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Irena Sendler: The Angel of Warsaw

Irena Sendler: The Angel of Warsaw

Irena Sendler, Christmas Eve, 1944. Image from Wikimedia. Not many people know the name Irena Sendler. There are no statues of her in local parks or schools named in her honor. Even after Yad Vashem–Israel’s official memorial and organization dedicated to preserving...

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Reflecting on Girlhood: Interview with Amber, 51

Reflecting on Girlhood: Interview with Amber, 51

For our upcoming exhibition, “I Am A Girl,” we worked with non-profits to seek semi-anonymous answers from girls and women around the world that explore identity as a girl. Participants were asked to give their first name and age, and then answer questions about their experiences of girlhood. Read on to find out what they said.

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Julie Manet: Impressionism’s most famous girl

Julie Manet: Impressionism’s most famous girl

Child with Cat, Pierre August Renoir. Oil on canvas, 1887. Musée d'Orsay, Paris. You may have seen her face many times without knowing who she was. Born in 1878 in Paris, Julie Manet was the daughter of famous painters Berthe Mirosot and Eugene Manet. Both were part...

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The story of Eugenia Martinez Vallejo

The story of Eugenia Martinez Vallejo

Eugenia Martinez Vallejo, Clothed. Juan Carreño de Miranda. Oil on canvas, c. 1680. Image from Museo del Prado. Born 1614 in Bárcenas, Spain, Eugenia Martinez Vallejo is known for featuring in two paintings by artist Juan Carreno de Miranda. Known for his portraits,...

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Reflecting on Girlhood: Interview with Abbie, 29

Reflecting on Girlhood: Interview with Abbie, 29

For our upcoming exhibition, “I Am A Girl,” we worked with non-profits to seek semi-anonymous answers from girls and women around the world that explore identity as a girl. Participants were asked to give their first name and age, and then answer questions about their experiences of girlhood. Read on to find out what they said.

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Less resolve, more gratitude

Less resolve, more gratitude

Happy New Year to all of you! By this point we have probably all been asked one question: what are your resolutions for the year? After 2020, this is probably the last question you want to answer. A new year seems to bring a lot of “new year, new me”, and everyone is...

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Chin Up, Shoulders Back

Chin Up, Shoulders Back

Kamala Harris taking the oath of office for the vice president. Screen shot from the JCCIC livestream. I wept today. I watched the first woman, the first Black woman, the first South Asian woman, take the oath of office for the vice presidency of the United States....

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Reflecting on Girlhood: Interview with Emma, 52

Reflecting on Girlhood: Interview with Emma, 52

For our upcoming exhibition, “I Am A Girl,” we worked with non-profits to seek semi-anonymous answers from girls and women around the world that explore identity as a girl. Participants were asked to give their first name and age, and then answer questions about their experiences of girlhood. Read on to find out what they said.

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