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I can rather definitely date my interest in politics and social reform to the accidental reading of "Looking Backward" when I was some twelve years old, because I could find no other books to read. It was no accident, however, that it made the profound impression upon me that it did. I was born, in 1915 in Philadelphia, into a fairly typical radical Russian Jewish Family.  >>more...>>

Title:     Smelo, Grace, Autobiography
Author:    Smelo, Grace
Source:     FDR Library, Joseph P. Lash Papers
Date:     1935

Publisher:     Lash Papers, FDRL
Type:     Autobiography

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Student Autobiographies

Notes:     Written while attending the 1935 Student League for Industrial Democracy Summer Leadership Institute (SLID).