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Barbara L. Tischler

Barbara L. Tischler teaches history and American studies at Columbia University, where she is director of admissions and financial aid at the School of General Studies. Tischler is the author of An American Music: The Search for an American Musical Identity and editor of Sights on the Sixties. She teaches, lectures, and writes principally on culture in the contemporary United States.

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Lenore Guinzburg Marshall

Lenore Guinzburg Marshall, novelist, poet, activist, and literary editor, pushed her publishing company to publish William Faulkner’s The Sound and the Fury after it had been rejected by twelve other publishers. She published her first novel, Only the Fear, in 1935 and her first poetry collection, No Boundary, in 1943, going on to write poetry, novels, short stories, essays, and a memoir.

Alice Hyneman Sotheran

Alice Hyneman Sotheran, author, lecturer, and reviewer for a variety of magazines in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, wrote about women’s work and women’s issues.

Margaret Seligman Lewisohn

Margaret Seligman Lewisohn—education advocate, philanthropist, art collector, and college trustee—did not just give generously to education causes. As the head of the Public Education Association, Lewisohn helped make the community as passionate about education as she was.

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Jewish Women's Archive. "Barbara L. Tischler." (Viewed on September 25, 2021) <https://jwa.org/encyclopedia/author/tischler-barbara>.

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