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Guide to the Rose Pastor Stokes Papers TAM.053

Tamiment Library and Robert F. Wagner Labor Archive
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 Updated by Amy C. Vo to reflect container list changes due to rehousing  , March 2019

Descriptive Summary

Creator: Stokes, Rose Pastor, 1879-1933
Source - dnr: Feinberg, Ann
Title: Rose Pastor Stokes Papers
Dates [inclusive]: 1905-1933
Dates [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 Masses and 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: 3.25 Linear Feet in 6 manuscript boxes and 1 half manuscript box.
Location: Materials are stored offsite and advance notice is required for use. Please request materials at least two business days prior to your research visit to coordinate access.
Language: Materials are in English.
Call Phrase: TAM.053