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American Progress by John Gast in 1872

American Progress by John Gast in 1872.

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Cautious, careful people, always casting

about to preserve their reputations ...

can never effect a reform.


-- Susan B. Anthony
















List of Historic Women


Full Articles:


Revolver Girl

Anne Bonny - Lady Pirate

Annie Rogers and the Bank Dick

Baby Doe Tabor & the Tabor Triangle

The Battle Against Corsets

Belle Starr - The Bandit Queen

Betsy Ross & the Nations First Flag

Big Nose Kate - Doc Holliday's Sidekick

Calamity Jane - Rowdy Woman of the West

Cathay Williams - Female Buffalo Soldier

Cattle Kate - Mystery of a Lynching

Deadlier Than the Male - Female Spies During the Civil War

Eleanore Dumont - Madame Mustache Plays the West

Fannie Porter - San Antonio's Famous Madam

Harriet Tubman - Moses of the Underground Railroad

Heroines of the Southwest

Heroines Across the Plains

Heroines in the Rocky Mountains

Josephine "Chicago Joe" Hensley - Queen of Helena, Montana

Laura Ingalls Wilder - Celebrated American Author

Kitty Leroy - Lady Gambler & Gunfighter

Lady Marshals of Indian Territory

Leading Madams of the Old West

Lottie Deno: Queen of the Paste Board Flippers

Mary Bickerdyke - A Civil War Hero

Mary E. Walker - Brave Surgeon of the Civil War

Monument to a Prostitute in Lusk, Wyoming

Nellie Cashman - Pioneering the Mining Camps of the Old West

Painted Ladies of the Old West

Painted Ladies of Deadwood Gulch

Susan La Flesche Picotte - First Native Physician

Pearl de Vere - Madam of Cripple Creek, Colorado

Pearl Hart - Lady Bandit of Arizona

Phoebe Couzins - Lady Law

Pocahontas - Legendary Indian Princess

Poker Alice - Famous Frontier Gambler

Sacagawea - Leading Lewis & Clark

Sally Skull - The Scariest Siren in Texas

Sarah Rosetta Wakeman - Fighting in the Civil War

Some Remarkable Women in Pennsylvania & Kentucky

Susan "Doc Susy" Anderson - Frontier Physician

Texas Madam, Squirrel Tooth Alice

Timeline of American Women in History

Woman As A Pioneer

Women in the Army

Women in the Homestead

Women on the Move: Overland Journeys to California

Women on the Santa Fe Trail

Women's Suffrage in the United States

The Woman Suffrage Parade of 1913

Zee James - Jesse's "Poor" Wife



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