Kross, Anna M.
- Existence: 1891 July 17 - 1979 August 27
Occupations: Lawyer; Judge; Commissioner, NYC Department of Corrections; Social reformer; Local official.
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Anna Moscowitz Kross was a lawyer, judge, New York City Department of Corrections Commissioner, and social reformer. The bulk of the collection covers Kross's career as the Commissioner of Correction. Writings, speeches, and taped interviews reflect Kross's efforts to institute major reforms focusing on education and social rehabilitation for women prisoners. Correspondents include Constance Baker Motley and Eleanor Roosevelt.