Women's Activism NYC

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1207 Stories Collected, 18,793 More By 2020


Judy West

Growing up during the Great Depression...

Joan Wile

I am a grandmother of 5 who founded...

Ida Torres

Ida Ines Berrocal-Torres was born and raised...

Eleanor Tilson

My first memories of the Triangle Shirtwaist...

Sylvia Thompson

Born in San Antonio in 1924, I joined the...

Jessie Taft-Smith

Taft Smith started organizing at a young age,...

Maddy Simon

Madeline taught in the New York City Board of...

Mary Sansone

Sansone has been an activist since she was 8...

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