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Zona Gale

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.
Vernice Gallimore

Vernice Gallimore

Vernice Gallimore became Milwaukee's first African American policewoman in 1946.
Debora Gil Casado

Debora Gil Casado

Community activist and educator Debora Gil R. Casado cofounded the first Spanish-language immersion school in Madison, Wisconsin.
Ho-poe-kaw Glory of the Morning

Ho-poe-kaw Glory of the Morning

Ho-poe-kaw, which translates to “Glory of the Morning,” was a Ho-Chunk chief in the 1700s.
Lavinia Goodell

Lavinia Goodell

Lavinia Goodell was the first female lawyer admitted to the bar of the Wisconsin Supreme Court.
Ann D. Gordon

Ann D. Gordon

A student activist in the 1960s, Ann D. Gordon became a history professor and an important scholar of women’s suffrage in the U.S.
Carie Graves

Carie Graves

Carie Graves was a three-time Olympian and a medal winner for the U.S. women's rowing team.
Ruth Gruber

Ruth Gruber

Ruth Gruber was a journalist and humanitarian known for her work documenting the lives of refugees.
Camille Guérin-Gonzales

Camille Guérin-Gonzales

Historian Camille Guérin-Gonzales, who directed the UW–Madison’s Chican@ and Latin@ Studies Program, was devoted to justice for working people.