Ada James was a Wisconsin suffragist leader who worked for women’s rights and other reforms in the early 20th century.
Mildred Fish-Harnack was the only American woman to die by Adolf Hitler's direct order for spying on Germany during World War II.
Margaret H’Doubler, “founder of American college dance,” created a dance major — the first in the U.S. — at the University of Wisconsin in 1926.
Frances Hamerstrom, an ornithologist who helped save the prairie chicken population in Wisconsin, was the first woman in the U.S. to earn a master’s degree in wildlife management.
Ruth Gruber was a journalist and humanitarian known for her work documenting the lives of refugees.
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.
Margaret "Marnie" Danhauser Brown played first base for the Racine Belles in the All-American Professional Girls Baseball League.