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Arabella Duval Huntington

Arabella Duval Huntington was born in...

Isabel Keith Macdermott

Isabel Keith Macdermott (1872-1938), an active...

Lillias Campbell Davidson

When we talk about “mobility” for women, these...

Luisa Moreno

Guatemalan immigrant Luisa Moreno worked as a...

Mother Jones

Mother Jones, born Mary G. Harris, was an...

Clara Lemlich

Clara Lemlich was a key figure in the women’s...

Pauline Newman

Pauline Newman was the first woman organizer appointed to the International Ladies Garment Workers Union (ILGWU), organizing a 20,000-deep strike in 1909. She worked with the union for over 70 years as an advocate and activist for not just the Labor Movement, but also for suffrage (especially working class) and tenants’ rights. Newman worked...

Dolores Huerta

Dolores Huerta started the Community Service...

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