Charlotta Bass was the first Black woman to run for Vice President of the United States.
Zitkála-Šá co-composed and wrote the libretto for the first American Indian opera.
Jeannette Rankin made history as the first woman elected to the U.S. Congress.
Jovita Idar was a Latina journalist who worked for an end to segregation and racism.
Martha Hughes Cannon was a historic state senator and public health pioneer.
Mary Church Terrell was a suffragist, civil rights activist and co-founder of the NAACP.
Sonora Webster Carver (1904-2003) was one of the most famous horse divers in the world.
Gertrude Ederle made history in 1926 as the first woman to swim across the English Channel
Queen Lili‘uokalani was the first sovereign queen, and the last monarch of Hawai'i.
Sissieretta Jones was the first Black woman to headline a concert at Carnegie Hall.