A chef, restaurateur, and entrepreneur. The first African-American to publish a New Orleans Creole cuisine cookbook and the first African-American to host a cooking show.
A civil rights activist and the first African-American child to integrate into an elementary school in the South.
A missionary, philanthropist, Patron of racial justice, and the second US-born citizen to be canonized a Saint.
The first woman physician in Louisiana.
The first licensed woman pharmacist in Louisiana, and the first woman to be accepted into the state pharmaceutical association.
An African-American activist and a legendary famous chef, known as “The Queen of Creole Cooking.”
A wealthy New Orleans-born Creole aristocrat, businesswoman, real estate designer and developer, and the sponsor of Pontalba Buildings.
The first woman in Louisiana to earn a living writing for a newspaper, and the first woman publisher of a major daily newspaper in the US.
A suffragist and leading civic activist in New Orleans.
A spiritual community leader, known as a Voodoo Queen.