“I value you for your own strength of character”

New Milford, Connecticut May 13, 1944 Dear Franciska Schwimmer: My heart is full of sympathy for you at this grave hour of Rosika’s illness and my mind is full of memories of you and her who both permitted me to your friend. Memories of gracious hospitality. Memories of our attempts together to burst through barriers …

Bővebben: “I value you for your own strength of character”

“[it] will be professedly »rearranged« by some race pure writer”

Budapest, 18th May 1930 VII. Wesselényi u. 6. Dearest Friend [Franciska Schwimmer], Excuse me inevitable blunders in this letter, I am dreadfully tired and sleepy – but if I don’t write now, God knows when I shall have leisure to do it. Tomorrow the Council guests arrive and Mme Drevet, who will give a lecture …

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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 …

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