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Voting Rights

Ellen, Bonnie, Heather, and Sylvie write home from Freedom Summer

August 12, 1964

“Baby, it takes coming down here to grasp all this no matter how many books we’ve read.”

Judge Jennie Barron

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Judge Jennie Barron.
Courtesy of the Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute, Harvard University.
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Judge Jennie Barron.

Courtesy of the Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute, Harvard University.

Rosa Schapire's Portrait, 1920

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Portrait of Rosa Schapire by Walter Gramatte, 1920.
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Portrait of Rosa Schapire by Walter Gramatte, 1920.

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Louise Weiss and Suffragettes in 1935

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Louise Weiss along with other suffragettes in 1935. The bold text on the newspaper translates: "The Frenchwoman must vote"
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Louise Weiss along with other suffragettes in 1935. The bold text on the newspaper translates: "The Frenchwoman must vote"

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Naomi Deutsch

A leader in the field of public health nursing, Naomi Deutch spearheaded health and sanitation campaigns in the US, Central America, and the Caribbean.

Frances Allen de Ford

Doctor Frances Allen de Ford pioneered hygiene initiatives in the malaria-ridden, working-class Kensington district of Philadelphia.

Felice Cohn

Felice Cohn was one of Nevada’s first women lawyers and the fourth woman permitted to argue before the US Supreme Court.

Ruth F. Brin

Ruth F. Brin helped transform modern prayer with her evocative writing, translation, and poetry.

Alice Goldmark Brandeis

The wife of Supreme Court Justice Louis D. Brandeis, Alice Goldmark Brandeis used her position to advocate for women’s suffrage, workers’ rights, child protection, and Zionist causes.

Caroline Simon, Cropped

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Attorney and judge Caroline Klein Simon.
Institution: The Jacob Rader Marcus Center of the American Jewish Archives, Cincinnati, OH, www.americanjewisharchives.org
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Attorney and judge Caroline Klein Simon.

Institution: The Jacob Rader Marcus Center of the American Jewish Archives, Cincinnati, OH, www.americanjewisharchives.org

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