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Organizations and Institutions

Régine-Ariane Knout, circa 1944

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Régine-Ariane Knout, Jewish resistance member. Photographed in France, before July 22, 1944.

Institution: Lucien Lazare

Régine-Ariane Knout, Jewish resistance member. Photographed in France, before July 22, 1944.

Institution: Lucien Lazare

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Milla Racine, 1940-1943

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Mila Racine, Jewish member of the Resistance. France, 1940–1943.

Institution: Lucien Lazare

Mila Racine, Jewish member of the Resistance. France, 1940–1943.

Institution: Lucien Lazare

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Andrée Salomon and Herbert Katzki, 1941

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Andrée Salomon, Herbert Katzki and the children of the Levant Hotel belonging to the first group prepared to depart for the United States, in Marseille, 1941.

Institution: Lucien Lazare

Andrée Salomon, Herbert Katzki and the children of the Levant Hotel belonging to the first group prepared to depart for the United States, in Marseille, 1941.

Institution: Lucien Lazare

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Jennie Purvin

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Communal activist Jennie Purvin was one of the essential people without whom the striking beachfront of Chicago would not exist.

Institution: The Jacob Rader Marcus Center of the American Jewish Archives, Cincinnati, OH, www.americanjewisharchives.org and Florence M. Henderson

Communal activist Jennie Purvin was one of the essential people without whom the striking beachfront of Chicago would not exist.

Institution: The Jacob Rader Marcus Center of the American Jewish Archives, Cincinnati, OH, www.americanjewisharchives.org and Florence M. Henderson

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Olga Benario Prestes Exhibit

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Photograph of Olga Benario Prestes (L) in the exhibit, "Women of Ravensbruck—Portraits of Courage," curated by Rochelle G. Saidel for the Florida Holocaust Museum, St. Petersburg. Artwork on right by Julia Terwilliger.

Institution: Rochelle Saidel

Photograph of Olga Benario Prestes (L) in the exhibit, "Women of Ravensbruck—Portraits of Courage," curated by Rochelle G. Saidel for the Florida Holocaust Museum, St. Petersburg. Artwork on right by Julia Terwilliger.

Institution: Rochelle Saidel

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Patients at National Jewish Hospital

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In 1911, Seraphine Pisko was appointed to a position at the National Jewish Hospital for Consumptives in Denver, Colorado, and went on to become its director, probably the first woman in the United States to become chief executive of a national Jewish institution. In this photo, four young female patients play with their toys on the hospital lawn.

Institution: Beck Archives, Penrose Library and Center for Judaic Studies, University of Denver

In 1911, Seraphine Pisko was appointed to a position at the National Jewish Hospital for Consumptives in Denver, Colorado, and went on to become its director, probably the first woman in the United States to become chief executive of a national Jewish institution. In this photo, four young female patients play with their toys on the hospital lawn.

Institution: Beck Archives, Penrose Library and Center for Judaic Studies, University of Denver

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Nurse and Patients at National Jewish Hospital

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A philanthropic woman committed to Jewish and general charitable work, Seraphine Pisko ran the National Jewish Hospital in Denver, Colorado, for nearly thirty years. Here, several male patients are lying on the hospital porch experiencing "open-air treatment." A uniformed nurse takes one patient's temperature and pulse.

Institution: Beck Archives, Penrose Library and Center for Judaic Studies, University of Denver

A philanthropic woman committed to Jewish and general charitable work, Seraphine Pisko ran the National Jewish Hospital in Denver, Colorado, for nearly thirty years. Here, several male patients are lying on the hospital porch experiencing "open-air treatment." A uniformed nurse takes one patient's temperature and pulse.

Institution: Beck Archives, Penrose Library and Center for Judaic Studies, University of Denver

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Pauline Perlmutter Steinem

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A suffragist who encouraged newly enfranchised women to go to the polls together to avoid harassment, Pauline Perlmutter Steinem was the first woman elected to the Toledo Board of Education. Her legacy of social activism can be seen in her granddaughter, Gloria Steinem.

Institution: The Jacob Rader Marcus Center of the American Jewish Archives, Cincinnati, OH, www.americanjewisharchives.org and the Toledo-Lucas County Public Library

A suffragist who encouraged newly enfranchised women to go to the polls together to avoid harassment, Pauline Perlmutter Steinem was the first woman elected to the Toledo Board of Education. Her legacy of social activism can be seen in her granddaughter, Gloria Steinem.

Institution: The Jacob Rader Marcus Center of the American Jewish Archives, Cincinnati, OH, www.americanjewisharchives.org and the Toledo-Lucas County Public Library

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Dalia Ofer

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Having grown up in the shadow of the Holocaust, historian Dalia Ofer studied multiple aspects of its events and after-effects by researching the social and gendered history of the Holocaust and the linguistic and sociological ramifications on present day Israel.
Institution: Dalia Ofer
Having grown up in the shadow of the Holocaust, historian Dalia Ofer studied multiple aspects of its events and after-effects by researching the social and gendered history of the Holocaust and the linguistic and sociological ramifications on present day Israel.
Institution: Dalia Ofer

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Constance Sporborg

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From her work with the National Council of Jewish Women to the United Nations, Constance Sporborg devoted her energies to bettering the lives of women throughout the world.

Institution: The Jacob Rader Marcus Center of the American Jewish Archives, Cincinnati, OH, www.americanjewisharchives.org and Underwood and Underwood Studios

From her work with the National Council of Jewish Women to the United Nations, Constance Sporborg devoted her energies to bettering the lives of women throughout the world.

Institution: The Jacob Rader Marcus Center of the American Jewish Archives, Cincinnati, OH, www.americanjewisharchives.org and Underwood and Underwood Studios

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