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Guide to the Rose Pastor Stokes Papers TAM.053

Elmer Holmes Bobst Library
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New York, NY, 10012
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This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit on September 11, 2014
Description is in English using Describing Archives: A Content Standard

 Edited by Maggie Schreiner for compliance with DACS and Tamiment Required Elements for Archival Description and to reflect the incorporation of nonprint materials. In 2014, Nicole Greenhouse added updated administrative information.  , Nov 2013

Descriptive Summary

Creator: Stokes, Rose Pastor, 1879-1933
Title: Rose Pastor Stokes Papers
Dates [inclusive]: 1905-1933
Dates [bulk]: Bulk, 1913-1933
Abstract: Rose Pastor Stokes (1879-1933), born Rose Wieslander in Russian Poland, was a leading Jewish-American socialist, birth control advocate, and after the Russian revolution, a communist. Stokes helped organize garment workers in New York City, wrote for the Jewish Daily News,  The Massesand other left periodicals, and was the author of several feminist plays. Stokes was married to wealthy socialist James Phelps Stokes from 1905-1925, married communist leader Jerome Isaac Romaine (also known as Victor J. Jerome) in 1927, and died of cancer in Berlin in 1933.
Quantity: 2.75 linear feet in 7 manuscript boxes.
Language of Materials note: Materials are in English
Call Phrase: TAM.053