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Hattie Caraway, the first woman ever elected to the US Senate, served two terms starting in 1925. #WHM

Hattie Caraway - Washington, D. Thaddeus Caraway and cat." The cat's accomplishments are lost to history, but Hattie Caraway went on to become a two-term U. Senator, the first woman ever elected to that office.

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January 1932 – Hattie Caraway becomes the first woman elected to serve a full term in the United States Senate. She represented the state of Arkansas.

Lauretta Schimmoler was the first woman to establish and manage an airport. She also founded the Aerial Nurses Corps of America in 1936 - the forerunner of the USAF Flight Nurses Corps. During WWII, Lauretta served in the Women’s Army Corps (WAC) where she served as a dispatcher at Travis Air Force Base. After the war, in 1946, she commanded an American Legion post – the first woman to do so.

Lauretta Schimmoler served in the Women’s Army Corps (WAC) where she served as a dispatcher at Travis Air Force Base. After the war, in she commanded an American Legion post – the first woman to do so

Educator and suffrage activist Nannie Helen Burroughs 1909. In 1896, she helped form the National Association of Colored Women (NACW).

Nannie Helen Burroughs (born May was an African American educator, orator, religious leader, and businesswoman. She gained national recognition for her 1900 speech She founded the National Training School for Women and Girls in Washington, DC in

Statue Of A Viking Woman-Warrior, Blenda, heroine of the Blendasägnen from Småland, Sweden.

Blenda - Viking Woman Blenda is the heroine of a Swedish legend (Blendasägnen) from Småland. Blenda led the rural women of Värend in an attack on a pillaging Danish army and annihilated the invaders.don't piss off a SWEDISH WOMAN!

Margaret Sanger, founder of Planned Parenthood, nurse, women's rights activist and sex educator

Margaret Sanger~RN~Raised Irish Catholic, she blamed her mother's death on the toll 18 pregnancies had taken on her body. In 1918 she founded the American Birth Control League which later became Planned Parenthood.

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