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Alice Cook (professor)

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Name  Alice Cook
Role  Activist
Books  A lifetime of labor

Died  February 7, 1998, Ithaca, New York, United States
People also search for  Val R. Lorwin, Arlene Kaplan Daniels, Solomon B. Levine, Andrew Dickson White

Alice Hanson Cook (November 28, 1903 – February 7, 1998) was an activist and professor at Cornell University in the United States. At Cornell, the Alice Cook House residential college was named in her honor.

Her varied life experiences included social worker, YWCA secretary, labor educator, post World War II advisor in Germany on reconstituting German labor unions, professor, university ombudsman, world acclaimed researcher, and to the very end, an activist. Cook was appointed Cornell University's first ombudsman and worked to establish the credibility and acceptance of that office.

Autobiography

A Lifetime of Labor: the autobiography of Alice H. Cook / foreword by Arlene Kaplan Daniels. 1st ed. New York: Feminist Press at the City University of New York, 1998.

References

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