Reformer for womens rights
A little about her!
She died of pneumonia at her home in Pennsylvania on July 2, 1919
Some of her Accomplishments/ legacy
~ Graduating college
~ First female minister in the Methodist Protestant Church.
~ Earning her MD from Boston University
~ During her lifetime she gave more than 10,000 lectures worldwide
~ During World War 1 Anna was head of the Womens Commitee of the United States Council of National Defense
~ Became the first woman to earn the Distinguished Service medal.
How she is remembered
~ She was named after the Anna Howard Shaw junior high school 1922-1924
~ In 2000 she was added into the national women's hall of fame.
~ Statue in Big Rapids Michigan where she used to live