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Guide to the Rose Pastor Stokes Papers
||Stokes, Rose Pastor, 1879-1933
||Rose Pastor Stokes Papers
||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.
||2.75 linear feet in 7 manuscript boxes.
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||Materials are in English