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Hazel Johnson-Brown

Hazel Johnson-Brown made history when she...

Tabitha Babbitt

Sarah "Tabitha" Babbitt (December 9, 1779 – December 10, 1853) was an early American Shaker tool maker and inventor, including inventions for the circular saw, spinning wheel head, and false teeth. It is contested whether she, or other Shakers, were the first to invent the circular saw. She was a member of the Harvard Shaker community. EARLY...

Stephanie E. Dawson

Colonel Stephanie Dawson is the first female...

Betty Little

Senator Betty Little is serving her ninth term...

Liz Krueger

First elected to the New York State Senate in...

Ann E. Dunwoody

Ann Elizabeth Dunwoody is the first woman to...

Anna Kaplan

Anna Kaplan was born Anna Monahemi in Tabriz,...

Daphne Jordan

Senator Daphne Jordan serves and represents...

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