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Julie Wise Oreck

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Julie Wise Oreck rebuilding homes in New Orleans.
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Julie Wise Oreck rebuilding homes in New Orleans.

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Judith Rosenbaum on the 1893 Jewish Women's Congress

This Week in History: On September 4, 1893, an unprecedented meeting of Jewish women leaders took place at the Columbian Exposition (the Chicago World's Fair). Judith Rosenbaum describes how this groundbreaking event led to the creation of the National Council of Jewish Women.
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This Week in History: On September 4, 1893, an unprecedented meeting of Jewish women leaders took place at the Columbian Exposition (the Chicago World's Fair). Judith Rosenbaum describes how this groundbreaking event led to the creation of the National Council of Jewish Women.

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Taxation Postcard from the Ann Lewis Collection

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A taxation postcard from the Ann Lewis Collection. The postcard reads "Think It Over. An ounce of persuasion precedes a pound of coercion. The Declaration of Independence was the direct result of taxation without representation. Either exempt WOMAN from taxation or grant her the right of Equal Suffrage. "What is sauce for the GANDER is sauce for the Goose.""

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A taxation postcard from the Ann Lewis Collection. The postcard reads "Think It Over. An ounce of persuasion precedes a pound of coercion. The Declaration of Independence was the direct result of taxation without representation. Either exempt WOMAN from taxation or grant her the right of Equal Suffrage. "What is sauce for the GANDER is sauce for the Goose.""

"Votes for Women" Parrot Pin from the Ann Lewis Collection

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A "Votes for Women" parrot pin from the Ann Lewis Collection.

A "Votes for Women" parrot pin from the Ann Lewis Collection.

An Anti-Suffrage Button from the Ann Lewis Collection

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An anti-suffrage button from the Ann Lewis Collection. The button reads "Vote no on women's suffrage."

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An anti-suffrage button from the Ann Lewis Collection. The button reads "Vote no on women's suffrage."

Letty Cottin Pogrebin

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Letty Cottin Pogrebin.
Courtesy of Mike Lovett.
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Letty Cottin Pogrebin.

Courtesy of Mike Lovett.

Judith Rosenbaum on the Founding of NOW

This Week in History: On June 30, 1966, the foundations of the National Organization for Women were laid at a meeting in Betty Friedan's hotel room. Judith Rosenbaum discusses some striking and surprising details of this groundbreaking meeting.
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This Week in History: On June 30, 1966, the foundations of the National Organization for Women were laid at a meeting in Betty Friedan's hotel room. Judith Rosenbaum discusses some striking and surprising details of this groundbreaking meeting.

Carol Wise with Roswell Weil

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Carol Wise with Roswell Weil.

Photo courtesy of Carol Wise.

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Carol Wise with Roswell Weil.


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Susan Hess

A lover of animals and the natural world, Susan Hess helped the Louisiana SPCA and City Park raise funds and plan their recovery efforts after Hurricane Katrina.

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