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Lynn Gordon, 1946 - 2012

Lynn Gordon, pioneer scholar in women’s history, adamant advocate for women in the academy and in the history profession more specifically, would be pleased to be remembered not just as a dedicated scholar and teacher but as a passionate believer in family, friends, community, “sisterhood,” and the Jewish people. As someone who cared deeply about the world around her, she read everything, attended every possible lecture she could get to.

Lynn Gordon, 1983

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Lynn Gordon teaching at the University of Rochester in 1983.
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Lynn Gordon teaching at the University of Rochester in 1983.
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Lynn Gordon

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Professor Lynn Gordon.
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Professor Lynn Gordon.
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The cover for Jewish Women's Archive: Report to the Community 2012.
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Gloria Steinem presents Making Trouble/Making History Awards at JWA's 2012 luncheon.
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Jewish Women's Archive. "Jewish Studies." (Viewed on April 29, 2016) <http://jwa.org/topics/jewish-studies>.

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