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.
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 about Kate Mullany, the young Irish-American laundry labor organizer of the 1860s.
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.