Meta S. Berger

Meta Schlichting Berger (1873 - 1944) was the wife of prominent Milwaukee Socialist Victor Berger 1860 - 1929). She was active in woman suffrage movements and for peace and was a leader among Socialist women. She also served on the Milwaukee School Board and the University of Wisconsin Board of Regents. On March 1, 1931 the Victor L. Berger National Foundation was founded in Washington D.C. Clarence Darrow accepted the position as the foundation's first president. Meta Berger served as one of the Board of Trustees. Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division, LC-DIG-hec-00171