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Updated: June 14, 2004

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Notable Women

An Overview

Women of the Century
Groups women by topic areas including Activists and Reformers, Politics and Government, Arts and Media, Space and Science and Sports and Exploration. Information is also available decade by decade. From discoveryschool.com.

Quotable Women
Famous quotations from notable women of the past and the present.

Women of Our Time
Twentieth century photographs from the National Portrait Gallery. From Shirley Temple to Amelia Earhart.

The History Channel’s Women’s History Month Biographical Profiles
Trailblazers who changed the world.

National Women’s Hall of Fame
Showcasing great women from all walks of life.

The Garden
Over 100 profiles of women of color in Arts and Media, Civil and Government, Exploration, Religion, Business and Service, Education, Organizations, and Sports and Fitness categories.

Women of Influence
Brief biographies of women from all walks of life. Includes prize winners, world political leaders, and goddesses.

Distinguished Women of Past and Present
Biographies of women who made cultural contributions through the arts, politics, and science. Long lists.

Women in the Political World

Center for American Women and Politics
Current and historical information about women officeholders and candidates.

First Ladies' Gallery
In-depth biographical information about the First Ladies, from Martha Dandridge Custis Washington to Laura Welch Bush.

First Lady Laura Bush: Inside the East Wing
First Lady Laura Welch Bush's official web site. Biographical sketch and links to her speeches. Also a link to all the previous First Ladies' histories.

National First Ladies’ Library
A national archive dedicated to educating people about the contributions of First Ladies and other important women in history.

Women in Congress
Brief biographies of all women who have served or are currently serving in the House of Representatives.

bookThe Impact of Women in Public Office
Edited by Susan Carroll, 2001.


Roadside Attractions
More interesting sites you might want to try.

Notable Individuals

Maya Lin
Architectural designer

Bonnie Blair
Speed skater

Madeleine Albright
First female U.S. Secretary of State

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