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"Votes for Women" Parrot Pin from the Ann Lewis Collection

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A "Votes for Women" parrot pin from the Ann Lewis Collection.

A "Votes for Women" parrot pin from the Ann Lewis Collection.

Ann Lewis

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Ann Lewis.

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An Anti-Suffrage Button from the Ann Lewis Collection

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An anti-suffrage button from the Ann Lewis Collection. The button reads "Vote no on women's suffrage."

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An anti-suffrage button from the Ann Lewis Collection. The button reads "Vote no on women's suffrage."

Judith Rosenbaum on the "Women's Strike for Equality"

This Week in History: On August 26, 1970, activists organized a massive "Women's Strike for Equality" in commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the 19th Amendment. Judith Rosenbaum describes the optimism and humor that infused the event.
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This Week in History: On August 26, 1970, activists organized a massive "Women's Strike for Equality" in commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the 19th Amendment. Judith Rosenbaum describes the optimism and humor that infused the event.

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Judith Rosenbaum on the Founding of NOW

This Week in History: On June 30, 1966, the foundations of the National Organization for Women were laid at a meeting in Betty Friedan's hotel room. Judith Rosenbaum discusses some striking and surprising details of this groundbreaking meeting.
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This Week in History: On June 30, 1966, the foundations of the National Organization for Women were laid at a meeting in Betty Friedan's hotel room. Judith Rosenbaum discusses some striking and surprising details of this groundbreaking meeting.

Ida Dehmel

Deeply enmeshed in German cultural life as a writer, salon hostess, and women’s rights activist, Ida Coblenz Dehmel found herself squeezed out of the very communities she had helped shape when the Nazis came to power.

Ida Dehmel

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Ida Dehmel.
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Judith Rosenbaum on Barbara Dobkin's Honorary Degree

On May 5, 2011, Barbara Dobkin received an honorary degree from Hebrew Union College - Jewish Institute of Religion. Judith Rosenbaum discusses the impact Barbara Dobkin has had on the Jewish Women's Archive and the Jewish feminist community.
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On May 5, 2011, Barbara Dobkin received an honorary degree from Hebrew Union College - Jewish Institute of Religion. Judith Rosenbaum discusses the impact Barbara Dobkin has had on the Jewish Women's Archive and the Jewish feminist community.

Shirley Siegel

The only woman in the Yale Law School class of 1941, Shirley Adelson Siegel became a trailblazer as head of the New York State Attorney’s first Civil Rights Bureau in 1959.

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