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Jone Johnson Lewis

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By Jone Johnson Lewis

    Updated Articles and Resources
    • Ancient Women Rulers Created: Friday, January 11, 2008 Updated: Thursday, April 24, 2014
      An extensive list of some of the most powerful women in the ancient (and classical) world.
    • Famous Women Scientists Created: Tuesday, November 30, 2010 Updated: Thursday, April 24, 2014
      Famous women scientists through the ages - how many do you know? Many linked to individual profiles to find out more about these women in the sciences, including medicine and mathematics.
    • African American History and Women Timeline Created: Thursday, January 25, 2007 Updated: Thursday, April 24, 2014
      A chronology of events and birthdates for African American women and other women involved in African American history. This section of the timeline covers the years 1492-1699.
    • Notable African American Women Created: Thursday, January 18, 2007 Updated: Thursday, April 24, 2014
      Find biographies and more about some of America's most notable black women, from colonial times to the present.
    • Most Notable Women of Medieval Europe Created: Friday, June 15, 2007 Updated: Thursday, April 24, 2014
      Impressive women of medieval Europe: rulers, artists, writers, saints, they all were important in their day, though some have been nearly forgotten since.
    • Biographies of Women Created: Friday, December 05, 2008 Updated: Thursday, April 24, 2014
      Find biographies of notable women: An index to women's biographies on this site: an ever-expanding list of biographies of notable women, including those who are famous and those who should be more well known.
    • Biographies of Famous Women - B Created: Friday, December 05, 2008 Updated: Thursday, April 24, 2014
      Alphabetical index of biographies of famous women of history. This page includes women whose names begin with the letter B.
    • Powerful Women Rulers Everyone Should Know Created: Friday, June 15, 2007 Updated: Thursday, April 24, 2014
      Every person who wants to be literate in history should know about these powerful women rulers -- queens, pharaohs, empresses.
    • Women's Suffrage Created: Tuesday, October 25, 2005 Updated: Thursday, April 24, 2014
      Women's suffrage - articles, biographies, timelines, original documents, pictures, and more information on the long struggle to win the vote for women.
    • Kate Chase Sprague Created: Wednesday, December 11, 2013 Updated: Thursday, April 24, 2014
      Kate Chase Sprague, daughter of Republican politician Salmon P. Chase, was the darling of Civil War Washington society. Her extravagant marriage to a handsome and wealthy Senator was the event of 1863, but the marriage soon turned to scandal.
    • Anne Boleyn Created: Tuesday, August 04, 2009 Updated: Thursday, April 24, 2014
      Biography and fact sheet about Anne Boleyn, second queen consort of Henry VIII and mother of Queen Elizabeth I, with pictures and a bibliography.
    • Women and World War II: Comfort Women Created: Wednesday, January 17, 2007 Updated: Wednesday, April 23, 2014
      During World War II, comfort women served the Japanese military sexually. While the Japanese government disclaims responsibility, many or most of the women were forced into this service.
    • Joan Baez Created: Tuesday, August 19, 2008 Updated: Wednesday, April 23, 2014
      Joan Baez, folk musician and activist, came to prominence in the 1960s folk music revival and the peace and civil rights movements of that decade. Learn more from her biography, with a book list and discography.
    • Isabella d'Este Created: Saturday, August 22, 2009 Updated: Wednesday, April 23, 2014
      Isabella d'Este biography - a profile of Isabella d'Este, part of the Italian Renaissance nobility and arts world.
    • Toni Morrison Created: Thursday, February 08, 2007 Updated: Wednesday, April 23, 2014
      A biography sketch of Toni Morrison, African American woman writer, and winner of a Pulitzer Prize and Nobel Prize for Literature.
    • Feminist Poetry Created: Tuesday, March 30, 2010 Updated: Wednesday, April 23, 2014
      Defining and describing the feminist poetry movement of the 1960s and later: where it came from, who was involved, and what their goals were.
    • Empress Theodora Created: Thursday, August 21, 2008 Updated: Tuesday, April 22, 2014
      Biography of the Empress Theodora: about the Byzantine ruler Theodora, a powerful woman whose story is told primarily by Procopius.
    • Molly Brown Created: Monday, September 05, 2005 Updated: Tuesday, April 22, 2014
      A biography of Titanic survivor, Margaret Tobin Brown, known as Molly Brown. She was the subject of the play and movie, The Unsinkable Molly Brown.
    • Women in the Tudor Dynasty Created: Wednesday, April 11, 2007 Updated: Tuesday, April 22, 2014
      Would Henry VIII be nearly so fascinating if he didn't have so many fascinating female connections -- not only wives, but daughters, sisters, ancestors, and others? Here are some of the key women in the life and reign of Henry VIII.
    • Florence Nightingale Created: Monday, November 27, 2006 Updated: Tuesday, April 22, 2014
      A profile of Florence Nightingale, founder of the modern profession of nursing.
    • Married Women's Property Act: 1848, New York State Created: Tuesday, June 14, 2005 Updated: Tuesday, April 22, 2014
      Explanation and text of the groundbreaking 1848 law granting women legal right to keep and acquire property after marriage.
    • Mother Jones Created: Tuesday, August 01, 2006 Updated: Tuesday, April 22, 2014
      A biography of Mother Jones. Women's History.
    • Harriet Tubman Biography - From Slavery to Freedom [4] Created: Tuesday, February 06, 2007 Updated: Tuesday, April 22, 2014
      Harriet Tubman spent nearly a half century after the end of the Civil War in New York, helping indigent elderly African Americans, speaking of her famous exploits, and even speaking for women's rights.
    • What's Wrong With Beauty Pageants? Created: Friday, September 30, 2011 Updated: Tuesday, April 22, 2014
      What's wrong with beauty pageants? Why did feminists of the 1960s protest Miss America? A list of 10 women's liberation objections to the Miss America pageant.
    • Elizabeth Cady Stanton Quotes Created: Saturday, April 24, 2004 Updated: Tuesday, April 22, 2014
      Quotes by Elizabeth Cady Stanton - part of an extensive collection of quotations by notable women.
    • Edmonia Lewis Created: Tuesday, February 21, 2006 Updated: Tuesday, April 22, 2014
      A profile of Edmonia Lewis, African American and Native American female sculptor, whose work became popular again in the late 20th century.
    • Marie Antoinette Created: Wednesday, November 01, 2006 Updated: Monday, April 21, 2014
      Daughter of the Austrian royal family, Marie Antoinette was Queen of France 1774-1793, deposed and executed by the French Revolution.
    • Marilyn Monroe Quotes Created: Thursday, February 19, 2004 Updated: Monday, April 21, 2014
      Find the best Marilyn Monroe quotes, on acting, her life, marriage, men, and more. You'll find familiar and unfamiliar quotes here, and learn more about this tragic movie star through her words.
    • Mary Wollstonecraft Legacy Created: Tuesday, May 19, 2009 Updated: Monday, April 21, 2014
      Overview of the legacy, life, and work of England's early feminist, Mary Wollstonecraft, author of A Vindication of the Rights of Woman.
    • Margaret Pole, Tudor Matriarch and Martyr Created: Saturday, April 19, 2014 Updated: Monday, April 21, 2014
      Margaret Pole, daughter of disgraced brother of Edward IV and Richard III, was the mother of Roman Catholic cleric Reginald Pole. Margaret found first favor under Henry VII and Henry VIII, then disfavor and a horrible end.
    • Lucy Stone Biography Created: Thursday, December 13, 2007 Updated: Monday, April 21, 2014
      A biography of Lucy Stone, known as the woman who kept her own name after marriage, but involved far more deeply in the struggle for women's rights.
    • Male Chauvinist Pig Created: Thursday, October 16, 2003 Updated: Sunday, April 20, 2014
      A glossary entry for male chauvinist pig.

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