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Collection: Miles Franklin diaries and personal papers

VixE
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...”Note Added
Barbie2
Barbie2 added a note to FL10037362 in Miles Franklin pocket diary, 1915, saying “'Our Mrs McChesney', a play by Edna Ferber and George V. Hobart which starred Ethel Barrymore.”Note Added
Barbie2
Barbie2 added a note to FL10037357 in Miles Franklin pocket diary, 1915, saying “Dr Caroline Hedger (1868-1951) American nurse and physician.”Note Added
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Barbie2 added a note to FL10037354 in Miles Franklin pocket diary, 1915, saying “Jessie Chrystal MacMillan (1872-1937) - suffragist, peace activist, barrister and first female science graduate from University of Edinburgh.”Note Added
Barbie2
Barbie2 added a note to FL10037345 in Miles Franklin pocket diary, 1915, saying “Munsey's Magazine founded by Frank Munsey in 1889.”Note Added
VixE
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...”Note Added
VixE
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 https://digit...”Note Added
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VixE added a note to FL10037277 in Miles Franklin pocket diary, 1915, saying “G.B.S - George Bernard Shaw”Note Added
Barbie2
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. https://idnc.library.illinois.edu/?a=d&d=NYC19150619.2.115&e=-------en-20--1--img-txIN----------”Note Added
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VixE added a note to FL10037372 in Miles Franklin pocket diary, 1915, saying “G.B.S - George Bernard Shaw”Note Added
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VixE added a note to FL10037360 in Miles Franklin pocket diary, 1915, saying “Nickel Plate Road - common name for the New York, Chicago and St. Louis railroad. ”Note Added
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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...”Note Added
VixE
VixE added a note to FL10037358 in Miles Franklin pocket diary, 1915, saying “Lester Frank Ward (1841 - 1913) - American sociologist well known for his support for equality for women, races and classes.”Note Added
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VixE added a note to FL10037354 in Miles Franklin pocket diary, 1915, saying “line 20 - Peace meeting speakers ; likely Aletta Jacobs (Dutch), Rosika Schwimmer (Hungarian), Leonie La Fontaine (Belgium), Chrystal Macmillian (Scotland) ”Note Added
Tintern
Tintern added a note to FL10037351 in Miles Franklin pocket diary, 1915, saying “Emma Calve was a well known French Opera singer.”Note Added
Barbie2
Barbie2 added a note to FL10050002 in Miles Franklin pocket diary, 1916-1917, saying “C.R.W. Nevinson became a war artist. Some of his pictures were exhibited at the Leicester Galleries in 1916.”Note Added
VixE
VixE added a note to FL10037338 in Miles Franklin pocket diary, 1915, saying “"Zaza" - 1915 American silent romantic drama starred Pauline Frederick”Note Added
Barbie2
Barbie2 added a note to FL10049882 in Miles Franklin pocket diary, 1916-1917, saying “George Gissing (1857-1903) English novelist.”Note Added
VixE
VixE added a note to FL10037336 in Miles Franklin pocket diary, 1915, saying “Victrola - a gramophone with it's horn built into a cabinet, made by the Victor Talking Machine Company. ”Note Added
Barbie2
Barbie2 added a note to FL10253601 in Miles Franklin pocket diary, 1914, saying “Mag-Marjorie is a book by Charlotte Perkins Gilman (1860-1935)”Note Added
Barbie2
Barbie2 added a note to FL10037314 in Miles Franklin pocket diary, 1915, saying “Borgny Hammer (1976-1947) Norwegian-American actress. Rosmersholm - a play by Henrik Ibsen.”Note Added
Barbie2
Barbie2 added a note to FL10037297 in Miles Franklin pocket diary, 1915, saying “Julia Culp (1880-1970) Dutch mezzo soprano.”Note Added
Barbie2
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.”Note Added
VixE
VixE added a note to FL10049898 in Miles Franklin pocket diary, 1916-1917, saying “Scandinavian either way :)”Note Added
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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 https://...”Note Added
Barbie2
Barbie2 added a note to FL10049898 in Miles Franklin pocket diary, 1916-1917, saying “That's interesting - we learn something every day!”Note Added
VixE
VixE added a note to FL10049898 in Miles Franklin pocket diary, 1916-1917, saying “Thank you :)”Note Added
Barbie2
Barbie2 added a note to FL10253802 in Miles Franklin pocket diary, 1914, saying “Miles' story 'Red Cross Nurse' is also mentioned in diary entries for 20 Dec 1914 and 12 Jan 1915. The Congress Hotel is mentioned in some other diary entries. ”Note Added
VixE
VixE added a note to FL10049940 in Miles Franklin pocket diary, 1916-1917, saying “Mark Hambourg (1879-1960) - Russian concert pianist”Note Added
Barbie2
Barbie2 added a note to FL10049898 in Miles Franklin pocket diary, 1916-1917, saying “Jill Roe's biography spells this name Walsöe, but Miles seems to consistently spell it Walsøe. ”Note Added
VixE
VixE added a note to FL10050035 in Miles Franklin pocket diary, 1916-1917, saying “Yes, that look correct!”Note Added
Barbie2
Barbie2 added a note to FL10050035 in Miles Franklin pocket diary, 1916-1917, saying “This looks like 'went thru H[yde] Park'.”Note Added
VixE
VixE added a note to FL10050035 in Miles Franklin pocket diary, 1916-1917, saying “H. Bank - possibly Hazel Bank in Surbiton, London?”Note Added
Barbie2
Barbie2 added a note to FL10253772 in Miles Franklin pocket diary, 1914, saying “Rudolph Blankenburg (1843-1918) mayor of Philadelphia.”Note Added
Barbie2
Barbie2 added a note to FL10253767 in Miles Franklin pocket diary, 1914, saying “Agnes Locke is mentioned on p180 of Jill Roe's full biography of Miles Franklin. Cabiria is a 1914 Italian epic adventure silent movie.”Note Added
VixE
VixE added a note to FL10049984 in Miles Franklin pocket diary, 1916-1917, saying “C.S lecture = Christian Science lecture ”Note Added
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VixE added a note to FL10049981 in Miles Franklin pocket diary, 1916-1917, saying “"The Rotters"- a satirical play by Henry Francis Maltby”Note Added
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VixE added a note to FL10049977 in Miles Franklin pocket diary, 1916-1917, saying “"Bric-a-Brac" and Gertie Millar https://www.maryevans.com/history/gertie-millar-in-a-trouser-suit-1916-10698457”Note Added
VixE
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...”Note Added
VixE
VixE added a note to FL10049975 in Miles Franklin pocket diary, 1916-1917, saying “Le Matin - a daily French newspaper, publishe from 1884 to 1944 ”Note Added
Barbie2
Barbie2 added a note to FL10253688 in Miles Franklin pocket diary, 1914, saying “Joseph Medill McCormick (1877-1925) was a businessman and politician in Chicago.”Note Added
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Barbie2 added a note to FL10253684 in Miles Franklin pocket diary, 1914, saying “There were two dentists with the name Pruyn in Chicago.”Note Added
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Barbie2 added a note to FL10253666 in Miles Franklin pocket diary, 1914, saying “David Bispham (1857-1921) American operatic baritone. Jenny Dufau (1878-1924) French opera singer.”Note Added
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Barbie2 added a note to FL10253673 in Miles Franklin pocket diary, 1914, saying “José Maria Rangel and Charles Cline https://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/entries/martires-de-texas”Note Added
Barbie2
Barbie2 added a note to FL10253647 in Miles Franklin pocket diary, 1914, saying “Lincoln Beachey (1887-1915) was a pioneer aviator famous for staging aerial stunts and flying exhibitions.”Note Added
Tintern
Tintern added a note to FL10253684 in Miles Franklin pocket diary, 1914, saying “Have checked all place names - Ravinia was a type of amusement park.”Note Added
VixE
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.”Note Added
Barbie2
Barbie2 added a note to FL10253643 in Miles Franklin pocket diary, 1914, saying “The judge mentioned could be Mary Bartelme (1866-1954) a pioneering American judge and lawyer.”Note Added
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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.”Note Added
Tintern
Tintern added a note to FL10253665 in Miles Franklin pocket diary, 1914, saying “Carrie Chapman Catt was a women's suffragist and peace activist.”Note Added