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Amelia Earhart at sixteen, St. Paul Schools, Minnesota, 1914 Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute, Harvard University Via

William Henry Johnson (March 18, 1901–1970) was an African-American painter born in Florence, South Carolina

Victoria Claflin Woodhull, America’s first woman presidential candidate, advocated for the right to marry, divorce, and have children without government interference. | Extraordinary Women Of History You Need To Know Now

Halle Tanner Dillon Johnson was a 24 year old widow raising a daughter when she decided to attend the Woman’s Medical College of Pennsylvania. She graduated with honors in 1891 and accepted a position as the resident physician at the Tuskegee Institute. Before she began her job, Halle needed to pass the Alabama Medical Board exam, an unusually difficult multi-day test. When she passed the exam, Halle became the first female physician of any race licensed by the state of Alabama.

Galileo - Scientist who helped make great strides in Astronomy and helped challenge ruling religious orthodoxy.