Category: 1901-1950

Newcomb, Kate

Kate Newcomb

Dr. Kate Pelham Newcomb, also known as the "Angel on Snowshoes," was a popular physician in Northern Wisconsin who provided health care where few medical services were available.

Gale, Zona

Zona Gale

In 1921, American author and playwright Zona Gale became the first woman to win the Pulitzer Prize for Drama, for the play MISS LULU BETT.

Toft, Emma

Emma Toft

Emma Toft is known as “Wisconsin’s First Lady of Conservation” for her efforts to save an ancient forest in Door County from being destroyed by logging and commercial development.

O’Keeffe, Georgia

Georgia O'Keeffe

One of the major American artists of the 20th century, Georgia O’Keeffe developed a unique approach to abstract painting that reflected the landscapes around her.