Ellen Ross, 2011–2012 | National Humanities Center

Ellen Ross (NHC Fellow, 2011–12)

Project Title

Missionaries, Philanthropists and 'Valiant Warrior Queens': From Social Work to Global Activism in Britain, 1914-1950

Ramapo College of New Jersey

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Fellowship Work Summary, 2011–12

Ellen Ross wrote the first chapter of her book From Social Work to Global Activism in Britain, 1914–1950, and finished "'Playing Deaf': Jewish Women at the Medical Missions of East London, 1880–1920s" which appeared in the online journal 19: Interdisciplinary Studies in the Long Nineteenth Century (2012). She worked on "Missionaries and Feminists: The Soho Sisters of the People, 1888–1939" and completed "St. Francis in Soho: Mary Neal, Emmeline Pethick, and the West London Mission, 1888–1895."