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Stern College for Women Commencement, 1958

Stern College for Women Commencement, 1958

In September 1954, an inaugural class of thirty-two students enrolled at Stern College for Women, as Yeshiva University opened the first Jewish liberal arts college for women in America. In this picture from Stern's first commencement in 1958, New York City Mayor Robert F. Wagner, flanked by Yeshiva University Dean Dr. Samuel Belkin, presents certificates to Shirley Pasternak and Anika Wintner, members of the college's first graduating class.

Institution: Yeshiva University, New York

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Yeshiva University, New York

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