New York (N.Y.) -- Social conditions -- 20th century
Found in 9 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.
The collection consists of photographic prints by professional photographers Molly Malone Cook, Ken Heyman, Berenice Abbott, Louis H. Draper, Rollie McKenna, Barbara Morgan, and unidentified photographers.
This collection consists of interviews conducted by Tamar Carroll for her dissertation on women's community activism in New York City, circa 1955-1995, including activists involved in Mobilization For Youth on New York City's Lower East Side and members of the National Congress of Neighborhood Women.