Click HERE to read online text of Edward J. Gumz, “Frederick Siedenburg, SJ: The Journey of a Social Activist,” Social Work & Christianity, 39/3 (2012): 273-293.
Siedenburg’s scrapbooks from 1912-1933 are conserved in the Loyola University Chicago Archives. From the catalog summary:
Scrapbooks contain articles, clippings, programs, tickets, invitations, membership cards, announcements, pins, and course bulletins covering the career of Frederic Siedenburg, S.J., at Loyola University. Subjects include Frederic Siedenburg, women students, feminists, Loyola University, charity, Catholic Workers, lecture bureau, social work, World War I, birth control, labor, child labor, Illinois Catholic Historical Society, communism, Bolshevism, League of Catholic Women, the Illinois state centennial, Loyola’s School of Sociology, film censorship, lectures by Siedenburg, Girl Scouts, Hilaire Belloc, Marxism, Garment workers strike in 1924, philanthropy, prohibition, temperance, city housing committee, Chicago, Chicago Public Library, industrial relations, G. K. Chesterton, and the Great Depression.