Diary aboard Queen Elizabeth May 28-June 4 1948

Diary aboard Queen Elizabeth May 28-June 4 1948

written by Ellen Starr Brinton, 1886-1954, in Ellen Starr Brinton Papers, 1895-1980, of Swarthmore College Peace Collection (Box 1, Folder "European trip, corres., memoirs, 1948") (Swarthmore, PA) (1948) , 32 page(s)

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Abstract / Summary
Written as a letter, sent to Betty in Geneva. Brinton and Elma Greenwood traveled on the Queen Elizabeth from New York City to Southampton, England, and then to London. Long description of her luggage, room on the ship. Found Louisa Jacob and Kathleen Regen on the boat. Description of the types of people on the boat, books, movies, food. Met a group of young people from Harvard and Bryn Mawr who organized and financed a children’s camp in France. Reached the Friends International Center in London on 4 June. People from various countries in Western Europe wrote to ask her to come and meet with them, especially those in Germany. Meeting with military authorities. Staying at Friends House in London.
Field of Interest
Women and Social Movements
Ellen Starr Brinton, 1886-1954
Women and Social Movements, International
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Women and Social Movements, History, Transnational Women’s Movement, Movimiento de Mujeres Transnacional, Movimento Feminista Transnacional, Ellen Starr Brinton, 1886-1954
Keywords and Translated Subjects
Movimiento de Mujeres Transnacional, Movimento Feminista Transnacional

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