Emma Lazarus (July 22, 1849 – November 19, 1887) was an American poet born in New York City.
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... Lemlich continued her activities as part of the Emma Lazarus Federation of Jewish Women's Clubs, which raised funds for Red Mogen David, protesting nuclear weapons, campaigned for ratification of the United ... also active in Unemployed Councils activities and in founding the Emma Lazarus Council, which supported tenants' rights ... The Emma Lazarus Council declared in 1931 that no one would be evicted in Brighton Beach for inability to pay rent, then backed that up by rallying supporters to prevent evictions and returning tenants ...
... "Emma Lazarus and the Golem of Liberty," American Literary History 18.1 (2006), 1-28 Eiselein, Gregory ... Emma Lazarus Selected Poems and Other Writings ... The World of Emma Lazarus ...
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“Keep, ancient lands, your storied pomp! cries she
With silent lips. Give me your tired, your poor,
Your huddled masses yearning to breathe free,
The wretched refuse of your teeming shore.
Send these, the homeless, tempest-tossed, to me;
I lift my lamp beside the golden door.”
—Emma Lazarus (18491887)
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