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Image description: A black-and-white photo of Maud Neprud Otjen standing in front of bare trees.

Maud Neprud Otjen

Maud Neprud Otjen was the first woman in Wisconsin to be a county superintendent of schools and encouraged women to be involved in civic life.
Image description: A black-and-white photo of Kate Newcomb holding an infant.

Kate Newcomb

Dr. Kate Pelham Newcomb was a popular physician in Northern Wisconsin who provided health care where few medical services were available.
Image description: A headshot of Barbara Nichols.

Barbara Nichols

Barbara Nichols was the first African American president of the Wisconsin Nursing Association and of the American Nursing Association.
Image description: A black-and-white headshot of Lorine Niedecker.

Lorine Niedecker

Lorine Niedecker, an important 20th century poet, was highly regarded for the poems she wrote about her Wisconsin surroundings.