A feminist author and journalist. Best known for her book “The Beauty Myth.”
The "Mother of civil rights in California," one of the leading abolitionists during the Gold-Rush era, and a self-made millionaire entrepreneur and financier.
A professional tennis player. Won 31 Grand Slam tournament titles between 1923-1938.
An actress and a Union Army spy during the Civil War.
The first female lawyer on the west coast, a public defender pioneer, an editor, and a suffrage leader.
A Philanthropist and the patroness of San Francisco’s volunteer firefighters, the benefactor of the Coit Tower in San Francisco.
A civil rights icon, a feminist, and one of the most important labor movement leaders of the 20th century.
The first female mayor of San Francisco and the longest-serving member of the US Senate.
A pioneer documentary photographer, who made a social change through her art.
The first director of San Francisco Museum of Art, contributing to the Bay Area diverse modern art scene.