Discover the Women of the Hall

These are the Inductees of the National Women’s Hall of Fame. Select any of the women to discover their stories and learn how they have influenced other women and this country.

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Louisa May AlcottLouisa May Alcott Arts 1832 Pennsylvania 1996

Marian AndersonMarian Anderson Arts 1897 Pennsylvania 1973

Maya AngelouMaya Angelou Arts 1928 Missouri 1998

Lucille BallLucille Ball Arts, Business 1911 New York 2001

Louise BourgeoisLouise Bourgeois Arts 1911 France 2009

Margaret Bourke-WhiteMargaret Bourke-White Arts 1904 New York 1990

Gwendolyn BrooksGwendolyn Brooks Arts 1917 Kansas 1988

Pearl S. BuckPearl S. Buck Arts 1892 West Virginia 1973

Mary CassattMary Cassatt Arts 1844 Pennsylvania 1973

Willa CatherWilla Cather Arts 1873 Virginia 1988

Julia ChildJulia Child Arts 1912 California 2007

Elizabeth Jane CochranElizabeth Jane Cochran Arts 1864 Pennsylvania 1998

Joan Ganz CooneyJoan Ganz Cooney Arts, Business, Education 1929 Arizona 1998

Jane Cunningham CrolyJane Cunningham Croly Arts 1829 England 1994

Marian de ForestMarian de Forest Arts, Humanities 1864 New York 2001

Emily DickinsonEmily Dickinson Arts 1830 Massachusetts 1973

Ella FitzgeraldElla Fitzgerald Arts 1917 Virginia 1995

Margaret FullerMargaret Fuller Arts 1810 Massachusetts 1995

Charlotte Perkins GilmanCharlotte Perkins Gilman Arts 1860 Connecticut 1994

Katharine GrahamKatharine Graham Arts, Business 1917 New York 2002

Martha GrahamMartha Graham Arts 1894 Pennsylvania 2015

Lorraine HansberryLorraine Hansberry Arts, Humanities 1930 Illinois 2017

Helen HayesHelen Hayes Arts 1900 null 1973

Barbara HoldridgeBarbara Holdridge Arts, Business 1929 New York 2001

Billie HolidayBillie Holiday Arts 1915 Maryland 2011

Wilhelmina Cole HolladayWilhelmina Cole Holladay Arts, Business, Philanthropy 1922 1996

Zora Neale HurstonZora Neale Hurston Arts 1891 Alabama 1994

Dorothea LangeDorothea Lange Arts 1895 New Jersey 2003

Sherry LansingSherry Lansing Arts, Business, Humanities, Philanthropy 1944 Illinois 2017

Emma LazarusEmma Lazarus Arts 1849 New York 2009

Maya Y. LinMaya Y. Lin Arts 1959 Ohio 2005

Anne Morrow LindberghAnne Morrow Lindbergh Arts, Science 1906 1996

Clare Boothe LuceClare Boothe Luce Arts, Government, Humanities, Philanthropy 1903 New York 2017

Kate MillettKate Millett Arts, Humanities 1934 Minnesota 2013

Aimée MullinsAimée Mullins Arts, Athletics, Humanities, Philanthropy 1976 Pennsylvania 2017

Georgia O'KeeffeGeorgia O'Keeffe Arts 1887 Wisconsin 1993

Annie OakleyAnnie Oakley Arts 1860 Ohio 1993

Katherine Siva SaubelKatherine Siva Saubel Arts, Education, Humanities 1920 California 1993

Catherine Filene ShouseCatherine Filene Shouse Arts, Philanthropy 1896 Massachusetts 2007

Beverly SillsBeverly Sills Arts 1929 New York 1998

Bessie SmithBessie Smith Arts c.1894 Tennessee 1984

Harriet Beecher StoweHarriet Beecher Stowe Arts 1811 Connecticut 1986

Maria TallchiefMaria Tallchief Arts 1925 Oklahoma 1996

Ida TarbellIda Tarbell Arts 1857 Pennsylvania 2000

Mercy Otis WarrenMercy Otis Warren Arts 1728 Massachusetts 2002

Ida B. Wells-BarnettIda B. Wells-Barnett Arts, Humanities 1862 Mississippi 1988

Eudora WeltyEudora Welty Arts 1909 Mississippi 2000

Edith WhartonEdith Wharton Arts 1862 New York 1996

Oprah WinfreyOprah Winfrey Arts, Business, Philanthropy 1954 Mississippi 1994