Jerry Voorhis, leader in the American Cooperative Movement

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SeriesSouthern Californians, politics, migration and change ;, no. 1f, New York Times oral history program
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Chapter Two: Expansion of the Cooperative Movement While my father was Executive Secretary, the U.S. Cooperative Movement grew by leaps and bounds, largely due to his leadership.

The League office in Chicago expanded from a two-room hole in the wall to a complex of offices that covered more than an entire floor of Chicago's Fisher Building.

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Cooperative Movement grew by leaps and bounds, largely due to his leadership. The League office in Chicago expanded from a two. The collection relates to the work of Jerry Voorhis in the Cooperative Health Federation of America and Group Health Association of America.

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First published in 1 edition. Not in Library. Beyond victoryAccessible book, Protected DAISY, United States. Congress, Biography, Christian ethics.

Jerry Voorhis: Leader in the American Cooperative Movement, folder 8 Early Parts of Autobiography that was never published [part typewritten and part holograph].

This is a book about cooperation. It is a book about the practical application of cooperation, or mutual aid, to the everyday affairs of people. It is written to set forth some of the facts about a little-known segment of our American economy and our American life.

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Jerry Voorhis,was founder of the Voorhis School for Boys in San Dimas, Calif.; U.S. congressman from California's 12th district, leader in the American Cooperative Movement book, until his defeat by Richard Nixon; member of the Dies Committee on Un-American Activities; president and later executive director of the Co-operative League of the U.S.A.

Jerry Voorhis has written: 'Jerry Voorhis, leader in the American Cooperative Movement' 'Beyond victory' -- subject(s): Peace, Reconstruction (), War 'How to organize a co-op' -- subject.

The Jerry Voorhis Award is NAHC’s highest honor, recognizing significant leadership in both theory and practice. Jerry Voorhis, a man of impeccable integrity, believed in, and did his best to teach, apply and widen the use of basic cooperative principles. Biography of Jerry Voorhis Jerry Voorhis,was founder of the Voorhis School for Boys in San Dimas, Calif.; U.S.

congressman from California's 12th district,until his defeat by Richard Nixon; member of the Dies Committee on Un-American Activities; president and later executive director of the Co-operative League of the U.S.A. Broad in scope whilst concise in elucidation, this book will be invaluable to students enrolled in economic, social, historical and political curricula, as well as leaders of the cooperative movement.

People interested in finding a practical alternative to the capitalist form of enterprise will also find this book.

Voorhis, Jerry, American cooperatives: where they come from, what they do, where they are going. New York, Harper [] (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Jerry Voorhis. The only reference this writer has found to this issue was in Jerry Voorhis’ book “”Cooperative Enterprise: The Little People’s Chance in a World of Bigness,” published by The Interstate Printers & Publishers, Danville, Illinois,Library of Congress Catalog Card No.

Horace Jeremiah Voorhis served as a U.S. congressman, and was a pioneer in the cooperative and group health movements. He was executive secretary of the Cooperative Health Federation of America and its successor, Group Health Association of America.

From the description of Jerry Voorhis papers, (University of Minnesota, Minneapolis). Conflict and Resolution extends this analysis to progressive educators through biographical sketches of five leaders in the progressive education movement and an examination of the role of religion in their work.

Schoolmasters Jerry Voorhis of California and Felix Adler of New York City were Integrators, those who actively incorporated Author: Jared R.

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Stallones. Jerry Voorhis Award – NAHC’s highest honor, recognizing significant leadership in both theory and practice in the housing cooperative community.

Executive Directors Award – Received on behalf of Pentiuk, Couvreur & Kobiljak, P.C. and awarded for outstanding service to MAHC by a person or organization other than a member of the MAHC’s. Veteran national cooperative leader and former California congressman Jerry Voorhis returned to Seattle in to address Group Health's Annual Membership Meeting.

He urged the membership to support Rhode Island Congressman Aimé J. Forand's new bill to add health care to Social Security benefits, an idea later dubbed Medicare by then Vice. Well before the term was coined, people understood and used cooperatives to help people obtain a more inclusive economy.

In former Congressman Jerry Voorhis, then Executive Director of the Cooperative League of the United States (now NCBA CLUSA), stated: “If concentration of power is the cause of the present weakness of our society, we can nonetheless show that we know a counteractive.

The Start of the Southern Black Cooperative Movement. Second in a Series on the Federation of Southern Cooperatives. I’m reading a little-known but important work by former U.S. Labor Secretary Ray Marhsall and former Ford and Rockefeller Foundations executive Lamond Godwin called “Cooperatives and Rural Poverty in the South”, published in by Johns Hopkins Press.

Suddenly, everyone’s interested in the real story of Watergate and the CIA. A new documentary in the works from Robert Redford, who played reporter Bob Woodward of the Washington Post in the hit movie “All the President’s Men.” A new book claiming that Bob Woodward’s boss at the Post, Ben Bradlee, had doubts about the stories Bob and Carl Bernstein produced.

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More About Jerry Voorhis. by David Levering. Jerry Voorhis represented the congressional district that included Claremont from to He was a stalwart supporter of the New Deal and of all things progressive.

After leaving Congress, he served as chief executive for the Cooperative Movement for 20 years before retiring in Claremont. Introduction / Caroline F.

Ware --The roots of consumer cooperatives in the U.S. / Erma Angevine --Growth of cooperatives: the Cooperative League of USA, cooperatives in housing and in international relief / Wallace J.

Campbell --Development of cooperative federations: housing, health, funeral and memorial societies / Jerry Voorhis --The. The Jerry Voorhis Award is NAHC’s highest honor, recognizing significant leadership in both the theory and practice of cooperative housing.

NAHC created the lifetime achievement award in memory of it’s founding father, Jerry Voorhis; a man of impeccable integrity who taught and applied the use of basic cooperative principles.

Twin losses forced the school's closure. InJerry Voorhis was elected to represent California's Twelfth District in the United States Congress. Nobody could be found with sufficient vision, charisma, and energy to replace him as the school's leader.

American Association for the U.N. American Civil Liberties Union; American Council of Voluntary Agencies for Foreign Services, Inc. [1 of 2] American Council of Voluntary Agencies for Foreign Services, Inc.

[2 of 2] American Council of Voluntary Agencies for Foreign Services, Inc. - Correspondence, Vol. VI: Jerry Voorhis: Leader in the Cooperative Movement. Voorhis received his A.B. from Yale in (Phi Beta Kappa) and was the first to be awarded an M.A. from the Claremont Graduate School. He is in the national Cooperative Hall of Fame for his lifetime of work with student cooperatives and educational programs, including the Emerging Co-op Leaders Program, held in Washington from Title: Managing Member at Allen Creek.

Jerry Voorhis () was a U.S. Congressman from California from to and was a staunch supporter of cooperatives and of the New Deal. After losing his seat in to Richard Nixon, Voorhis became executive director of CLUSA from to and served two more years as its president.

Introduction. 1 Religious Experience and Childhood. 2 Jerry Voorhis. 3 Felix Adler. 4 John Dewey. 5 William Heard Kilpatrick. 6 John Lawrence Childs.

7 Conclusion. BUY. Jerry Voorhis, Executive Secretary, The Cooperative League of the United States of America, South Dearborn Street, Chicago 4, Illinois. Dear Jerry: I am pleased to learn from your most cordial and flattering letter of April 24 that it will make no difference to your organization whether or not I am a.

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At the time, incumbent Democrat Jerry Voorhis [1] was representing the 12 th congressional district of California. Nixon was a young up-and-coming attorney, a graduate of Duke University Law School and a naval officer in World War II who had returned to his hometown of Whittier to work at an established law firm.