The following biographical profiles highlight a few of the many lives and experiences represented in the In Her Own Right project. Please browse our contextual essays, exhibits, and Inclusive Archives Resource Guide to discover additional voices.
Belva Ann Lockwood: Vote Belva!
Caroline LeCount & the Ohio Street School
Sarah Mapps Douglass: Teacher, Activist, Artist
Amy Matilda Cassey, Mary Anne Dickerson, and Martina Dickerson: Philadelphia's African American Elite
Dora Kelly Lewis: Philadelphia’s Voice in the Suffrage Movement
M. Carey Thomas and Mary Elizabeth Garrett
Lucretia Mott: 19th Century Foodie
Mary Virginia Wood Forten: From North Carolina to Philadelphia
Deborah Norris Logan: Historian, Diarist, Republican
Mary Kite: Mary and the Devil
Marianne and Jane Campbell: Catholic Activists
Presbyterian Women On a Mission
Farmer, Feminist, Foulke: The life and work of Chester County agriculturalist Jean Kane Foulke
Helen Parrish and "Friendly Visits"
Chloe Cudsworth Littlefield: A Different Type of Activism