Thursday, March 5, 2009
The Thursday Thirteen is a weekly meme. Every Thursday you pick a theme and post a list of 13 related items. To read more Thursday Thirteen lists or to participate, click here.
In honor of March being National Women's History Month, I thought I would list 13 women who have made history
1. Rosa Parks-civil rights icon
2. Jane Addams-1931 Noble Prize Winner and founder of Settlement House Movement
3. Harriet Tubman-conductor of the 'underground railroad'
4. Eleanor Roosevelt-First Lady 1933-45
5. Clara Barton-Founder of the Red Cross
6. Amelia Earhart-Pioneering female pilot
7. Florence Nightingale-considered to be the founder of nursing as a profession
8. Susan B. Anthony-women's rights leader
9. Elizabeth Cady Stanton-women's rights leader
10. Marie Antoinette-Queen of France 1775-93
11. Martha Graham-pioneer of modern dance
12. Molly Brown-heroine of Titanic
13. Florence Griswold-established artists' colony (local "girl", got to go with her!)