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Kohler, Max James

Eric L. Goldstein.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Judaism and Jewish Studies; Ethical Issues and Debates; Social Justice and Human Rights; Education; History; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 1249 words.

Kohler, Max James (22 May 1871–24 July 1934), jurist, historian, and Jewish communal worker, was born in Detroit, Michigan, the son of Kaufmann Kohler and Johanna Einhorn. His parents were...

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Milk, Harvey

Frederick J. Simonelli.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Social Justice and Human Rights; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice; US Politics; State and Local Government. 1417 words.

Milk, Harvey (22 May 1930–27 November 1978), politician and gay rights activist, was born Harvey Bernard Milk in Woodmere, Long Island, New York, the son of William Milk and Minerva Karns....

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Wittpenn, Caroline Bayard Stevens

Anna Brahm Kane.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Social Work; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 1028 words.

Wittpenn, Caroline Bayard Stevens (21 November 1859–04 December 1932), penal reformer, social worker, and philanthropist, was born in Hoboken, New Jersey, the daughter of Edwin Augustus...

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