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Mary Ward: British nun who was dragged before the Inquisition for her stand on woman's rights 300 years before suffragette's is to be placed on the road to sainthood.

Mary Ward: British nun who was dragged before the Inquisition for her stand on woman's rights 300 years before the suffragette stood firm, is to be placed on the road to sainthood

Harvard Computers — Wikipédia

Harvard Computers — Wikipédia

Susan Anh Cuddy was born in Los Angeles in 1915 to Dosan Chang Ho and Helen Anh, who were possibly the first Korean married couple to immigrate to the U.S. Susan graduated from San Diego State in 1940. Two years later, she was the first Asian American woman to join the U.S. Navy where she achieved the rank of lieutenant. Susan was the first female gunnery officer in the U.S. military and later she served with the National Security Agency as a code breaker with top secret Pentagon clearance ~

Susan Anh Cuddy was born in Los Angeles in 1915 to Dosan Chang Ho and Helen Anh, who were possibly the first Korean married couple to immigrate to the U. Susan graduated from San Diego State in.

Franca Viola (born in Sicily 1947) was kidnapped and raped in 1965 by a member of the local mafia, Filippo Melodia. Instead of consenting to a rehabilitating marriage (common practice in Sicilian society at the time) with her rapist, she successfully appealed to the law to prosecute him. Viola's behavior became a symbol of the cultural progress and the emancipation of women in post-war Italy.

Franca Viola (born in Sicily was kidnapped and raped in 1965 by a member…

A portrait of aviatrix Bessie Coleman, the first African American female pilot. Description from pinterest.com. I searched for this on bing.com/images

01 Jun Famous American aviator and test pilot, Mildred "Micky" Tuttle marries David Axton and takes her husband's last name. Mickey was one of the first three WASP (Women AirForce Service Pilots) to be trained as a test pilot and was the first woman t

Ever wondered where the term “seeing eye dog” came from? Dorothy Eustis wrote an article in 1927 called “The Seeing Eye” about a Swiss kennel that bred and trained dogs to serve blind veterans. After receiving several requests for dogs from blind American men, Eustis opened the nation’s first guide dog school, and named it after her article. (Photo: Library of Congress.)

Dorothy Harrison Eustis, half-length portrait, standing, on ship(?), facing slightly right

Home - Mosley's Old Suffragette: A Biography of Norah Dacre Fox

Home - Mosley's Old Suffragette: A Biography of Norah Dacre Fox

So what's your point? / Suffragette poster

At one time the three groups of adults who were legally excluded from voting in many western democracies were convicts, lunatics, and women--as this suffragette poster pointed out.

Mary Engle Pennington (1872-1952) - “The Ice Lady” was a pioneering refrigeration and food safety researcher.  Mary headed the US’s Food Safety Lab, set standards for food processing, researched the ideal temperatures for food safety, and worked with Herbert Hoover to provide famine relief during World War I.

Mary Engle Pennington (1872-1952) - “The Ice Lady” was a pioneering refrigeration and food safety researcher. Mary headed the US’s Food Safety Lab, set standards for food processing, researched the ideal temperatures for food safety, and worked with Herbert Hoover to provide famine relief during World War I.

Katharine Martha Houghton Hepburn (1878 – 1951) was an American feminist social reformer and a leader of the suffrage movement in the United States. Hepburn served as president of the Connecticut Woman's Suffrage Association before joining the National Woman's Party. Alongside Margaret Sanger, she co-founded the organization that would become Planned Parenthood. She was the mother of Katharine Hepburn.

Kit Houghton Hepburn, Her Daughter's Mother

Katharine Martha Houghton Hepburn, feminist social reformer and a leader of the suffrage movement in the US. Alongside Margaret Sanger, she co-founded the organization that would become Planned Parenthood. She was the mother of Katharine Hepburn.

Mother Mary Alfred Moes - Founder of St. Mary's Hospital, Rochester, Minnesota, which became part of the famed Mayo Clinic.

SISTER ACT: Mary Alfred Moes - Catholic nun who started Mayo Clinic. Mother Alfred Moes approached W. Mayo about establishing a hospital in Rochester if he agreed to staff the hospital.

WASPs, Camp Davis, 1942

Service pilots - such women of great character.

Home - Mosley's Old Suffragette: A Biography of Norah Dacre Fox

Home - Mosley's Old Suffragette: A Biography of Norah Dacre Fox

Élise Rivet was Mother Superior at the convent of “Notre Dame de Compassion”, where she not only hid refugees from the gestapo, but also used the convent to stash some weapons & ammunition for the resistance. She was eventually caught & sentenced to hard labor. She volunteered to be killed in place of another woman who has children and is taken to the gas chamber.

World War II : Unsung heroes of the French Resistance : Mother Elisabeth.

Élise Rivet was Mother Superior at the convent of “Notre Dame de Compassion”…

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