Great Women of the Twentieth Century – a photo gallery

Judith Jamison dancing
Judith Jamison in “Cry” By Max Waldman Gelatin silver print, 1976 National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution Gift of Carol Gruenke, Max Waldman Archives

IIP Photo Galleries

This photo gallery presents several American women who made important contributions to the history and culture of the United States in the 20th century. It is a sampling of the photos from a virtual exhibition at the National Portrait Gallery.

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