Kander, Lizzie Black Papers
Title: Lizzie Black Kander Papers
Call Number: Mss-0629
Bulk: 000.3 cu. ft.
Inclusive Dates: 1874-2001
Location: LM, Sh. 092
This collection consists of the personal and professional papers of Lizzie Black Kander. The collection contains print articles about Kander, correspondence, speeches and records regarding her cookbook, The Settlement Cookbook.
Lizzie Black Kander was born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin on May 28, 1858 and in 1881 she married Simon Kander. She was deeply involved in the progressive reform movement that sought to Americanize immigrants. As head of the Milwaukee Jewish Mission, Kander led a multipurpose reform organization that aided Jewish immigrants and authored one of the most successful charity cookbooks in American history, The Way to a Man’s Heart: The Settlement Cookbook. Kander served on the Board of School Directors of Milwaukee from 1907 until 1919, where she helped to establish a high school for girls with a domestic arts curriculum. Kander died in Milwaukee in 1940.
This collection was processed by Allyson Kirking in March 2013.
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 “Lizzie Black Kander,” Wisconsin Historical Society, accessed March 20, 2013, https://www.wisconsinhistory.org/topics/kander/.