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1980s Hall of Fame Honorees

tag cloud 1980s
Please note that the table below includes year inducted, fields, locality, and ethnicity.
Year Name Field Additional Field Locality
Ethnicity
'89 Bertha
Sheppard
Adkins

educator activist public servant

Education Government
& Public Service
Talbot
County
European American
'87 Clara
Barton

activist nurse administrator

Community Service
& Volunteers
Civil Rights
& Social Equality
Montgomery
County
European American
'85 Margaret
Brent
Women's Rights
& Feminism
Business, Industry,
& Finance
St. Mary's
County
European American
'85 Rachel
Carson
Science, Technology,
Engineering,
& Mathematics
Montgomery
County
European American
'89 Eugenie
Clark, Ph.D.

educator scientist

Science, Technology,
Engineering,
& Mathematics
Prince
George's
County
Anne Arundel County
'85 Rita C.
Davidson
Law & the Courts Montgomery
County
European American
'89 Lavinia
Margaret
Engle
Women's Rights
& Feminism
Government &
Public Service
Montgomery
County
European American
'87 Frances
Ellen
Watkins
Harper

abolitionist orator poet novelist

Liberal Arts, History,
& Social Sciences
Civil Rights
& Social Equality
Baltimore
City
African American
'86 Lillie
Carroll
Jackson

NAACP leader civil rights leader

Education Civil Rights &
Social Equality
Baltimore
City
African American
'89 Lena
King Lee

educator public servant lawyer

Government
& Public Service
Education Baltimore
City
African American
'88 Barbara
Ann
Mikulski
Government
& Public Service
Education Baltimore
City
European American
'88 Sadie
Kneller
Miller

photojournalist writer

Communication
& Journalism
Carroll
County,
Baltimore
County
European American
'87 Juanita
Jackson
Mitchell

activist educator NAACP leader

Law & the Courts Civil Rights
& Social Equality
Baltimore
City
African American
'89 Estelle R.
Ramey, Ph.D.

feminist educator researcher activist

Medicine & Health Education Montgomery
County
European American
'88 Mary
Eliza
Risteau

activist lawyer public servant state senator

Government
& Public Service
Education Harford
county
Baltimore
County
'85 Gladys
Noon
Spellman

public servant educator congresswoman

Government
& Public Service
Prince
George's
County
European American
'86 St. Elizabeth
Ann Seton

catholic canonized

Religion Community Service
& Volunteers
Baltimore
City
European American
'87 Mary
Shaw
Shorb, Ph.D.

scientist researcher

Science, Technology,
Engineering,
& Mathematics
Baltimore
City
Prince
George's
County
European American
'86 Henrietta
Szold

writer scholar educator humanitarian administrator jewish

Education Religion Baltimore
City
European American
'87 Helen
Brooke
Taussig, M.D.

physician educator awarded the Medal of Freedom

Medicine & Health Baltimore
City
European American
'88 Martha
Carey
Thomas

educator feminist activist

Education Women's Rights
& Feminism
Baltimore
City
European American
'85 Harriet Ross
Tubman

slave nurse spy military planner abolitionist

Civil Rights
& Social Equality
Human Rights Dorchester
County
African American
'88 Verda
Freeman
Welcome

activist state delegate educator public servant

Government
& Public Service
Baltimore
City
African American
'86 Jeannette
Rosner
Wolman

lawyer public servant

Law & the Courts Government
& Public Service
Baltimore
City
European American
'86 Hiltgunt
Margret
Zassenhaus,
M.D.

physician administrator nobel prize nominated

Human Rights Medicine & Health Baltimore
City
European American