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Hattie Carnegie, 1955, cropped

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Designer Hattie Carnegie sits and holds her dog.
Photograph by John Engstead.

Designer Hattie Carnegie sits and holds her dog.

Photograph by John Engstead.

Martine Rothblatt, September 23, 2010

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Martine Rothblatt accepting an award at the National Press Club, Washington, D.C., on September 23, 2010.
Courtesy of the Woodhull Sexual Freedom Alliance/Wikimedia Commons.
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Martine Rothblatt accepting an award at the National Press Club, Washington, D.C., on September 23, 2010.


Courtesy of the Woodhull Sexual Freedom Alliance/Wikimedia Commons.

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Estelle Joan Sommers

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Designer, entrepreneur, and philanthropist, Estelle Joan Sommers (1919–1994).

Photo from the Dance Library of Israel.

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Designer, entrepreneur, and philanthropist, Estelle Joan Sommers (1919–1994).

Photo from the Dance Library of Israel.

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Sylvia Hassenfeld

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Sylvia Hassenfeld.
Courtesy of Brandeis University.
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Sylvia Hassenfeld.


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Julie Heldman and Teammates with the Federations Cup, 1966

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From left to right: the United States national team tenniswomen Carole Caldwell Graebner, Julie Heldman and Billie Jean King in Turin, Italy, holding the Federations Cup in 1966.
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From left to right: the United States national team tenniswomen Carole Caldwell Graebner, Julie Heldman and Billie Jean King in Turin, Italy, holding the Federations Cup in 1966.

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Stosh Cotler

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Stosh Cotler, CEO and radical social activist.
Courtesy of Bend the Arc
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Stosh Cotler, CEO and radical social activist.

Courtesy of Bend the Arc

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"A Woman in Business: The Life of Beatrice Fox Auerbach" Front Cover by Virginia Hale

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The front cover of Virginia Hale's biography of Beatrice Fox Auerbach, A Woman in Business: The Life of Beatrice Fox Auerbach.
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The front cover of Virginia Hale's biography of Beatrice Fox Auerbach, A Woman in Business: The Life of Beatrice Fox Auerbach.

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"851 Fast Beauty Fixes and Facts" Front Cover by Adrien Arpel

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851 Fast Beauty Fixes and Facts by Adrien Arpel.

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851 Fast Beauty Fixes and Facts by Adrien Arpel.

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Felice Nierenberg Schwartz

Recognizing the hurdles that can stop women from achieving, Felice Nierenberg Schwartz co-wrote How to Go to Work When Your Husband Is Against It, Your Children Aren’t Old Enough, and There’s Nothing You Can Do Anyhow in 1972.

Dorothy Schiff

Dorothy Schiff led many lives, from debutante to social reformer, but she is best remembered as the publisher of the New York Post, the first woman to run a New York newspaper.

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