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Jennifer Nelson

Jennifer Nelson is a Ph.D. candidate in history at Rutgers University, writing a dissertation titled “From Abortion Rights to Reproductive Freedom: Second Wave Feminism and the Politics of Identity.” Nelson received her B.A. in modern culture and media from Brown University.

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Anita Pollitzer

As a party organizer for the National Woman’s Party, Anita Pollitzer travelled across the country to earn crucial support for ratifying the Nineteenth Amendment granting American women the vote. Pollitzer was also a patron of the arts and a close friend of Georgia O’Keeffe: it was Pollitzer who showed O’Keeffe’s work to Alfred Stieglitz, jump-starting her career.

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