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2 Women In History Bethany Bomer ETE 101 section 06 September 30, 2005

3 Martha Washington born June 2, 1731 First president’s wife Married Daniel Parke Custis 1749 Married George in 1759 Helped put on formal dinners so that other nations would look at the United States with respect

4 Susan B. Anthony Born persuaded the University of Rochester to admit women her acquaintance with Elizabeth Cady Stanton, led her to join the women's rights movement in 1852 Susan B. Anthony and Elizabeth Cady Stanton ography.html

5 Clara Barton Born 1821 Teacher for forty years Helped in surgery during the civil war Entered the battlefield as a nurse Founded the American Red Cross because she was impressed by the National Red Cross

6 Harriet Tubman 1820 born into slavery 1849 ran away to Philadelphia Rescued many of her family members out of slavery 1857 rescued her parents Helped over 300 people escape slavery on the “underground railroad” LibraryLibrary of Congress

7 1928 flew over the Atlantic Ocean 1930 flew solo over the Atlantic 1937 lost trying to fly around the world Amelia Earhart

8 Eleanor Roosevelt Committed to social reform dedicated to the abolition of child labor Persuaded her husband, the president, to sign many executive orders that barred discrimination in the administration of various New Deal projects e100/leaders/profile/eleanor.h tml

9 DOROTHEA LANGE Born 1895 Photographer of the great depression Many of her photos censored by the U.S. government Exposed Japanese internment camps through pictures Most famous photo “Migrant Mother ” Migrant Mother p/index.php?action=cC atalog.showItem&cid= 14&scid=174&iid=110 8

10 Oprah Winferey First job at 17, when she was hired by WVOL radio in Nashville Attended Tennessee State University 1976, she moved to Baltimore to join WJZ-TV news as a co- anchor 1978 discovered her talent for hosting talk shows when she became co-host of WJZ-TV's "People Are Talking” January 1984, moved to Chicago to host WLS-TV's "AM Chicago" September “AM Chicago” renamed “Oprah WInferey Show” First African American woman to become a billionaire Oprah as a little girl

11 Works Cited “ Martha Dandridge Custis Washington.” The White House. The White House. 30 Sept “Destitute Pea Pickers in California [Migrant Mother].” The Library of Congress. The Library of Congress. 30 Sept =174&iid=1108 =174&iid=1108 “Clara Barton.” Women of the Hall. National Women Hall of Fame. 30 Sept “Anna Eleanor Roosevelt.” The White House. The White House. 30 Sept “Oprah Winferey.” Academy Of Achievement. Academy of Achievement. 30 Sept “Biography Of Susan B. Anthony.” The Susan B. Anthony House. 30 Sept “Harriet Tubman.” Famous American Women. 30 Sept. 2005

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