Category: 1901-1950

Toft, Emma

Emma Toft

Emma Toft is known as “Wisconsin’s First Lady of Conservation” for her efforts to save an ancient forest in Door County from being destroyed by logging and commercial development.

O’Keeffe, Georgia

Georgia O'Keeffe

A major American artist of the 20th century, Georgia O’Keeffe developed a unique approach to abstract painting that reflected the landscapes around her.

Chapelle, Dickey

Dickey Chapelle

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