More photos of Katharine Dexter McCormick A crusader for social change by MIT News Staff February 22, 2011 Slideshow: Katharine Dexter McCormick was one of the first women to study in MIT’s biology research lab. Slideshow: Suffragists Mrs. Stanley McCormick and Mrs. Charles Parker, April 22, 1913. Slideshow: A leader in the National American Woman Suffrage Association, McCormick (at left) took part in a 1917 suffrage march in Chicago. Slideshow: Mrs. Stanley McCormick, (1929?). Slideshow: Mrs. Stanley McCormick, undated Slideshow: Katharine Dexter McCormick speaking at the dedication of McCormick Hall at MIT on October 7, 1963.