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Sarah Barasch-Hagans Preparing for Protest

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Activist Sarah Barasch-Hagans prepares for protest.
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Activist Sarah Barasch-Hagans prepares for protest.

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Sarah Barasch-Hagans

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Activist Sarah Barasch-Hagans.

Activist Sarah Barasch-Hagans.

Judith Rosenbaum on Clara Lemlich Shavelson

This Week in History: On July 12, 1982, political activist and labor organizer Clara Lemlich Shavelson died. Judith Rosenbaum discusses Shavelson's stunning career, from strikes she helped mobilize as a teenager to her efforts to organize workers in her retirement home.
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This Week in History: On July 12, 1982, political activist and labor organizer Clara Lemlich Shavelson died. Judith Rosenbaum discusses Shavelson's stunning career, from strikes she helped mobilize as a teenager to her efforts to organize workers in her retirement home.

Hedda Sterne, January 1, 1950

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Abstract artist Hedda Sterne, January 1, 1950. 
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Abstract artist Hedda Sterne, January 1, 1950. 
Photograph by Gjon Mili, courtesy of LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images.

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Leslie Feinberg

A working-class lesbian, transgender activist, and communist, Leslie Feinberg became an important voice for lesbians of her generation with the publication of her powerful 1993 novel Stone Butch Blues.

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.

Steve Benson on the Dedication of Bashka Paeff's War Memorial Thumbnail

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Thumbnail from video. This Week in History: On May 31, 1926, the town of Kittery, Maine dedicated an unusual war memorial by Bashka Paeff. Steve Benson discusses the sculptor and her unconventional choice to create a memorial that acknowledged the horrors of war.

Thumbnail from video. This Week in History: On May 31, 1926, the town of Kittery, Maine dedicated an unusual war memorial by Bashka Paeff. Steve Benson discusses the sculptor and her unconventional choice to create a memorial that acknowledged the horrors of war.

Steve Benson on the Dedication of Bashka Paeff's War Memorial

This Week in History: On May 31, 1926, the town of Kittery, Maine dedicated an unusual war memorial by Bashka Paeff. Steve Benson discusses the sculptor and her unconventional choice to create a memorial that acknowledged the horrors of war.
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This Week in History: On May 31, 1926, the town of Kittery, Maine dedicated an unusual war memorial by Bashka Paeff. Steve Benson discusses the sculptor and her unconventional choice to create a memorial that acknowledged the horrors of war.

Madalyn Schenk

An education reformer who helped spearhead preschool programs for NCJW and United Way, Schenk focused her attention after Katrina on rebuilding schools.

Madalyn Schenk on the French Quarter, July 25, 2006

Madalyn Schenk, interviewed Rosalind Hilton on July 25, 2006, lived close to the tourist attraction of the French Quarter, and found it hard to lose the energy and enthusiasm that used to pulse by her front door every day.
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Madalyn Schenk, interviewed Rosalind Hilton on July 25, 2006, lived close to the tourist attraction of the French Quarter, and found it hard to lose the energy and enthusiasm that used to pulse by her front door every day.

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