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Flashcards in Women Deck (122):
1

Four Square Gospel founder

Aimee Semple McPherson

2

"Queen of the West"

Dale Evans

3

U.S. Ambassador to Italy - 1953

Clare Booth Luce

4

First Woman: Secretary of Transportation

Elizabeth Dole

5

First Woman: Winner of two Nobel prizes

Marie Curie

6

Hull House founder

Jane Addams

7

Abe Lincoln's young love

Ann Ruttledge

8

"Sweater Girl"

Lana Turner

9

Miss America 1971

Phyllis George

10

First test tube baby

Louise Brown

11

First Woman: Secretary of State

Madelaine Albright

12

"First Lady of the Silent Screen"

Lillian Gish

13

Emily Dickinson's advisor

Helent Hunt Jackson

14

Burlesque queen who lived in France

Josephine Baker

15

Nobel Peace Prize winner in 1979

Mother Teresa

16

First Woman: Major party V.P. Candidate

Geralidine Ferraro

17

Maryland senator and congressperson

Barbara Mikulski

18

Washington governor - 1995-

Dixie Lee Ray

19

President of the Philippines - 1986-92

Corazon Aquino

20

She replaced Vanessa Williams as Miss America

Suzette Charles

21

First Woman: Citadel cadet

Shannon Faulkner

22

"First Lady of the American Stage"

Helen Hayes

23

Wild West show sharp-shooter

Annie Oakley

24

Poetess from the island of Lesbos

Sappho

25

First Woman: In the Indianapolis 500

Janet Guthrie

26

Founder of Bryn Mawr school for girls

Edith Hamilton

27

She testified against Clarence Thomas

Anita Hill

28

Prime Minister of Israel - 1969-74

Golda Meir (raised in Milwaukee)

29

"Queen of Soul"

Aretha Franklin

30

"Queen of the Swashbucklers"

Maureen O'Hara

31

First Woman: To receive the Congressional Medal of Honor

Mary Walker

32

Supreme Court Justice appointed in 1993

Ruth Bader Ginsburg

33

"Queen of Disco"

Donna Summer

34

1990s etiquette advisor

Martha Stewart

35

CNN's British-Iranian reporter

Christiane Amanpour

36

Friend of the James Gang

Belle Starr

37

"The Poor Little Rich Girl"

Barbara Hutton

38

First Woman: Presidential cabinet member

Frances Perkins (FDR Administration)

39

First Woman: To break sound barrier

Jacqueline Cochran

40

"Peekaboo Girl"

Veronica Lake

41

Bob Fosse's "Red-Headed" wife

Gwen Verdon

42

President of Argentina - 1975-76

Isabel Peron

43

First Woman: To swim the English channel

Gertrude Ederle

44

First Woman: Attorney General

Janet Reno

45

"Girl in the Red Velvet Swing"

Evelyn Nesbit Thaw

46

First Woman: in congress

Jeannette Rankin (1916)

47

Helen Keller's teacher

Anne Sullivan

48

Prime Minister of India - 1966-77 - 1980-84

Indira Gandhi

49

First Woman: Presidential candidate

Victoria Woodhull (1872)

50

Andre Sacarao'vs disident wife

Elana Bonner

51

She went around the world in 72 days - 1890

Nelly Bly

52

American Impressionist Painter

Mary Cassatt

53

The Nun of Amherst of the Bell of Amherst

Emily Dickinson

54

"Queen of the Surf"

Esther Williams

55

First Woman: to co-anchor major nework news

Barbara Walters

56

U.S. Ambassador to Ghana

Shirley Temple Black

57

First Woman: American doctor

Elizabeth Blackwell

58

Miss America 1945

Bess Myerson

59

Titanic survivor from Leadville - CO

(Unsinkable) Molly Brown

60

First Woman: American Astronomer

Maria Mitchell

61

First Woman: Miss America

Margaret Gorman (1921)

62

Heiress kidnapped on February 5 - 1974

Patty Hearst

63

Algonquin Hotel "round table wit"

Dorothy Parker

64

1920s etiquette advisor

Emily Post

65

Chicago Mayor - 1979

Jane Burn

66

Italian teaching method innovator

Maria Montessori

67

She studied mountain gorillas

Dian Fossey

68

Paleoanthropologist who died in 1996

Mary Leaky

69

"America's Sweetheart"

Mary Pickford

70

She studied chimpanzees

Jane Goodall

71

Amsterdam diarist

Anne Frank

72

"It Girl"

Clara Bow

73

President of Nicaragua - 1990-

Violetta Chamorro

74

First Woman: senator

Hattie Caraway (1932)

75

Franco-Prussian war nurse - Red Cross founder

Clara Barton

76

Prime Minister of Pakistan - 1988-90

Benazir Bhutto

77

Time-Life Korean War photographer

Margaret Bourke-White

78

Child - pulled from a Texas well - 1984

Baby Jessica (McClure)

79

"The last of the red hot mamas"

Sophie Tucker

80

Deaf Radcliffe graduate - 1904

Helen Keller

81

"The Lady with the Lamp"

Florence Nightingale

82

She said "Call me madam"

Ethel Merman

83

First Woman: U.S. balance beam gold medalist

Shannon Miller

84

First Woman: Stewardess

Ellen Church

85

First Woman: Born in an American Colony

Virginia Dare

86

Connecticut governor - 1975-80

Ella Grasso

87

First Woman: Supreme Court Justice

Sandra Day O'Connor

88

First president - Nat'l Women's Suffrage Assn.

Susan B. Anthony

89

Teacher who perished in the Challenger Disaster

Christa McAuliffe

90

Miss America 1955

Lee Meriwether

91

"Sarong Girl"

Dorothy Lamour

92

Dante's love

Beatrice

93

Austrian born pioneer of child psychoanalysis

Anna Freud

94

Red-headed country music star

Reba McIntyre

95

Frederic Chopin's lover

George Sand

96

Women's rights leadr from Seneca Falls - NY

Elizabeth Cady Stanton

97

First Woman: To fly nonstop around the world

Jeanna Yeager

98

Connecticut representative - 1943-47

Clare Booth Luce

99

"First Lady of Song"

Ella Fitzgerald

100

Miss America 1984

Vanessa Williams

101

Prime Minister of Canada - 1993

Kim Cambell

102

Minsky's and Ziegfeld Follies burlesque dancer

Gypsy Rose Lee

103

Original Platinum Blond

Jean Harlow

104

Lord Nelson's lover

Emma (Lady) Hamilton

105

Dshiell Hammet's lover

Lillian Helman

106

First Woman: To win 100K on Star Search

Jenny Jones

107

New Jersey governor

Christie Todd Whitman

108

First Woman: In Gymnastics Hall of Fame

Mary Lou Retton

109

First Woman: Time Woman of the Year

Wallis Simpson

110

"The Pinup Girl"

Betty Grable

111

Frontier woman from Deadwood - SD

Calamity Jane

112

White House corrispondant who retired after 40 years

Helen Thomas

113

First Woman: Surgeon General

Jocelyn Elders

114

Pilot lost over the Pacific - 1937

Amelia Earhart

115

Slain Tejano singer

Selena

116

Prime Minister of Great Britain - 1979-90

Margaret Thatcher

117

First Woman: Elected in both houses of congress

Margaret Chase Smith

118

"The Blond Bombshell"

Jayne Mansfield

119

Lady from Coventry - England

Lady Godiva

120

"The Bird Woman"

Sacajawea

121

Texas governor - 1991-95

Ann Richards

122

Southwestern painter of flowers and skyscapes

Georgia O'Keefe