The first woman to play professional baseball on men's teams played in the Negro Leagues with the Kansas City Monarchs and the Indianapolis Clowns. In her biography, Martha Ackmann RI '09 describes the challenges Stone faced in the Jim Crow South and elsewhere.
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Historian Martin Summers RI '08 didn’t know he needed a Radcliffe Research Partner . . . until he met Harvard undergraduate Wangui Muigai ’09.
With roughly three thousand unique manuscript collections and ninety thousand photographs, as well as thousands of items of ephemera, the Schlesinger is arguably the world's largest archive devoted to the history of both individual women and women's organizations.
Are some professions more favorable for combining career and family? Economists Claudia Goldin RI '06 and Lawrence Katz RI '06 examine the data on graduates of the nation's top colleges and professional schools.