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Organizations and Institutions

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.

Susan Hess on Demographic Shifts after Katrina, November 16, 2006

Susan Hess, interview by Rosalind Hilton in 2006, describes the demographic shifts in her community after Hurricane Katrina.
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Susan Hess, interview by Rosalind Hilton in 2006, describes the demographic shifts in her community after Hurricane Katrina.

Susan Hess on Separated Family and Friends after Katrina, November 16, 2006

Susan Hess, interviewed by Rosalind Hilton in 2006, speaks about the surreal experience of Hurricane Katrina, with friends and family scattered to the four winds, and feeling like Evangeline in Henry Wadsworth Longfellow's poem.
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Susan Hess, interviewed by Rosalind Hilton in 2006, speaks about the surreal experience of Hurricane Katrina, with friends and family scattered to the four winds, and feeling like Evangeline in Henry Wadsworth Longfellow's poem.

Susan Hess

A lifelong volunteer, Susan Hess used her talents as a fundraiser to help the Louisiana SPCA, City Park, and other organizations mobilize after Hurricane Katrina.

Ida Dehmel

Deeply enmeshed in German cultural life as a writer, salon hostess, and women’s rights activist, Ida Coblenz Dehmel found herself squeezed out of the very communities she had helped shape when the Nazis came to power.

Ida Dehmel

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Ida Dehmel.
Courtesy of Jacob Hilsdorf/Wikimedia Commons.
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Ida Dehmel.

Courtesy of Jacob Hilsdorf/Wikimedia Commons.

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Jeanne Manford

In 1973 Jeanne Manford’s fierce love for her gay son in the face of national condemnation of homosexuality led her to create a support network for other families, Parents of Gays, later known as PFLAG.

Carol Wise Beside JWA Poster in the Abandoned Congregation Beth Israel in Biloxi, June 21, 2007

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Jewish Women's Archive (JWA) former board member Carol Wise stands beside JWA's Women of Valor poster of Hannah Solomon in the abandoned Congregation Beth Israel in Biloxi.

This photograph was taken by Jayne K. Guberman, Director of Oral History at the Jewish Women’s Archive, on June 21, 2007.

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Jewish Women's Archive (JWA) former board member Carol Wise stands beside JWA's Women of Valor poster of Hannah Solomon in the abandoned Congregation Beth Israel in Biloxi.

This photograph was taken by Jayne K. Guberman, Director of Oral History at the Jewish Women’s Archive, on June 21, 2007.

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Katrina Bags from UGA Hillel, 2005

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Two women hold welcome bags from the University of Georgia Hillel for Katrina evacuees, September 2005
Photo by Michael Jacobs, courtesy of the Atlanta Jewish Times.
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Two women hold welcome bags from the University of Georgia Hillel for Katrina evacuees, September 2005


Photo by Michael Jacobs, courtesy of the Atlanta Jewish Times.

Carol Wise

In her work with United Way, Carol Wise worked intensively to restore childcare facilities and rebuild playgrounds throughout New Orleans.

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