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Organizations and Institutions

Lina Frank Hecht

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Lina Frank Hecht.
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Lina Frank Hecht.

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Katherine M. Cohen

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Katherine M. Cohen.
Photograph from Cohen's "Life of Artists," in Mary Kavanaugh Oldham Eagle's The Congress of Women: Held in the Woman's Building, World's Columbian Exposition, Chicago, USA, 1893. Chicago, Ill: Monarch Book Company, 1894.
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Katherine M. Cohen.


Photograph from Cohen's "Life of Artists," in Mary Kavanaugh Oldham Eagle's The Congress of Women: Held in the Woman's Building, World's Columbian Exposition, Chicago, USA, 1893. Chicago, Ill: Monarch Book Company, 1894.

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Stosh Cotler

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Stosh Cotler, CEO and radical social activist.
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Stosh Cotler, CEO and radical social activist.

Courtesy of Bend the Arc

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Sadie American

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Sadie American was a driving force behind the National Council of Jewish Women.
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Sadie American was a driving force behind the National Council of Jewish Women.

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Faye Libby Schenk

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Jewish Women's Archive. "Organizations and Institutions." (Viewed on February 14, 2016) <http://jwa.org/topics/organizations-and-institutions>.

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