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29 Mar
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Dorothy “Kammie” Kamenshek

Dorothy Kamenshek is often called the best female baseball player ever playing first base and at bat. At only 17, when Chicago Cubs owner Philip K. Wrigley founded the All-American Girls Professional League in 1943 because, most of the Men’s ...

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28 Mar
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Josephine Baker

Josephine Baker was much more than a successful performer; she was a WWll spy and activist. Baker was one of the most successful French performers at the time. She used her fame and talents to help and support the greater ...

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26 Mar
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Juliette “Daisy” Low

Juliette “Daisy” Low designed an organization for young girls to grow and develop their leadership skills, known as Girl Scouts of the USA. She gathered 18 girls from her hometown in Savannah Georgia with plans for a new outdoors learning ...

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20 Mar
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Harriet Tubman- One of Maryland’s Most Famous Daughters

Harriet Tubman was born into slavery in Maryland in the year of 1820 and her early life was filled with hardships. Her brothers were moved to distant plantations and separated from her family at a young age. Physical violence was ...

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19 Mar
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Edith Lee Payne – A moment in time, a moment in history

Edith Lee Payne – A moment in time, a moment in history In the year of 1963, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. gave his now famous “I Have A Dream” speech. 12-year-old Edith Lee Payne was in attendance, standing near ...

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