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Gerda Lerner

Courtesy Gerda Lerner

We Remember

This growing online collection contains reminiscences of a variety of recently deceased American Jewish women who made a difference in their community and beyond.

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Tillie Olsen, 1913 - 2007
A daughter of immigrants and a working mother starved for time to write, Tillie Olsen drew from her personal experiences to create a small but influential body of work.
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Mollie Orshansky, 1915 - 2006
Mollie was very smart, independent, and a hardworking government employee. She was called 'Miss Poverty' because she developed the poverty index widely used by the Federal government as a basis for benefit programs involving low income individuals and families.

How to cite this page

Jewish Women's Archive. "We Remember." (Viewed on September 17, 2014) <http://jwa.org/weremember/toc/O>.

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