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This Week in History

Death of writer Sarah Brandstein Smith, “Queen of the shundroman"

April 29, 1968
“Sarah B. Smith is the most beloved Jewish newspaperwoman, the first who ever served as a reporter on a Jewish paper, and the one who has triumphantly overcome the misgivings of editors who mistrusted the abilities of a mere woman writer.”

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Jewish Women's Archive. "This Week in History." (Viewed on July 24, 2016) <http://jwa.org/thisweek/random>.

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