Archivist Sophie A. Udin Sophie A. Udin fought for women's rights and equal pay, but she is best known for helping found the first libraries in Israel and creating important American archives about Zionism, helping preserve vital documents and make them accessible. Harriet Tanzman Harriet Tanzman has become a chronicler of the civil rights movement, creating new entry points into civil rights history. Joan Nestle Driven by the concern that “the colonized are condemned to lose their memory,” lesbian writer and activist Joan Nestle created the Lesbian Herstory Archives. How to cite this pageJewish Women's Archive. "Archivist." (Viewed on May 29, 2016) <http://jwa.org/taxonomy/term/22568>.