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Inez Milholland Boissevain (August 6, 1886 – November 25, 1916) was a suffragist, labor lawyer, World War I correspondent, and public speaker who greatly influenced the women's movement in America.

Inez Milholland Boissevain (August 1886 – November was a suffragist, labor lawyer, World War I correspondent, and public speaker who greatly influenced the women's movement in America.

Constance Baker Motley broke many legal & political barriers throughout her lifetime. After graduating from Columbia University Law School in 1946, she worked as a lawyer for the NAACP LDF where she was the only female on the team that successfully argued against school segregation in Brown vs. BOE. In 1966, Motley was appointed to a judgeship for the Southern District of NY, making her the 1st black female judge on the federal bench.  In 1982, she became the 1st black woman chief judge.

Law and Order: 7 Black Female Lawyers and Judges Who Shaped the Legal Landscape

Constance Baker Motley broke many legal & political barriers throughout her lifetime. After graduating from Columbia University Law School in 1946, she worked as a lawyer for the NAACP LDF where she was the only female on the team that successfully argued against school segregation in Brown vs. BOE. In 1966, Motley was appointed to a judgeship for the Southern District of NY, making her the 1st black female judge on the federal bench. In 1982, she became the 1st black woman chief judge.

The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1947: Carl Cori, Gerty Cori, Bernardo Houssay. Prize motivation: "for their discovery of the course of the catalytic conversion of glycogen"

Gerty Theresa Cori, née Radnitz Prize motivation: "for their discovery of the course of the catalytic conversion of glycogen"

Medical College, Medical Research, Medical History, Fierce Women, Strong Women, Cornell University, Women In History, Great Women, For Women

These two first ladies have ALWAYS been proud of their country!..........Unlike Barry and "Mooch" Obama!

Two first ladies: Laura Bush (wife of George Walker Bush in office and her mother-in-law Barbara Bush (wife of George H. Bush (in office and mother of George Walker Bush).

Evening dress worn by First Lady Florence Harding by Harry Collins, circa 1921-23, United States, Smithsonian Museum of American History

First Lady Florence Harding’s Dress features pearlized sequins on tulle and rhinestone-trimmed blue velvet ribbon. It was designed by Harry Collins. Via The Symmetric Swan.

Dr. Leila Denmark, the world's oldest practicing physician when she retired at age 103. She spent her 70-year medical career helping children.

World's oldest practicing doctor Leila Denmark dies at 114 - Georgia born and raised, practiced in Atlanta her entire life. Fantastic story of a truly fantastic woman.

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