Rose Pastor Stokes Papers Bulk, 1913-1933 1905-1933

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Rose Pastor Stokes Papers, Bulk, 1913-1933, 1905-1933

Rose Pastor Stokes Papers Bulk, 1913-1933 1905-1933

Rose Pastor Stokes (1879-1933), born Rose Wieslander in Russian Poland, was a leading Jewish-American socialist, birth control advocate, and after the Russian revolution, a communist. Stokes helped organize garment workers in New York City, wrote for the , and other left periodicals, and was the author of several feminist plays. Stokes was married to wealthy socialist James Phelps Stokes from 1905-1925, married communist leader Jerome Isaac Romaine (also known as Victor J. Jerome) in 1927, and died of cancer in Berlin in 1933. Jewish Daily News The Masses

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