Picks & Finds

Thanksgiving turkey. [From the Records of THIS for Diplomats. Courtesy of Schlesinger Library]

Giving Thanks for a Bountiful Harvest

The records of THIS (The Hospitality and Information Service) for Diplomats, newly processed and available for research, include the annual celebration of Thanksgiving by its members.

[Portrait of Jane Norman Smith. Jane Norman Smith Papers, Schlesinger Library]

Jane Norman Smith and the National Women’s Party

Jane Norman Smith was the chairwoman of the National Women’s Party from 1927 to 1929. By delving into her papers, one gets a ring-side seat to American women’s battles for suffrage and the Equal Rights Amendment.