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Dr. Jane Wright became professor of surgery, head of the cancer chemotherapy department, and associate dean at New York Medical College, and the highest ranked African American woman at a nationally recognized medical institution.

Dr. Jane Wright became professor of surgery, head of the cancer chemotherapy department, and associate dean at New York Medical College, and the highest ranked African American woman at a nationally recognized medical institution.

1915 Red Fox James, a Blackfoot Indian, rode horseback from state to state seeking approval for a day to honor Indians. On Dec. 14, 1915, he presented the endorsements of 24 state governments at the White House. There is no record, however, of such a national day being proclaimed. (Library of Congress)

1915 Red Fox James, a Blackfoot Indian, rode horseback from state to state seeking approval for a day to honor Indians. On Dec. 14, 1915, he presented the endorsements of 24 state governments at the White House. There is no record, however, of such a national day being proclaimed. (Library of Congress)

RG 306-NT-279 C-34 photograph of Amelia Earhart emerging from the bottom of the sea off Block Island, July 25, 1929

RG 306-NT-279 C-34 photograph of Amelia Earhart emerging from the bottom of the sea off Block Island, July 25, 1929

Eleanor Roosevelt (1884-1962). A remarkable woman. As wife of the 32nd President, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Eleanor Roosevelt challenged and transformed the historically ceremonial, behind-the-scenes First Lady role. She iparticipated in radio broadcasts, wrote a daily syndicated column, "My Day," and held weekly, women-only press conferences (she was the first presidential wife to do so) to discuss women's issues, her daily activities and breaking news.

The 25 Most Powerful Women of the Past Century

Eleanor Roosevelt (1884-1962). A remarkable woman. As wife of the 32nd President, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Eleanor Roosevelt challenged and transformed the historically ceremonial, behind-the-scenes First Lady role. She iparticipated in radio broadcasts, wrote a daily syndicated column, "My Day," and held weekly, women-only press conferences (she was the first presidential wife to do so) to discuss women's issues, her daily activities and breaking news.

Dan Haggerty, who played mountain man Grizzly Adams in a hit movie followed by a TV show in the 1970s, has died. He was 74.

Dan Haggerty, who played mountain man Grizzly Adams in a hit movie followed by a TV show in the 1970s, has died. He was 74.

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