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World War II

Dina Abramowicz

After surviving the Holocaust, Dina Abramowicz reconstituted her rich cultural heritage as the formidable head librarian of the YIVO Institute for Jewish Research.

Simone Veil

Simone Veil fought for women’s rights as a member of the French Parliament, and the 1975 law allowing women the right to an abortion bears her name.

Barbara W. Tuchman

Barbara W. Tuchman won two Pulitzer Prizes for her popular histories The Guns of August and Stilwell and the American Experience in China.

Jennie Tourel

Opera singer Jennie Tourel’s subtle performances may not have been suited to huge concert halls, but her extraordinary interpretations of the varied roles she took on made her recordings highly prized collector’s items.

Selma Stern-Taeubler

Both as a historian and a novelist, Selma Stern-Taeubler traced the experience of German Jewry from the tolerant era of eighteenth century Prussia to her own experience of living in Nazi Germany.

Bea Arthur, 1987

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Actress Bea Arthur at 1987 Academy Awards.
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Actress Bea Arthur at 1987 Academy Awards.

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"Pombo Fotomontaje, Vaclav Veltcheck," 1948

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Pombo Fotomontaje, Vaclav Veltcheck, 1948, by Jeanne Mandello.
Courtesy of the Isabel Mandello de Bauer Collection.
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Pombo Fotomontaje, Vaclav Veltcheck, 1948, by Jeanne Mandello.

Courtesy of the Isabel Mandello de Bauer Collection.

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"Luz Fotograma Negro," 1948-49

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Luz, Fotograma Negro (Light, black photogram), 1948-49, by Jeanne Mandello.
Courtesy of the Isabel Mandello de Bauer Collection.
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Luz, Fotograma Negro (Light, black photogram), 1948-49, by Jeanne Mandello.


Courtesy of the Isabel Mandello de Bauer Collection.

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"Domingo Triste (Sad Sunday), Barcelona," 1989

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Domingo Triste (Sad Sunday), Barcelona, 1989, by Jeanna Mandello.
Courtesy of the Isabel Mandello de Bauer Collection.
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Domingo Triste (Sad Sunday), Barcelona, 1989, by Jeanna Mandello.


Courtesy of the Isabel Mandello de Bauer Collection.

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"Retrato de Violeta (Solarization) Montevideo," 1952

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Retrato de Violeta (Portrait of Violeta) (Solarization), Montevideo, 1952, by Jeanne Mandello. Dancer Violeta López Lomba.
Courtesy of the Isabel Mandello de Bauer Collection.
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Benson, Stephen

Retrato de Violeta (Portrait of Violeta) (Solarization), Montevideo, 1952, by Jeanne Mandello. Dancer Violeta López Lomba.

Courtesy of the Isabel Mandello de Bauer Collection.

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