Grimké sisters

The Indomitable Grimké Sisters

Sarah and Angelina Grimké of South Carolinathe only southern white women to serve as agents and organizers for the American Anti-Slavery Societyused petitions in the fight to end slavery.

A'Lelia Bundles. Photo by Michael CunninghamA'Lelia Bundles. Photo by Michael Cunningham

A’Lelia Bundles: Writing a Legacy

A’Lelia Bundles ’74 is the author of On Her Own Ground: The Life and Times of Madam C. J. Walker about America's first self-made woman millionaire who is also her great-great-grandmother. She is now working on a biography of another ancestor, A’Lelia Walker, a patron of the arts during the Harlem Renaissance.

Library Acquires Papers of Susan Griffin and Ruth Rosen

The Schlesinger Library welcomes the papers of Ruth Rosen and Susan Griffin. We are eager to see what new perspectives they will offer to the ongoing dialog about feminism and cultural change.

Vera Micheles Dean. Photo by Barbara Sutro, Radcliffe College Archives, Schlesinger LibraryVera Micheles Dean. Photo by Barbara Sutro, Radcliffe College Archives, Schlesinger Library

Vera Micheles Dean, an Expert in International Relations

Vera Micheles Dean ’25, PhD ’28 was a leader in international relations whose involvement in world affairs began at an early age. She fled St.