A Woman to Know: Luise Zietz
|Julia Carpenter||Mar 8, 2017|
Women must tear the scales from their eyes. Do you want to be poor and unfree? — Luise Zietz
(image via Wikimedia Commons)
Yep, Luise is that woman in the upper left corner of the photo above. The only woman pictured in a group of men, which happened to her a lot.
In 1910, she's the one who said we needed International Women's Day.
Add to your library list:
Changing Lives: Women in European History Since 1700 (Bonnie G. Smith)
Winning Women's Votes: Propoganda and Politics in Weimar Germany (Julia Sneeringer)
History: International Women's Day (United Nations)
1910: The second annual conference of women (University of Chicago)
The socialist origins of International Women's Day (Jacobin Magazine)
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