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  • Collection: Local (Michigan)

Vernie Merze Tate was an African American scholar of international affairs.

First midwife in Frankenmuth, Michigan

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First female college president in the mid-Michigan area

First recorded female doctor in Saginaw, Michigan

Female lumber company owner in late 19th c.

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First female member of the Saginaw City Council and first female chair of the Saginaw County Commission

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President of Wellesley College in the late 19th c. and ardent supporter of women's education

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First American woman to be killed in action during WWII

Taught mathematics and astronomy at the university level in the 1910s
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