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 was known as “The Wonder Girl” for her comic performances and rapid quick changes on the vaudeville stage. Halperin had a highly successful career, making her Broadway debut in 1914 and headlining on Broadway until 1934. She was one of the highest-paid actresses in vaudeville, famous for her “song cycle” performances. 

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