Born 1880; died 1966. American historian and economist. Participant in the labor movement.
During World War I (1914–18), Rochester joined the socialist movement and later the communist movement. After the war, she was one of the founders of the progressive Labor Research Association. She was the author of works devoted to the history of capitalism in the United States, the condition of the working class, and the history of the farm workers’ movement.
WORKSRulers of America: A Study of Finance Capital. New York, 1936.
Profits and Wages. New York, 1932.
Wall Street. [New York] 1932.
In Russian translation:
Trud i ugol’v Amerike. Moscow-Leningrad, 1932.
Pochemu bedny fermery: Agrarnyi krizis ν SShA. Moscow, 1949.
Amerikanskii kapitalizm 1607–1800. Moscow, 1950.