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Ross Betsy

1752-1836 Betsy Ross was an upholsterer and seamstress. During the Revolutionary War, she became widowed and ran the family upholstery…

Ross Esther

1904-1988 Esther Ross was a Native American rights activist. She spent her life fighting for federal recognition of the Stillaguamish…

Schurz Margarethe Meyer

1833-1876 Margarethe Meyer Schurz was a German immigrant. Before leaving Germany, she and her sister had established a number of…

Seton St. Elizabeth Ann

1774-1821 Elizabeth Ann Seton was an educator who established America’s first Catholic girl's school and its first Catholic woman’s religious…

Sexton Anne

1928-1974 Anne Sexton was poet known for writing about intensely personal issues. She won the Pulitzer Prize and numerous other…

Palmer Phoebe

1807-1874Phoebe Palmer was an evangelist who justified a woman’s right to preach and laid the groundwork for modern Pentecostalism.

Parker Dorothy

1893-1967Dorothy Parker was an author known for her magazine articles and book reviews that contained her sharp wit. Also a…

Parks Rosa

1913-2005Rosa Parks was a civil rights pioneer, launching the Montgomery Bus Boycott and national efforts to end racial segregation. She…

Parsons Mary Bliss

1628-1712Mary Bliss Parsons was a founder of Northampton, Connecticut. She is known for repeatedly being tried for witchcraft and acquitted…

Paul Alice

1885-1977Alice Paul was a suffragist and co-founder of the National Woman's Party. Paul's actions helped bring about the passage of…

Peck Annie Smith

1850-1935Annie Smith Peck was a mountaineer and writer. Leaving a career as a teacher, she became a mountain climber, setting…

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