The "other" collection highlights the many women who are not easily defined by a single category--they may include female athletes or military personnel. They are women who encourage us to dream of a more equitable tomorrow through their actions to integrate various areas of society.

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Billie Jean King
Star tennis player who helped integrate athletics and increase women's pay

Joan of Arc
Woman who led the French army to many victories in the Hundred Years' War

Kathrine Switzer
First female to run as a numbered entry in the Boston Marathon

Jacqueline Cochran
Founder of the Women’s Airforce Service Pilots

Annie Smith Peck
Annie Smith Peck was an adventurer, teacher, author, and mountain climber who achieved new heights for women, not just by scaling summits but through her travel writing, work in the Classics, and exploration.
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