Pictures: Maryland Women's Hall of Fame
The Maryland Women's Heritage Center features displays and exhibits about renowned Maryland women and girls, many of whom have been inducted into the Maryland Women's Hall of Fame. It also highlights the Unsung Heroines in the community.
Photos provided by the Maryland Women's Heritage Center, the first comprehensive state-based center and museum of its kind in the nation.
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Bertha Adkins from Salisbury, Md., served as undersecretary of the Department of Health, Education and Welfare in the Eisenhower administration. She was an educator, political activist, public servant, and a community leader. She was inducted into the Maryland Women's Hall of Fame in 1989.