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Lauren Bacall

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Lauren Bacall.
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Clara Immerwahr (1870 – 1915).

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Democratic National Convention in Atlantic cITY, New Jersey, 1964

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African American and white Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party supporters demonstrating outside the 1964 Democratic National Convention, Atlantic City, New Jersey; some hold signs with portraits of slain civil rights workers James Earl Chaney, Andrew Goodman, and Michael Schwerner.

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African American and white Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party supporters demonstrating outside the 1964 Democratic National Convention, Atlantic City, New Jersey; some hold signs with portraits of slain civil rights workers James Earl Chaney, Andrew Goodman, and Michael Schwerner.

Daphni Leef at the Jerusalem Film Festival, July 2012.

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Daphni Leef at the Jerusalem Film Festival in July 2012.

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An actress who cared deeply about the world, Shelley Winters donated the Oscar she won for her role as Mrs. Van Daan in The Diary of Anne Frank to Otto Frank.

Clara Lemlich Shavelson

Clara Lemlich Shavelson pushed union leaders to recognize the importance of women in the labor movement and organized vital demonstrations for worker’s rights and cost-of-living issues.

Miriam Glickman, cropped

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Miriam Cohen (Glickman) in Kiriat, Israel, in the fall of 1964 after working in the Mississippi Freedom Project in the summer of 1964, wearing her SNCC "uniform."

Miriam Cohen (Glickman) in Kiriat, Israel, in the fall of 1964 after working in the Mississippi Freedom Project in the summer of 1964, wearing her SNCC "uniform."

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