Interesting facts about Susan B. AnthonyThe 1979 dollar featuring Susan B. Anthony was the first time a real, historical woman appeared on any U.S. currency. These dollars were only minted from 1979 through 1981 when production was halted because the dollars were easily confused with quarters. Read more.
Dr. Mary Walker, the only woman to receive the Medal of Honor Dr. Mary Walker graduated from Syracuse Medical College in 1855 as a doctor and was an assistant surgeon with the Union Army during the Civil War. In 1886, she received the U.S. military’s highest award for battlefield bravery, the Medal of Honor. Read more.
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