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Social Science

Esther Loeb Kohn

Esther Loeb Kohn helped bridge the gap between Chicago’s volunteer and professional social workers and spent thirty years running the Hull House settlement whenever founder Jane Addams was away on her frequent travels.

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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Suzanne Keller, cropped

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Suzanne Keller.
Photograph by Denise Applewhite, courtesy of Princeton University.

Suzanne Keller.


Photograph by Denise Applewhite, courtesy of Princeton University.

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Naomi Rosenblatt, interviewed by Deborah Ross on December 13, 2010, speaks about being brought up in Israel, how there was no revenge or hatred in their minds.
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Naomi Rosenblatt, interviewed by Deborah Ross on December 13, 2010, speaks about being brought up in Israel, how there was no revenge or hatred in their minds.

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.

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