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Louise Mayo

Louise Mayo is professor emeritus and former chair of the Department of History and
Political Science at the County College of Morris. She has a Ph.D. in American Jewish history. She is the author of The Ambivalent Image: Nineteenth Century America’s Perception of the Jew, The House Divided: America in the Era of Civil War and Reconstruction and a forthcoming biography of James K. Polk.

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Estelle Newman

Estelle Reiss Newman innovated new programs for aiding the blind, from providing retirement homes for the aged blind to helping younger disabled people navigate independent lives in their communities.

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Jewish Women's Archive. "Louise Mayo." (Viewed on October 4, 2023) <>.


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