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date: 24 February 2021

Bellanca, Dorothy Jacobslocked

(10 August 1894–16 August 1946)
  • Marilyn Elizabeth Perry

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Bellanca, Dorothy Jacobs (10 August 1894–16 August 1946), labor organizer, was born in Zemel, Latvia, the daughter of Harry Jacobs, a tailor, and Bernice Edith Levinson. Seeking a better life, the Russian Jewish family emigrated to America in 1900 and began a new life in Baltimore, Maryland. Dorothy’s mother died a short time after their arrival....

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