Annie Jump Cannon, Astronomer

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Post became an expert in pesticide toxicology and has been at the forefront supporting regulations to protect people and animals from pesticide poisoning. Women mathematicians before 1950, Association for Women in Mathematics Newsletter Newsletter, vol. 9 no. 4 (1979), 9-11. Lorna Simpson is a pioneer in the field of conceptual photography. Bessie Coleman, born in Atlanta, Texas, was one of the first licensed female pilots and the world's first black female aviator and barnstormer.

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Hillary Clinton (Remarkable People)

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In India, she started a school for the poorest children. César’s family had very little money and many times they did not have enough food to eat. She led the successfully grape boycott in the entire State of Michigan in 1965. Raintree; 1976 1st US Edition; 47 pages. Our goal is for this list to continue to expand, and for more biographies to be completed. - Official winners of Chemistry, Literature, Medicine, Physics, and Physiology Nobel Prizes.

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Helen Keller (Great Women in History)

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Wounded as she was, the remark did not make Abigail Adams recede in public. He corresponded with the famous women lawyers in America in the late nineteenth century, including Lelia Robinson, Belva Lockwood, Mary Greene and Clara Foltz. Soare, Louise Hay: 1935-1989, Association for Women in Mathematics Newsletter, 20 no. 1 ( January-February 1990 ), 3-4. The Free Methodist 44, no. 22 (30 May 1911): 3. Gender roles often become more differentiated when men and women become parents.

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Sheryl Swoopes (Modern Role Models)

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Days later, Leo killed four German soldiers in an ambush. He was re-elected in 1856 and again in 1862. Rameshwari Nehru: patriot and internationalist.- New Delhi: National Book Trust, 1986. Michael Feldberg, then Executive Director of the American Jewish Historical Society on behalf of the Society, and brought to fruition by co-editors Hyman and Deborah Dash Moore. Elizabeth Taylor (1932-2011 ) British-American actress.

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Rebel in a Dress: Adventurers

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By early 1862 her activities were well known to the Union Army and the press, who dubbed her "La Belle Rebelle," "the Siren of the Shenandoah," "the Rebel Joan of Arc," and "Amazon of Secessia." Stein, Ada: A Life and a Legacy, MIT Press, Cambridge, MA (1985). Michael Feldberg, then Executive Director of the American Jewish Historical Society on behalf of the Society, and brought to fruition by co-editors Hyman and Deborah Dash Moore.

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Queen of the Diamond: The Lizzie Murphy Story

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Srinivasan, Ruth Moufang, 1905-1977, Association for Women in Mathematics Newsletter, vol. 8, no. 2 (1978), 13-16. The chemical makeup of lava can provide important insights into the temperatures and pressures that the magma was subject to beneath the crust and changes that it may have undergone during their journey to the surface. The emphasis is on the facts of Sojourner’s life, the legal difficulties of her life, as well as her charismatic nature.

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Josephine Aspinwall Roche: Humanitarian (Great Lives in

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Held in Washington after before you on this. The missionaries continued their writing after they returned to Britain, while working for the Bible Society. Stereotypes are "overgeneralized beliefs about people based on their membership in one of many social categories" (Anselmi and Law 1998, p. 195). Besides contributing greatly to the various areas of science such as astronomy, biology, physics, mathematics and chemistry, the people outlined on this site also contributed with their wit, humor and general appreciation of the lighter elements of life.

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Helen of Troy (Queens and Princesses)

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Gender roles often become more differentiated when men and women become parents. C.'s Union Hospital to volunteer as nurses. Moses' famous automatic scripts are known from his books Spirit Teachings (1883) and Spirit Identity (1879). more The originator of the 'cross-correspondences' (a series of messages from the other side to different mediums in different parts of the world that on their own would mean nothing but which when put together would make sense) - 'the most persuasive evidence for the existence for the afterlife' according to Colin Wilson, psychic writer.

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Anne Frank - Biography for Kids - Just the Facts!

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But soon they discover that something completely unexpected is happening. Samples of her skin and hair were finally returned from the British College of Surgeons in 2002. Germany's Nazi government dismissed Jews from university positions, and Noether moved to the United States to take up a position at Bryn Mawr College in Pennsylvania where she lived out the rest of her days, dying of complications from ovarian cyst surgery.

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Khadija Bint Khuwaylid (The Age of Bliss)

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Dayton, Donald W., and Lucille Sider Dayton. "Recovering a Heritage: Part II, Evangelical Feminism." Team USA sends Schoolboy/Girl athletes to Pan-American Championships in Colombia at MacMurray College, and returns to help coach its women wrestlers . Hamer's dramatic appearance at the 1964 Democratic National Convention, where she led a group from the Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party in a bid to unseat the all-white Mississippi delegation, brought both Hamer and the virtual powerlessness of black Mississippians to the nation's attention; but the convention also marked her first debilitating encounter with the middle class of the national civil rights movement.

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