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Dr. Anna Howard Shaw | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society

Photograph

Dr. Anna Howard Shaw

Dr. Anna Howard Shaw | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society
Dr. Anna Howard Shaw (1847-1919) turning the crank of her car. Dr. Shaw was an ordained Methodist minister, physician, temperance lecturer, woman's suffrage orator and peace advocate. She was member of a Big Rapids area pioneer family and friend and colleague of Susan B. Anthony. She completed her early education at Big Rapids High School and Albion College. She was the first woman to receive the highest civilian Presidential citation, the Distinguished Service Medal, for her international efforts on behalf of world peace. She is recognized in the Michigan Women's Hall of Fame.
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Dr. Anna Howard Shaw (1847-1919) turning the crank of her car. Dr. Shaw was an ordained Methodist minister, physician, temperance lecturer, woman's suffrage orator and peace advocate. She was member of a Big Rapids area pioneer family and friend and colleague of Susan B. Anthony. She completed her early education at Big Rapids High School and Albion College. She was the first woman to receive the highest civilian Presidential citation, the Distinguished Service Medal, for her international efforts on behalf of world peace. She is recognized in the Michigan Women's Hall of Fame.
RECORD DETAILS
Image ID:34642
Creation Date:date unknown
Creator Name:Unknown
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Collection Name:James, Ada Lois, 1876-1952 : Ada Lois papers, 1816-1952
Genre:Photograph
Original Format Type:photographic print, b&w
Original Format Number:PH 1253
Original Dimensions:7 x 5 inches
SUBJECTS
Dresses
Physicians
Outdoor photography
Suffrage
Women
Religion
Automobiles

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