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Big Stores Observing Boycott, Anti-nazi League Survey Shows

June 26, 1935
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There are no longer any department stores in New York known to be selling German goods, Mrs. Mark Harris, chairman of the women’s division of the Non-Sectarian Anti-Nazi League, told the Jewish Daily Bulletin in an interview yesterday.

A dark-eyed, efficient-looking woman, just approaching middle age, Mrs. Harris talked with snap and vigor. She is the club-woman executive type, evidencing her nervous energy in quick, sharp movements of her hands.

If there’s one thing Mrs. Harris can’t abide, it’s the smugness of so many women. She finds it hard to understand how they can be indifferent about Hitlerism.

To her the danger is real and immediate, and she has spent more than two years trying to impress women, Jewish and non-Jewish, with the idea that the anti-Nazi boycott must be pressed vigorously and relentlessly, not only out of humanitarian sympathy with the oppressed of Germany, but to prevent Hitlerism from gaining a foothold here.

Under her direction, committees

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