DR. GALE'S LINCOLN LIBRARY
STATE, COUNTY & CHICAGO BOOKS
MARSHALL FIELD & CO.
1893 WORLD'S FAIR LIBRARY
RESTAURANTS, FOODS & BONAFIDE RECIPES
WOMEN OF ILLINOIS: NATIVE AMERICAN, FRONTIER, 18TH─21ST CENTURIES
Bertha Honoré Palmer
Albert D.J. Cashier, born Jennie Irene Hodgers, served in the Union Army during the Civil War.
Alta May Hulett, age 19, became the first woman admitted to the Illinois Bar in 1873.
An in-depth look at Mary Todd Lincoln's life. A non-crazy analysis.
Anita McCormick Blaine, Chicago Philanthropist (1866-1954)
Anna Carlo-Blasi, “Queen of Little Italy," campaigned for better sanitation to fight cholera.
Anna Pierce Hobbs Bixby (1812–1873) a frontier doctor and scientist in Southern Ill
Annette Nance-Holt, First Female named 1st Deputy Chicago Fire Dept. Commissioner.
Annie Malone, entrepreneur, philanthropist, one of USAs first black female millionaires.
"Aunt Lizzie" Aiken served Illinois in the Civil War and Beyond.
Aurora “Ora” Henrietta (Hanson) Snyder, the Candy Queen.
Babette Mandel, Women of Influence Shaping Chicago History. (1842-1945)
Bertha Palmer invented the Brownie for the 1893 Chicago World’s Fair.
Bessie "Queen Bess" Coleman, First Black & Native American Woman to get a Pilot License.
Betty Friedan, a Peoria, Illinois native, helped spark a new wave of feminism.
Board of Lady Managers built the Children's Building at Chicago's 1893 World’s Fair.
Cahokia's 'Beaded Burial' Mound 72, Female Skeletons Identified as Nobles.
Carmelita Pope - One of the First Ladies of Chicago Television.
Carol Moseley Braun, Chicagoan, was the first Black woman elected U.S. Senator, 1992.
Cora Agnes Benneson, born in Quincy, Illinois: Early Lawyer, Reformer, and Scholar.
Dr. A. Louise Klehm, Skokie Illinois' First Lady of Family Practice.
Edith Spurlock Sampson, America's first Black female Judge.
Eliza Emily Chappell, the First Chicago Teacher Paid by Public Funds in 1833.
Elizabeth "Betty" Ann Bloomer Warren Ford, born in Chicago, was the First Lady U.S.
Elizabeth Reed, Illinois' first female serial killer, was hung in 1845.
Ellen Martin, Illinois’ First Woman to Vote.
Emma J. Atkinson was one of the mysterious “Big Four" abolitionists.
Emma C. Kennett was a female architect and real estate developer in Chicago. (1885-1960)
Frances Willard, first Dean of Women at Evanston's Northwestern University.
Goals of Women Clubs, the "Ida B. Wells Club," was created in 1893.
Gwendolyn Brooks, Chicagoan, Pulitzer Prize-Winning Poet.
Helen Vorhees Brach, The Disappearance of Candy Lady, Unwrapped.
Hillary Rodham Clinton, the Biography of Chicagoan.
Illinois Training School for Nurses (ITSN) at Cook County Hospital, Chicago. (1880-1929).
Illinois Woman Suffrage Association; "Ahead of their time."
Jane Addams, Life and Times. L
eader in Women's Suffrage.
Jackie Joyner-Kersee, "Sports Illustrated for Women" top female athlete in the 20th Century.
Jane Byrne, Chicago's First Female Mayor.
Josephine Garis Cochrane [aka Cochran]. Inventor of the Dishwasher.
Kate Sturges Buckingham was one of the Great Women in Chicago's History.
Life in Post-Colonial Illinois for French Women and Families.
Lillian Honeywell Beall, Iroquois County, Illinois, at 22, the youngest college professor in U.S.
Lois McDowell earned first Mechanical Engineering Ph.D. from Illinois Institute of Technology.
Lucy Ella Gonzales Parsons; Chicago Police "She's more dangerous than a thousand rioters."
Lydia Bixby's letter to Gov. John Andrew about her 5 sons all died in that Civil War.
Lydia Moss Bradley, Philanthropist and Founder of Bradley University in Peoria, Illinois.
Mahalia Jackson, Chicagoan, "Queen of Gospel." Most celebrated Gospel singer in the World.
Marie Connolly Owens, Chicagoan, America's First Female Police Officer.
Mary Ann Ball "Mother" Bickerdyke from Illinois, a celebrated veteran of the Civil War.
Mary Ann McMorrow was the first female Supreme Court Justice in Illinois.
Mary E. McDowell Settlement House History, Chicago, Illinois.
Mary Harris 'Mother Jones, Her Life and Times, and Her Complete Autobiography.
Mary Todd Lincoln and Robert Lincoln - In the Midst of the Great Chicago Fire, 1871.
Mary Todd Lincoln's Life, a Timeline Summary, (1818-1882).
Mary Todd Lincoln, Patient at Bellevue Place Insane Asylum in Batavia, Illinois.
Maud Slye, M.D., 1923 Nobel Laureate.
Michelle Obama, The Biography of Chicagoan and former First Lady.
Miniature Rooms at the Art Institute of Chicago, created by Mrs. James Ward Thorne.
Minnie "Maud" Powell an American Violinist Pioneer born in Peru, Illinois. (1867-1920)
Radium Poisoning Killed Hundreds of "Ghost Girls" in Ottawa and other towns in Illinois.
Rosa Raisa, Chicago’s Jewish Diva in the Golden Age of Opera [Raisa' 78-rpm Recodrings
Sarah Elisabeth Jacobs Goode, Chicagoan, the first Negro woman to receive a U.S. patent.
Susan Simmons Winans. The Last Known Survivor of the Chicago Fort Dearborn Massacre.
The History of Illinois Training School for Nurses at Cook County Hospital in Chicago.
Willa Beatrice Brown, Aviator, Teacher, Lobbyist, Civil Rights Activist, and Woman of Influence.
Women and Gender Roles in Civil War Illinois and the North.
Women and their Place in "The Illinois Confederacy," aka Indian Tribes.
Woman's Suffrage - Illinois Woman Suffrage Association; "Ahead of Their Time."
Woman's Suffrage - The Alpha Suffrage Club of Chicago, Illinois.
Women's World's Fair of 1925, Chicago, Illinois.
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