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Steinem-Pauline - still image

Steinem-Pauline - still image

A suffragist who encouraged newly enfranchised women to go to the polls together to avoid harassment, Pauline Perlmutter Steinem was the first woman elected to the Toledo Board of Education. Her legacy of social activism can be seen in her granddaughter, Gloria Steinem.

Institution: The Jacob Rader Marcus Center of the American Jewish Archives, Cincinnati, OH, and the Toledo-Lucas County Public Library.

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