Gypsy Rose Lee (January 9, 1911 – April 26, 1970) was an American burlesque entertainer famous for her striptease act. She was also an actress, author, and playwright whose 1957 memoir was made into the stage musical and film Gypsy. Louise's sister, was actress June Havoc.
Rose Livingston was an ex-prostitute turned social reformer, known during the era as "The Angel of Chinatown" for her work with the prostitutes in the area. She has some things to say about her work in this 1912 New York Times article. Fola La Follette was the daughter of Wisconsin Governor and U.S. Senator Robert M. La Follette Sr., and was a Broadway actress as well as a political activist. La Follette's support of a garment workers strike in 1913.
This is Rose Valland, one of the heroes of Nazi-Occupied France. An employee of the Louvre, she kept records of the art stolen by Nazi officers- what was taken, from where, and by who. She was instrumental in the postwar return of countless stolen pieces, and one of the most decorated women in French history.