Texas Women's History Moments (15 - 21)

Mar 18, 2014

This week we're highlighting contributions by Hortense Ward, the first woman admitted to the Texas bar, blues singer Willie Mae "Big Mama" Thornton and Indian Women in Texas, plus an influential folk artist, a musician now memorialized on a stamp, and other individuals.  

This year’s additions also include Ruthe Winegarten, Annie Mae Hunt, Sophia Alice Callahan, Alberta Zepeda and Janis Joplin. 

Alice Dickerson Montemayor

 Hortense Ward

 Consuelo Gonzalez Amezcua

 Willie Mae Thornton

 Rosa Maria Hinojosa de Balli

 Native American Women in Texas, Paleo to Archaic Eras

 Lydia Mendoza