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Judith Smith

Judith Smith is professor of American Studies and director of the M.A. program in American Studies at University of Massachusetts Boston. She received her B.A. in American history at Radcliffe College and her M.A. and Ph.D. in American Civilization at Brown University. She has written on the history of the family, ethnicity and race, and popular culture. Her books include Family Connections: A History of Italian and Jewish Immigrant Lives in Providence, Rhode Island, 1900–1940 and Visions of Belonging: Family Stories, Popular Culture and Postwar Democracy, 1940–1960.

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Rose Wortis

Rose Wortis was an active union organizer and member of the Communist Party in the first half of the 20th century. She was an elected official of the International Ladies Garment Workers Union, the Trade Union Unity League, and the New York District Communist Party.

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Jewish Women's Archive. "Judith Smith." (Viewed on November 28, 2022) <https://jwa.org/encyclopedia/author/smith-judith>.

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