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Self-portrait as the Allegory of Painting
Painting title: Self-portrait as the Allegory of Painting

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.

First black female member of the House of Representatives and first black female
candidate to run for a major party's nomination for President of the United States

Important artist of the mid-20th century

Leading authority on chimpanzees with ground-breaking discoveries, identifying similarities between man and chimpanzee.

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A lead activist in the desegregation of Little Rock high school

Founder of the Women’s Airforce Service Pilots

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

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First female college president in the mid-Michigan area
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