Lawyer, pacifist, and feminist Belva Ann Lockwood was the first female lawyer to practice before the Supreme Court. She founded the National Equal Rights Party, and was its candidate for president in 1884 and
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Fe del Mundo - Filipino pediatrician and Harvard Medical School's first female student. She was admitted because she was brilliant.and because they didn't realize she was a woman. Del Mundo founded the first pediatric hospital in the Philippines.
Puck political cartoon, titled "Now Let the Show Go On!," from the 1884 election showing a woman labeled "Mrs. Lockwood" bursting through a stage trap door next to a clown labeled "B." (Frederick Burr Opper/Puck/US Library of Congress)