First Woman Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States.
Civil Rights Leader. Congresswoman. First African American Woman to give Keynote Address; Democratic National Convention, 1976.
American Novelist. Essayist. Playwright. Short Story Writer.
Marine Biologist. Author of Silent Spring. Conservationist.
American artist, who started her successful career at 78.
First Lady; 1963-1969.
Second Lady, 1961-1963.
Helen’s Keller’s teacher, and lifelong companion.
Lawyer. Second female associate justice of the United States Supreme Court; 1993-2020.
1937 Pulitzer Prize winner, Gone With The Wind.
Lawyer. Congresswoman. Activist in the Women’s Movement.
Poet. Memoirist. Civil Rights Activist. Performer.
Actress. LBJ’s Special Assistant for Consumer Affairs.
Consumer Correspondent, The Today Show.
“First Lady of American Theatre”.
One of 16 actors to have won the Emmy, Grammy, Oscar, and Tony (EGOT).
Founder of Chicago’s Hull House. Social worker.
1931 recipient of Nobel Peace Prize.
Novelist of the Gilded Age. First woman to receive the Pulitzer Prize for Literature; 1921’s The Age of Innocence.
Longest tenure as First Lady 1933-1945.
Chairman, United Nations Committee on Human Rights.
First aviatrix to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean.
Founder, American Red Cross.
Writer. Women’s Rights Activist. Suffragette.
“Mother of the Civil Rights Movement”.
American Educator. Civil Rights Leader.
First Lady, 1861-1865.
NASA scientist. “Human Computer”. Subject of the film, Hidden Figures.
Author. Activist. Civil Rights Leader. Wife of Martin Luther King.
First African American woman elected to Congress.
First African American candidate for President of the United States, 1972.