Jovita Idar
“Working women know their rights and proudly rise to face the struggle. The hour of their degradation is past. Women are no longer servants but rather the equals of men, companions to them ”

Listing of Great Texas Women

Find information about Texas women who have helped shape the history of Texas. Search by name, click on a letter to list alphabetically or use the search engine to find a particular person.

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Abernathy, Mollie D. Wylie Jarrott (1866 - 1960)Businesswoman | Rancher
Able, Mary Nees (1927 - 1988)Aviator
Acers, Ebby Halliday (1911 - Present)Businesswoman | Philanthropist
Acheson, Sarah C. (1844 - 1899)Suffragist
Acosta, Lucy G. (1926 - 2008)Civic Leader
Adair, Cornelia Wadsworth (1837 - 1921)Rancher
Adair, Christia (1893 - 1989)Civil Rights Activist | In the Gallery | Teacher
Adams, Rebecca Ann Patillo Bass (1826 - 1867)Pioneer
Adams, Yolanda (1961 - Present)Singer
Affleck, Mary Hunt (1847 - 1932)Poet
Agather, ElaineBusinesswoman
Ahn, Suzanne (1952 - 2003)Activist | Health Professional | In the Gallery
Alavez, FrancitaActivist
Alcala, DoraMayor
Alexander, Birdie (1870 - 1960)Educator
Alexander, Janet LipscombWriter
Allen, Debbie (1950 - Present)Dancer
Allen, Winnie (1895 - 1985)Archivist | Historian
Allen, Ruth Alice (1889 - 1979)Historian
Allen, Frances Daisy Emery (1876 - 1958)Health Professional
Allen, Charlotte M. Baldwin (1805 - 1895)Pioneer
Allred, Joe Betsy MillerFirst Lady of Texas
Alsbury, Juana Gertrudis Navarro (1812 - 1888)Alamo Survivor
Altshuler, Ruth C. SharpPhilanthropist
Ames, Jessie Harriet Daniel (1883 - 1972)Suffragist
Ames, Harriet A. Moore Page Potter (1810 - 1902)Pioneer
Amsler, Margaret G. HarrisAttorney
Anderson, Hattie Mabel (1887 - 1965)Educator | Historian
Anderson, Ada Collins (1924 - Present)Civil Rights Activist
Andrews, Willie Ann Hudson (1848 - 1895)Educator
Andrews, Jessie (1867 - 1919)In the Gallery | Poet
Andujar, Elizabeth R. Betty (1912 - 1997)Politician
Angelina, (16__ - Present)Guide | In the Gallery
Anzaldua, Gloria (1942 - 2004)Activist | Author | In the Gallery
Armstrong, Mary Maxwell (1882 - 1971)Librarian
Armstrong, Anne Legendre (1927 - 2008)Ambassador
Armstrong, Mollie Wright (1875 - 1964)Health Professional
Arnold, June Fairfax Davis (1926 - 1982)Author | Publisher
Ash, Mary Kay (1918 - 2001)Businesswoman
Askew, KimAttorney
Aunspaugh, Vivian Louise (1869 - 1960)Painter
Austin, Lucille CarrollBusinesswoman
Austin, Mary Brown (1768 - 1824)Pioneer
Austin, HelenSocial Worker
Autrey, Lynette Schneider (1891 - 1978)Philanthropist
Aves, Etheldreda Belle (? - 1942)Singer
Aycox, Nanie Belle Jenkins (? - 1974)Educator