Brief biographies of selected famous women, with a focus on women from the U.S. and Germany. Includes women such as Marian Anderson, Hannah Arendt, Mary Harris (Mother) Jones, and Romy Schneider. Also includes an "on this day" listing and a database with links to material about famous women. In English and German; some material only available in German. From a professor of linguistics who lives in Germany and the U.S.