1870-1872 | The first woman nominated as a presidential candidate (in 1872), Woodhull represented the Equal Rights Party and championed women’s suffrage. She had already started the first female-operated brokerage firm on Wall Street with her sister, Tennessee Claflin.

Photo: Beecher-Tilton cards no. 1 : H.W. Beecher, Theodore Tilton, Tennie C. Claflin, Victoria Woodhull. 1872, carte de visite, William L. Clements Library, University of Michigan