Kate Mason Rowland is best known for her biography of her great-great-granduncle George Mason.
Jean Miller Skipwith, Lady Skipwith, assembled one of the largest libraries owned by a Virginia woman early in the nineteenth century.
Ethel Bailey Furman was one of the earliest African American women to work as an architect in Virginia.
Marian A. Van Landingham founded a one-of-a-kind art center in Alexandria.
Known as the "Female Elvis," Janis Martin was a pioneer rockabilly star.
Edythe C. Harrison's love of music led her to help found the Virginia Opera Association.
Mollie Holmes Adams helped preserve the Upper Mattaponi heritage by passing on the almost-lost art of feather weaving and recording her herbal…
Taking up painting early in her sixties, Queena Stovall created works that recalled her life in rural Virginia and earned her the title the "Grandma…