Marjorie N. Feld

Marjorie N. Feld is assistant professor of history at Babson College in Massachusetts, where she teaches courses on U.S. labor, women, and immigration. She has written an ethnic biography of Progressive reformer Lillian D. Wald, and she is co-editor and contributor to Unorthodox Jews: Contemporary Expressions of Identity and Community. Her articles and reviews have appeared in Journal of Gilded Age and Progressive Era, Women’s History Magazine, Journal of American History, American Jewish History and Minnesota Review. She is on the Alumni Committee of Henry Street Settlement and an editorial board member of the journal Radical Teacher.

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Lillian D. Wald

Guided by her vision of a unified humanity, Lillian D. Wald passionately dedicated herself to bettering the lives and working conditions of immigrants, women, and children. She founded the Henry Street Settlement in New York City and initiated America’s first public-school nursing program. A talented activist and administrator, Wald’s pathbreaking work continues to be memorialized.

Sophie Irene Simon Loeb

At a time when widowed mothers often had no way to support their children, Sophie Irene Simon Loeb helped create support systems for needy children and their mothers. Loeb was one of many women to enter the political arena through reform work, using her life experience and a personalized approach.


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