She blazed a path for female authors and thinkers to follow.
An enduring symbol of humanitarianism for her work during the American Civil War
Hallie Quinn Brown was a preeminent educator, writer, public speaker and activist in the causes of civil rights and suffrage throughout the 19th and 20th centuries.
The Consumer Brewery building was located above the site of the old Aqueduct Bridge.
Dorothy Hamm (1919-2004) worked tirelessly to bring equality to Arlington County.
In 1968, Shirley Chisholm made history as the first African-American woman to be elected to Congress. She also broke barriers as the first woman to seek the Democratic presidential nomination in 1972.
Donation Received from one of Arlington’s Oldest Black Churches
Central Library, First Floor
1015 North Quincy Street
Arlington VA 22201