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Voting Rights

Anna Margolin, 1903

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Rosa Lebensboim, known as Anna Margolin in 1903. Critics claim she authored the finest Yiddish poetry of the early twentieth century.

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Rosa Lebensboim, known as Anna Margolin in 1903. Critics claim she authored the finest Yiddish poetry of the early twentieth century.

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Clara Lipman, 1910 Cropped

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Actress, playwright, and activist Clara Lipman (1869-1952) in 1910.

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Actress, playwright, and activist Clara Lipman (1869-1952) in 1910.

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Clara Lipman, 1910

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Actress, playwright, and activist Clara Lipman (1869-1952) in 1910.

Image courtesy of The Theatre Magazine via Wikimedia Commons.

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Actress, playwright, and activist Clara Lipman (1869-1952) in 1910.

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Rhoda Kaufman

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Rhoda Kaufman, social reformer.
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Rhoda Kaufman, social reformer.

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Maggie Gyllenhaal

Actress Maggie Gyllenhaal has garnered critical acclaim for her performance in difficult roles in 2002’s Secretary, 2009’s Crazy Heart, and 2014’s The Honourable Woman.

Maggie Gyllenhaal, March 7, 2010

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Maggie Gyllenhaal arrives at the 82nd Academy Awards in Hollywood, California, nominated for supporting actress for "Crazy Heart," March 7, 2010.
Photograph by Sgt. Michael Connors, courtesy of the U.S. Army.
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Maggie Gyllenhaal arrives at the 82nd Academy Awards in Hollywood, California, nominated for supporting actress for "Crazy Heart," March 7, 2010.


Photograph by Sgt. Michael Connors, courtesy of the U.S. Army.

Lani Guinier

Lani Guinier’s groundbreaking work in law and civil rights theory led to her becoming the first woman of color granted tenure at Harvard Law School.

Sylvia Bernstein Seaman

Sylvia Bernstein Seaman fought for women’s suffrage as a teenager, then became an important voice for second wave feminism as the first person outside the medical profession to write about breast cancer.

Lani Guinier

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Lani Guinier.
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Lani Guinier.

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Anita Pollitzer

As a party organizer for the National Woman’s Party, Anita Pollitzer travelled across the country to earn crucial support for ratifying the Nineteenth Amendment.

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