This Week in History
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This Week: April 25 - May 1
The United Order of True Sisters, the first independent national women's organization in America, held its first meeting as a female counterpart to the B'nai B'rith.
Entrepreneur Lillian Vernon was profiled in the "New York Times" as the "first lady of mail order catalogues."
Psychoanalyst Helene Deutsch published the first of two volumes of "The Psychology of Women."
"No major guest stars, not even any minor ones—just me and a bunch of great songs and some wonderful musicians."
Jane Evans, executive director of the National Federation of Temple Sisterhoods, argued for the need to ordain women rabbis in the Reform movement.
Cookbook author Joan Nathan received the Who's Who of Food and Beverage in America award for lifetime achievement from the James Beard Foundation.
Labor leaders Bessie Abramowitz and Sidney Hillman announced their engagement while leading the clothing workers' contingent in the Chicago May Day Parade.
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Jewish Women's Archive. "This Week in History: April 25 – May 1." (Viewed on May 1, 2016) <http://jwa.org/thisweek>.