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Nathan Maud

1862-1946Maud Nathan was a labor activist who helped to found the New York Consumers' League and later the National Consumers'…

Nation Carrie A.

1846-1911Carry Nation was a member of the temperance movement. She became famous for entering bars and saloons and destroying the…

Nevelson Louise

1899-1988Louise Nevelson was an innovative artist that became one of the most important figures in 20th-century sculpture.

Nichols Clarina

1810-1885Clarina Nichols was a journalist who was a pioneer in the women’s rights movement and a fervent abolitionist. Moving to…

Nixon Pat’

1912-1993Catherine “Pat” Nixon was the wife of President Richard Nixon. As First Lady, she traveled extensively. Known as “Madame Ambassador,”…

Oakley Annie

1860-1926Annie Oakley was a sharpshooter who toured with Buffalo Bill’s Wild West Show. A gifted marksman, she became internationally famous.…

O’Connor Flannery

1925-1964Flannery O’Connor was a writer who specialized in the short story form. Her writing stressed themes of southern life and…

O’Keefe Georgia

1887-1986Georgia O'Keeffe was a painter. One of the founders of American Modernism, she combined abstraction and symbolism into visually compelling…

Ostrom Elinor

1933-2012Elinor Ostrom was a political scientist and the only woman to win the Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences. Her work…

Ovington Mary White

1865-1951Mary White Ovington was a social reformer. She helped establish settlement houses in Brooklyn and came to focus on racial…

Lange Elizabeth Clovis

1784-1882Elizabeth Clovis Lange founded the Oblate Sisters of Providence, the first African American Roman Catholic order in the United States.…

Lazarus Emma

1849-1887Emma Lazarus was a poet recognized in America and Europe for her work on the story of the Jewish people.…

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