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Kross, Anna M.

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1891 July 17 - 1979 August 27

Biography

Occupations: Lawyer; Judge; Commissioner, NYC Department of Corrections; Social reformer; Local official.

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Anna Moscowitz Kross papers

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00087
Abstract

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.

Dates of Materials: 1905 - 1976

Florence Rose papers

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00134
Abstract Public relations specialist; executive secretary; Director, Meals for Millions; birth control activist; and lobbyist. Major subjects reflected in the Rose papers include the birth control movement in the U.S., relations between African-Americans and Planned Parenthood, the politics of American hunger relief and prevention efforts in developing countries, and the life and legacy of Margaret Sanger. Individuals represented in the papers include Margaret Sanger, Pearl S. Buck, Havelock Ellis,...
Dates of Materials: 1832 - 1970; Majority of material found within 1920-1969