Life<br />Born in Atchison, Kansas July 24, 1897<br />Went missing July 2, 1937<br />Declared legally dead January 5, 1939<br />She had 1 sister, (younger) Grace Muriel Earhart<br />
Accomplishments<br />First woman to fly across the Atlantic Ocean<br />June 17, 1928<br />20 hours 40 minutes<br />First PERSON to fly from Hawaii to California<br />January 11, 1935<br />First woman to fly solo across the North American continent and back<br />August 1928<br />
Public Image<br />The media called her “Lucky Lindy”, “Lady Lindy” and “Queen of the Air.”<br />Allowed her image to be used to promote products<br />Luggage<br />Lucky Strike Cigarettes<br />Woman’s Clothing<br />
Going Beyond the Standard<br />Married to George Putnum on February 7, 1931<br />She kept her own name instead of going by Mrs. Putnum<br />Ameilia never gave birth, had two step-sons<br />Even though she was married, she still found time to follow her dream of being an aviator.<br />
Billie Holiday: Lady Day Sings the Blues<br /><ul><li>Recognized as one of the most famous and influential jazz singers of her time, as well as all time.
Billie was born into poverty and into a racist society, but found comfort in music.
Related to people well through song and was privileged to work with many influential musicians. </li></li></ul><li><ul><li>Billie had to deal with a lot of racism and abuse, mainly because she did not want to settle into the expected “womanhood” role.
She worked hard to overcome her circumstance by singing all over, recording songs, and got an offer to record a record at the age of 18.
She was sensitive to issues of race and sang songs about people facing racist abuse, like the song “Strange Fruit,” about the lynching of a black man. </li></li></ul><li><ul><li>She was the first singer who made the singing equivalent to the instruments in the band.
From the years 1935 to 1938, she changed jazz history.
She received many awards and Grammy’s for her work because she was able to capture the pain of the times with an immense tone, range, and depth, and many people flocked to hear her sing.
She inspired people through the jazz and the blues and taught people that it can heal and that everyone should give music a chance. </li></li></ul><li>Sandra Day O’Connor<br />By : Amy Koehler<br />
Quick Facts <br /><ul><li>Sandra Day O’Connor was born in March 1930.
Sandra Day O’Connor graduated from Stanford University with a degree in Economics. She then transferred to Stanford Law where she earned her law degree. Sandra Day O’Connor graduated third in her class out of 102 students. William Rehnquist graduated first in the class and later became a Supreme Court Justice.
Even though Sandra Day O’Connor graduated third in her class her only job offer was to be a legal secretary!
Instead of accepting this job Sandra Day O’Connor accompanied her husband to Germany where she worked as a Civilian Attorney for the Quartermasters Corps.</li></li></ul><li>Many firsts for women…<br /><ul><li>After returning home to the states, Sandra Day O’Connor found work as an assistant attorney general. After the resignation of a state senator, Sandra Day O’Connor filled the vacant seat become the FIRST woman majority leader.
Later, Sandra Day O’Connor ran for a judgeship on the Maricopa County Supreme Court.
In 1981, Ronald Regan nominated Sandra Day O’Connor to be the 102nd Supreme Court Justice and FIRST woman. Sandra Day O’Connor remained committed to her conservative values and applied them to many of the decisions she made as a justice. </li></li></ul><li>Jacqueline lee Bouvier Kennedy Onassis<br />
February 14, 1962 televisedWhite House restoration<br />
White House restoration<br />Jackie became an icon as the First Lady<br />Jackie was say to be photographed more than her husband JFK.<br />For her grace and courage during tragedies in her lifetime.<br />
Danica Patrick<br />The Women Role Model <br />Of the Day<br />
Accomplishments <br />Was the new Role Model for the Era<br />Only women to have and still race in NASCAR since its creation in 1948<br />Won the Rookie of the year while racing F1<br />Finished 12th in F1 series, highest place by a female, 2005<br />
Significance <br />Her presence and her success in NASCAR a male dominated sport<br />When all boundaries had been reached in every field, someone like Danica Patrick came along<br />