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Virginia Apgar

Have you heard of the Apgar score given to newborn babies? For Kerra’s 1 cool thing she talks about the fascinating woman who invented the score, Virginia Apgar. The gal pals also talk about their most frightening medical issues and how they survived them. YouTube Version Show Notes & Links Previous in Medical Month Bonnie […]

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Lillian Wald

Katie pays us a little home doctor’s visit by telling us the story of nursing pioneer Lillian Wald. Founder of the Henry Street Settlement she believed that health care should be available to all and convinced more women to enter a career in medicine. The gal pals also talk about fighting for their health, birth […]

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Nico – Gal’s Guide Podcast

Gal-pals Rebecca, Bonnie, Katie and Leah, start off the show talking about the best concerts and the first concerts. Some of them are cool, some of them, well, let’s just say they are trying to forget them. For her 1 Cool Music Thing, Rebecca shares a connection to a gal who was a model and […]

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Gal’s Guide Podcast – Willis Richardson

This week Edan keeps her 1 Cool Black History Thing all in the family. Edan shares the amazing life and legacy of her Great-Grandfather Willis Richardson, a playwright who was the first African-American to have a non-musical production on Broadway. His plays live on today in museums and on stage. Learn all about this amazing […]

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18 Amazing Gardens

We’ve collected 18 awe-inspiring public gardens from around the world that you can visit on your next getaway. Public gardens are wonderful for those who lack a green thumb but want to enjoy the awe and splendor of a flora and fauna. They are also great for those who garden and want to not only […]

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Susan B. Anthony – Your Gal Friday

Today we are talking about a gal dedicated her life to women’s rights, sparked by not being allowed to speak because she was a woman, to speaking around the country about the importance of the right to vote, anti-slavery and the dangers of alcohol.  Your Gal, Susan B Anthony. Click here for the full podcast episode […]

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8 Women-Centered Travel Sites

1. Rosie the Riveter/WWII Home Front National Historic Park Richmond, California Educational and interactive exhibits of Rosie the Riveter and World War II. Official Website 2. Jane Addams Hull House Museum Chicago, Illinois Hull House was a settlement house in the United States that was co-founded in 1889 by Jane Addams and Ellen Gates Starr. […]

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Harriet Tubman – a Travel Story

Day two of our travels. So far we’ve visited Susan B. Anthony’s & Frederick Douglass’ grave in Rochester, NY (link to travel story) The Women’s Rights National Historical Park in Seneca Falls, NY (link to travel story) At the Women’s Rights Museum our fantastic Park Ranger told us that the Harriet Tubman House wasn’t far […]

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Women’s Rights Museum – a travel story

Having spent the morning at Mount Hope Cemetery visiting the grave of Susan B. Anthony, my husband and two girls continued our cold and damp selves to the destination I was most excited about. In fact, we completely reworked our trip because our first plans had us in town when the museum was closed. I […]

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Susan B Anthony – A Travel Story

8am in Rochester, NY and the weather is having a hard time deciding between rain and snow. It’s the second day of multiple car stops along our Indiana to Rhode Island spring break journey. Along with me are my husband Josh, and my two girls age 9 and 14. Being nearly rained out by the […]