The Women

Some of the women lived long ago...others more recently...and others are alive and working/organizing/teaching/discovering today.  Find out a little about each woman on each L line. 

Vivian Maier (1926-2009)
Nanny and photographer

Kate Warne (1833-1868)
First female detective in the world

Bertha Palmer (1849-1918)
Queen of society in Chicago; art collector; real estate developer

Florence Price (1887-1953)
Composer of symphonies, chamber works and songs

Hema Rajagopalan (Born 1951)
Classical Indian dance teacher; founder & artistic director of the Natya Dance Theater

Roosevelt Koko Taylor (1928-2009)
“The Queen of the Blues” and Blues Hall of Fame inductee