Updating search results...

Search Resources

304 Results

View
Selected filters:
  • biography
Andrea Jenkins
Read the Fine Print
Educational Use
Rating
0.0 stars

Andrea Jenkins made history in 2017 when she became the first African American, openly transgender woman elected to public office in the United States.

This resource is from a collection of biographies of famous women. It is provided by the National Women's History Museum, and may include links to supplemental materials including lesson plans about the subject and related topics, links to related biographies, and "works cited" pages. The biographies are sponsored by Susan D. Whiting.

Subject:
Gender and Sexuality Studies
History
Social Science
Material Type:
Reading
Provider:
National Women's History Museum
Provider Set:
Biographies
Author:
National Women's History Museum
Date Added:
03/01/2023
Angelina Grimké Weld
Read the Fine Print
Educational Use
Rating
0.0 stars

Although raised on a slave-owning plantation, Angelina Grimké Weld became an ardent abolitionist.

This resource is from a collection of biographies of famous women. It is provided by the National Women's History Museum, and may include links to supplemental materials including lesson plans about the subject and related topics, links to related biographies, and "works cited" pages. The biographies are sponsored by Susan D. Whiting.

Subject:
Gender and Sexuality Studies
History
Social Science
Material Type:
Reading
Provider:
National Women's History Museum
Provider Set:
Biographies
Author:
National Women's History Museum
Date Added:
03/01/2023
Ann Pamela Cunningham
Read the Fine Print
Educational Use
Rating
0.0 stars

Ann Pamela Cunningham was an early leader in historic preservation and is often credited with saving President George Washington’s estate Mount Vernon.

This resource is from a collection of biographies of famous women. It is provided by the National Women's History Museum, and may include links to supplemental materials including lesson plans about the subject and related topics, links to related biographies, and "works cited" pages. The biographies are sponsored by Susan D. Whiting.

Subject:
Gender and Sexuality Studies
History
Social Science
Material Type:
Reading
Provider:
National Women's History Museum
Provider Set:
Biographies
Author:
National Women's History Museum
Date Added:
03/01/2023
Anna Arnold Hedgeman
Read the Fine Print
Educational Use
Rating
0.0 stars

Throughout her long life, Hedgeman advocated for civil rights, education, social justice, poverty relief, and women.

This resource is from a collection of biographies of famous women. It is provided by the National Women's History Museum, and may include links to supplemental materials including lesson plans about the subject and related topics, links to related biographies, and "works cited" pages. The biographies are sponsored by Susan D. Whiting.

Subject:
Gender and Sexuality Studies
History
Social Science
Material Type:
Reading
Provider:
National Women's History Museum
Provider Set:
Biographies
Author:
National Women's History Museum
Date Added:
03/01/2023
Anna May Wong
Read the Fine Print
Educational Use
Rating
0.0 stars

Appearing in over sixty movies throughout her career, Anna May Wong was the first Chinese American film star in Hollywood.

This resource is from a collection of biographies of famous women. It is provided by the National Women's History Museum, and may include links to supplemental materials including lesson plans about the subject and related topics, links to related biographies, and "works cited" pages. The biographies are sponsored by Susan D. Whiting.

Subject:
Gender and Sexuality Studies
History
Social Science
Material Type:
Reading
Provider:
National Women's History Museum
Provider Set:
Biographies
Author:
National Women's History Museum
Date Added:
03/01/2023
Anne Frank
Read the Fine Print
Educational Use
Rating
0.0 stars

Anne Frank’s writing in her diary became one of the most recognized accounts of life for a Jewish family in Europe during World War II.

This resource is from a collection of biographies of famous women. It is provided by the National Women's History Museum, and may include links to supplemental materials including lesson plans about the subject and related topics, links to related biographies, and "works cited" pages. The biographies are sponsored by Susan D. Whiting.

Subject:
Gender and Sexuality Studies
History
Social Science
Material Type:
Reading
Provider:
National Women's History Museum
Provider Set:
Biographies
Author:
National Women's History Museum
Date Added:
03/01/2023
Anne Hutchinson
Read the Fine Print
Educational Use
Rating
0.0 stars

Considered one of the earliest American feminists, Anne Hutchinson was a spiritual leader in colonial Massachusetts who challenged male authority.

This resource is from a collection of biographies of famous women. It is provided by the National Women's History Museum, and may include links to supplemental materials including lesson plans about the subject and related topics, links to related biographies, and "works cited" pages. The biographies are sponsored by Susan D. Whiting.

Subject:
Gender and Sexuality Studies
History
Social Science
Material Type:
Reading
Provider:
National Women's History Museum
Provider Set:
Biographies
Author:
National Women's History Museum
Date Added:
03/01/2023
Anne Spencer
Read the Fine Print
Educational Use
Rating
0.0 stars

Harlem Renaissance poet Anne Spencer lived her entire life in Virginia, where she tended her garden, worked as a librarian and teacher, hosted luminaries of Black intellectual and cultural life, and fought for equal rights for African Americans.

This resource is from a collection of biographies of famous women. It is provided by the National Women's History Museum, and may include links to supplemental materials including lesson plans about the subject and related topics, links to related biographies, and "works cited" pages. The biographies are sponsored by Susan D. Whiting.

Subject:
Gender and Sexuality Studies
History
Social Science
Material Type:
Reading
Provider:
National Women's History Museum
Provider Set:
Biographies
Author:
National Women's History Museum
Date Added:
03/01/2023
Annie Jump Cannon
Read the Fine Print
Educational Use
Rating
0.0 stars

Known as the “census taker of the sky,” Annie Jump Cannon was a brilliant astronomer that revolutionized the way scientists classify stars.

This resource is from a collection of biographies of famous women. It is provided by the National Women's History Museum, and may include links to supplemental materials including lesson plans about the subject and related topics, links to related biographies, and "works cited" pages. The biographies are sponsored by Susan D. Whiting.

Subject:
Gender and Sexuality Studies
History
Social Science
Material Type:
Reading
Provider:
National Women's History Museum
Provider Set:
Biographies
Author:
National Women's History Museum
Date Added:
03/01/2023
Annie Oakley
Read the Fine Print
Educational Use
Rating
0.0 stars

Annie Oakley is a famous markswoman known for her sharpshooting.

This resource is from a collection of biographies of famous women. It is provided by the National Women's History Museum, and may include links to supplemental materials including lesson plans about the subject and related topics, links to related biographies, and "works cited" pages. The biographies are sponsored by Susan D. Whiting.

Subject:
Gender and Sexuality Studies
History
Social Science
Material Type:
Reading
Provider:
National Women's History Museum
Provider Set:
Biographies
Author:
National Women's History Museum
Date Added:
03/01/2023
Anthology of Earlier American Literature: College of Western Idaho
Conditional Remix & Share Permitted
CC BY-NC-SA
Rating
0.0 stars

Word Count: 786214

(Note: This resource's metadata has been created automatically by reformatting and/or combining the information that the author initially provided as part of a bulk import process.)

Subject:
English Language Arts
Reading Literature
Material Type:
Textbook
Author:
Joel Gladd
Ph.D
Date Added:
11/12/2021
Antonia Hernández
Read the Fine Print
Educational Use
Rating
0.0 stars

According to Antonia Hernández, she “went to law school for one reason: to use the law as a vehicle for social change.” Decades later, she can claim numerous legal victories for the Latinx community in voting rights, employment, and education.

This resource is from a collection of biographies of famous women. It is provided by the National Women's History Museum, and may include links to supplemental materials including lesson plans about the subject and related topics, links to related biographies, and "works cited" pages. The biographies are sponsored by Susan D. Whiting.

Subject:
Gender and Sexuality Studies
History
Social Science
Material Type:
Reading
Provider:
National Women's History Museum
Provider Set:
Biographies
Author:
National Women's History Museum
Date Added:
03/01/2023
Antonia Novello
Read the Fine Print
Educational Use
Rating
0.0 stars

A dedicated public health advocate, Antonia Novello made history as the first female and first Hispanic U.S. Surgeon General in 1990.

This resource is from a collection of biographies of famous women. It is provided by the National Women's History Museum, and may include links to supplemental materials including lesson plans about the subject and related topics, links to related biographies, and "works cited" pages. The biographies are sponsored by Susan D. Whiting.

Subject:
Gender and Sexuality Studies
History
Social Science
Material Type:
Reading
Provider:
National Women's History Museum
Provider Set:
Biographies
Author:
National Women's History Museum
Date Added:
03/01/2023
Asieh Amini
Read the Fine Print
Educational Use
Rating
0.0 stars

Journalist and poet Asieh Amini is a leading voice in the campaign to end stoning and juvenile executions in Iran.

This resource is from a collection of biographies of famous women. It is provided by the National Women's History Museum, and may include links to supplemental materials including lesson plans about the subject and related topics, links to related biographies, and "works cited" pages. The biographies are sponsored by Susan D. Whiting.

Subject:
Gender and Sexuality Studies
History
Social Science
Material Type:
Reading
Provider:
National Women's History Museum
Provider Set:
Biographies
Author:
National Women's History Museum
Date Added:
03/01/2023
Audre Lorde
Read the Fine Print
Educational Use
Rating
0.0 stars

Poet and author Audre Lorde used her writing to shine light on her experience of the world as a Black lesbian woman and later, as a mother and person suffering from cancer.

This resource is from a collection of biographies of famous women. It is provided by the National Women's History Museum, and may include links to supplemental materials including lesson plans about the subject and related topics, links to related biographies, and "works cited" pages. The biographies are sponsored by Susan D. Whiting.

Subject:
Gender and Sexuality Studies
History
Social Science
Material Type:
Reading
Provider:
National Women's History Museum
Provider Set:
Biographies
Author:
National Women's History Museum
Date Added:
03/01/2023
Audrey Faye Hendricks
Read the Fine Print
Educational Use
Rating
0.0 stars

On May 2, 1963, 9 year old Audrey Faye Hendricks became the youngest known person arrested during the Civil Rights Movement.

This resource is from a collection of biographies of famous women. It is provided by the National Women's History Museum, and may include links to supplemental materials including lesson plans about the subject and related topics, links to related biographies, and "works cited" pages. The biographies are sponsored by Susan D. Whiting.

Subject:
Gender and Sexuality Studies
History
Social Science
Material Type:
Reading
Provider:
National Women's History Museum
Provider Set:
Biographies
Author:
National Women's History Museum
Date Added:
03/01/2023
Autherine Lucy
Read the Fine Print
Educational Use
Rating
0.0 stars

Autherine Lucy was the first African American student to attend the University of Alabama

This resource is from a collection of biographies of famous women. It is provided by the National Women's History Museum, and may include links to supplemental materials including lesson plans about the subject and related topics, links to related biographies, and "works cited" pages. The biographies are sponsored by Susan D. Whiting.

Subject:
Gender and Sexuality Studies
History
Social Science
Material Type:
Reading
Provider:
National Women's History Museum
Provider Set:
Biographies
Author:
National Women's History Museum
Date Added:
03/01/2023
Ava DuVernay
Read the Fine Print
Educational Use
Rating
0.0 stars

Although she did not pick up a camera until she was thirty-two, Ava DuVernay has made history as a writer, director, and producer.

This resource is from a collection of biographies of famous women. It is provided by the National Women's History Museum, and may include links to supplemental materials including lesson plans about the subject and related topics, links to related biographies, and "works cited" pages. The biographies are sponsored by Susan D. Whiting.

Subject:
Gender and Sexuality Studies
History
Social Science
Material Type:
Reading
Provider:
National Women's History Museum
Provider Set:
Biographies
Author:
National Women's History Museum
Date Added:
03/01/2023
Barbara Jordan
Read the Fine Print
Educational Use
Rating
0.0 stars

As a lawyer, a congresswoman, and a scholar, Barbara Jordan used her public speaking skills to fight for civil and human rights.

This resource is from a collection of biographies of famous women. It is provided by the National Women's History Museum, and may include links to supplemental materials including lesson plans about the subject and related topics, links to related biographies, and "works cited" pages. The biographies are sponsored by Susan D. Whiting.

Subject:
Gender and Sexuality Studies
History
Social Science
Material Type:
Reading
Provider:
National Women's History Museum
Provider Set:
Biographies
Author:
National Women's History Museum
Date Added:
03/01/2023