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Sybil Margaret Thomas, Viscountess Rhondda, DBE Sybil Margaret Thomas, Viscountess Rhondda, DBE (née Haig; 25 February 1857 – 11 March 1941) was a British suffragette, feminist, and phi...

7/20/2016 7/21/2016

Jill Stein MP

Lexington, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States

Lexington, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States

Jill Ellen Stein (born May 14, 1950) is an American physician, activist, and politician. She has been described as the Green Party's presumptive nominee for President of the United States in the 2016 e...

7/19/2016 7/20/2016

Lady Margaret Haig Mackworth, Viscountess Rhondda (neeThomas) Margaret, Lady Mackworth (1883 – 1958), 32, was the a prominent British suffragette and only child of David Alfred Thomas (also kn...

7/20/2016 7/20/2016

Ruth Hale (1887 - 1934)

) Ruth Hale (1887 – September 18, 1934) was a freelance writer who worked for women's rights in New York City, USA, during the era before and after World War I. She was married to journalist H...

6/28/2016 6/28/2016

Marguerite Rooney MP (c.1920 - 2004)

Birth: Apr. 3, 1920 Albany Albany County New York, USA Death: Apr. 27, 2004 New York New York County (Manhattan) New York, USA Marguerite Howard Rooney, wife of CBS News "Sixty Minutes" commentat...

11/5/2011 6/27/2016

Elizabeth Thacher Kent (1868 - 1952)

"Thatcher"

Elizabeth Thacher Kent (September 22, 1868 – August 14, 1952) was an environmentalist and women's rights activist. Together with her husband, U.S. Congressman William Kent, she helped create t...

1/1/2009 6/26/2016

Rosa Sonneschein MP (1847 - 1932)

Rosa Sonneschein (1847–1932) was the founder and editor of The American Jewess magazine. It was the first English-language periodical targeted to American Jewish women. Personal life Sones...

2/23/2009 6/26/2016

Priscilla Bright McLaren (1815 - 1906)

Priscilla Bright McLaren (8 September 1815 – 5 November 1906) was a British activist who served and linked the anti-slavery movement with the women's suffrage movement in the nineteenth centur...

11/9/2012 6/22/2016

Caroline Earle White (1833 - 1916)

Caroline Earle White (1833–1916) was an American philanthropist and anti-vivisection activist. She co-founded the Pennsylvania Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (PSPCA) in 1867,...

6/15/2016 6/15/2016

Charlotte Emily French (1828 - 1897)

Updated from MyHeritage Family Trees via sister Almeda Hardy (born Olney) by SmartCopy : Mar 19 2015, 20:30:05 UTC In the 1870 election suffragists including Brown attempted to vote. Charlotte Olney Fr...

10/21/2008 6/12/2016

Benjamin Franklin Brown (1815 - 1893)

6/12/2016 6/12/2016

Mary Brown (1821 - 1886)

Updated from MyHeritage Family Trees via sister Almeda Hardy (born Olney) by SmartCopy : Mar 19 2015, 20:30:05 UTC Birth: Feb. 7, 1821

10/21/2008 6/12/2016

He Zhen (He Ban) (c.1884 - c.1920)

"He Ban", "He-Yin Zhen"

6/7/2016 6/7/2016

9/3/2012 6/3/2016

Nora Stanton Blatch Barney (September 30, 1883 – January 18, 1971) was an American civil engineer, architect, and suffragist. She was born Nora Stanton Blatch in Basingstoke, Hampshire, Engl...

10/27/2009 6/3/2016

Burnita Shelton Matthews (1894 - 1988)

Burnita Matthews was the first woman to be confirmed as a federal trial judge, serving on the U.S. District Court in Washington, D.C. Matthews was also a key figure in the National Women's Party and ...

5/26/2016 5/26/2016

Nellie Nugent Somerville (1863 - 1952)

Eleanor "Nellie" Nugent Somerville (September 25, 1863 – July 28, 1952) was the first woman elected to the Mississippi Legislature. Her daughter, Lucy Somerville Howorth, was soon elected to t...

5/26/2016 5/26/2016

Lucy Somerville Howorth (1895 - 1997)

Lucy Somerville Howorth was an advocate for women's rights and a lawyer who served as a U.S. District Court magistrate judge and state representative from Hinds County. She was appointed to the Board...

5/26/2016 5/26/2016

Virginia Minor (1824 - 1894)

Virginia Louisa Minor (March 27, 1824, Caroline County, Virginia – August 14, 1894, St. Louis, Missouri) was an American women's suffrage activist. She is best remembered as the plaintiff in M...

5/23/2016 5/23/2016

Grace Gallatin Seton-Thompson MP (1872 - 1959)

"Grace Gallatin Seton-Thompson"

Grace Gallatin Seton Thompson From Wikipedia: Grace Gallatin Seton Thompson (1872–1959) was an American author and suffragist.] In 1900 she published her first book, A Woman Tenderfoot, whic...

12/2/2014 5/22/2016

Frances Lillian Munds (1866 - 1948)

"Fannie"

Frances Lillian Willard "Fannie" Munds (June 10, 1866 – December 16, 1948) was an American suffragist and leader of the suffrage movement within Arizona. After achieving her goal of statewide ...

4/3/2009 5/18/2016

Prof. Zonia Baber (1862 - 1955)

"Zonia"

Zonia Baber, associate professor, and head of the Geography and Geology department, University of Chicago. Mary Arizona ‘Zonia’ Baber (1862-1955) is recognized as a pioneer in geogr...

5/17/2016 5/17/2016

Anna B. Lawther (1872 - 1957)

Anna Bell Lawther (September 8, 1872 - October 21, 1957) was a leader in the women's suffrage movement in the U.S. state of Iowa. Lawther was born in Dubuque, Iowa, the daughter of William Lawther ...

5/17/2016 5/17/2016

Mary Jane Coggeshall (1836 - 1911)

Mary Jane (Whitely) Coggeshall (1836–1911) was an American suffragist known as the "mother of woman suffrage in Iowa". She was inducted into the Iowa Women's Hall of Fame in 1990.

5/17/2016 5/17/2016

Arabella Mansfield (1846 - 1911)

"Arabella", "Mansfield"

Arabella Mansfield (May 23, 1846 – August 1, 1911), born Belle Aurelia Babb, became the first female lawyer in the United States in 1869, admitted to the Iowa bar; she made her career as a col...

5/17/2016 5/17/2016

Lilian Decima Guggisberg (1871 - 1964)

"Decima Moore", "Lady Decima Guggisberg C.B.E."

Lady Decima Guggisberg, C.B.E. (born Lilian Decima Moore) was an English singer and actress, known for her performances in soprano roles with the D'Oyly Carte Opera Company and in musical comedies. She...

5/4/2010 5/15/2016

Susan Pringle Frost (1873 - 1960)

Profession: Preservationist, Suffragist Frost was born into a once prominent Charleston family in 1873. She studied for two years at Saint Mary's Episcopal boarding school in Raleigh, North Carolin...

5/15/2016 5/15/2016

Lizzie Crozier French (1851 - 1926)

Margaret Elizabeth "Lizzie" Crozier French (May 7, 1851 – May 14, 1926) was an American educator, women's suffragist and social reform activist. She was one of the primary leaders in the push ...

5/14/2016 5/14/2016

Harriet Taylor Upton (1853 - 1945)

Harriet Taylor Upton (December 17, 1853 — November 2, 1945) was an American political activist and author. Upton is best remembered as a leading Ohio state and national figure in the struggle ...

5/14/2016 5/14/2016

Eliza Ridgely (1858 - 1954)

Eliza Ridgely (1858-1954), seemed to have inherited both her name and many aspects of her character from her redoubtable “Aunt Didy.” An intelligent and determined woman with strong relig...

5/30/2012 5/12/2016

Rose Pastor Stokes (1879 - 1933)

"Rosie"

social worker, cigar maker Rose Harriet Pastor Stokes (née Wieslander; July 18, 1879 – June 20, 1933) was an American socialist activist, writer, birth control advocate, and feminist....

2/18/2009 5/8/2016

Angela Heywood (1840 - c.1935)

Angela Heywood (1840-1935) was a radical writer and activist, known as a free-love advocate, suffragist, socialist, spiritualist, labor reformer, and abolitionist.

10/27/2008 5/5/2016

Ezra Hervey Heywood (1829 - 1893)

Ezra Hervey Heywood (/ˈheɪˌwʊd/; September 29, 1829 – May 22, 1893) was an American individualist anarchist, slavery abolitionist, and advocate of equal rights for ...

10/27/2008 5/5/2016

Eunice E. Athey (1847 - 1941)

Eunice Pond Athey Birth: Dec. 1, 1847 Hazel Green Grant County Wisconsin, USA Death: May 12, 1921 Portland Multnomah County Oregon, USA "Eunice's husband was Morrison C[olumbia] Athey who was t...

4/28/2016 4/28/2016

Barbara Bodichon Ayrton (1886 - 1950)

Wikipedia contributors. " Barbara Ayrton-Gould ." Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. Barbara Bodichon Ayrton-Gould (née Ayrton; June 1886 – 14 October 1950) was a Labour politician and...

9/29/2014 4/28/2016

Mabel Vernon (1883 - 1975)

Mabel Vernon (September 19, 1883 – September 2, 1975) was a U.S. suffragist, pacifist, and a national leader in the United States suffrage movement. She was a Quaker and a member of the Americ...

4/27/2016 4/27/2016

John Andrew Riggs (1867 - 1936)

John Andrew Riggs was a pioneer, politician, early aviator, patent medicine business proprietor, and father of women’s suffrage in Arkansas. Riggs’s Act 186 of 1917 allowed women to vot...

1/20/2011 3/26/2016

* * Mrs. Van Cleve was the first white child brought into what is now Minnesota, having been born at Prarie du Chien, Wisconsin while her family was enroute to Fort Snelling. Her father was in the Army...

6/11/2011 3/3/2016

Helen Piotopowaka Clarke (1846 - 1923)

* * * * Helen Clarke was born at the mouth of the Judith River, Fergus County, Montana. Her father was Major Egbert Malcom Clarke, and her mother was Coth-Co-Co-Na, a Piegon from Montana. She went to c...

3/3/2016 3/3/2016

Emily Murphy MP (1868 - 1933)

Emily Murphy Emily Murphy (born Emily Gowan Ferguson) Canadian women's rights activist, jurist, and author. In 1916, she became the first female magistrate in Canada, and in the British Empire. She...

4/28/2015 2/12/2016

Pauline Shaw MP (1841 - 1917)

Pauline Agassiz Shaw (1841 – 1917) was an American philanthropist and social reformer who opened day nurseries, settlement houses, and other establishments in Boston to help new immigrants and t...

3/11/2009 2/11/2016

Sophia Willard Ripley (1803 - 1861)

Sophia Willard Dana Ripley (1803–1861), wife of George Ripley, was a 19th-century feminist associated with Transcendentalism and the Brook Farm community. She was born Sophia Willard Dana in 1...

2/18/2009 2/7/2016

Abigail Abba Alcott MP (1800 - 1877)

"Abby May", "Abba /May/"

Abigail May Alcott (October 8, 1800-November 25, 1877), abolitionist, women's rights activist, and pioneer social worker, supported her husband and the Fruitlands community through her labor and resour...

5/27/2007 2/6/2016

Marjorie Margolies (born June 21, 1942), formerly known as Marjorie Margolies-Mezvinsky, is an adjunct faculty member at the University of Pennsylvania and a women's rights activist. She is a former ...

7/29/2010 2/1/2016

Robert Dale Owen (1801 - 1877)

Newpaper editor 1825; Indiana Legislature 1836-1838;US House of Representatives 1843- 1847, introduced the bill to establish the Smithsonian Institution; Diplomat charge d' affairs 1853- 1858 Naples, I...

8/19/2007 12/15/2015

Alice Lee West Moque (1861 - 1919)

"Snelling"

From Walter Comonfort Snelling married on 20 October 1879 in Washington, DC, to Alice West Horner Snelling Moque (1861-1919), a journalist and author. They had 2 sons. Their first son, Walter Otheman...

5/5/2013 12/14/2015

Clarice Baright (1881 - 1961)

"Margulis"

Known to her contemporaries as the “Lady Angel of the Tenement District,” Clarice Baright was a social worker and a trailblazing attorney who combined these skills as an advocate for th...

12/14/2015 12/14/2015

Anne Louisa Ide (1876 - 1945)

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12/13/2015 12/13/2015

Sarah Barnwell Elliott MP (1848 - 1928)

Sarah Barnwell Elliott (1848 - August 30 1928) was a novelist, short story writer, and an advocate of women's rights. She was born in Savannah, Georgia to Stephen Elliott a bishop in the Episcopal ...

8/1/2011 12/13/2015

Prof. Dr. Elisabeth Altmann-Gottheiner MP (1874 - 1930)

"Altmann-Gottheimer"

Elisabeth Altmann-Gottheiner (March 26, 1874 in Berlin, Germany – October 21, 1930 in Mannheim) was the first woman to become a university lecturer in Germany. from Wikipedia In 1904, she re...

12/6/2015 12/7/2015

Marlo Thomas MP

"Marlo"

Actress, producer and social activist, Marlo Thomas has been a role model for women and children since she blazed the trail as television’s first single woman living alone in the hit series That...

6/11/2010 11/15/2015

Rachel Conrad Nason MP (1899 - 1977)

• masters of economics from early adult life: prominent in peace activities 12/8/1968: Received the Distinguished Honor Award from the US State Dept. Her role was a State Department employ...

2/9/2013 11/15/2015

Mary Hannah Krout (1851 - 1927)

Mary Hannah Krout (November 3, 1851 – May 27, 1927) was an American journalist and author. Krout was born November 3, 1851 in Crawfordsville, Indiana to Robert Kennedy and Caroline VanCleve ...

11/3/2015 11/3/2015

Sigrid Undset MP (1882 - 1949)

"Sigrid Undset Svarstad"

Sigrid Undset (1882-1949) forfatter, Nobelprisen i litteratur for 1928. Foreldre: Arkeolog Ingvald Martin Undset (1853–93) og Anna Marie Nicoline Charlotte Gyth (1855–1939). Gift 29.6.1...

1/16/2008 10/31/2015

Vicki Baum MP (1888 - 1960)

Vicki Baum was a famous novelist who wrote many books throughout the 1930's to 1950's. Her most famous was Grand Hotel, which was made into a movie that won the 1932 Oscar for best movie. It starred Jo...

4/30/2009 10/31/2015

Abby Crawford Milton (1881 - 1991)

"Abby Milton"

Woman suffrage leader Abby Crawford Milton became involved in the suffrage movement after marrying newspaper publisher George Fort Milton, moving from Georgia to Chattanooga, and giving birth to thre...

10/31/2010 10/28/2015

Juliet Rublee MP (1875 - 1966)

From the Five Colleges Archives and Manuscripts Collection: Biographical Note Birth control advocate; Pacifist; Feminist. Juliet Barrett was born in Chicago in 1875. She attended Miss Porter's Sc...

7/9/2008 10/23/2015

Annie Smith Peck (1850 - 1935)

Annie Smith Peck (October 19, 1850 – July 18, 1935) was an American mountaineer. Peck was the youngest of five children, born to Ann Power Smith Peck (1820–1896) and George Bacheler P...

2/19/2014 10/19/2015

Josephine Clara Goldmark (1877 - 1950)

JOSEPHINE CLARA GOLDMARK 1877 – 1950 BibliographyDiscuss by Kathryn Kish Sklar Josephine Goldmark’s work as a reformer in the Progressive Era did much to redesign the American s...

11/10/2010 10/13/2015

Fenia Chertkoff (1869 - 1928)

"Fenia Chertkoff de Repetto", "Fenia Repetto", "Fenia Chertkoff de Gukovsky", "Fenia Gukovsky"

Fenia Chertkoff (Odessa, Russian Empire, 7 October 1869 - Buenos Aires, Argentina, May 31, 1927) was a feminist, intellectual, educator, political activist, and sculptor. Russian by birth, she became a...

12/28/2008 10/5/2015

Anne Henrietta Martin (1875 - 1951)

"O'Hara"

Anne Henrietta Martin (September 30, 1875 in Empire City, Reno, Nevada – April 15, 1951 in Carmel, California) (pseudonym, Anne O'Hara; nickname, Little Governor Anne) was a suffragist, pacifi...

9/30/2015 9/30/2015

Emily Wilding Davison (1872 - 1913)

Emily Wilding Davison (11 October 1872 – 8 June 1913) was a militant activist who fought for women's suffrage in Britain. She was jailed on nine occasions and force-fed 49 times.[1] She steppe...

9/17/2015 9/17/2015

Kate Sheppard MP (1847 - 1934)

Katherine Wilson Sheppard (10 March 1847 – 13 July 1934) was the most prominent member of New Zealand's women's suffrage movement, and is the country's most famous suffragette. Because New Zeala...

12/3/2010 9/4/2015

Elizabeth Caradus MP (1832 - 1912)

Elizabeth Caradus (26 April 1832 – 5 November 1912) was a New Zealand suffragist, temperance and welfare worker. Biography Elizabeth Russell was born in Falkirk, Stirlingshire, Scotland, on ...

6/9/2013 9/4/2015

Edith Anrep MP (1912 - 2012)

Edith Anrep at Wikipedia: Swedish English

8/29/2015 8/31/2015

Kate Lee Bosher (1865 - 1932)

A writer of popular fiction, some of her best-selling novels include "Mary Cary, 'Freqently Martha'", "Miss Gibbie Gault", "Kitty Canary", and "His Friend Miss McFarlane". She was also a leading woman'...

8/23/2015 8/23/2015

Parker Pillsbury (1809 - 1898)

Parker Pillsbury (September 22, 1809 – July 7, 1898) was an American minister and advocate for abolition and women's rights. Life Pillsbury was born in Hamilton, Massachusetts. He moved to...

1/24/2014 8/21/2015

Mary Jane Robinson West (1848 - 1914)

The following information about Mary Jane Robinson West was found on-line from lds.org, in an article entitled, "Latter-Day Saint Women on the Arizona Frontier", which was written by Leonard J. Arringt...

12/27/2009 8/19/2015

Dr. Martha George Rogers (1843 - 1912)

Source of profile photo: GoogleTM Books scan of public domain book History of the City of Minneapolis, Minnesota edited by Isaac Atwater, 1893. Source of other photo on Media tab: GoogleTM Books scan...

1/29/2012 8/19/2015

Nathaniel Peabody Rogers (1794 - 1846)

Nathaniel Peabody Rogers (June 3, 1794 – October 16, 1846) was an American abolitionist writer who, from June 1838 until June 1846, served as editor of the New England anti-slavery newspaper H...

8/13/2015 8/13/2015

Bertha Pappenheim MP (1859 - 1936)

Bertha Pappenheim (February 27, 1859, in Vienna - May 28, 1936, in Neu-Isenburg) was an Austrian-Jewish feminist, a social pioneer, and the founder of the Jüdischer Frauenbund (League of Jewish ...

2/7/2009 7/21/2015

Audre Lorde MP (1934 - 1992)

"Gamba Adisa"

Audre Lorde , born Audrey Geraldine Lorde, February 18, 1934 – November 17, 1992) was a Caribbean-American writer, radical feminist, womanist, lesbian, and civil rights activist. One of her ...

6/28/2015 6/28/2015

Maud Humphrey MP (1865 - 1940)

Maud HumphreyFrom Wikipedia, the free encyclopediaMaud Humphrey was an American commercial artist, illustrator and watercolorist. She was also a suffragette, and the mother of actor Humphrey Bogart.She...

1/26/2007 6/10/2015

Adrienne Rich MP (1929 - 2012)

Adrienne Cecile Rich (May 16, 1929 – March 27, 2012) was an American poet, essayist and feminist. She was called "one of the most widely read and influential poets of the second half of the 20...

11/3/2014 6/2/2015

Lillias Tait Mitchell (1884 - 1940)

"Lilly"

Lillias Mitchell, suffragette campaigner, was born in Leith into a prosperous family. She joined the Women’s Social and Political Union (WSPU) in late 1907/early 1908 after attending a suffrage ...

5/26/2015 5/27/2015

Nísia Floresta MP (1810 - 1885)

"Dionísia Gonçalves Pinto"

Genealogia dos Troncos Familiares de Goianinha - RN do autor Ormuz Barbalho Simonetti - 2008 Uma pequena biografia Em seu livro Patronos e Acadêmicos - referente às personalidades da ...

4/27/2015 5/25/2015
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Louisine Havemeyer (1855 - 1929)

Louisine Waldron Elder Havemeyer (July 28, 1855 – January 6, 1929) was an art collector, feminist, and philanthropist. In addition to being a patron of impressionist art, she was one of the mo...

7/25/2011 5/18/2015

Margaret Heitland (1860 - 1938)

Updated from MyHeritage Family Trees via brother William Bateson by SmartCopy : Nov 4 2015, 20:30:42 UTC

5/13/2015 5/13/2015

12/8/2013 5/6/2015

Ellen* Carolina Sophia (1849 - 1926)

4/29/2007 5/3/2015

Eliza S. R. Johnson (1868–1926), known as "Birdie", was the wife of Texas State Senator Cone Johnson. A suffragist active in women's rights issues, she served on the first board of regents for...

5/3/2015 5/3/2015

Mary Eleanor Brackenridge (March 7, 1837 – February 14, 1924) was one of three women on the first board of regents at Texas Woman's University, the first woman in the state of Texas to sit on ...

5/1/2015 5/1/2015

Mary Melissa Dodge (1861 - d.)

Mary Melissa Hoadley Dodge (1861 – 24 December 1934) was an American heiress who moved to England and sponsored many causes during her life, including women's suffrage, Theosophy and the arts.

6/4/2009 4/21/2015

Bella Abzug MP (1920 - 1998)

Bella Savitsky Abzug (July 24, 1920 – March 31, 1998), nicknamed "Battling Bella", was an American lawyer, U.S. Representative, social activist and a leader of the Women's Movement. In 1971, A...

7/24/2014 4/13/2015

Maud Nathan MP (1862 - 1946)

Maud Nathan (October 20, 1862 - December 15, 1946) was an American social worker, labor activist and suffragist for women's right to vote.[1] She came from a prominent New York family, descended fr...

2/25/2009 4/11/2015

Judith Vladeck MP (1923 - 2007)

Judith Pomarlen Vladeck (August 1, 1923 - January 8, 2007) was a prominent American labor lawyer and civil rights advocate, particularly on behalf of women. She helped set new legal precedents agains...

1/14/2015 4/10/2015

Aletta Henriëtte Jacobs MP (1854 - 1929)

Aletta Jacobs (1854-1929) was the first Dutch woman in history who was officially admitted to the University. During her life she fought for womens rights. Thanks to her and other brave women (and men)...

6/17/2011 4/9/2015

Adelaide Johnson (1859 - 1955)

"Adelaide Johnson"

Adelaide Johnson (1859–1955) was an American sculptor whose work is displayed in the U.S. Capitol and a feminist who was devoted to the cause for equality of women.

4/6/2015 4/6/2015

Mary Elliott Flanery (1867 - 1933)

Mary Elliott Flanery (April 27, 1867 - July 19, 1933) was an American progressive era social reformer, suffragist, politician, and journalist who is best remembered as the first women elected to the ...

4/2/2015 4/2/2015

Enid Yandell (1869 - 1934)

Enid Yandell (October 6, 1870 – June 13, 1934) was an American sculptor who studied with Auguste Rodin and Frederick William MacMonnies. Yandell was a prolific sculptor creating numerous p...

4/1/2015 4/1/2015

Josephine Henry (1846 - 1928)

Josephine Kirby Henry (née Williamson) (February 22, 1846 – 1928) was an American Progressive Era women's rights leader, suffragist, social reformer, and writer from Versailles, Kentuck...

4/1/2015 4/1/2015

Hattie Hooker Wilkins (1875 - 1949)

Hattie Wilkins (née Hooker) (July 28, 1875 – 1949) was an American progressive era suffragist and women's rights activist who is best known for being the first woman elected to a seat...

3/30/2015 3/30/2015

Patti Ruffner Jacobs (1875 - 1935)

"Patty"

Pattie Ruffner Jacobs (sometimes Patti, Patty, or Mrs. Solon Harold Jacobs) was an American women's suffragist from Birmingham, Alabama. She was inducted into the Alabama Women's Hall of Fame in 19...

12/31/2014 3/30/2015

Martha Ellicott Tyson (1795 - 1873)

Martha Ellicott Tyson (September 13, 1795 — March 5, 1873) was an Elder of the Quaker Meeting in Baltimore, anti-slavery and women's rights advocate, author of the first biography of Benjami...

3/30/2015 3/30/2015

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 3/29/2015

Catherine Roraback (1920 - 2007)

Catherine Gertrude "Katie" Roraback (September 17, 1920 – October 17, 2007) was a civil rights attorney in Connecticut, best known for representing Estelle Griswold and Dr. C. Lee Buxton in th...

3/29/2015 3/29/2015

Mary Hall (1843 - 1927)

Mary Hall (August 16, 1843 – November 15, 1927) was the first female lawyer in Connecticut, and also a poet, a suffragist, and a philanthropist. In 1882, the Connecticut Supreme Court of Error...

3/29/2015 3/29/2015

Estelle Griswold (deceased)

Estelle Naomi Trebert Griswold (June 8, 1900 – August 13, 1981) was a civil rights activist and feminist most commonly known as a defendant in what became the Supreme Court case Griswold v. Co...

2/12/2009 3/29/2015

Emily Helen Butterfield (1884 - 1958)

Emily Helen Butterfield (August 4, 1884, Algonac, Michigan – March 22, 1958, Neebish Island) was a pioneer in the Michigan women's movement. She was Michigan's first licensed female architec...

3/28/2015 3/28/2015