying “At the end of April 1915, Aletta Jacobs invited members of Womens Peace Party to the International Congress of Women in The Hague. Chaired by Jane Addams, attendees included Schwimmer, La Fontaine & Macmillian. Addams, Jacobs, Macmillian, Schwimme...”
VixE added a note to FL10037335 in Miles Franklin pocket diary, 1915, saying “S.S. Eastland - a touring passenger ship. On 24th July 1915 while docked at on the south bank of the Chicago River (between Clark & La Salle Sts), it rolled on its side, killing 844 passengers & crew. The Eastland, which was one of five Great Lak...”
VixE added a note to FL10037302 in Miles Franklin pocket diary, 1915, saying “The Cort Theatre - 132 North Dearborn Street, Chicago
Cort Theatre program - "The New Henrietta" https://www.biblio.com/book/cort-theatre-chicago-new-henrietta-program/d/811900440
Jane Addams speech at the Cort March 1915
Barbie2 added a note to FL10037316 in Miles Franklin pocket diary, 1915, saying “The Dorsey Expedition Pictures were shown in the Studebaker Theatre in Chicago.
VixE added a note to FL10037360 in Miles Franklin pocket diary, 1915, saying “Alexandra Kollontai (1872-1852) - Russian socialist and revolutionary, exiled to Germany in 1908 and then during the war to Denmark, then Sweden (where she was jailed for her speaking against war and her "activities"), once released found accepti...”
Barbie2 added a note to FL10253809 in Miles Franklin pocket diary, 1914, saying “166 West Washington Street was the address of an office often visited by Miles.
Arnold Dresden was a friend of Miles.
L&L is Life and Labor, the journal of the National Women's Trade Union League of America.”
VixE added a note to FL10050000 in Miles Franklin pocket diary, 1916-1917, saying “ Appenrodt's - “most distinguished German delicatessen in London"
Source- The Rise and Fall of Germans in the British Hospitality Industry, c1880-
1920- Panikos Panayi (De Montfort University) & Stefan Manz (Aston University), page 5
VixE added a note to FL10049976 in Miles Franklin pocket diary, 1916-1917, saying “Eustace Miles (1868-1948)- English tennis player and exponent of fad diets and vegetarianism, wrote many publications on health, diet and exercise. He opened health food shops in London and two restaurants Carshelton and the one at Chelsea, whic...”
VixE added a note to FL10049953 in Miles Franklin pocket diary, 1916-1917, saying “Sir George Reid (1845-1918) - 4th Prime Minister of Australia - Aug 1904 to July 1905, former Premier of NSW - 1894 to 1899, was appointed the first Australian High Commissioner to London in 1910.”
Barbie2 added a note to FL10253616 in Miles Franklin pocket diary, 1914, saying “Charles Haag (1867-1933) was a sculptor. https://www.winnetkahistory.org/gazette/charles-haag/
John Peter Altgeld (1847-1902) was Governor of Illinois from 1893 to 1897.”