Anderson, Eleanor Copenhaver, d. 1985

Biography:

Social and labor activist and long-time YWCA National Board Industrial Department member, Copenhaver (1896-1985) married author and fellow activist Sherwood Anderson in 1933. She joined the National Board of the YWCA in 1920 and its Industrial Department in 1923 and served as its regional secretary for the South from 1925 to 1938 and then as its executive director from 1938 to the late 1940s.

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