Category: Journalism

Jennings, Janet

Janet Jennings

Janet Jennings, a news reporter, became known as “the Angel of the Seneca” for her heroic nursing work during the Spanish-American War.

Baird, Elizabeth

Elizabeth Baird

Elizabeth Baird’s newspaper stories about the developing Green Bay area in the 1800s were among the earliest written accounts of life in Wisconsin.

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.

Chapelle, Dickey

Dickey Chapelle

Dickey Chapelle was the first female American war correspondent to parachute with American troops and the first killed covering combat.