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Pat French, Co-creator

Historic Women Timeline

Prehistory
    
Dona Eufemia
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Harvey Girls
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Parteras of New Mexico
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Zuni Olla Maidens
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Curanderas – Women Who Heal
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Women of the Camino Real
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Captive Women and Children of Taos County
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Women of Cochiti
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Women of the Santa Fe Trail
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Ladies Auxiliary of Local 890
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Estella Garcia
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Fabric Artists of the WPA
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Tesuque Rain Gods
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St. Fancis Women’s Club
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Sisters of Charity
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Mother Magdalen and the Sisters of Loretto
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Kewa Women’s Co-Op
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Dona Ana
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Women Veterans of NM
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Spanish Colonial
(1540 - 1820)
Ana de Sandoval y Manzanares
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Maria Rosa Villapando
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Maria Gertrudis Barcelo
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Mexican Period
(1820 - 1848)
Mary Ann Deming Crocker
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Lozen, Little Sister
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Sally Rooke
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Yetta Kohn
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Carlotta Thompkins Thurmond “Lottie Deno”
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Territorial Period
(1848 - 1912)
Acequia Madre House Historical Women
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Josephine Cox “Grandma” Anderson
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Eva Scott Fenyes
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Matilda Coxe Stevenson
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Cathay Williams
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Monica Fuentes Gallegos and Carolota Fuentes Gallegos
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Ada McPherson Morley
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Dona Dolores “Lola” Chavez de Armijo
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Sadie Orchard
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Mary Jane Coulter
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Emma Marble Muir
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Agnes Morley Cleaveland
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Harriet Belle Amsden Sammons
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Susie Rayos Marmon (Ga-wa goo maa)
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Carrie Tingley
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Mary Cabot Wheelwright
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Georgia O’Keeffe
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Leonora Scott Muse Curtin
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Frieda Lawrence
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Mabel Dodge Luhan
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Nina Otero-Warren
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Dorothy Eugenie Brett
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Trinidad Gachupin Medina
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Maria Ramita Simbola Martinez “Summer Harvest”
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Elizabeth Garrett
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Maria Martinez
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Georgia O’Keeffe
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Ida O. Jackson
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Anita Scott Coleman
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Helene Haack Allen
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Laura Gilpin
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Magnolia Ellis
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Rose Powers White
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Mary White
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Fabiola Cabeza de Baca Gilbert
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Dr. Meta L. Christy
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Virginia T. Romero
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Dessie Sawyer
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Agueda S. Martinez
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Myrtle Attaway Farquhar
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Rita Wells Hill
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Louise Massey Mabie
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Leonora Curtin Paloheimo
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Peggy Pond Church
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Feliciana Tapia Viarrial
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Virginia Duran
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Cora Durand
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Dulcelina Salce Curtis
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Dr. Annie Dodge Wauneka
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Maria “Concha” Conception Ortiz y Pino de Kleven
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Esther Martinez, P’oe Tsawa
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Statehood
(1912 - Present)
Juanita T. Toledo, Pha-wa-lulh-luh (Ring-Cloud Around the Moon)
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Maria Doloes Gonzales (“La Doctora”)
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Fern Sawyer
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Pablita Velarde
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Maria Gutierrez Spencer
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Evelyn M. Vigil, Phan-un-pha-kee (Young Doe)
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Marjorie Bell Chambers, Ph.D.
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Mela Leger
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Graciela Olivarez
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Emma Estrada
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Janaloo Hill Hough
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Chief Justice Pamela B. Minzner
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Eve Ball
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Acequia Madre House Historical Women, Santa Fe

Ada McPherson Morley, Catron

Agnes Morley Cleaveland, Catron

Agueda S. Martinez, Rio Arriba

Amelia Elizabeth White, Santa Fe

Anita Scott Coleman, Grant

Annie Dodge Wauneka, McKinley

Captive Women and Children of Taos County, Taos

Carlotta Thompkins Thurmond “Lottie Deno”, Luna

Carrie Tingley, Bernalillo

Cathay Williams, Luna

Curanderas – Women Who Heal, Mora

Dona Ana Robledo, Dona Ana

Dona Delores Chavez de Armijo, Bernalillo

Dona Eufemia, Socorro

Dulcelina Salce Curtis, Sandoval

Elizabeth Garrett, Lincoln

Emma Estrada, McKinley

Estella Garcia, Curry

Esther Martinez (P’oe Tsawa), Rio Arriba

Eve Ball, Lincoln

Evelyn M. Vigil, Phan-un-pha-kee (Young Doe) and Juanita T. Toledo, Pha-wa-luh-luh (Ring-Cloud Around the Moon), Sandoval

Fabiola Gilbert Cabeza de Baca, San Miguel

Founding Women of Albuquerque, Bernalillo

Georgia O’Keeffe, Rio Arriba

Photo by: Stieglitz, Alfred

© Georgia O’Keeffe Museum

Graciela Olivarez, Bernalillo

Harriet Belle Amsden Sammons, San Juan

Harvey Girls, Bernalillo

Helene Haack Allen, De Baca

Ida O. Jackson, Curry

Josephine Cox (Grandma) Anderson, Eddy

Kewa Women’s Co-op, Sandoval

Ladies Auxiliary 890, Grant

Laura Gilpin, Santa Fe

Lea County Cowgirls, Lea

Little Sister Lozen, Otero

Louise Massey Mabie, Chaves

Magnolia Ellis, Sierra

María “Concha” Concepción Ortiz y Pino de Kleven, Torrance

Maria Delores Gonzales, Bernalillo

María Gertrudis Barceló, Santa Fe

Maria Gutierrez Spencer, Dona Ana

Maria Martinez, Santa Fe

Maria Ramita Simbola Martinez, Cora Durand, and Virginia Duran, Taos

Maria Rosa Villapando, Taos

Marjorie Bell Chambers, Los Alamos

Mary Ann Deming Crocker, Luna

Mary Cabot Wheelwright, Santa Fe

Mary Elizabeth Jane Colter, Bernalillo

Mary White, Otero

Matilda Coxe Stevenson, Cibola

Mela Leger, Guadalupe

Meta L. Christy, San Miguel

Monica Fuentes Gallegos and Carolota Fuentes Gallegos, Harding

Mother Magdalen and the Sisters of Loretto, Santa Fe

Myrtle Attaway Farquhar, Lea

Nina Otero-Warren, Valencia

Pablita Velarde, Tse Tsaw, Golden Dawn, Rio Arriba

Pamela Minzner, Bernalillo

Peggy Pond Church, Los Alamos

Rose Powers White, Roosevelt

Sadie Orchard, Sierra

Sarah (Sally) Rooke, Union

Sisters of Charity, Santa Fe

St. Francis Women’s Club, Santa Fe

Susie Rayos Marmon (Ga-wa goo maa), Cibola

Tesuque Rain Gods, Santa Fe

Three Fates, Taos

Three Wise Women-Eva Scott Fényes, Leonora Scott Muse Curtin, and Leonora Frances Curtin Paloheimo, Santa Fe

Trinidad Gachupin Medina, Sandoval

Virginia T. Romero, Taos

Women of Cochiti, Sandoval

Women of Shakespeare-Emma Marble Muir, Rita Wells Hill, Janaloo Hill Hough, Hidalgo

Women of the Camino Real, Socorro

Women Veterans of New Mexico, Sandoval

Yetta Kohn, Quay

Zuni Olla Maidens, McKinley