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Well Behaved Women Rarely Become Famous

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Language Arts And English +3 Age Level High School (16 to 18 years old)

A collection of portraits of women that defied conventions of their day. Portraits chosen for this collection could lead to a discussion on the evolution of feminism in the US.  It includes several learning to look strategies.

This collection was created in conjunction with the National Portrait Gallery's 2019 Learning to Look Summer Teacher Institute.

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Anne Catharine Hoof Green

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Green Compare and Contrast

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Anne Catharine Hoof Green

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Mary Cassatt

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Cecilia Beaux Self-Portrait

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Phillis Wheatley

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Mary_edwards_walker.jpg

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Pauline Cushman

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Gertrude Stein

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Gertrude Stein posing for Jo Davidson

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Get Thee Behind Me, (Mrs.) Satan!

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Belva Ann Lockwood

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Marian Anderson

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Helena Rubinstein

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Amelia Earhart

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Dolores Huerta

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Kate Millett

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Elizabeth Catlett

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Condoleeza Rice

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First Lady Michelle Obama

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The Four Justices

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