Some female "firsts" in Saginaw

Title

Some female "firsts" in Saginaw

Subject

Female "firsts"

Description

Some women who were the first to integrate male-dominated fields

Creator

Amy French

Biographical Text

The following women were the first to integrate the Saginaw Police Department and the highest echelon of Saginaw City Council. Also listed is one of the first women to work at the Saginaw Grey Iron Plant.

Nellie Jo Brooks--one of first women to work at Saginaw's General Motors Grey Iron Plant

Wilmer Jones Ham--first female mayor of Saginaw

Joy Zissler--first female police officer on the Saginaw Police Department, retired 1989

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Date Added
July 16, 2014
Collection
Local (Michigan)
Item Type
Person
Citation
Amy French, “Some female "firsts" in Saginaw,” Women Who Dared, accessed December 14, 2018, https://womenwhodared.omeka.net/items/show/60.