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Henriette Fürth Collection 1912-2002

By 1861-1938 Henriette Fürth


This collection contains materials related to womens rights activist Henriette Fürth Katzenstein; both photocopies of material created during her life and documents about her created after her death are represented. Among the copies of documents made during her life (or immediately after death) are poems, a letter to her children, two obituarial compositions: one for a Dutch publication and one spoken at her funeral (1912-1938); from material created after her death there is a list of publications by Henriette Fürth and a finding aid for the "Kollektion Henriette Furth" from an unspecified archive with itemized letters and documents (undated); various newspaper articles about Henriette Fürth (1997-1998); genealogical book with family tree tracing relatives from late 18th to late 20th centuries and including biographical information for family members and copies of photographs and family vital documents. The collection also includes a link to a dissertation entitled "Thema: Frauenbewegung, Sozialdemokratie und Judentum Henriette Fürth als Randseiterin (1861-1938)".Born in Giessen in 1861, Henriette Fürth (nee Katzenstein), was an author, social worker, politician, and feminist with a lifelong involvement in social projects and women's rights. At the age of 19 she married the merchant Wilhelm Fürth. The couple moved to Frankfurt in 1885. They had 8 children. Henriette Fürth published more than 200 articles and more than 30 books about social topics. Between 1919 and 1925 she was a deputy for the city council of Frankfurt. She died in 1938.Finding aid available online.Processed for digitizationdigitize

Topics: Frank, Abraham 1923-, Fürth family, Katzenstein family
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