Emily Newell Blair portrait

Writer, suffragist, national Democratic Party political leader, and feminist, Emily Newell Blair was born in Joplin…

DeVerne Calloway. [State Historical Society of Missouri, Mary K. Dains Photograph Collection, P0300-018642]

DeVerne Lee Calloway was born in Memphis, Tennessee, on June 17, 1916. She attended LeMoyne…

Phoebe Couzins portrait

Phoebe Wilson Couzins, a lawyer and suffragist, was born on September 8, 1842, to John Edward Decker and…

Luella St. Clair Moss. [The College Widow, Christian College, 1918]

Luella St. Clair Moss, an educator and community activist, was born in Virden, Illinois, to…

Carry Nation. [Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division, LC-DIG-ggbain-05640]

Carry Amelia Moore Nation, an internationally known temperance crusader, was born on…