The Book of Women's Firsts: Breakthrough Achievements of Almost 1,000 American Women

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Random House, 1992 - Success - 511 pages
A comprehensive reference that chronicles first achievements of American women from the 16th century to the present, this fascinating and inspiring book covers more than 20 fields of endeavor. Included are the first woman mayor (1897), the first woman athlete to play men's regular basketball (1986), as well as more celebrated females such as Gracie Allen, Clara Barton, and Muriel Siebert.

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