Photo
Name
Henrietta Swan Leavitt MP (1868 - 1921)

Henrietta Swan Leavitt (July 4, 1868 – December 12, 1921) was an American astronomer. A graduate of Radcliffe College, in 1893 Leavitt started working at the Harvard College Observatory as a "...

Follow
Stockard Channing MP

Stockard Channing (born Susan Antonia Williams Stockard; February 13, 1944) is a two-time Emmy and one-time Tony Award winning American stage, film and television actress. She is known for her po...

Follow
Edie Sedgwick MP (1943 - 1971)

+ - + - + - + - + - + - + - + - + - + - Downloaded (2010) from Edith Sedgwick aka "Edie Sedgwick" parents: [Francis Minturn Sedgwick / Alice Delano de Forest] b. April 20, 1943, Santa Barbara, ...

Follow
Florence Rena Sabin MP (1871 - 1953)

Florence Rena Sabin (November 9, 1871–October 3, 1953) was an American medical scientist. She was a pioneer for women in science; she was the first woman to hold a full professorship at Johns ...

Follow
Margaret Munnerlyn Mitchell MP (1900 - 1949)

Margaret Mitchell: Wikipedia Find A Grave IMDB Margaret Munnerlyn Mitchell (November 8, 1900 – August 16, 1949) was an American author, who won the Pulitzer Prize in 1937 for her epi...

Follow
Anne Morrow Lindbergh MP (1906 - 2001)

Anne Morrow Lindbergh (June 22, 1906, Englewood, New Jersey – February 7, 2001, Passumpsic, Vermont) was a pioneering American aviator, author, and the spouse of fellow aviator Charles Lindbergh...

Follow
Madeleine L'Engle MP (1918 - 2007)

Madeleine L'Engle (November 29, 1918 – September 6, 2007) was an American writer best known for her young-adult fiction, particularly the Newbery Medal-winning A Wrinkle in Time and its sequel...

Follow
Harriet Boyd-Hawes (1871 - 1945)

Harriet Boyd Hawes (October 11, 1871 – March 31, 1945) was a pioneering American archaeologist, nurse and relief worker. She is best known as the first director of an archaeological excavation...

Follow
Shirley Fleming (1929 - 2005)

Shirley Fleming (1929 - 10 March 2005) was an American music critic and editor. Born in New York City, she was the daughter of novelist Berry Fleming who enjoyed popularity during the 1930s and 194...

Follow
Julie (Nixon) Eisenhower MP

Devon, PA, USA

Julie Nixon-Eisenhower (born July 5, 1948) is the second daughter of Richard Nixon. In 1968, she married David Eisenhower, grand-son of former President Dwight D. Eisenhower. While her father served as...

Follow
Ada Louise Notestein (1876 - 1973)

Ada Comstock (December 11, 1876-December 12, 1973) was an American women's education pioneer. She served as the first dean of women at the University of Minnesota and later as the first full-time pre...

Follow
Patience Mather Hobbs (1931 - 2004)

Patience M. Cleveland (May 23, 1931 – May 27, 2004) was an American film and television actress. Personal life Patience Cleveland was born in New York City, the youngest of six siblings,...

Follow
Ernestine Gilbreth Carey (1908 - 2006)

Ernestine Moller Gilbreth Carey (April 5, 1908 - November 4, 2006) was an American author. Biography Born in New York City, she was the daughter of Lillian Moller Gilbreth and Frank Bunker Gi...

Follow
Blanche Ames MP (1878 - 1969)

Blanche Ames Ames (1878 – 1969) was an artist and prominent supporter of women's suffrage and birth control. Born Blanche Ames in Lowell, Massachusetts, daughter of Civil War General and...

Follow
Charlotte Anita Whitney (1867 - 1955)

Charlotte Anita Whitney (July 7, 1867 – February 4, 1955), best known as "Anita Whitney," was an American women's rights activist, political activist, suffragist, and early Communist Labor Par...

Follow
Katharine Lee Bates (1859 - 1929)

Katharine Lee Bates (August 12, 1859 – March 28, 1929) was an American songwriter. She is remembered as the author of the words to the anthem "America the Beautiful". She popularized "Mrs. San...

Follow
Jeanne Reed Mordorf (1893 - 1988)

Jeanne Reed Mordorf was born November 1, 1893 in Trenton, NJ, and graduated from Vassar College in 1915. She was the wife of Preston Rogers Bassett (March 20, 1892 – April 30, 1992), an invent...

Follow
Isabel Bassett Wasson (1897 - 1994)

Isabel Bassett Wasson (1897–1994) was one of the first female petroleum geologists in the United States, the first female ranger at Yellowstone National Park, and also one of the first interpr...

Follow
Rebecca Lancefield (1895 - 1981)

Rebecca Craighill Lancefield (January 5, 1895 – March 3, 1981) was a prominent American microbiologist. She joined the Rockefeller Institute for Medical Research in New York in 1918, and was a...

Follow
<private> Hoover (Schneider)

Follow
Muriel Gardiner (1901 - 1985)

Muriel Morris Gardiner Buttinger (November 23, 1901 – February 6, 1985) was an American psychoanalyst and psychiatrist. Early Life and career Gardiner was born on November 23, 1901...

Follow
Anne Revere (1903 - 1990)

Anne Revere (June 25, 1903 – December 18, 1990) was an American stage, film, and television actress. Early life Born in New York City, Revere was a direct descendant of American Revolu...

Follow
Kay Brown Barrett (1902 - 1995)

Kay Brown Barrett (December 7, 1902 — January 18, 1995) was a Hollywood talent scout and agent beginning in the 1930s. She is most famous for bringing Margaret Mitchell's novel Gone with the...

Follow
宋美齡 Mayling Soong (1898 - 2003)

Soong May-ling or Soong Mei-ling, also known as Madame Chiang Kai-shek or Madame Chiang, was a First Lady of the Republic of China (ROC), the wife of Generalissimo and President Chiang Kai-shek. She wa...

Follow
Helen Barrett Montgomery (1861 - 1934)

Helen Barrett Montgomery (July 31, 1861 – October 19, 1934) was an American social reformer, educator and writer. In 1921 she was elected as the first woman president of the Northern Baptist...

Follow
Henrietta Wells Livermore (1864 - 1933)

Henrietta Wells Livermore (May 22, 1864 - October 15, 1933) organized the first meeting of suffragists at her Park Avenue apartment in 1910, which became the Women's National Republican Club. Bio...

Follow
Janath R. Cannon (1918 - 2007)

Janath Russell Cannon (October 28, 1918 – July 5, 2007) was a counselor to Barbara B. Smith in the general presidency of the Relief Society of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (...

Follow
Bertha Sheppard Adkins (1906 - 1983)

Bertha Sheppard Adkins was born in Salisbury, Maryland on August 24, 1906. She was an educator, political activist, public servant, and a community leader. Early life Adkins graduated (at age...

Follow
Eleanor Raymond (1887 - 1989)

Eleanor Raymond (March 24, 1887 – July 4, 1989) was an American architect who built and designed the first occupied, solar-powered house in the United States. Early life Raymond was bo...

Follow
Winifred Edgerton Merrill (1862 - 1951)

Winifred Edgerton, the first American woman to receive a Ph.D. in mathematics, was born in Ripon, Wisconsin. She was a direct descendent of Elder William Brewster of Plymouth Colony. She received her...

Follow
Helen Abbot Merrill (1864 - 1949)

Helen Abbot Merrill (1864 – 1949) was an American mathematician, educator and textbook author. Biography Born in New Jersey the daughter of an insurance claims adjuster and a housewife...

Follow
Hope Portocarrero Debayle (1929 - 1991)

Hope Portocarrero Debayle (1929 – 5 October 1991) was the First Lady of Nicaragua, the wife of dictator Anastasio Somoza Debayle and mother of Anastasio Somoza Portocarrero. She was named to t...

Follow
Mary Rockwell Hook (1877 - 1978)

Mary Rockwell Hook (September 8, 1877 – September 8, 1978) was an American architect and a pioneer for women in architecture. She designed throughout the United States. According to the In...

Follow
Katherine K. Davis (1892 - 1980)

Katherine Kennicott Davis (June 25, 1892 - April 20, 1980) was a composer, pianist, and author of the famous Christmas tune "The Little Drummer Boy". Biography She was born in St. Joseph, Mis...

Follow
Margaret Henderson Floyd (1932 - 1997)

Dr. Margaret Henderson Floyd (1932-18 October 1997) was Professor of Architectural History at Tufts University. She was an expert on Boston architecture. Her writing includes several titles on the wo...

Follow
Barbara McMartin (1931 - 2005)

Barbara McMartin (1931–2005) was an American mathematician who became an environmentalist and author of books on the Adirondack Mountains. Life Barbara McMartin was born November 18, 1...

Follow
Charlotte Murray Curtis (1928 - 1987)

Charlotte Murray Curtis (December 19, 1928 – April 16, 1987) was a journalist, columnist and editor at the New York Times. Career Curtis worked as a reporter and society editor for the...

Follow
Adelaide Crapsey (1878 - 1914)

Adelaide Crapsey (September 9, 1878 – October 8, 1914) was an American poet. Born in Brooklyn, New York, she was raised in Rochester, New York, daughter of Episcopal priest Algernon Sidney Cra...

Follow
Virginia Monroe Quick (1898 - 1985)

Virginia Monroe Quick graduated from Mount Holyoke College in 1922 and went on to teach Latin at many high schools.

Follow
Eva March Tappan (1854 - 1930)

Eva March Tappan (December 26, 1854 – January 29, 1930) was a teacher and American author born in Blackstone, Massachusetts, the only child of Reverend Edmund March Tappan and Lucretia Log&#...

Follow
Elizabeth Williams Champney (1850 - 1922)

Profile photo: Cover of Champney's Three Vassar Girls Abroad Elizabeth "Lizzie" Williams Champney (February 6, 1850 – October 13, 1922) was an American author of numerous articles and novels...

Follow
Mary Calderone (1904 - 1998)

Mary Steichen Calderone (July 1, 1904 - October 24, 1998) was a physician and a public health advocate for sexual education. She served as president and co-founder of the Sex Information and Educatio...

Follow
Louise Crane (1913 - 1997)

Profie photo: Louise Crane is on the left (with Pulitzer Prize winning poet Elizabeth Bishop) Louise Crane (1913–1997), a prominent American philanthropist. Crane was a friend to some of New...

Follow
Marianne Moore (1887 - 1972)

Marianne Moore (November 15, 1887 – February 5, 1972) was an American Modernist poet and writer noted for her irony and wit. Life Moore was born in Kirkwood, Missouri, in the manse of ...

Follow
Eleanor Clark (1913 - 1996)

Eleanor Clark (July 6, 1913 – February 16, 1996) was an American writer. She was born in Los Angeles. She attended Vassar College in the 1930s and was involved with the literary magazine Con S...

Follow
Mary Whiton Calkins (1863 - 1930)

Mary Whiton Calkins (1863–1930) was an American philosopher and psychologist. Calkins was also the first woman to become president of the American Psychological Association. Early life ...

Follow
Margaret Floy Washburn (1871 - 1939)

Margaret Floy Washburn (July 25, 1871 – October 29, 1939), leading American psychologist in the early 20th century, was best known for her experimental work in animal behavior and motor th...

Follow
Dr. Bernadine Healy (1944 - 2011)

Bernadine Patricia Healy (August 4, 1944 – August 6, 2011) was an American physician, cardiologist, academic and a former head of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). She was a professor...

Follow
Elizabeth Bishop MP (1911 - 1979)

Elizabeth Bishop (February 8, 1911 – October 6, 1979) was an American poet, short-story writer, and recipient of the 1976 Neustadt International Prize for Literature. She was the Poet Laureate o...

Follow
Jane Fonda MP

Los Angeles, CA, USA

Jane Fonda (born December 21, 1937) is an American actress, writer, political activist, former fashion model, and fitness guru. She rose to fame in the 1960s with films such as Barbarella and Cat Bal...

Follow
Marvin Breckinridge (1905 - 2002)

Mary Marvin Breckinridge Patterson (October 2, 1905 – December 11, 2002) (Marvin Breckinridge Patterson, or Marvin Breckinridge), was an American photojournalist, cinematographer, and phil...

Follow
Ruth Maxson Adams (1883 - 1970)

Ruth Maxon Adams (1883-1970) was an American architect. Adams grew up in New Haven, Connecticut, the only child of a Yale professor George Burton Adams. As a child, she visited England, with her fa...

Follow
Rear Adm. Grace Hopper MP (1906 - 1992)

Click here to view information about Grace Hopper from Wikipedia. Rear Admiral Grace Murray Hopper (December 9, 1906 – January 1, 1992) was an American computer scientist and United States N...

Follow
Ellen Churchill Semple (1863 - 1932)

Ellen Churchill Semple (January 8, 1863 – May 8, 1932) was an American geographer. Ellen was born in Louisville, Kentucky, the youngest of five children by Alexander Bonner Semple and Emer...

Follow
Ellen Swallow Richards (1842 - 1911)

Ellen Henrietta Swallow Richards (December 3, 1842 – March 30, 1911) was the foremost female industrial and environmental chemist in the United States in the 19th century, pioneering the fie...

Follow
Christine Ladd-Franklin (1847 - 1930)

Christine Ladd-Franklin (December 1, 1847 – March 5, 1930) was the first American woman psychologist, logician, and mathematician. Early Life and Early Education Christine Ladd-Fra...

Follow
Anne Armant Armstrong (1827 - 1908)

Anne Legendre Armstrong (December 27, 1927 – July 30, 2008) was a United States diplomat and politician, and the first female Counselor to the President; she served in that capacity under both...

Follow
Inez Milholland (1886 - 1916)

Inez Milholland Boissevain (August 6, 1886 – November 25, 1916) was a suffragist, labor lawyer, World War I correspondent, and public speaker who greatly influenced the women's movement in A...

Follow
Crystal Catherine Eastman MP (1881 - 1928)

' Crystal Catherine Eastman (June 25, 1881 – July 8, 1928) was a lawyer, antimilitarist, feminist, socialist, and journalist. She is best remembered as a leader in the fight for women's right ...

Follow
Elizabeth Bentley (Soviet Union spy) (1908 - 1963)

Elizabeth Terrill Bentley (January 1, 1908 – December 3, 1963) was an American spy for the Soviet Union from 1938 until 1945. In 1945 she defected from the Communist Party and Soviet intelli...

Follow
Lisa Kudrow MP

Beverly Hills, CA, USA

Lisa Marie Diane Kudrow is an American actress, best known for her role as Phoebe Buffay in the television sitcom Friends, for which she received many accolades including an Emmy Award and two Screen A...

Follow
Meryl Streep MP

Meryl Streep is an American actress who has worked in theatre, television, and film. She is widely regarded as one of the most talented and respected movie actors of the modern era. Streep has received...

Follow
Eleanor Fitchen (1912 - 2009)

Eleanor Beach Fitchen (October 9, 1912 in Manhattan - April 20, 2009) was a conservationist, preservationist and philanthropist. From her earliest years until her death in April 2009, Eleanor led a r...

Follow
Alice Huyler Ramsey (1886 - 1983)

Alice Huyler Ramsey (11 November 1886 – 10 September 1983) was the first woman to drive across the United States from coast to coast. Biography Ramsey was born Alice Taylor Huyler, the...

Follow
Edith Emily Clarke (1883 - 1959)

Edith Clarke (10 February 1883 – 29 October 1959) was an electrical engineer and a professor at the University of Texas at Austin. She was the first woman employed as an electrical engineer ...

Follow
<private> Ephron

Follow
Patricia Highsmith (1921 - 1995)

Patricia Highsmith (January 19, 1921 – February 4, 1995) was an American novelist and short story writer, most widely known for her psychological thrillers, which led to more than two dozen fi...

Follow
Elizabeth Ames Janeway (1913 - 2005)

Elizabeth Janeway (October 7, 1913 – January 15, 2005) was an American author and critic. Born Elizabeth Ames Hall in Brooklyn, New York, her naval architect father and homemaker mother fe...

Follow
Edna St. Vincent Millay MP (1892 - 1950)

Edna St. Vincent Millay 1892–1950 Throughout much of her career, Pulitzer Prize-winner Edna St. Vincent Millay was one of the most successful and respected poets in America. She is noted...

Follow
Léonie Adams (1899 - 1988)

Léonie Fuller Adams (9 December 1899 – 27 June 1988) was an American poet. She was appointed the seventh Poet Laureate Consultant in Poetry to the Library of Congress in 1948. Biogr...

Follow
Helen Hoyt MP (1887 - 1972)

Helen Lyman commonly known as Helen Hoyt or Helen Hoyt Lyman (January 22, 1887–August 2, 1972) was an American poet. Life and work She was born as Helen Hoyt in Norwalk, Connecticut on Jan...

Follow
Alice Duer Miller (1874 - 1942)

Alice Duer Miller (July 28, 1874 - August 22, 1942) was an American writer and poet. Biography Alice Duer was born in New York City on July 28, 1874 into a wealthy family. She was the daughte...

Follow
Lily Ross Taylor (1886 - 1969)

on left in profile photo Lily Ross Taylor (1886, Alabama - November 18, 1969) was an American academic and author, who in 1917 became the fourth female Fellow of the American Academy in Rome. ...

Follow
Emily James Smith Putnam (1865 - 1944)

Emily James Smith Putnam (born Canandaigua, 15 April 1865; died 1944) was a United States author and educator Biography She was the daughter of Justice James C. Smith. She graduated from Bryn...

Follow
Abbie Park Ferguson (1837 - 1919)

Abbie Park Ferguson (April 4, 1837, Whately, Massachusetts - March 25, 1919) was founder and president of Huguenot College. She graduated from Mount Holyoke College (then Mount Holyoke Female Sem...

Follow
Ada Lydia Howard (1829 - 1907)

Ada Howard (1829 - 1907) was the first president of Wellesley College. Howard graduated from Mount Holyoke College (then Mount Holyoke Female Seminary) in 1853. Before joining Wellesley, she taug...

Follow
Susan Tolman Mills (1826 - 1912)

Susan Tolman Mills (1826 – 1912) was the co-founder of Mills College (formerly the Young Ladies Seminary at Benicia, California). Background Mills was born on November 18, 1826, in Eno...

Follow
<private> Stockdale (Bailey)

Follow
Elizabeth Holloway Marston (1893 - 1993)

Elizabeth "Sadie" Holloway Marston (February 20, 1893 – March 27, 1993) was an American psychologist who was a career woman at a time when it was difficult for women to be so. She was involved...

Follow
Helen Sawyer Hogg (1905 - 1993)

Helen Battles Sawyer Hogg, CC (1 August 1905 – 28 January 1993) was a prolific astronomer noted for her research into globular clusters. She is best remembered for her astronomy column, which ...

Follow
Mildred Trotter (1899 - 1991)

Mildred Trotter (February 3, 1899 – August 23, 1991) was an important 20th century forensic anthropologist. Trotter was born in Monaca, Pennsylvania. She received her B.A. in zoology and...

Follow
Margaret Morse Nice (1883 - 1974)

Margaret Morse Nice (December 6, 1883 – June 26, 1974) was an American ornithologist who made an extensive study of the life history of the Song Sparrow and was author of Studies in the Life H...

Follow
Abby Howe Turner (1875 - 1957)

Abby Howe Turner (1875-1957) was a noted professor of Physiology and Zoology who founded the department of physiology at Mount Holyoke College. She specialized in colloid osmotic pressure and circula...

Follow
Mary Cutler Fairchild (1855 - 1921)

Mary Salome Cutler Fairchild (1855 – 1921) was a pioneering American librarian and library educator. Mary Cutler was born in Dalton, Massachusetts. She attended Mount Holyoke College (then...

Follow
Cornelia Maria Clapp (1849 - 1934)

Cornelia Maria Clapp (March 17, 1849 - December 31, 1934) was an American zoologist and academic specializing in marine biology. Born in Montague, Massachusetts, Clapp was educated at Mount Holyo...

Follow
Constance McLaughlin Green (1897 - 1975)

Constance McLaughlin Winsor Green (August 21, 1897 – December 5, 1975) was an American historian and a Pulitzer Prize winner. She won the Pulitzer Prize for History for Washington, Village and...

Follow
Janet Wilder Dakin (1910 - 1994)

Janet Wilder Dakin (June 3, 1910 - October 7, 1994), was a philanthropist, zoologist and a younger sister of author Thornton Wilder and poet Charlotte Wilder. She was born in Berkeley, California...

Follow
Esther Allen Howland (1828 - 1904)

Esther Howland became famous for introducing Valentine's Day cards to the American public, and creating a regional greeting card industry in her home town of Worcester, Massachusetts. Esther Allen Howl...

Follow
Diana Oughton (1942 - 1970)

Diana Oughton (January 26, 1942–March 6, 1970) was a member of the Students for a Democratic Society (SDS) Michigan Chapter and later, a member of the 1960s radical group Weatherman. Oughton r...

Follow
Mimi Lee, First Lady of Maryland (1920 - 2011)

Mathilde B. "Mimi" Lee (May 1, 1920 – August 9, 2011) was an American chemist, athlete and philanthropist who served as the First Lady of Maryland from 1977 to 1979 when her husband, then Lt. ...

Follow
Frederica Annis Lopez de Leo de Laguna, Ph.D. MP (1906 - 2004)

Frederica ("Freddy") de Laguna (1906, Ann Arbor, Michigan – October 6, 2004) was an American anthropologist. Her parents, Theodore Lopez de Leo de Laguna and Grace Mead Andrus, were, respectiv...

Follow
Bertha Haven Putnam (1872 - 1960)

Bertha Haven Putnam (1872 – 26 February 1960) was an American historian, specialising on the judicial and administrative history of medieval England. Putnam grew up in Philadelphia, the daught...

Follow
Mary Roberts Meigs (1917 - 2002)

Mary Meigs (April 27, 1917 – November 15, 2002) was an American-born painter and writer. Early life Meigs was born in Philadelphia and raised in Washington, DC. She studied at Bryn Maw...

Follow
Cornelia Lynde Meigs (1884 - 1973)

Cornelia Lynde Meigs (1884-1973) was an American children's author and educator. Her biography of Louisa May Alcott, titled Invincible Louisa, won the Newbery Medal in 1934, as well as the 1963 Lewis...

Follow
Helen Taft Manning MP (1891 - 1987)

Helen Herron Taft Manning (August 1, 1891-February 21, 1987), was the second child and only daughter of President of the United States William Howard Taft and his wife Helen Herron. Like her olde...

Follow
Katharine Martha Houghton Hepburn MP (1878 - 1951)

Katharine Martha Houghton Hepburn (February 2, 1878 – March 17, 1951) was an American feminist social reformer and a leader of the suffrage movement in the United States. Hepburn served as pre...

Follow
Carmelita Hinton (1890 - 1983)

Carmelita Hinton (née Chase, 1890 - January 16, 1983) was an American progressive educator. She is best known as the founder in 1935 of The Putney School, a progressive boarding school in Verm...

Follow
Edith Hamilton (1867 - 1963)

Edith Hamilton (August 12, 1867 – May 31, 1963) was an American educator and author who was "recognized as the greatest woman Classicist". She was sixty-two years old when The Greek Way, her f...

Follow
Julia Anna Gardner (1882 - 1960)

Julia Anna Gardner (January 26, 1882–November 15, 1960), a geologist with the United States Geological Survey for 32 years, was known worldwide for her work in stratigraphy and mollusc paleont...

Follow
Helen Flanders Dunbar (1902 - 1959)

Helen Flanders Dunbar (May 14, 1902 - August 21, 1959) — later known as H. Flanders Dunbar — is an important early figure in U.S. psychosomatic medicine and psychobiology, as well as be...

Follow