Category: Law

Raimey, Mabel Watson

Mabel Watson Raimey

Mabel Raimey was the first African American woman to graduate from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, attend Marquette University Law School, and practice law in Wisconsin.

Brooks, Angie

Angie Brooks

Angie Brooks is best known as the first African woman to serve as president of the United Nations General Assembly.

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.