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Susan Ware

Susan WareSusan Ware is currently the general editor of the American National Biography and the Honorary Women's Suffrage Centennial Historian at the Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Harvard University. From 1997 to 2005 she served as the editor of volume five of the biographical dictionary Notable American Women at the Radcliffe Institute. Her research interests include twentieth-century American history and the history of American women, as well as biography. She has published books on women in the New Deal and the 1930s; biographies of Molly Dewson, Amelia Earhart, Mary Margaret McBride, and Billie Jean King; and a women's history anthology.

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