Leah D. Daughtry
Leah D. Daughtry is the CEO of the 2008 Democratic National Convention Committee and chief of staff to Howard Dean, the former chairman of the Democratic National Committee. She was formerly Acting As...
Women & Politics Institute
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General Federation of Women's Clubs Headquarters
General Federation of Women's Clubs Headquarters, also known as Miles Mansion, is a social clubhouse headquarters in Washington, D.C..It was declared a National Historic Landmark in 1991.Tours of the ...
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Sophie Radford de Meissner
Sophie Radford de Meissner (November 17, 1854 – April 17, 1957) was an author, playwright, diplomat's wife, spiritualist and socialite.
Sophie was born third of seven children to William Radford ...
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Kathleen Patterson
Kathleen "Kathy" Patterson (b. June 21, 1948) is a politician from Washington, D.C. From 1995 to 2007, she was a Democratic member of the Council of the District of Columbia, where she served as the e...
National Association of Colored Women
The National Association of Colored Women Clubs (NACWC) was established in Washington, D.C., USA, on July 21, 1896 during the First Annual Convention of the National Federation of Afro-American Women ...
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Sharon Ambrose
Sharon Ambrose (born September 9, 1939, Chicago) is a politician from Washington, D.C. She was a Democratic member of the Council of the District of Columbia, representing Ward 6, from 1997 to 2007.
Gay Women's Alternative
The Gay Women's Alternative, DC (GWA) (1981–1993) was an incorporated social-educational non-profit organization dedicated to enriching the cultural, intellectual, and social lives of lesbians of the ...
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Eydie Whittington
Eydie D. Whittington is a Democratic politician in Washington, D.C. In 1995, she was elected as the Ward 8 member of the Council of the District of Columbia in a special election to replace Marion Bar...
Holly Twyford
Holly Twyford is a Washington, D.C.-based American stage actress and director. She is a ten-time nominee and a four-time winner of the Helen Hayes Award.
Twyford grew up in Great Falls, Virginia....
The Furies Collective
The Furies Collective was a communal lesbian group in Washington, D.C. that was established in the summer of 1971. The group intended to give a voice to lesbian separatism through its newspaper, The F...
Miss District of Columbia Teen USA
The Miss District of Columbia Teen USA competition is the pageant that selects the representative for the District of Columbia in the Miss Teen USA pageant.With only three semi-finalist placings, the...
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Edna Skinner
Edna Skinner (May 23, 1921 - August 8, 2003) was an American film and television actress notable for playing Kay Addison, neighbor of Wilbur Post, in the iconic TV series Mister Ed. Her character was...
Nana on a Dolphin
Nana on a Dolphin is a public artwork by French sculptor Niki de Saint Phalle. Nana on a Dolphin is part of the National Museum of Women in the Arts New York Avenue Sculpture Project and has also been...
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Julie Finley
Julie Finley was the United States Ambassador to the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE). She was nominated by President George W. Bush.
Finley attended Vassar College and...
Annie Lewis
Annie Lewis (c. 1869 – 1896) was a promising American soubrette of light operas and musical comedies whose life was cut short while still in her twenties, a victim of tuberculosis.
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Off our backs
off our backs (oob) is an American radical feminist periodical that ran from 1970 to 2008. It began publishing on February 27, 1970, with a twelve-page tabloid first issue. From 2002 the editors adapt...
National Museum of Women in the Arts
The National Museum of Women in the Arts (NMWA) is a gender specific museum, located in Washington, D.C. is the only museum solely dedicated to celebrating women’s achievements in the visual, performi...
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Phase 1 (bar)
Phase 1, also known as The Phase, is a lesbian bar and nightclub at 525 8th Street, Southeast in Washington, D.C. Located one block south of Pennsylvania Avenue, SE near Eastern Market in the Capitol ...
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Nadine Winter
Nadine P. Winter (March 3, 1924 – August 26, 2011) was a Democratic politician in Washington, D.C. She was elected as one of the original members of the Council of the District of Columbia in 19...