Victoria Woodhull is a woman of firsts: the first woman to run for president the first woman stock broker the first woman to own a newspaper the first woman to speak before congress first candidate to be nominated for president by the Equal Rights Party established in 1872 In the late 1800’s Victoria Woodhull was […]

Annie Edson Taylor

Today for Woman Wednesday I am featuring Annie Edson Taylor. The oldest and only woman to survive going solo over Niagara Falls in a barrel. Today I am reviving an old post, you can listen to the story of Annie through this podcast! This can be downloaded and listened to later go her to download […]

Madeleine M. Kunin - Woman Wednesday

Governor Madeleine M. Kunin Elected governor in 1985, Kunin is the first and only female governor of Vermont.  She was the first Jewish governor of Vermont. She was the first woman in U.S. history to be elected governor three times. Kunin upended the hold that male WASPs long had over Vermont politics.  As governor, she created Vermont’s […]