Rose Pastor Stokes

Rose Pastor Stokes, born Rose Harriet Wieslander on July 18, 1879 in Augustova, Poland, was a journalist, translator, and Socialist political activist. With Helena Frank, she translated Morris Rosenfeld’s Songs of Labor and Other Poems (Richard G. Badger, 1914), and separately authored the play The Woman Who Wouldn’t (G. P. Putnam’s Sons, 1914). She was a regular contributor to the Yidishes Tageblat, a Yiddish American daily newspaper, and was a founding member of the American Communist Party. She died on June 20, 1933.