Clara Barton

Clara Barton (1821-1912) Pioneering nurse who founded the American Red Cross. Quote: "I may sometimes be willing to teach for nothing, but...

Edna Gardner Whyte

Edna Gardner Whyte (1902-1992) American pioneer aviator, flight instructor, and nurse who won over 120 racing trophies in the course of a...

Elizabeth Cady Stanton

Elizabeth Cady Stanton (1815-1902) American suffragist, social activist, abolitionist, and leading figure of the early women's rights movement. Quote: "We hold these...

Marian Anderson

Marian Anderson (1897-1993) The first African-American to perform as a member of the New York Metropolitan Opera and winner of multiple awards...

Eleanor Roosevelt

Eleanor Roosevelt (1884 - 1962) American political figure, diplomat and activist; longest-serving first lady Quote: "Women are like teabags. You don't know...

Helen Keller

Helen Keller (1880 - 1968) American author, Political Activist, and lecturer. She was the first deaf-blind person to earn a bachelor of arts...

Sarojini Naidu

(1879 - 1949) Indian Independence Activist & Poet Quote: "A country's greatness lies in its undying ideals of love and sacrifice that...