Papers, 1950-1995

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Papers, 1950-1995

Papers, 1950-1995

Correspondence, interviews, writings, etc., of Gerda Lerner, historian and author.

7 cartons, 1+ folio folder, 2 audiotapes and 64 slides

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Hamer, Fannie Lou

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King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968

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Stimpson, Catharine R., 1936-

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Grimké, Sarah Moore, 1792-1873

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Melder, Keith

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Hoff, Joan, 1937-....

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National Women's History Week Project

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GERDA LERNER, 1920-

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Gerda Lerner, historian, educator, and author, was born in Vienna, Austria, on April 30, 1920, the daughter of Robert Kronstein and Ilona (Neumann) Kronstein . She escaped to the United States in 1939 where she married first, Bernard Jensen and second, the filmmaker Carl Lerner in 1941. They had two children, Stephanie and Daniel. GL worked first as a translator and writer. She wrote a semi-autobiographical novel, No Farewell (1955), describing life in Austria from 1934 ...

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Hamer, Fannie Lou

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National Forum for Women

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Hine, Darlene Clark

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African American professor, historian, college administrator, and published author in the field of African American history. From the description of Darlene Clark Hine papers, 1879-1996 and undated bulk 1950-1996. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 458632933 Feb. 7, 1947 Born Darlene Clark in Morley, Missouri, to Levester and Lottie Mae Clark 1968 ...

Wilkins,Roy, 1901-

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National Council of Negro Women

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Rose, Willie Lee, 1927-

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Maizie Tyson

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Friedan, Betty

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Betty Goldstein Friedan (1921- ), a writer, publicist, political activist, and speaker on the subject of women, helped found the National Organization for Women, and served as its first president (1966-1970). For additional information see: Britannica Book of the Year (1970-1971), Current Biography (1970), and Who's Who of American Women (1991-1992). From the description of Papers, 1933-1980 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 232006604 Feminist, activist,...

James, Janet Wilson, 1918-1987

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Historian Janet Wilson James was educated at Smith (A.B. 1939), Bryn Mawr (M.A. 1940) and Radcliffe (Ph.D. 1954). She taught at Mills and Wellesley, was an editor of Notable American Women, 1607-1950, was director of the Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe College, (1965-1969) and professor of history at Boston College from 1971 until her death. She died in Cambridge, Mass., in 1987. From the description of Papers, 1893-1999 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 232008160...

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Flexner, Eleanor, 1908-1995

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Buhle, Mari Jo, 1943-....

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Murray, Pauli, 1910-1985

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Pauli Murray (1910-1985) was a lawyer, scholar, writer, educator, administrator, religious leader, civil rights and women's rights activist. She was a co-founder of the National Organization for Women (NOW) and the first black woman to be ordained as an Episcopal minister. She spent much of her life in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, and Washington, D.C. From the description of Proud shoes : the story of an American family : typescript, 1956 / by Pauli Murray. (New York Public Library)....

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Lucy Stone League

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Long Island University

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New School for Social Research (New York, N.Y. : 1919-1997)

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New York Public Library

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The New York Pubic Library purchased Arthur A. Schomburg's collection of books, pamphlets, prints and photographs in 1926 with funds from the Carnegie Corporation and housed at the 135th Street Branch Library of The New York Public Library. L. Hollingsworth Wood was appointed in 1925 by the Board of Trustees of The New York Public Library to purchase and provide guidelines for the Schomburg Collection of Negro Literature. Members of the Advisory Committee of the Arthur A. Schomburg Collection, i...