A major figure in 20th century American literature, Jazz Age poet Edna St. Vincent Millay was only nineteen years old when she published 'Renaissance,' the poem that launched her career.
Margaret Olivia Slocum Sage is a trailblazer of philanthropy.
Learn about an abolitionist and a feminist during the 19th century.
Learn about a women’s rights leader who helped lead the way for women's right to vote.
Learn about the renowned physicist and chemist who invented "invisible glass."
Learn about American folk artist, Grandma Moses.
Learn about Elizabeth Cady Stanton, a champion for all rights of women.
Learn about internationally recognized sculptor & Rensselaer County native, Edmonia Lewis.
Learn about Ethelda Bleibtrey, the first woman ever to win three Olympic gold medals.
Grace Hudowalski was the first woman to hike the 46 peaks of the Adirondacks and was a pioneer in the creation of the ADK Forty-Sixers club.
Learn about Elizabeth Freeman (Mumbet), a slave in western Massachusetts until she sued for freedom and won.
Modernist sculptor Alice Morgan Wright was a suffragist and animal welfare advocate.
Learn why Eleanor Roosevelt was dubbed 'first lady of the world.'
Learn about Ann Lee, the visionary leader who brought the Shakers to America.
Learn about Emma Willard, founder of the first higher education school for women in the US.