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  • Collection: Local (Michigan)

First woman elected to Michigan's House of Representatives

Michigan's first female African-American state senator

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

Michigan attorney who worked for labor and women's rights

First midwife in Frankenmuth, Michigan

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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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