Landers, Ann

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Esther Pauline Lederer (b. 1918; nee Friedman; nicknamed Eppie) became the advice columnist Ann Landers in 1954 for the Chicago Sun-Times. Her column's topics included sexuality, marital roles and family relationships, divorce, drugs and alcoholism, and ethical issues. It eventually was syndicated in over 1100 newspapers. In 1987, she left the Sun-Times, taking the column with her to the Chicago Tribune, where she remained its primary author until 2000.

From the description of Ann Landers papers, 1947-2002. (Chicago History Museum). WorldCat record id: 713916142

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referencedIn Ira Berkow, papers, undated, 1960-2011 American Jewish Historical Society
referencedIn Harvard Law School Forums Records Harvard Law School Library Langdell Hall Cambridge, MA 02138
referencedIn Martin, Ralph G., 1920-. Ralph G. Martin collection, 1940-1978. Boston University. School of Medicine
creatorOf Field Enterprises. Field Enterprises records, 1858-2007, bulk 1950-1975. Newberry Library
referencedIn University of Central Florida Photographs, 1965-2006 Special Collections and University Archives, University of Central Florida Libraries,
referencedIn Papers, 1904-1971 Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America‏
creatorOf Landers, Ann. Miscellaneous papers. Jacksonville University, Carl S. Swisher Library
creatorOf Gorman, Michael A. (Michael Arthur), 1892-1958. Michael Arthur Gorman papers, 1920-1958. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
referencedIn Edelstein, Julius C. C. (Julius Caius Caesar), 1912-2005. Julius Edelstein papers, 1917-1961 [Bulk Dates: 1948-1958]. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
referencedIn Harvard Medical School. Office of the Dean. Records, 1911-1982 (bulk 1965-1977). Francis A. Countway Library of Medicine
creatorOf Landers, Ann. Miscellaneous papers. Jacksonville University, Carl S. Swisher Library
referencedIn Lerner, Max, 1902-2001. Max Lerner papers, 1927-1992 (inclusive). Yale University Library
creatorOf Norris Paul G. Papers of Paul G. Norris, 1948-1980. University of Iowa Libraries
referencedIn Harvard Law School Forums Records Harvard Law School Library Langdell Hall Cambridge, MA 02138
referencedIn Michael A. Gorman papers, 1920-1958 Bentley Historica Library University of Michigan
creatorOf Carl T. Rowan Papers, 1946-1992 Oberlin College Library
creatorOf Landers, Ann. [Letter, 1977 Mar. 31 : to Fred Rogers]. Saint Vincent College, Saint Vincent Library
referencedIn Rogers, Fred. [Letter, 1977 Mar. 15 : to Ann Landers]. Saint Vincent College, Saint Vincent Library
creatorOf Landers, Ann. Miscellaneous papers. Jacksonville University, Carl S. Swisher Library
creatorOf Harvard Medical School. Office of the Dean. Records of the Office of the Dean, Harvard Medical School, 1911-1982 (inclusive), 1965-1977 (bulk). Harvard University, Medical School, Countway Library
referencedIn Helstein, Ralph, 1908-1985. Papers, 1933-1985. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
referencedIn Michel, Don, 1931-. Don Michel "Insight" Radio Program collection, 1960-1978. Southern Illinois University, Morris Library
referencedIn The Benny Goodman Papers, 1910-1992, inclusive Irving S. Gilmore Music Library
referencedIn York Langton papers., 1960-1989. Minnesota Historical Society
referencedIn Franzblau, Rose Nadler, 1905-1979. Rose Nadler Franzblau records, [ca. 1930]-1978. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
referencedIn Lasker, Mary. Mary Lasker papers, 1940-1993. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
referencedIn Mary Lasker Papers, 1940-1993. Columbia University. Rare Book an Manuscript Library
referencedIn Records of the President of Radcliffe College, 1960-1972 Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America‏
referencedIn Max Lerner papers, 1927-1998 Yale University. Department of Manuscripts and Archives
creatorOf Hines, Edward. Dear Ann Landers : (can a dog get drunk on wine?) : a song for soprano and piano duo / by Edward Hines. New York Public Library System, NYPL
creatorOf Landers, Ann. Ann Landers papers, 1947-2002. Chicago History Museum
creatorOf Harvard Medical School. Office of the Dean. Executive files, 1911-1982 (bulk 1965-1977). Harvard University, Medical School, Countway Library
creatorOf Langton, York, 1903-1989. York Langton papers, 1960-1989. Minnesota Historical Society, Division of Archives and Manuscripts
referencedIn Morin, Relman, 1907-1973. Scrapbooks [microform], 1947-1969. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
referencedIn Cahan, Grace Mirabella. Grace Mirabella Cahan Papers, 1948-2010 University of Texas Libraries
referencedIn Julius Edelstein Papers, 1917-1963, [Bulk Dates: 1948-1958] Columbia University. Rare Book an Manuscript Library
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Chicago (Ill.)
Illinois--Chicago
United States
Eau Claire (Wis.)
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Families--20th century
Advice columnists--20th century
Mothers and daughters--20th century
Twin sisters--20th century
Dentists
Women journalists--20th century
American newspapers--Sections, columns, etc.--20th century
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Birth 1918-07-04

Death 2002-06-22

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