Comrade Sisters centers photographs and personal accounts of the women who made up over two-thirds of the party.
Taylor Michael is a staff reporter at Hyperallergic. Previously, she worked as a public programs coordinator at the National Book Foundation. She received an MFA from Columbia University School of the Arts and was the inaugural A Public Space Editorial Fellow.
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