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Plays

Elinor Guggenheimer

Elinor Guggenheimer focused her career in city government on higher standards for childcare and on greater representation of women in politics.

Rose Franken

Rose Lewin Franken challenged her audiences with fiction, films, and plays that turned their expectations on their heads.

"One-Act Plays by Modern Authors" by Helen Louise Cohen

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One-Act Plays by Modern Authors by Helen Louise Cohen.
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One-Act Plays by Modern Authors by Helen Louise Cohen.

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Nora Glickman

Nora Glickman’s writing and translation captures the experience of straddling multiple worlds, exploring Jewish communities in Latin America and Latin American communities in the US.

Lillian Hellman circa 1970s

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Publicity photo of Lillian Hellman from a newspaper, circa 1970s.
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Publicity photo of Lillian Hellman from a newspaper, circa 1970s.

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Birth of novelist Jacqueline Susanne

August 20, 1921

Jacqueline Susann was the first writer to have three consecutive novels hit #1 on the New York Times bestseller list.

Phoebe Ephron

The mother of four talented women writers, Phoebe Ephron was a full-time, professional writer with her own claims to success.

Selina Dolaro

A noted opera singer and theater producer, Selina Dolaro proudly defended her choices as a single mother making a living in the arts.

Nathalie Sarraute, 1983

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Nathalie Sarraute, 1983.
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Nathalie Sarraute, 1983.


Courtesy of Alexius Manfelt/Wikimedia.

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Birth of Esther Broner, co-creator of "The Women’s Haggadah"

July 8, 1927

Esther Broner "made room for us at the table by creating a whole new one—a Seder table at which women’s voices were heard.”

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