Life Story: Emma Goldman (1869-1940)

Radical Activist Among Progressive Reformers

The story of a radical anarchist immigrant who fought against the tyranny of capitalism and promoted full equality for women.

An image of Emma Goldman seated in a chair. She is holding a book in her right hand, and her left-hand rests against her chin. She is wearing a light-colored blouse and dark skirt. Around her neck is a scarf or kerchief. She is also wearing glasses.
Emma Goldman, Chicago

Emma Goldman, Chicago, 1906. New York University, Tamiment Archives.

This video was created by the New-York Historical Society Teen Leaders in collaboration with the Untold project.