(1909-1992)Prominent labor, community, and civic leader. She headed the Wyoming Valley District of the ILGWU, 1944-1963. With her husband Bill, she confronted corrupting influences & other obstacles in building a membership of 11,000. Created under their leadership were a model workers' education program, health care center, and traveling chorus. Later, she led efforts on behalf of flood victims after Tropical Storm Agnes in 1992.
|Placed By||Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Thursday, September 18th, 2014 at 4:46am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||18T E 426128 N 4566392|
|Decimal Degrees||41.24556667, -75.88163333|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 41° 14.734', W 75° 52.898'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||41° 14' 44.04" N, 75° 52' 53.88" W|
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|Closest Postal Address||At or near 75 Public Square, Wilkes-Barre PA 18701, US|
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