Early America

Abigail Smith Adams: Women’s Rights Proponent and First Lady

Abigail Adams: A Legacy of Resilience

Jane Addams – American Sociologist

Elizabeth Cabot Agassiz – American Teacher and Writer

Louisa May Alcott – American Writer

Mary C. Ames – American Author

Mary Anderson – American Actress

E.L. Ashford – American Musician and Composer

Gertrude Atherton – American Novelist

Sarah Franklin Bache – A.D. 1744 – 1808

Albion F. Bacon – American Reformer

Katherine Isabel Barrows – American Editor and Penologist

Florence Bascom – American Geologist

Clara Barton – Great Leader in the Red Cross Movement

Cecilia Beaux – American Painter

Catherine Beecher – Pioneer in the Movement for the Higher Education of Women in the U.S.

Elizabeth Blackwell – The First Woman Who Ever Obtained a Medical Diploma in the U.S.

Mary Louise Booth – American Journalist and Translator

Belle Boyd – A Woman of Principal

Molly Brant – Mohawk Loyalist

Frances E. H. Burnett – American Author

Annie Jump Cannon – American Astronomer

Annie Louise Cary – American Contralto

Mary Cassatt – American Figure and Portrait Painter

Fanny Crosby – Blind American Hymn Writer

Alice Brown – American Novelist and Dramatist

Baroness Angela Burdett-Coutts – English Philanthropist

Katharine J. Bush – American Zoologist

Louise H. K. Cox – American Painter

Charlotte Saunders Cushman – American Actress

Pauline Cushman – Civil War Spy

Varina Anne Davis – Daughter of the Confederacy

Margaret W. Deland – American Novelist

Elsie De Wolfe – American Actress and Decorator

Emily Dickinson – American Poet

Dorothea Lynde Dix – American Philanthropist

Grace Hoadley Dodge – American Philanthropist

Mary E. M. Dodge – American Editor, Author and Poet

Sarah P. H. Doremus – American Philanthropist

Alice Morse Earle – American Writer on Colonial History

Margaret C. Ferguson – American Botanist

Fanny Fern (Mrs. Parton) – American Authoress and Journalist

Minnie Maddern Fiske – American Actress

Alice C. Fletcher – American Ethnologist

Margaret Fuller – American Critic and Essayist

Mary E. Garrett – American Philanthropist

Emily Geiger – Teenage Revolutionary War Heroine

Abigail Gibbons – American Philanthropist

Charlotte P. Gilman – American Speaker and Writer on Social and Economic Subjects

Sarah Josepha Hale – American Editor and Author

Nancy Hanks – Mother of Abraham Lincoln

Marion Harland – American Novelist and Journalist

Phoebe A. Hearst – American Philanthropist

Jenny Hodgers – Civil War Soldier

Harriet Hosmer – American Sculpter

Vinnie Ream Hoxie – American Sculptor

Rachel Jackson – First Lady

Mary Putnam Jacobi – American Physician

Sarah Orne Jewett – American Novelist and Writer

Clara Louise Kellogg – American Singer

Martha G. Kimball – American Philanthropist and War Nurse

Martha J. R. Lamb – American Historian

Lucy Larcom – American Poet

Julia C. Lathrop – American Humanitarian and Social Worker

Rose Hawthorne Lathrop – American Poet and Philanthropist

Mrs. Frank Leslie – American Publisher

Edmonia Lewis – American Sculptor

Mary F. Low – American Painter

Amy Lowell – American Poet and Critic

Clemence S. Lozier – American Physician

Mary Lyon – American Teacher

Josephine Shaw Lowell – American Philanthropist and Social Worker

Anita Newcomb McGee – American Physician and Army Nurse

Dolley Madison – American Icon

Helen Marot – American Labor Leader

Elizabeth Storrs Mead – First President of Mount Holyoke College

Annie Nathan Meyer – American Author and Promoter of the Higher Education of Women

Annie Jenness Miller – American Dress Reformer, Author and Lecturer

Maria Mitchell – American Astronomer

Rebecca Motte – Ardent Patriot

Lillian Nordica – American Soprano

Mrs. Zelia Nuttall – American Archaeologist

Susan M. Osborne – American Philanthropist

Alice Freeman Palmer – American Educator

Cynthia Ann Parker – Comanche Captive

Maria Parloa – American Domestic Economist and Author

Annie Smith Peck – American Mountain Climber

Josephine Preston Peabody – American Poet and Dramatist

Mary Young Pickersgill – Maker of the “Star Spangled Banner”

Pilgrim Women

Molly Pitcher – Revolutionary War Hero

Pocahontas – Indian Heroine of Colonial Times

Maud Powell – American Violinist

Ann Preston – American Physician and Educator

Frances F. Cleveland Preston – Wife of Grover Cleveland

Emily J. Putnam – American Author and Educator

M.G. Van Rensselaer – American Author

Agnes Repplier – American Essayist and Critic

Ellen H. Richards – American Sanitary Chemist, Educator and Author

Amélie Rives – American Author

Betsy Ross – Maker of America’s First Flag

Lillian Russell – American Actress

Sacajawea – Shoshone Woman

Deborah Sampson – A Soldier of the Revolution

Margaret E. Sangster – American Author and Editor

Mrs. Russell Sage – American Philanthropist

Louisa Lee Schuyler – American Philanthropic Social Worker

Mary Shaw – American Actress, Lecturer and Woman Suffrage Leader

Lydia H. Sigourney – American Writer of Prose and Poetry

Sophia Smith – America Philanthropist and Founder of Smith College

Mrs. James Speyer – American Philanthropist

Jane L. Stanford – American Philanthropist

Carrie Adell Strahorn

Daring Doctor Sofie By Cynthia Sterling

Miss Bessie Stevens – Just A Country Schoolteacher

Gene Stratton-Porter – American Author and Ornithologist

Celia Thaxter – American Poet

Martha Carey Thomas – American Educator

Sarah Elizabeth Thompson – Tennessee Widow and Spy

Ella Flagg Young – American Educator

Lillian D. Wald – American Social Worker

Dr. Mary Walker – American Surgeon, Pioneer in Feminine Dress Reform and Woman Suffrage

Elizabeth Stuart Phelps Ward – American Philanthropist and Author

Martha Washington – Wife of the First President of the United States

Mary E. Wilkins – American Novelist

Jane Wilkinson Long – Mother of Texas

Emma Hart Willard – Leader in the American Movement for the Higher Education of Women

Susannah Winslow – Sailed to America on the Mayflower

Anne H. Wharton – American Writer

Edith Wharton – American Novelist

Catherine L. Wolfe – American Philanthropist

Mary Emma Woolley – American Educator

Fanny B. Workman – American Mountain-Climber and Explorer

Mabel Osgood Wright – American Nature Writer and Novelist