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Frances Kroll Ring

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Editor and memoirist Frances Kroll Ring (1916 – 2015).

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Editor and memoirist Frances Kroll Ring (1916 – 2015).

Courtesy of JoJo Jacobson.

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Ellen Rothman on Rose Schneiderman

This Week in History: On July 16, 1936, Rose Schneiderman was elected vice chairman of the newly formed New York State Labor Party. Ellen Rothman discusses the contradiction of this "red rose of anarchy" who actually worked within the system to create change throughout her career.
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This Week in History: On July 16, 1936, Rose Schneiderman was elected vice chairman of the newly formed New York State Labor Party. Ellen Rothman discusses the contradiction of this "red rose of anarchy" who actually worked within the system to create change throughout her career.

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This Week in History: On July 16, 1936, Rose Schneiderman was elected vice chairman of the newly formed New York State Labor Party. Ellen Rothman discusses the contradiction of this "red rose of anarchy" who actually worked within the system to create change throughout her career.

This Week in History: On July 16, 1936, Rose Schneiderman was elected vice chairman of the newly formed New York State Labor Party. Ellen Rothman discusses the contradiction of this "red rose of anarchy" who actually worked within the system to create change throughout her career.

Judith Rosenbaum on Clara Lemlich Shavelson

This Week in History: On July 12, 1982, political activist and labor organizer Clara Lemlich Shavelson died. Judith Rosenbaum discusses Shavelson's stunning career, from strikes she helped mobilize as a teenager to her efforts to organize workers in her retirement home.
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This Week in History: On July 12, 1982, political activist and labor organizer Clara Lemlich Shavelson died. Judith Rosenbaum discusses Shavelson's stunning career, from strikes she helped mobilize as a teenager to her efforts to organize workers in her retirement home.

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Judith Rosenbaum on Ethel Rosenberg

This Week in History: On June 19, 1953, Julius and Ethel Rosenberg were executed for treason. Judith Rosenbaum discusses how Ethel's demeanor impacted the jury's decision.
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This Week in History: On June 19, 1953, Julius and Ethel Rosenberg were executed for treason. Judith Rosenbaum discusses how Ethel's demeanor impacted the jury's decision.

Leslie Feinberg

A working-class lesbian, transgender activist, and communist, Leslie Feinberg became an important voice for lesbians of her generation with the publication of her powerful 1993 novel Stone Butch Blues.

Etta King on the 1902 Kosher Meat Boycott

On May 15, 1902, Jewish housewives began a major boycott of kosher meat to protest unfair prices. Etta King discusses how their tactics set the stage for many of the more famous labor protests that followed.

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On May 15, 1902, Jewish housewives began a major boycott of kosher meat to protest unfair prices. Etta King discusses how their tactics set the stage for many of the more famous labor protests that followed.

Rosie the Riveter

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Rosie the Riveter.

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Rosenstrasse Monument, Berlin, Germany

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The Rosenstrasse Monument in Berlin, Germany, where women protested in response to the Nazi government taking Jewish factory workers to a Rosenstrasse internment camp.
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The Rosenstrasse Monument in Berlin, Germany, where women protested in response to the Nazi government taking Jewish factory workers to a Rosenstrasse internment camp.

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