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Edith Rosenwald Stern

Edith Rosenwald Stern was the daughter of Sears, Roebuck founder Julius Rosenwald and the wife of New Orleans business and community leader Edgar Stern. She combined the fortunes and philosophies of both to become an important philanthropic force within her local community, as well as for Israel and the Jewish people.
Photo: Dorothy Wilding
Institution: Long Vue House and Gardens

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Jewish Women's Archive. "Edith Rosenwald Stern." (Viewed on June 26, 2019) <https://jwa.org/media/stern-edith-r-3-still-image>.

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