The New York Times – January 21, 1954
Lillian Gish, Grandma Moses Also Cited by Women’s Group
The Federation of Jewish Women’s organization held its thirty – fourth annual convention and luncheon yesterday at the Astor Hotel and presented awards to Mrs. Franklin D. Roosevelt and several other prominent women for achievements in the theatre, art, and social welfare.
Mrs. Roosevelt received a citation as a “Woman of Achievement.” Miss Lillian Gish was honored for her work in the theatre and Mrs. Dore Feibel for social welfare. A citation was sent to Grandma Moses, the artist, who was unable to be present.
The presentations were made by Mrs. Isaac Gilman, president of the federation.