Missouri Women

Alberta Claire, first woman to cross the country on horseback. (

Alberta Claire, "The Girl from Wyoming," was back in Missouri and on her way to an extended ride through the Ozarrks. The Girl from Wyoming was a celebrity in that time who was best known for her long rides across the nation on horseback. more

Jun 19, 2017 1:28 PM Missouri History

Couzins, Phoebe--SHS#012723

Courtesy of the State Historical Society

Phoebe Couzins became Missouri's first woman law school graduate (Washington University in St. Louis). In 1887 she became the first female US Marshall in the country's history. She was also on the Board of Directors for the World's Fair. more

May 8, 2017 11:59 AM Missouri History


Courtesy National Blues Museum

If you haven't visited the National Blues Museum in St. Louis, now is the time to do it. Through March 31, the traveling exhibition, “Women of the Blues: A Coast-to-Coast Collection” is on display. more

Jan 24, 2017 2:38 PM Life

Jessica Bremehr

Courtesy of Jessica Bremehr

St. Louis artist Jessica Bremehr starts a conversation about women’s bodies with her art. more

Jun 2, 2016 2:29 PM Art

Rose Philippine Duchesne was named a Saint. more

Jul 3, 2015 12:00 AM Missouri History

Josephine Baker was born in St. Louis. more

Jun 3, 2015 12:00 AM Missouri History

Missouri women received the right to vote. more

Jun 2, 2015 12:00 AM Missouri History


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