Emma Goldman

Title

Emma Goldman

Subject

Women's Rights, Anarchy

Description

Noted anarchist who fought for the rights of laborers and women

Creator

Amy French

Source

Image Source: Wiki Commons

Birth Date

1869

Birthplace

Kovno, Russian Empire

Death Date

1940

Occupation

Writer and lecturer

Biographical Text

Goldman was well-known for being an atheist, anarchist, and supporter of women’s rights. An advocate for the working class, Goldman spoke on issues of free speech, homosexuality, free love, marriage, and gender politics. Although she separated herself from the mainstream suffrage movement, Goldman fought for women’s emancipation, including access to birth control.

Bibliography

Emma Goldman: A Documentary History Of The American Years, Volume 1 – Made for America, 1890–1901. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2003.

Emma Goldman: A Documentary History Of The American Years, Volume 2 – Making Speech Free, 1902–1909. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2004.

Emma Goldman: A Documentary History of the American Years, Volume 3 – Light and Shadows, 1910–1916. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2012.

Goldman authored many works.  Following are some digital archives that hold her work.

Emma Goldman Papers: http://sunsite.berkeley.edu/Goldman/

Jewish Women's Archive: http://jwa.org/womenofvalor/goldman

Gutenberg Press: http://www.gutenberg.org/browse/authors/g#a840

The Anarchist Library: http://theanarchistlibrary.org/authors/emma-goldman

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Date Added
June 10, 2014
Collection
Arts/Humanities/Social Sciences
Item Type
Person
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Citation
Amy French, “Emma Goldman,” Women Who Dared, accessed October 20, 2019, https://womenwhodared.omeka.net/items/show/21.