Irma : A Chicago Woman's Story, 1871-1966
Ellen SteinbergOCOs Irma, painstakingly crafted out of Irma Rosenthal FrankensteinOCOs voluminous writings, gives us an inspiring and richly rewarding account of the life and times of an active, socially engaged woman who devoted herself to her family and her community over the course of a long and full life. Irma (1871-1966) was born in ChicagoOCojust before the Chicago FireOCoof German Jewish parents who had come to the U.S. shortly after the Civil War. Irma attended public schools and the University of Chicago, participated energetically in Jewish womenOCOs and social-welfare activities, raised her family, and published one poem and a small book."
- Electronic book text | 257 pages
- 14 May 2014
- University of Iowa Press
- Iowa City, United States