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Elizabeth "Libbie" B. Custer, wife of General George Armstrong Custer. My favorite photo of Libbie. A quote by Libbie years after his death "I believe he had many enemies there, and none of them were Indians."
Libbie Henrietta Hyman (1888-1969) graduated from the University of Chicago in 1910 and earned a Ph.D. degree from Chicago in 1915. She stayed at the university with an appointment as a research assistant until 1931 because, despite her pioneering work on classification of invertebrates and her publication volume (six major books and over 100 articles), other universities would not hire her because she was Jewish. In 1937 she was appointed as a research associate at the American Museum of Nat...