When my mother died, my eldest brother Paul said that she was the only woman he'd ever known who had an equal passion for social justice and fashion. It was true: Pauline Spiegel Cowan profoundly cared about making the world a better place, and she adored fine clothes and beautiful furniture. Although the fire in which she and my father perished destroyed their apartment and her material possessions, her legacy of political activism remains relevant and important more than a quarter century later.
Fashion and Beauty
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Jewish Women's Archive. "Fashion and Beauty." (Viewed on January 29, 2015) <http://jwa.org/topics/fashion-and-beauty>.