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St. Louis, MO

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March is Women’s History Month. Eighty Eight One KDHX salutes the accomplishments of the women who have shaped our region, and our world.

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Celia, a slave

3/20/2012
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Born circa 1836 Audrain County, Missouri / Died December 21, 1855 in Fulton, Missouri Slave, hanged for murder (in self-defense) Written by Greta Russell of missouriwomen.org and read by Amy Barnes. Produced in collaboration with MissouriWomen.org. For more inspiring stories visit missouriwomen.org. Image courtesy of Brian Stansberry / Creative Commons via wikipedia.org

Duration: 00:02:39


Laura Ingalls Wilder

3/19/2012
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Born February 7, 1867 in Pepin, WI / Died February 10, 1957 in Mansfield, Missouri Author Written by Greta Russell of missouriwomen.org and read by Laurie Klein. Produced in collaboration with MissouriWomen.org. For more inspiring stories visit missouriwomen.org. Image courtesy wikimedia.org

Duration: 00:02:39


Rose Philippine Duchesne

3/12/2012
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Born 1769 in Grenoble, France / Died 1852 in St. Charles, MO Missionary Written by Greta Russell of missouriwomen.org and read by Yolanda Riley. Produced in collaboration with MissouriWomen.org. For more inspiring stories visit missouriwomen.org. Image courtesy wikimedia.org

Duration: 00:03:07


Jean Rouverol

3/11/2012
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Born 1916 in St. Louis, MO Screenwriter and actress Written and read by Anna Strong. Image courtesy of wikimedia.org

Duration: 00:03:08


Betty Friedan

3/10/2012
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Born 1921 in Peoria, IL / Died 2006 in Washington, D.C. Women's rights activist Written by Greta Russell of missouriwomen.org and read by Jennifer Byington. Produced in collaboration with MissouriWomen.org. For more inspiring stories visit missouriwomen.org. Image courtesy of wikimedia.org

Duration: 00:03:17


Virginia Minor

3/7/2012
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Born 1824 in Caroline County, VA / Died 1894 in St. Louis, MO Women's rights activist Written by Greta Russell and read by Deborah Sharn. Produced in collaboration with MissouriWomen.org. For more inspiring stories visit missouriwomen.org. Image courtesy of wikimedia.org

Duration: 00:01:07


Ora Lee Malone

3/6/2012
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Born 1918 in Brooksville, Mississippi Labor organizer and civil rights activist Written and read by Teresa Willis. Produced in collaboration with Missouri Women in Trades.

Duration: 00:01:01


Jane Addams

3/5/2012
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Born 1860 in Cedarville, IL / Died 1935 in Chicago, IL Social activist Written Greta Russell and read by Melissa James. Produced in collaboration with MissouriWomen.org. For more inspiring stories visit missouriwomen.org. Image courtesy of wikimedia.org

Duration: 00:01:03


Alice Paul

3/4/2012
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Born 1885 in Mount Laurel Township, Nj / Died 1977 in Moorestown Township, NJ Suffragist Written and read by Teresa Willis. Produced in collaboration with Missouri Women in Trades. Image courtesy of wikimedia.org

Duration: 00:01:12


Maggie LePique

3/3/2012
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Born 1964 in St. Louis, MO Radio program host and producer Written and read by Anna Strong Image courtesy of wikimedia.org

Duration: 00:01:06


Josephine Baker

3/2/2012
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Born 1906 in St. Louis, MO / Died 1975 in Paris, France Dancer and civil rights activist Written by Greta Russell and read by Amy Barnes. Produced in collaboration with MissouriWomen.org. For more inspiring stories visit missouriwomen.org. Image courtesy of wikimedia.org

Duration: 00:01:01


Anna Isabel Mulford

3/1/2012
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Born 1848 / Died 1943 Botanist Written and read by Anna Strong Image courtesy of wikimedia.org

Duration: 00:01:03