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One of my favorite First Ladies: Lou Henry Hoover in a chemistry lab at Stanford University circa 1895, where she was one of the first women geologists.

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Lou Henry Hoover

Florence & Lou Henry. Mother and daughter in their first photo taken together in 1874. Baby Lou would grow up to become FLOTUS Lou Henry Hoover.

Before becoming First Lady, Lou Henry Hoover was a tomboy, outdoors woman, bareback horse rider, Girl Scout leader, world traveler, and one of the first women geologists at Stanford. Oh, and she spoke Latin and Chinese like it was no big deal. This First Lady had some SERIOUS awesomeness going on.

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Lou Henry Hoover

Lou Henry Hoover A portrait of First Lady Lou Henry Hoover, wife of President Herbert Hoover.

First Lady Lou Henry Hoover, circa 1925, wife of President Herbert Hoover. Born in Iowa, she was educated at Stanford University, where she met the future president.

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Lou Henry Hoover's Inauguration Dress