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Women Forging the Way

Women Forging the Way
1 hour

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Senator John Heinz History Center

Learn about different women who made an impact on Western Pennsylvania. Journalist Nellie Bly traveled the world in a record-breaking 72 days. Musician Mary Lou Williams introduced new audiences to the world of jazz. Activist Daisy Lampkin battled for equal rights for women and Civil Rights for all. Filmmaker Lois Weber became America’s first woman film director. Abolitionist Jane Grey Swisshelm fought against slavery and advocated for women’s rights.

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