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Elmira in Chemung County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Crystal Eastman

 
 
Crystal Eastman Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, September 20, 2015
1. Crystal Eastman Marker
Inscription.  
1881-1928, fought for safer
conditions in American
mills, for worker's
compensation laws and led
women's peace party in N.Y.

 
Erected by George E. Pataki, Governor.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Industry & CommercePeaceWomen. A significant day of the year for for this entry is May 31.
 
Location. 42° 5.333′ N, 76° 48.5′ W. Marker is in Elmira, New York, in Chemung County. Memorial is on West Gray Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 208 West Gray Street, Elmira NY 14901, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 10 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Spanish War Veterans (within shouting distance of this marker); Medal of Honor Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); Chemung County Korea and Vietnam Monument (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Chemung County World War II Monument (about 300 feet away); Chemung County World War I Monument (about 300 feet away); AFL-CIO Veterans Monument (about 300 feet away); A Brief History of the Elmira Popcorn Truck
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By Brian Scott, September 20, 2015
2. Crystal Eastman Marker
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(about 400 feet away); Old Second Street Cemetery (approx. 0.2 miles away); Chemung Canal (approx. ¼ mile away); 378 West Church Street (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Elmira.
 
Also see . . .  Crystal Eastman. Crystal Catherine Eastman (June 25, 1881 – July 8, 1928) was an American lawyer, antimilitarist, feminist, socialist, and journalist. She is best remembered as a leader in the fight for women's suffrage, as a co-founder and co-editor with her brother Max Eastman of the radical arts and politics magazine The Liberator, co-founder of the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom, and co-founder in 1920 of the American Civil Liberties Union. (Submitted on November 2, 2015, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.) 
 
Crystal Eastman Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, September 20, 2015
3. Crystal Eastman Marker
Crystal Catherine Eastman (June 25, 1881 – July 8, 1928) image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott
4. Crystal Catherine Eastman (June 25, 1881 – July 8, 1928)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 27, 2019. It was originally submitted on November 2, 2015, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 267 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on November 2, 2015, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.

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