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World War II

Margherita Sarfatti

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Margherita Sarfatti.
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Margherita Sarfatti.

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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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Jennie Tourel

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Jennie Tourel on Decca's The Singers series of recordings in the mid-1950s.
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Jennie Tourel on Decca's The Singers series of recordings in the mid-1950s.

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Ruth Werner

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Ruth Werner, Soviet spy.
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Ruth Werner, Soviet spy.

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Actress and theater director, Celia Adler (1889-1979).

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Actress and theater director, Celia Adler (1889-1979).

Celia Adler

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Actress and theater director, Celia Adler (1889-1979).

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Actress and theater director, Celia Adler (1889-1979).

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