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Irene Rothschild Guggenheim

Irene Rothschild Guggenheim founded the Brightside Day Nursery and made it her life’s work, overseeing children’s services from day care for newborns to vocational training for teenagers.

Rabbah Sara Hurwitz, Cropped

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Rabbah Sara Hurwitz.
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Rabbah Sara Hurwitz.

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Dorothy Walter Baruch

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Psychologist, writer, founding director of the Gramercy Cooperative Nursery School, educator, and professor, Dorothy Walter Baruch (1899–1962).

Picture courtesy of California State Library.

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Psychologist, writer, founding director of the Gramercy Cooperative Nursery School, educator, and professor, Dorothy Walter Baruch (1899–1962).

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Gabi Holding Femininjas Sign

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A teenage girl holding a sign that reads 'I need feminism because I'm not sweetheart, I'm Gabi.'

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A teenage girl holding a sign that reads 'I need feminism because I'm not sweetheart, I'm Gabi.'

Boy Holding Femininjas Sign

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A teenage boy holding a white board that reads 'I need feminism so 50% of the people on earth are equal to the other 50%.'

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A teenage boy holding a white board that reads 'I need feminism so 50% of the people on earth are equal to the other 50%.'

Maya Holding a Femininjas Sign

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A teenage girl holds a sign reading 'I need feminism because intellectual curiosity and femininity should not be mutually exclusive.

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A teenage girl holds a sign reading 'I need feminism because intellectual curiosity and femininity should not be mutually exclusive.

Mitali Holding a Femininjas Sign

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A teenage girl holds a sign reading 'I need feminism because my gender doesn't mean I owe you anything.'

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A teenage girl holds a sign reading 'I need feminism because my gender doesn't mean I owe you anything.'

Kineret Holding a Femininjas Sign

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A teenage girl holding a sign that reads 'I need feminism because I shouldn't feel like i have to choose between strength and femininity.'

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A teenage girl holding a sign that reads 'I need feminism because I shouldn't feel like i have to choose between strength and femininity.'

Femininjas Founders Kineret and Mitali

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Femininjas founders Kineret and Mitali.

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Femininjas founders Kineret and Mitali.

Margarethe Meyer Schurz and Carl Schurz circa 1852

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Carl Schurz and Margarethe Meyer Schurz, possibly shortly after their marriage in 1852.
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Carl Schurz and Margarethe Meyer Schurz, possibly shortly after their marriage in 1852.

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