Women of History: Nelvia Ritchie

Women of History: Nelvia Ritchie

The second woman to serve on the Christian Science Board of Directors was well-travelled and had some interesting stories to tell.

Women of History: Violet Oakley

Women of History: Violet Oakley

Violet Oakley (1874-1961) is now widely known for her talents as an illustrator, stained glass designer, manuscript illuminator, portrait painter, author, and speaker.

Women of History: Lady Victoria Murray

Women of History: Lady Victoria Murray

The early Christian Science movement included men and women from all walks of life—including British aristocrats. Although Lady Victoria Murray could have lived a life of privilege and leisure, she chose instead to make considerable sacrifices for the church that Mary Baker Eddy had recently established. And she became a central force for the growth of Christian Science in northern England.

Women of History: Clara Barton

Women of History: Clara Barton

Women of History: Clara Barton Portrait of Clara Barton, circa 1904. Photo by J.E. Purdy. Library of Congress, Prints & Photographs Division, LC-USZ62-75827. I may be compelled to face danger, but never fear it, and while our soldiers can stand and fight, I can...