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The Women They Were

Program Time: 24 minutes
Host : Mary Jo West

 

Nellie Cashman 1844 - 1925

Businesswoman; prospector

Elsie Toles 1888 - 1957

Educator; author; Parole Board member

Mary Bernard Aguirre 1886 - 1953

First Tucson teacher; university professor

Isabella Greenway King

First Az. Congresswoman; resort owner

Cordelia Adams Crawford 1865 - 1943

Frontier nurse to Anglos and Indians alike

Angela Hutchinson Hammer 1870 - 1952

Newspaper publisher

Grace M. Sparks 1893 - 1963

Yavapai County community leader

Sharlot Hall 1870 - 1943

Poet and historian

Eulalia Elias 1786 - 1865

Rancher; merchant; businesswoman

Ana Frohmiller 1891 - 1971

State Auditor; gubernatorial candidate

Mary Elizabeth Jane Colter 1869 - 1956

Architect; Grand Canyon facilities

Sallie Davis Hayden 1842 - 1907

Tempe community leader

Carmen Soto de Vasquez 1863 - 1934

Founder Teatro Carmen, Tucson

Frances Munds 1866 - 1948

Suffragette; first female State Senator

Jane H. Rider 1889 - 1981

First female engineer; sanitation advocate

Maie Bartlett Heard 1868 - 1951

Philanthropist; community leader

Laura E. Herron 1892 - 1966

Teacher; coach; Olympic official

Edith Stratton Kitt 1878 - 1968

Arizona historian

Rachel Emma Allen Berry 1859 - 1958

First Amer. woman in a State Legislature

Anna Moore Shaw 1898 - 1976

Pima Indian author; cultural preservation

Amy Cornwall Neal 1888 - 1972

Rancher; museum founder; civic leader

Lorna Lockwood 1903 - 1977

First U.S. female State Chief Justice

Mary Russell Ferrell Colton 1889 - 1971

Artist; author; N. Ariz. museum founder

Placida Garcia Smith 1896 - 1981

Director Friendly House; aids immigrants

Nellie Bush 1888 - 1963

Lawyer; legislator; flier; riverboat pilot

 

 

 


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