Posts Tagged ‘Women’s History Wednesday’
Largely forgotten today, Cornelia Hancock was one of the best known and beloved nurses of the Army of the Potomac during the Civil War. Throughout the war, from the Battle of Gettysburg to Appomattox, she maintained a long association with the 14th Connecticut Volunteers through her work in 2nd and 3rd Corps […]
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Sarah Goode is believed to be the first African American woman to receive a United States patent. She invented a folding bed, a precursor to the modern Murphy bed.
Distinguished by her tireless work for the rights and well-being of patients, Colonel Laura Brosch is both a great leader and a great adviser in the field of military medicine.
Nurse, humanitarian, battlefield-braver, and kick-butt 19th century woman: Harriet Tubman was truly astounding.
We’re thinking about another Clara: Clara Lemlich. While Clara Barton was one of the first female federal employees, Clara Lemlich was also a working woman … a garment worker on New York’s Lower East Side.
This Veteran’s Day and Women’s History Wednesday, we’re honoring a group of veterans few people know about: Women Airforce Service Pilots (WASPs).
Susie King Taylor was incredible. There’s no other way to put it.
Another amazing 19th century woman, like Clara, Mother Jones fought for the welfare of others.
Ada Lovelace was the word’s first computer programmer … in the 1840s. That’s right, we said 1840s.