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This Week in History: A fact for April

Passage of NY widows' pension bill advocated by Hannah Bachman Einstein

April 7, 1915

New York's Governor Charles S. Whitman signed the state Widowed Mothers Pension Act, largely as a result of the efforts of Hannah Bachman Einstein.

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Jewish Women's Archive. "This Week in History: A fact for April." (Viewed on November 26, 2014) <http://jwa.org/thisweek/apr/random>.

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