Thursday, March 5, 2009

Thursday Thirteen

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!)


aliceaudrey said...

Ah, the Unsinkable Molly Brown. She was quite the character.

feefifoto said...

14. Sandra Day O'Connor -- first female Supreme Court Justice
15. Sally Ride -- first (American) female astronaut

Well done -- a truly inspiring list.

I posted a TT also. Feel free to drop by and enter my contest while you're visiting. Thanks.

Storm said...

Great topic for TT. Great list. Happy TT.