In Memoriam

Hazel W. Hertzberg

AHA Staff | May 1, 1989

Hazel W. Hertzberg, 70, scholar of American Indian history and professor of history and education, Teachers College, Columbia University, died October 10, 1988 while attending a conference in Rome.

Professor Hertzberg wrote several books, including The Search for an American Indian Identity: Modern Pan-Indian Movements, and was a co-author of a book on the United Nations with her husband, Sidney, who died in 1984. She was a member of the American Historical Association, the National Council for the Social Studies and the Consortium of Social Science Education. She also served as an adviser and commissioner for the National Commission on Social Studies in the Schools.

Born in Brooklyn, she received her doctorate from Columbia University and joined the faculty of Teachers College in 1963.

Survivors include a son, a daughter, and two grandchildren.


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