Kathryn Kish Sklar (NHC Fellow, 1995–96)

Project Title

Florence Kelley and the National Consumers' League

State University of New York at Binghamton

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Fellowship Work Summary, 1995–96

Kathryn Kish Sklar drafted three chapters of Florence Kelley and the Progressive Awakening: Women and the Rewriting of the American Social Contract, 1900-1932 (Yale University Press) and completed the commentary for a collection of documents that she is co-editing with Anja Schuler and Susan Strasser— Transatlantic Dialogue: American and German Women Reformers and Nation Building, 1885-1933 (Cornell University Press, 1997). Other writings included "Engendering Women's History: New Paradigms and Interpretations in American History" (Amerikastudien/American Studies, July 1996) and "The Consumers' White Label of the National Con-sumers' League, 1898-1918" for The Development of Consumer Society in the Twentieth Century, edited by Susan Strasser, et al. (Cambridge University Press, 1997).