Anna Rochester

Rochester, Anna

 

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.

WORKS

Rulers 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.
References in periodicals archive ?
Janet Lee, Comrades and Partners: The Shared Lives of Grace Hutchins and Anna Rochester (Lanham, Maryland: Rowman and Littlefield, 2000)
GRACE HUTCHINS and Anna Rochester shared a life together for nearly 50 years.
The middle class mattered to the likes of Mike Gold, Granville Hicks, Corliss Lamont, Lewis Corey [Louis Fraina], and Anna Rochester.