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Corrine Azen Krause

Corinne Azen Krause taught history at Carnegie Mellon University and at the University of Pittsburgh. She received a B.A. from the University of Michigan, an M.A. from Carnegie-Mellon University and a Ph.D. from the University of Pittsburgh. Krause’s research is focused on Jewish communal history in Pittsburgh, particularly on Jewish women. Among her publications are Grandmothers, Mothers, and Daughters, an oral history study of three generations of Jewish Italian and Slavic women, and Los Judios en México, a Spanish translation of her dissertation on the history of Jews in Mexico.

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Bertha Floersheim Rauh

Dedicating her life to ameliorating the condition of the poor, the oppressed, and the sick, Bertha Floersheim Rauh first worked for over twenty years as a volunteer and for twelve years as Director of the Department of Public Welfare of the City of Pittsburgh. She brought about many reforms in the public services sphere throughout her career and was highly regarded by her colleagues and the communities she served.

Luba Robin Goldsmith

In 1902, Luba Robin was the first woman to graduate from the school of medicine at the Western University of Pittsburgh (later the University of Pittsburgh). Her career combined private medical practice, teaching, writing, lecturing, and active participation in educational, social, and public health work.

Jane Brass Fischel

An outstanding communal leader in New York City’s Orthodox Jewish community in the early twentieth century, Jane Brass Fischel was a generous philanthropist and active participant in Jewish communal activities.

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Jewish Women's Archive. "Corrine Azen Krause." (Viewed on September 27, 2023) <>.


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