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More photos of Katharine Dexter McCormick

A crusader for social change

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.
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