The spectacle of the World's Columbian Exposition of 1893 was unrivaled in its time. But it hardly represented the "world" of women and African-Americans.
Historians Judith Apter Klinghoffer and Lois Elkis argue that this wasn't oversight. New Jersey legislators knew exactly what they were doing.
The radical environmentalist had a background in labor organizing and wanted to end the misogyny of the movement and the logging industry alike.
She was the first African American woman to earn a PhD in entomology as well as an activist for freedom in the Civil Rights Movement.
Woodman's imagery engaged with architectural and natural landscapes that were themselves in a state of change and decay.