Lori Finkelstein

Lori Finkelstein received a Ph.D. in United States history from New York University, where she also earned her M.A. A graduate of McGill University (B.A.), Finkelstein wrote her dissertation on Revolutionary War widows between 1790 and 1840. Her interests include public history, women’s history, and the history of aging.

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Nan Halperin

Nan Halperin was born in Odessa, Russia, in 1898 and moved to the United States in 1900. She was the daughter of Samuel Halperin, a confectioner, and Rebeka Rose Halperin. She had two brothers—Hal Halperin, manager of the Chicago office of Variety, and Max Halperin, a Chicago agent—and two sisters—Sophie Halperin, who sometimes accompanied Nan on her tours, and Clara Halperin.

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Jewish Women's Archive. "Lori Finkelstein." (Viewed on July 8, 2020) <https://jwa.org/encyclopedia/author/finkelstein-lori>.


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