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Women In History. Bethany Bomer ETE 101 section 06 September 30, 2005. 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. Martha Washington.

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women in history

Women In History

Bethany Bomer

ETE 101 section 06

September 30, 2005

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

Martha Washington
susan b anthony
Born 1820

1900 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

Susan B. Anthony and Elizabeth Cady Stanton

http://www.susanbanthonyhouse.org/biography.html

clara barton
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

http://www.greatwomen.org/women.php?action=viewone&id=17

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”

Harriet Tubman

Library of Congress

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Amelia Earhart

  • 1928 flew over the Atlantic Ocean
  • 1930 flew solo over the Atlantic
  • 1937 lost trying to fly around the world
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

Eleanor Roosevelt

http://www.time.com/time/time100/leaders/profile/eleanor.html

dorothea lange
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

http://www.loc.gov/shop/index.php?action=cCatalog.showItem&cid=14&scid=174&iid=1108

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 Winferey

Oprah as a little girl

works cited
Works Cited

“Martha Dandridge Custis Washington.” The White House. The White House. 30 Sept. 2005. http://www.whitehouse.gov/history/firstladies/mw1.html

“Destitute Pea Pickers in California [Migrant Mother].” The Library of Congress. The Library of Congress. 30 Sept. 2005. http://www.loc.gov/shop/index.php?action=cCatalog.showItem&cid=14&scid=174&iid=1108

“Clara Barton.” Women of the Hall. National Women Hall of Fame. 30 Sept. 2005. http://www.greatwomen.org/women.php?action=viewone&id=17

“Anna Eleanor Roosevelt.” The White House. The White House. 30 Sept. 2005. http://www.whitehouse.gov/history/firstladies/ar32.html

“Oprah Winferey.” Academy Of Achievement. Academy of Achievement. 30 Sept. 2005. http://www.achievement.org/autodoc/page/win0bio-1

“Biography Of Susan B. Anthony.” The Susan B. Anthony House.30 Sept. 2005. http://www.susanbanthonyhouse.org/biography.html

“Harriet Tubman.” Famous American Women. 30 Sept. 2005 <http://www.educationalsynthesis.org/famamer/Women.html>