Maryland's Woman Citizen Title Image
  In the Political Arena
Picture of Women Rallying

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Link to Goddard Declaration
Mary Katherine Goddard (1738-1816)
Printed the first copy of the
Declaration of Independence
including the names of the signers
January 18, 1777
Maryland State Papers 
(Revolutionary Papers)
MSA S 997-15
Temperance Rally, Pocomoke City, March, 1908
Temperance Rally, Pocomoke City, March, 1908
MSA SC 1477-4960
Aberdeen Proving Ground
Aberdeen Proving Ground
MSA SC 2117-383
Link to First Ladies Exhibit Page
First Ladies & Offical Hostesses
Women's History Month
Link to Portraits of First Ladies
Portraits of First Ladies 
& Official Hostesses
from the State Collection 
Margaret Brent (Tunis Collection)
On January 21, 1648, Margaret Brent appeared before the Maryland General Assembly and requested two votes: one for herself as a landowner and one as Lord Baltimore's attorney. Her request was denied, but she is remembered as one of the most remarkable women of the 17th century.
Margaret Brent (Tunis Collection)
MSA SC 1480
Link to Women Legislators Page
Women Legislators of Maryland
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