1st Women

Abigail Adams – First Lady & Patriot

Louisa Johnson Adams  -Wife of John Quincy Adams

Aspasia – First Woman of Athens

Antoinette Brown Blackwell – First Ordained Woman Minister in America

Elizabeth Blackwell First Female Physician in the U.S.

Rosa Bonheur – French Artist and the First Woman to Earn the Legion of Honor in Paris

Margaret Brent First Woman to Request the Vote

Barbara Bush First Lady and Mother of George W. Bush

Laura Welch Bush First Lady

Frances Folsom Cleveland Wife of President Grover Cleveland

Marie Sklodowska Curie Polish-Born Chemist & Physicist

Amelia Earhart The First Woman to Fly Solo Across the Atlantic

Mamie Eisenhower Military Wife and First Lady

Abigail Powers Fillmore The Literary First Lady

Cornelia Fort – First Woman to Die in Active Military Duty

Lucretia Garfield – Five Month First Lady

Josephine – Empress of France, First Wife of Napoleon Bonaparte

Julia Dent Grant –  The General’s Lady

Lucy Webb Hayes-  Legendary First Lady

Caroline Harrison – First Lady and Domestic Activist

Anna Symmes Harrison –  Wife of President William Harrison

Lou Henry Hoover – Wife of Henry Hoover

Vinnie Ream Hoxie  – Sculptor

Rachel Jackson –  The General’s Lady

Claudia Johnson – The First Lady Called “Lady Bird”

Eliza McCardle Johnson – First Lady From Tennessee

Harriet Lane First Lady to a Bachelor President

Henrietta Larson

Mary Todd Lincoln – The Emancipator’s Lady

Belva A. Lockwood – First Woman Admitted to Bar of U.S. Supreme Court 1830 – 1917

Ada Byron Lovelace –  The First Computer Programmer 1815 – 1852

Mary Lyon  – Noted Educator of Women

Dolley Madison  – American Icon

Ida Saxton McKinley – Invalid of the White House

Wilma ManKiller – First Woman Chief of the Cherokee Nation

Mileva Maric Mother of the Theory of Relativity

Mary – Mother of Jesus

Maria Mitchell Pioneer Scientist

Elizabeth Monroe Elegance in the White House

Jane Appleton Pierce – Shadow of the White House

Sarah Polk

Edith Carow Roosevelt-  Calm Among the Storm

Valentina Tereshkova –  The First Woman in Space

Bess Truman –  “The Boss”

Letitia Christian Tyler – The Invisible First Lady

Julia Gardner Tyler –  The Rode of Long Island

Madam C.J. Walker –  First African-American Female Millionaire

Martha Washington A.D. 1731-1802 The “First” First Lady

Emma Hart Willard – 1787 – 1870

Edith Wilson Wife for a Crisis