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In Honor of Women’s History Month here are 10 famous women who made Texas History.

1. Taken from her family during a massacre, she spent 25 years with the Comanche’s. She married a chief and had three children. Texas Rangers found her with her daughter during a siege and brought her back to her family. She tried one unsuccessful escape attempt to the Comanche tribe to reunite with her sons.
1. Taken from her family during a massacre, she spent 25 years with the Comanche’s. She married a chief and had three children. Texas Rangers found her with her daughter during a siege and brought her back to her family. She tried one unsuccessful escape attempt to the Comanche tribe to reunite with her sons. Who am I?
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2. A woman of African and Native American descent, she could not go to a pilot’s school because of her gender and race. To become the first African American pilot, she had to teach herself French in order to obtain her pilots license in France which took seven months. Before she could fulfil her dream of opening a flying school for African-Americans she was died in Florida during a rehearsal in 1924.
2. A woman of African and Native American descent, she could not go to a pilot’s school because of her gender and race. To become the first African American pilot, she had to teach herself French in order to obtain her pilots license in France which took seven months. Before she could fulfil her dream of opening a flying school for African-Americans she was died in Florida during a rehearsal in 1924. Who am I?
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3. A well-remembered advocate and president of the Austin Women’s Suffrage Association, this lobbyist remained a strong activist even after the 19th Amendment was passed in 1920. While serving as secretary of state under Governor Moody she discovered an original copy of the Declaration of Texas in a vault.
3. A well-remembered advocate and president of the Austin Women’s Suffrage Association, this lobbyist remained a strong activist even after the 19th Amendment was passed in 1920. While serving as secretary of state under Governor Moody she discovered an original copy of the Declaration of Texas in a vault. Who am I?
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4. This successful blues artist recorded with greats such as Louis Armstrong and her brother, who was known as a piano prodigy. She moved to Chicago in the 1920’s to record with OKeh records. The Depression slowed the blues industry and she worked as a nurse and a choir director until the 1970’s. Bonnie Raitt covered some of her work and invited her to tour with her. They toured together for almost 20 years.
4. This successful blues artist recorded with greats such as Louis Armstrong and her brother, who was known as a piano prodigy. She moved to Chicago in the 1920’s to record with OKeh records. The Depression slowed the blues industry and she worked as a nurse and a choir director until the 1970’s. Bonnie Raitt covered some of her work and invited her to tour with her. They toured together for almost 20 years. Who am I?
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5. Founder of the Mexican Feminist League, this writer worked alongside her family for her father’s newspaper. In 1914 a perilous article about the then President Wilson prompted the Texas Rangers to appear at her family’s newspaper. She was able to convince them to leave without any incident. In her later life she lived in San Antonio where she created a free kindergarten.
5. Founder of the Mexican Feminist League, this writer worked alongside her family for her father’s newspaper. In 1914 a perilous article about the then President Wilson prompted the Texas Rangers to appear at her family’s newspaper. She was able to convince them to leave without any incident. In her later life she lived in San Antonio where she created a free kindergarten. Who am I?
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6. A record breaker in the 1932 Olympics, she was well-known for her skills in basketball, golf, and track and field. The Associated Press named her “Woman of the Year”, five times and once “Woman Athlete of the Half Century”. She died of cancer at age 45 in Galveston in 1956.
6. A record breaker in the 1932 Olympics, she was well-known for her skills in basketball, golf, and track and field. The Associated Press named her “Woman of the Year”, five times and once “Woman Athlete of the Half Century”. She died of cancer at age 45 in Galveston in 1956. Who am I?
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7. Known as the woman who saved The Alamo. As part the Daughters of the Republic of Texas (DRT) she quarreled with other members of this group in an effort to preserve much of the Alamo. She barricaded for herself for three days to keep part of the Alamo from being demolished. In the end it turned out that she was accurate concerning historical specifics concerning the Alamo.
7. Known as the woman who saved The Alamo. As part the Daughters of the Republic of Texas (DRT) she quarreled with other members of this group in an effort to preserve much of the Alamo. She barricaded for herself for three days to keep part of the Alamo from being demolished. In the end it turned out that she was accurate concerning historical specifics concerning the Alamo. Who am I?
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8. After her husband's impeachment and conviction, she sought the Democratic nomination for governor, and was elected to office. She told voters that she would follow the advice of her husband and Texas thus would get "two governors for the price of one."
8. After her husband's impeachment and conviction, she sought the Democratic nomination for governor, and was elected to office. She told voters that she would follow the advice of her husband and Texas thus would get Who am I?
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9. A graduate of Boston University Law School, this former Texas legislator ran two times before she was elected becoming the first African-American woman to win a seat (not just in Texas but the south), hold the President pro term for the senate, deliver a keynote speech at the Democratic National Convention and be buried in the Texas State Cemetery.
9. A graduate of Boston University Law School, this former Texas legislator ran two times before she was elected becoming the first African-American woman to win a seat (not just in Texas but the south), hold the President pro term for the senate, deliver a keynote speech at the Democratic National Convention and be buried in the Texas State Cemetery. Who am I?
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10. A successful salesperson she started her own cosmetic company after growing tired of watching men that she had trained be promoted over her. In 1963 at the age of 45, she started her cosmetics business with lotions. She implemented incentive compensation programs to help motivate her teams with sales. It had also helped her make close to $1 million in profits her first year in business.
10. A successful salesperson she started her own cosmetic company after growing tired of watching men that she had trained be promoted over her. In 1963 at the age of 45, she started her cosmetics business with lotions. She implemented incentive compensation programs to help motivate her teams with sales. It had also helped her make close to $1 million in profits her first year in business. Who am I?
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