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Apr 3, 2021
ExhiBit Series #3: It's Earlier Than You Think -- Women at the University of Rochester, 1875-1925
By Melissa Mead
1900 is the year that women were formally admitted as undergraduates to the University of Rochester, but their influence on the institution can be traced to our founding in 1850.
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May 26, 2020
Where active concern becomes concerned action
By Melissa Mead
In 1921, 3-year-old Naomi Hooker and her family were targets of the Tulsa race massacre. While her older sister Olivia Hooker is credited the first African-American woman to enlist and serve in active duty in the Coast Guard, Naomi Hooker Chamberlain is believed to be the first African-American woman on the University of Rochester faculty.
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