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Mary Elizabeth Jane Colter
historic image of Mary Elizabeth Jane Colter Master architect and interior designer Colter earned her place in American architecture for her creative free-form buildings that convey concern for archeology and a sense of history. Photos of her national historic landmark buildings are in the collections of Arizona 's Grand Canyon National Park.

  Rosie the Riveter: Women Working During World War II
historic image of a rosie Welcome to the National Park Service's first on line exhibit of artifacts, photos and stories of the American World War II Home Front. This exhibit is a small sample from thousands of items donated to us from across the country.


Eleanor Roosevelt: American Visionary
historic image of Eleanor Roosevelt Anna Eleanor Roosevelt (1884-1962) was the niece of President Theodore Roosevelt and the wife of President Franklin D. Roosevelt. Born into a privileged class, she became a successful social activist, party leader, teacher and journalist.

 
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Actress and Advocate
Marietta Canty (1905-1986) broke many barriers. This determined woman was an acclaimed Hollywood and Broadway actress, became a nurse, a civil rights activist, and so much more. Her Hartford , Connecticut , house is in the National Register of Historic Places.
 
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