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Social Science

C. Marian Kohn

Despite being legally blind from childhood due to cataracts, C. Marian Kohn worked tirelessly to help others in need, from orphans and immigrants to people with disabilities.

Dorothy C. Kahn

During the Depression, Dorothy C. Kahn helped pioneer social work as a service provided by the government to all who needed it, instead of the responsibility of just private or religious charities.

Ruth E. Fizdale

Ruth E. Fizdale helped transform social work from a charitable volunteer activity to a paid profession through her development of a fee-for-service, nonprofit counseling firm.

Ruth Bunzel

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Anthropologist Ruth Bunzel.
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Anthropologist Ruth Bunzel.

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Phyllis Greenberger on the Society of Women's Health Research

Phyllis Greenberger talks about the Society of Women's Health Research and lack of women participants in clinical trials.

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Phyllis Greenberger talks about the Society of Women's Health Research and lack of women participants in clinical trials.

Barbara Myerhoff Poster

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This poster by JWA explains the biography of Barbara Myerhoff.

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This poster by JWA explains the biography of Barbara Myerhoff.

Barbara Myerhoff

Renowned anthropologist Barbara Myerhoff made waves when she chose to study a very different culture: her own.

Death of Ruth Fredman Cernea, cultural anthropologist of Jews in Myanmar and Washington, DC

March 31, 2009

Ruth Fredman Cernea said, "Jewish humor is not silly, but it is absurd absurdity. It is the opposite of deep seriousness."

Ruth Fredman Cernea

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Dr. Ruth Fredman Cernea, cultural anthropologist.
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Dr. Ruth Fredman Cernea, cultural anthropologist.

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