Madelaine Mendelsohn

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Madelaine Mendelsohn

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Presence at Shimer



Academy period alum

Madelaine Mendelsohn was a 1928 graduate of Shimer College, during the Academy period. She became an independent publisher in Chicago in the early 1930s. Books published under her imprint included House of Whispering Hate (1931) by felonious ex-Congressman Charles Wharton and Frank Harris: A Study in Black and White (1931) by A.I. Tobin and Elmer Gertz.

An advertisement by Mendelsohn advertising "any services in the line of books or in the realm of bookdom" was quoted in the December 1930 Frances Shimer Record.

Her subsequent career is currently unknown.

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