MANNHEIMER (HERSCHMAN), LOUISE:
Writer and poetess; born at Prague Sept. 3, 1845. In 1866 she went with her parents to New York, where she became the wife of Prof. Sigmund Mannheimer. She wrote German and English poems, and articles and reviews for German and English periodicals. Zimmermann's "Deutsch in Amerika" (Chicago, 1894) contains some of her poems and a short biographical notice. Among her productions in English are "The Storm," a translation of one of Judah ha-Levi's poems, and "The Harvest," a prize poem (printed in "The American Jews' Annual," Cincinnati, 1897). In 1895 she published under the title of "The Jewish Woman" a translation of Nahida Remy's "Das Jüdische Weib" (2d ed. 1897). She is the author of "The Maiden's Song," and is the founder of the Cincinnati Jewish Industrial School for Boys and the inventor of the Pureairin Patent Ventilator.