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Chien-Shiung Wu 吳健雄 MP (1912 - 1997)

Chien-Shiung Wu - 吴健雄 ; traditional Chinese: 吳健雄; pinyin: Wú Jiànxióng, May 31, 1912 – February 16, 1997) was a Chinese American ex...

2/25/2011 5/21/2016

Rosalyn Sussman Yalow (July 19, 1921 – May 30, 2011) was an American medical physicist, and a co-winner of the 1977 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (together with Roger Guillemin and Andre...

11/8/2014 5/21/2016

Amelia Bloomer (1818 - 1894)

Amelia Jenks Bloomer (May 27, 1818 – December 30, 1894) was an American advocate of women's rights and temperance. Her name became associated with the women's clothing style known as "bloomers."...

11/3/2008 5/17/2016

Mary Harriman Rumsey MP (1881 - 1934)

Mary Harriman Rumsey (November 17, 1881 – December 18, 1934) was the founder of The Junior League for the Promotion of Settlement Movements, later known as the Junior League of the City of New...

8/4/2010 5/15/2016

Martha Graham MP (1894 - 1991)

Martha Graham (May 11, 1894 – April 1, 1991) was an American modern dancer and choreographer whose influence on dance has been compared with the influence Picasso had on modern visual arts, St...

3/14/2012 5/15/2016
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Martha Griffiths (1912 - 2003)

Martha Wright Griffiths (January 29, 1912 – April 22, 2003) was an American lawyer and judge before being elected to the United States House of Representatives in 1954. Griffiths was the first...

3/27/2015 3/27/2015
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Anna Howard Shaw (1847 - 1919)

Anna Howard Shaw (February 14, 1847 – July 2, 1919) was a leader of the women's suffrage movement in the United States. She was also a physician and one of the first ordained female Methodist ...

6/12/2014 6/12/2014

Sally Ride MP (1951 - 2012)

Sally Kristen Ride (May 26, 1951 – July 23, 2012) was an American physicist and a former NASA astronaut. Ride joined NASA in 1978, and in 1983 became the first American woman to enter space. On ...

7/23/2012 5/25/2013

Harriet Williams Russell Strong (July 23, 1844 – September 6, 1926) was an American social activist, inventor, Conservationist, and leading figure of the early woman's movement. She is a membe...

1/24/2013 1/24/2013

Mary Stevenson Cassatt MP (1844 - 1926)

Wikipedia Biographical Summary: "... Mary Stevenson Cassatt (May 22, 1844 – June 14, 1926) was an American painter and printmaker. She lived much of her adult life in France, where she first b...

5/17/2007 12/19/2012

Frances Perkins, U.S. Secretary of Labor MP (1880 - 1965)

"Frances Perkins"

Frances Perkins (April 10, 1880 – May 14, 1965), born Fannie Coralie Perkins, was the U.S. Secretary of Labor from 1933 to 1945, and the first woman appointed to the U.S. Cabinet. As a loyal...

8/23/2012 8/23/2012

Willa Cather MP (1873 - 1947)

"William Cather", "Will Cather"

Wikipedia Biographical Summary: "... Willa Sibert Cather (December 7, 1873 – April 24, 1947) was an American author who achieved recognition for her novels of frontier life on the Great Plains...

1/5/2008 6/5/2012

Katharine Marie Drexel (1858 - 1955)

Katharine Marie Drexel (November 26, 1858 – March 3, 1955) is a Roman Catholic Saint. Life She was the daughter of Philadelphia banker Francis Anthony Drexel and Hannah Jane Langstroth, his ...

11/15/2007 5/3/2012

Mary Putnam Jacobi (1842 - 1906)

"Minnie"

Mary Corinna Putnam (August 31, 1842 – June 10, 1906) was an American physician, writer, and suffragist who was the first woman to become a member of the Faculté de Médecine de Par...

11/17/2010 5/3/2012

הנרִיֶיטה סֹאלְד Henrietta Szold, daughter of Rabbi Benjamin Szold a scholar originally from Nyi...

8/3/2009 4/10/2012

Sophia Smith (August 27, 1796 in Hatfield, Massachusetts - June 12, 1870) founded Smith College in 1870 with the substantial estate she inherited from her father and siblings. American philanthropist...

11/23/2009 4/9/2012

Sarah Moore Grimké MP (1792 - 1873)

Sarah Moore Grimké (November 26, 1792 - December 23, 1873) was born in South Carolina, the daughter of John Faucheraud Grimké, a plantation owner who was also an attorney and a judge in S...

8/20/2007 4/9/2012

English Wikipedia page about Ruth Benedict Ruth Benedict (born Ruth Fulton, June 5, 1887–September 17, 1948) was an American anthropologist. She was born in New York City, and attended Vassa...

6/15/2007 4/9/2012

Pearl S. Buck, Nobel Prize in Literature, 1938 MP (1892 - 1973)

"Sai Zhenzhu", "賽珍珠"

Pearl Sydenstricker Buck (June 26, 1892 – March 6, 1973) also known by her Chinese name Sai Zhenzhu (Chinese: 賽珍珠; pinyin: Sài Zhēnzhū), was an American...

7/29/2010 4/9/2012

Emma Lazarus MP (1849 - 1887)

Emma Lazarus wrote her own poems. Her most famous work is "The New Colossus", is inscribed on the pedestal of the Statue of Liberty. She is known as an important forerunner of the Zionist movement. She...

3/13/2010 4/9/2012

Saint Elizabeth Ann Bayley Seton (August 28, 1774 – January 4, 1821) was the first native-born citizen of the United States to be canonized by the Roman Catholic Church. Elizabeth was able to es...

9/16/2010 4/9/2012

Virginia Apgar MP (1909 - 1974)

Virginia Apgar (7 June 1909–7 August 1974) was an American pediatric anesthesiologist. She was a leader in the fields of anesthesiology and teratology, and effectively founded the field of neo...

2/26/2012 2/26/2012

Victoria Woodhull MP (1838 - 1927)

Victoria Claflin Woodhull, later Victoria Woodhull Martin, (September 23, 1838 – June 9, 1927) was an American leader of the woman's suffrage movement. Woodhull was an advocate of free lov...

2/26/2012 2/26/2012

Swanee Grace Hunt (born May 1, 1950), Eleanor Roosevelt Lecturer in Public Policy at Harvard University's Kennedy School of Government, is the founding director of the Women and Public Policy Progr...

2/26/2012 2/26/2012

Sacajawea "Bird Woman" MP (1787 - 1884)

" The wife of [Charbonneau] our interpreter we find reconciles all the Indians, as to our friendly intentions--a woman with a party of men is a token of peace. " ---William Clark Find A Grave Memoria...

3/2/2008 2/26/2012

Rachel Carson MP (1907 - 1964)

Rachel Louise Carson (May 27, 1907 – April 14, 1964) was an American marine biologist and conservationist whose writings are credited with advancing the global environmental movement. Cars...

2/26/2012 2/26/2012

Paulina Kellogg Wright Davis (August 7, 1813 – August 24, 1876) was an American abolitionist, suffragist, and educator. Paulina Kellogg was born in Bloomfield, New York, to Captain Ebeneze...

2/26/2012 2/26/2012

Nettie Maria Stevens MP (1861 - 1912)

Nettie Maria Stevens (July 7, 1861 - May 4, 1912) was an early American geneticist. She and Edmund Beecher Wilson were the first researchers to describe the chromosomal basis of sex. An outstandi...

2/26/2012 2/26/2012

Myra Bradwell (1831 - 1894)

Myra Colby Bradwell (February 12, 1831 – February 14, 1894) was a publisher and political activist. She was the first woman to be admitted to the Illinois bar to become the first female lawyer...

2/26/2012 2/26/2012

Mildred Robbins Leet (1922 - 2011)

Mildred Robbins Leet (August 9, 1922 – May 3, 2011) was an American entrepreneur and philanthropist. She was a co-founder and Chair Emerita of the Board of Directors of Trickle Up, a New York-...

2/26/2012 2/26/2012

Babe Didrikson Zaharias MP (1911 - 1956)

"Babe"

Mildred Ella "Babe" Didrikson Zaharias was an American athlete of norwegian origin who achieved outstanding success in golf, basketball, and track and field. She was named the 10th Greatest North Ameri...

4/19/2011 2/25/2012

Mercy Otis Warren MP (1728 - 1814)

Considered a "Founding Mother" of the Revolutionary War and the Nation. Wrote anti- British propaganda during that time, similar to Benjamin Franklin and Thomas Paine. Afterward, she wrote a multi volu...

10/12/2007 2/25/2012

Matilda Joslyn Gage MP (1826 - 1898)

Matilda Electa (Joslyn) Gage March 24, 1826-March 18, 1898 Parents: Dr. Hezekiah Joslyn d.1865 Husband: Henry Hill Gage Children: Thomas Clarkson Gage Maud (Gage) Baum Charles Henry Gage ...

6/8/2009 2/25/2012

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...

2/25/2012 2/25/2012

Mary Dyer MP (1611 - 1660)

"Marie"

The Quaker Martyr Mary Barrett Dyer (c. 1611[1] — June 1, 1660) was an English Puritan turned Quaker who was hanged in Boston, Massachusetts Bay Colony (now in present-day Massachusetts), for ...

1/22/2007 2/25/2012

Mary Lyon, founder of Mount Holyoke College MP (1797 - 1849)

"Founder of Mount Holyoke College"

Women's Education Pioneer, Founder of Mount Holyoke College Mary Mason Lyon was born on February 28, 1797 in Buckland, Franklin Co., Massachusetts to farmer Aaron Lyon, Jr. and his wife, Jemima. The ...

2/9/2009 2/25/2012

Mary Carson Breckinridge (1881 - 1965)

Mary Breckinridge (February 17, 1881 – May 19, 1965) was an American nurse-midwife and the founder of the Frontier Nursing Service. She also was known as Mary Carson Breckinridge. She started ...

10/3/2007 2/25/2012

Martha Wright MP (1806 - 1875)

Martha was an American feminist, abolitionist, and signatory of the Declaration of Sentiments. ---------------------------------------------------------------------------- Martha Coffin Wright (D...

11/17/2010 2/25/2012

Marjory Stoneman Douglas (1890 - 1998)

Marjory Stoneman Douglas (April 7, 1890 – May 14, 1998) was an American journalist, writer, feminist, and environmentalist known for her staunch defense of the Everglades against efforts to dr...

2/25/2012 2/25/2012

Maria Tallchief MP (1925 - 2013)

"Wa-Xthe-Thomba", "Maria Chief"

From my hero, Maria Tallchief "Maria and her sister were enrolled at Beverly Vista School and it was here that she first felt discrimination because of her heritage. "Some of the students made fun of...

2/25/2012 2/25/2012

Maria Mitchell, Astronomer MP (1818 - 1889)

Maria Mitchell (August 1, 1818 – June 28, 1889) was an American astronomer, who in 1847, by using a telescope, discovered a comet which as a result became known as the "Miss Mitchell's Comet"....

2/25/2012 2/25/2012

Sarah Margaret Ossoli [Margaret Fuller] MP (1810 - 1850)

"Margaret Fuller"

Sarah Margaret Fuller Ossoli, commonly known as Margaret Fuller, (May 23, 1810 – July 19, 1850) was an American journalist, critic, and women's rights advocate associated with the American tra...

7/12/2009 2/25/2012

Margaret Bourke-White MP (1904 - 1971)

Margaret Bourke-White ( /ˌbɜrkˈhwaɪt/; June 14, 1904 – August 27, 1971) was an American photographer and documentary photographer. She is best known as the first fo...

11/10/2011 2/25/2012

Lydia Moss Bradley (1816 - 1908)

Lydia Moss Bradley (July 31, 1816 – January 16, 1908) was a wealthy philanthropist notable for her philanthropic works in Illinois and the independent management of her wealth. Earlier lif...

2/25/2012 2/25/2012

Lillian Moller Gilbreth (1878 - 1972)

"Lillian Moller"

Lillian Moller Gilbreth (born Lillie Evelyn Moller; May 24, 1878 – January 2, 1972) was an American psychologist and industrial engineer. One of the first working female engineers holding a Ph...

2/25/2012 2/25/2012

Katharine McCormick (1875 - 1967)

Katharine Dexter McCormick (August 27, 1875 – December 28, 1967) was a U.S. biologist, suffragist, philanthropist and, after her husband's death, heir to a substantial part of the McCormick fa...

2/25/2012 2/25/2012

Katharine Meyer Graham MP (1917 - 2001)

Katharine Meyer Graham (June 16, 1917 – July 17, 2001) was an American publisher. She led her family's newspaper, The Washington Post, for more than two decades, overseeing its most famous perio...

9/23/2011 2/25/2012

Kate (Catherine) Stoneman (1841 - 1925)

"Katherine"

The first woman admitted to practice law in the state of New York, Kate Stoneman paved the way for thousands who followed. She was born in Lakewood, New York in 1841, and spent her early years on the...

2/25/2012 2/25/2012

Major General Jeanne M. Holm (June 23, 1921 – February 15, 2010) was the first female one-star general of the United States Air Force and the first female two-star general in any service branc...

2/24/2012 2/24/2012

Jane Addams MP (1860 - 1935)

"Nobel Peace Prize", "1931"

Jane Addams (September 6, 1860 – May 21, 1935) was the first American woman to be awarded the Nobel Peace Prize. In a long, complex career, she was a pioneer settlement worker, founder of Hull...

3/22/2011 2/24/2012

Ida Minerva Tarbell (1857 - 1944)

Ida Minerva Tarbell (November 5, 1857 – January 6, 1944) was an American teacher, author and journalist. She was known as one of the leading "muckrakers" of the progressive era, work known in ...

2/24/2012 2/24/2012

Helen Herring Stephens (February 3, 1918 – January 17, 1994) was an American athlete, a double Olympic champion in 1936. Stephens, nicknamed the 'Fulton Flash' after her birthplace Fulton,...

2/24/2012 2/24/2012

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...

2/24/2012 2/24/2012

Gloria Marie Steinem (born March 25, 1934) is an American feminist, journalist, and social and political activist who became nationally recognized as a leader of, and media spokeswoman for, the Women's...

7/9/2010 2/24/2012

Held DAR membership # 243 ) Frances Elizabeth Caroline Willard (September 28, 1839 – February 17, 1898) was an American educator, temperance reformer, and women's suffragist. Her influence w...

8/12/2007 2/24/2012

Florence Ellinwood Allen (1884 - 1966)

Florence Ellinwood Allen (March 23, 1884 – September 12, 1966) was an American judge. She was the first woman to serve on a state supreme court and one of the first two women to serve as a fed...

2/24/2012 2/24/2012

Florence Rena Sabin, MD 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 ...

2/24/2012 2/24/2012

Fanny Wright (1795 - 1852)

"Fanny Wright"

Frances Wright (September 6, 1795 – December 13, 1852) also widely known as Fanny Wright, was a Scottish-born lecturer, writer, freethinker, feminist, abolitionist, and social reformer, who be...

2/24/2012 2/24/2012

Eudora Welty MP (1909 - 2001)

Eudora Alice Welty was an American author of short stories and novels about the American South. Her book The Optimist's Daughter won the Pulitzer Prize in 1973. Welty was awarded the Presidential Medal...

1/2/2009 2/24/2012

Emma Smith Devoe (1848 - 1927)

Emma Smith DeVoe (1848-1927) was a Republican Party activist and leading suffragette in the early twentieth century, changing the face of politics for both women and men alike. She was known as "the ...

2/24/2012 2/24/2012

Lucy Stone MP (1818 - 1893)

Lucy Stone From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Lucy Stone Daguerreotype of Lucy Stone, circa 1840–1860 Born August 13, 1818 West Brookfield, Massachusetts Died Octob...

10/31/2011 2/24/2012

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...

2/24/2012 2/24/2012

Nellie Bly (1864 - 1922)

"Nellie Bly"

Aunt Pink married Bob Seaman in 1895. Nellie Bly (May 5, 1864 – January 27, 1922) was the pen name of American pioneer female journalist Elizabeth Jane Cochran. She remains notable for two fea...

2/24/2012 2/24/2012

Emily Blackwell (1826 - 1910)

Emily Blackwell (October 8, 1826 – September 7, 1910) was the second woman to earn a medical degree at what is now Case Western Reserve University, and the third openly identified woman to ear...

2/24/2012 2/24/2012

Elizabeth Blackwell MP (1821 - 1910)

Find a Grave ) Elizabeth Blackwell (3 February 1821 – 31 May 1910) was the first female doctor in the United States and the first on the UK Medical Register. She was the first openly identif...

2/24/2012 2/24/2012

Edith Nourse Rogers (1881 - 1960)

Edith Nourse Rogers (March 19, 1881 – September 10, 1960) was an American social welfare volunteer and politician who was one of the first women to serve in the United States Congress. She was...

2/24/2012 2/24/2012

Dorothy Leib Eustis (1886 - 1946)

Dorothy Leib Harrison Wood Eustis (30 May 1886 – 8 September 1946) was an American dog breeder and philanthropist, who founded The Seeing Eye, the first guide-dog school for the blind in the Uni...

7/12/2008 2/24/2012

Dorothy Day (November 8, 1897 – November 29, 1980) was an American journalist, social activist and devout Catholic convert; she advocated the Catholic economic theory of Distributism. She was ...

10/15/2011 2/24/2012

Dorothea Lange (1895 - 1965)

"Dorothea Lange"

Dorothea Lange (May 26, 1895 – October 11, 1965) was an influential American documentary photographer and photojournalist, best known for her Depression-era work for the Farm Security Administ...

2/23/2012 2/23/2012

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 ...

10/11/2008 2/23/2012

Catherine Shouse (1896 - 1994)

"Dodd"

Catherine Filene Shouse (June 9, 1896 – December 14, 1994) was a researcher and philanthropist. She graduated in 1918 from Wheaton College in Norton, Massachusetts.[1] She worked for the Women...

2/28/2009 2/23/2012

Bertha Holt (1904 - 2000)

Bertha Holt was a pioneer in international adoption who became known to thousands of internationally adopted children as "Grandma Holt". She and her husband Harry, already the parents of six children...

2/23/2012 2/23/2012

Belva Ann Lockwood MP (1830 - 1917)

From humble beginnings, Belva Lockwood (born 1830) forged an inspirational career that spanned decades in the nation’s capital. At a time when the Union was gripped by the reactionary conservati...

4/6/2011 2/23/2012

Barbara McClintock (June 16, 1902 – September 2, 1992), the 1983 Nobel Laureate in Physiology or Medicine, was an American scientist and one of the world's most distinguished cytogeneticists. Mc...

2/23/2012 2/23/2012

Antoinette Louisa Blackwell MP (1825 - 1921)

Antoinette Louisa Brown, later Antoinette Brown Blackwell (May 20, 1825 – November 5, 1921), was the first woman to be ordained as a minister in the United States. She was a well-versed public...

2/9/2009 2/23/2012

Annie Jump Cannon (December 11, 1863 – April 13, 1941) was an American astronomer whose cataloging work was instrumental in the development of contemporary stellar classification. With Edward ...

5/22/2008 2/23/2012

Annie Dodge Wauneka (1910 - 1997)

Annie Dodge Wauneka (April 11, 1910 – November 10, 1997) was an influential member of the Navajo Nation as member of the Navajo Nation Council. As a member and three term head of the Council's...

2/23/2012 2/23/2012

Annie Oakley MP (1860 - 1926)

"Little Sure Shot", "Little Missie", "America's Sweetheart"

GRAVE Alt Grave with real name Sharpshooter. She was born Phoebe Mosey in Darke County, Ohio. She never attended a regular school and was introduced and taught to shoot by her father in the woods aro...

5/9/2008 2/23/2012

Anne Dallas Dudley (1876 - 1955)

"Anne Dallas Dudley"

Anne Dallas Dudley (née Annie Willis Dallas; November 13, 1876 – September 13, 1955) was a prominent activist in the women's suffrage movement in the United States. After founding the N...

2/23/2012 2/23/2012

Anne Sullivan MP (1866 - 1936)

Johanna "Anne" Mansfield Sullivan Macy (1866–1936), also known as Anne Sullivan, was an American teacher best known as the instructor and companion of Helen Keller, Presidential Medal of Fre...

2/23/2012 2/23/2012

Anne Hutchinson MP (1591 - 1643)

Anne Hutchinson (baptized July 20, 1591[1][2] – August 20, 1643) was a pioneer settler in Massachusetts, Rhode Island and New Netherlands, and the unauthorized minister of a dissident church d...

1/25/2007 2/23/2012

Angelina Emily Grimke MP (1805 - 1879)

Angelina Emily Grimké (1805–1879) was an American abolitionist and suffragist. Angelina was born in Charleston, South Carolina, to John Faucheraud Grimké, an aristocratic Episcop...

8/20/2007 2/23/2012

Alice Stokes Paul MP (1885 - 1977)

Alice Paul was an American suffragist leader. Along with her close friend Lucy Burns and others, she led a successful campaign for women's suffrage that resulted in the passage of the Nineteenth Amendm...

12/13/2008 2/23/2012

Dr. Alice Hamilton MP (1869 - 1970)

Alice Hamilton (February 27, 1869 – September 22, 1970) was the first woman appointed to the faculty of Harvard University and was a leading expert in the field of occupational health. She was...

2/23/2012 2/23/2012

Susan B. Anthony MP (1820 - 1906)

Biographical Summary #1: "...Susan B. Anthony (February 15, 1820 - March 13, 1906) was born in Adams, Massachusetts. "...Quaker, teacher, temperance and abolition organizer, outstanding women's rig...

7/2/2007 2/22/2012

Sandra Day O'Connor (born March 26, 1930) is an American jurist who was the first female member of the Supreme Court of the United States. She served as an Associate Justice from 1981 until her retir...

5/28/2009 2/22/2012

Oveta Culp Hobby (January 19, 1905 – August 16, 1995) was the first secretary of the US Department of Health, Education and Welfare, first commanding officer of the Women's Army Corps, and cha...

4/10/2010 2/22/2012

Mary Edwards Walker (November 26, 1832 – February 21, 1919) was an American feminist, abolitionist, prohibitionist, alleged spy, prisoner of war and surgeon. She is also the only woman ever to...

6/15/2007 2/22/2012

Margaret Chase Smith, U.S. Senator MP (1897 - 1995)

"Margaret Chase", "Margaret Chase Smith", "Margaret Smith", ""The Lady from Maine""

Margaret Chase Smith was a U.S. Senator and U.S. Representative from Maine. She was the first woman elected to both the House and the Senate and was also the first woman to be placed in nomination for ...

9/8/2008 2/22/2012

Margaret Bateson MP (1901 - 1978)

Margaret Mead (December 16, 1901 – November 15, 1978) American cultural anthropologist who featured frequently as an author and speaker in the mass media during the 1960s and 1970s. She earn...

2/9/2009 2/22/2012

Madeleine Korbelová Albright (born May 15, 1937) is the first woman to become a United States Secretary of State. She was appointed by U.S. President Bill Clinton on December 5, 1996, and was ...

12/12/2008 2/22/2012

Lydia Maria Child MP (1802 - 1880)

"Lydia Maria Child"

Lydia Maria Child (February 11, 1802 – October 20, 1880) was an American abolitionist, women's rights activist, opponent of American expansionism, Indian rights activist, novelist, and journal...

5/11/2011 2/22/2012

Lucretia Mott MP (1793 - 1880)

Lucretia Coffin Mott was born 3 January 1793 in Nantucket, Massachusetts and died on 11 November 1880 near Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She was an American Quaker, abolitionist (Underground Railroad), s...

11/16/2008 2/22/2012

Louisa May Alcott MP (1832 - 1888)

"author", "Louisa May /Alcott/"

Louisa May Alcott is known worldwide as the author of Little Women, but less known is the fact that she served as a volunteer nurse during the civil war, seeing action in the battle of Fredericksburg. ...

5/27/2007 2/22/2012

Juliette Gordon Low MP (1860 - 1927)

"Daisy Low", "Daisy Kinzie", "Founder of the Girl Scouts of the USA"

Juliette Gordon Low (born Juliette Magill Kinzie Gordon in Savannah, Georgia, October 31, 1860 – January 17, 1927) was an American youth leader and the founder of the Girl Scouts of the USA in...

7/25/2007 2/22/2012

Julia Ward Howe MP (1819 - 1910)

Julia Ward Howe, little known today except as author of "The Battle Hymn of the Republic," was famous in her lifetime as poet, essayist, lecturer, reformer and biographer. She worked to end slavery, ...

5/2/2009 2/22/2012

Julia Child MP (1912 - 2004)

Julia Child (August 15, 1912 – August 13, 2004) was a famous American cook, author, and television personality who introduced French cuisine and cooking techniques to the American mainstream thr...

5/23/2007 2/22/2012