Toni Sender Papers, 1934-1964

Summary Information

Title: Toni Sender Papers
Inclusive Dates: 1934-1964

  • Sender, Toni, 1888-1964
Call Number: U.S. Mss BA; Micro 510

Quantity: 6.0 c.f. (15 archives boxes) and 3 reels of microfilm (35 mm)

Archival Locations:
Wisconsin Historical Society (Map)

Papers, 1934-1964, of Toni Sender, a United States labor activist who was the International Confederation of Free Trade Unions' delegate to the United Nations. Included is correspondence; diaries; and reports, memos, and speeches relating to her work as director of European labor research for the Office of Strategic Services, 1941-1944; senior economist for the United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Administration, 1944-1946; and consultant to the Economic and Social Council of the United Nations, 1946-1956. The collection contains information on displaced persons, forced labor, economic affairs in Austria and Czechoslovakia particularly, and German labor personalities. Significant correspondents include Herbert Morrison, Herta Gotthelf, Paul Löbe, Fritz Heine, Wilhelm Sander, Julius Braunthal, and William Green. Also present are minutes of the International League for the Rights of Man, drafts of Sender's Autobiography of a German Rebel describing her experiences as a German citizen and Reichstag member before Hitler's rise, and other biographical material.

Language: English, German, French, and Spanish

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