“I cannot sit through considerable consumption of cigarettes”

May 10. 1928. Dear Mrs. Cooley, Please reserve two tickets for your next banquet. May I beg you not to place me next to Mrs. Chapin. She is annoyed by my smoking and I cannot sit through considerable consumption of cigarettes. My sister hopes to have better luck that at the previous occasions. With best …

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Letter of the Day#25: Letter from Schwimmer to Lola Maverick Lloyd

May 7, 1928 Dearest Lola: “Jass it, don’t be chronological” was the advice of Mr. Dillon gave me for writing to the American taste. I remember this now when I am starting to write to you, certainly not in chronological order, which of course doesn’t mean that it will be to you taste. Just let’s …

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Letter of the Day#24: Letter from Elin Wagner to Schwimmer

Chambers Green St. Leonards Trings [?] Hearts. England May 3, 1928 Thanks very much for your letter! I did not for one moment think you unpolite. I know a bit of the circumstances and I know you for a very grateful and well-mannered person! However, it was nice to get a personal letter from you, …

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Letter of the Day#23: Letter from the Department of Health to Rosika Schwimmer

Madam Rosika Schwimmer 2 West 83rd Street, New York City Dear Madam Schwimmer: Your letter of May 1st, enclosing the letter you received, dated April 11th, from the Department of Health was duly received. From the facts set forth in that letter, in my opinion, the condition of your apartment is such that it amounts …

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Letter of the Day#20: Letter from Schwimmer to Rebecca Shelley

April 28, 1928 Dear Rebecca, My citizenship case has been tried last Friday but no verdict has been answered yet, nor does my lawyer know when they can expect it. I have not given out anything to the press but don’t know whether the Associated Press or other agents broadcasted it. You can keep the …

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Napi levél#19: Steinberger Sarolta levele Schwimmernek

Kedves Rózsika, alig, hogy útnak indítottam Maga felé egy életjelért rimánkodó levelet, megérkezett a kimerítő referátuma, a kedves, meleg baráti írása. A Feministáknak szóló levelet nyomban bevittem az egyletbe, Melaniehoz is eljuttattam a sorokat. A könyvek beszerzéséről és elküldéséről a Mellerné és Melanie máris gondoskodtak, úgyhogy azokat lehetőleg gyorsan kézhez fogja kapni. A kérdőív megválaszolásával …

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Napi levél#18: Mellerné Miskolczy Eugénia levele Schwimmernek

Budapest, VII. Wesselényi u. 6. április 13. 1928. Drága Nagyasszonyon, sebtiben most csak annyit, hogy a „Mentor” könyvkereskedésből tegnap címére feladtak három könyvet, Schultze-Müller könyvét, azt hiszem Frauenkultur und Frauenbildung, a Veress [sic!] Pálné életrajzát és Bebel „A nő és a szocializmus” művét magyar fordításban – sajnos! Utóbbi Fodor Károlyné tulajdona, melyet igen szívesen felajánlott. …

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Letter of the Day#17: Letter from Carrie Chapman Catt to Schwimmer

Carrie Chapman Catt 171 Madison Avenue New York 24 April, 1928. Madam Rosika Schwimmer, 2 West 83rd Street, New York City. My dear Rosika: You are right that the old guard is going fast. Always those who live long enough find themselves alone. I have been so occupied with my own disappearance that I have …

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