Category: 1951-now

Rowland, Pleasant

Pleasant Rowland

Pleasant Rowland founded the American Girls Collection, a popular line of books, dolls, and accessories that features girls living during various eras in U.S. history.

Cheney, Lynne

Lynne Cheney

Lynne Cheney, who served as Second Lady of the United States, has devoted much of her career to writing and speaking about the importance of American history education.

Meir, Golda

Golda Meir

Golda Meir was a teacher and organizer in Milwaukee before becoming Israel's first female prime minister in 1969.

Blair, Bonnie

Bonnie Blair

Bonnie Blair is a world record-holding speed skater, a six-time Olympic medalist and the most decorated woman in Winter Olympic history.

Baldwin, Ineva Reilly

Ineva Reilly Baldwin

Before Ineva Reilly Baldwin championed the “Wisconsin Idea,” she was a U.S. Coast Guard lieutenant commander during World War II—the highest rank ever attained by a woman at that time.