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"Lotte Jacobi," by Marion Beckers and Elisabeth Moortgat

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A retrospective of Lotte Jacobi by Marion Beckers and Elisabeth Moortgat.
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A retrospective of Lotte Jacobi by Marion Beckers and Elisabeth Moortgat.

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Hetty Goldman

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Hetty Goldman at an archaeological dig.
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Hetty Goldman at an archaeological dig.

Courtesy of Special Collections, Bryn Mawr College Library

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Virginia Morris Pollak

Virginia Morris Pollak’s artistic career and her longtime community service collided in WWII when she used her deep understanding of clay, plaster, and metal to revolutionize reconstructive surgery for wounded servicemen.

Hannelore Marx

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Hannelore Marx.
Courtesy of Larry Marx.
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Hannelore Marx.
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Ellen Lehman Mccluskey

Interior design maven Ellen Lehman McCluskey shaped the look and feel of some of the world’s most luxurious hotels and businesses, including the Plaza, the Waldorf–Astoria, and Regency hotels.

Fania Marinoff

Fania Marinoff may have been an actress of stage and screen, but she was best known as a hostess whose home became a major hub for artistic circles in New York.

Long-lost poem by war heroine Hannah Szenes is found.

September 2, 2012

A poem by WWII hero Hannah Szenes was discovered 68 years after her death.

Hannah Szenes in Uniform, 1944

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Hannah Szenes in a Hungarian army uniform as a Purim costume, 1944.
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Hannah Szenes in a Hungarian army uniform as a Purim costume, 1944.

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Lena (Lane) Bryant Malsin

Lena (Lane) Bryant Malsin revolutionized the clothing industry with her classy maternity wear and clothes for plus-size women.

Irene Lewisohn

Irene Lewsohn co–founded the Neighborhood Playhouse, known for producing experimental plays by writers like James Joyce and Sholem Asch.

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