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Voluntarias entrenándose para luchar contra el fuego en Pearl Harbor (1941 - 1945)

Poderosas Fotos de Mujeres que Cambiaron la Historia Reciente (Parte 2) - Cultura Inquieta

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Seven African American teens walking the steps to a school, while the white students are watching on during the demonstration regarding school integration. 1956.

Seven African American teens walking the steps to the school, while the white students are watching on during the demonstration regarding school integration. What incredible dignity they displayed in the face of disgusting bigotry.

Harriet Jacobs worked with Contraband during the Civil War in Alexandria, VA. #womenshistory

Harriet Jacobs worked with Contraband during the Civil War in Alexandria, VA.

Three Negro Congressmen en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_R._Lynch Lynch was a Mississippi congressman during the Reconstruction era. He was born a slave to his white father Patrick Lynch. His mother Catherine White was a slave of mixed European and African heritage. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oscar_DePriest Oscar Stanton De Priest (March 9, 1871 - May 12, 1951) was an American lawmaker and civil rights advocate who served as a U.S. Representative from Illinois from 1929 to

Three Black Congressmen May John R. Lynch was a Mississippi congressman during the Reconstruction era. Oscar Stanton De Priest served as a U. Representative from Illinois from and Thomas E. Miller served as a South Carolina Congressman in

Votes for women. Never forget the high price that has been paid for this cherished possession. [in this photo Emmeline Pankhurst]

Emmeline Pankhurst arrested outside Buckingham Palace, I have a copy of this photograph posted in my bedroom. After every election I participate in, I place my "I Voted" sticker on it.

Roger Arliner Young (1889–1964) was a zoologist and biologist and the first African-American woman to receive a doctorate in zoology. During her long career she studied radiation, paramecium, and hydration and dehydration of living cells. | 34 American Lady Scientists Who Changed The World

34 American Lady Scientists Who Changed The World

Roger Arliner Young (1889–1964) was a zoologist and biologist and the first African-American woman to receive a doctorate in zoology. During her long career she studied radiation, paramecium, and hydration and dehydration of living cells. | 34 American Lady Scientists Who Changed The World

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leading the 1965 march from Selma to Montgomery to protest lack of voting rights for African-Americans. Beside King is John Lewis, Reverend Jesse Douglas, James Forman and Ralph Abernathy.

Mary Alice McWhinnie (1922–1980) was a world-renowned expert on krill who eventually became the first woman to serve as chief scientist at an Antarctic research station.

34 American Lady Scientists Who Changed The World

Mary Alice McWhinnie was a world-renowned expert on krill who eventually became the first woman to serve as chief scientist at an Antarctic research station. Lady Scientist Who Changed The World

18 WWII-Era Photos To Make You Believe In Love

18 WWII-Era Photos To Make You Believe In Love

In the toughest of times, they wore their hearts on their sleeves. For another inspiring look at our greatest generation, catch The Monuments Men in theaters now.

FRANCE-- These women are members of the FFI (French Forces of the Interior), acting as guides, scouts, and assisting in mopping up the Germans in captured towns. August 16, 1944

France-- These Women Are Members Canvas Print / Canvas Art by Everett

bag-of-dirt: “ Soldiers of the Free French Forces (Forces françaises libres), military units who joined “Free France” (la France libre), the Resistance organisation founded by Charles de Gaulle in assist in mopping up pockets of the German.

U.S. Army nurses prepping for a fly mission, World War II.

Military nurses enjoy some camaraderie as they prepare to fly a mission. (Not WASPs -- note their medical insignia on jackets] Photo from the NM Museum of Military History

This gentle handoff:

18 WWII-Era Photos To Make You Believe In Love

In the toughest of times, they wore their hearts on their sleeves. For another inspiring look at our greatest generation, catch The Monuments Men in theaters now.

How did she die so young?? Only 35 or 36 years old. - "Dr. Georgia E.L. Patton (1864-1900), Memphis,Tn: Ex- Slave & The First Licensed Black Woman Doctor in the state of Tennessee."

Only 35 or 36 years old.Georgia E.Patton Memphis,TN :: ex-slave & The Licensed Black Woman Doctor in the state of Tennessee.

Betty Wall Strohfus, a WWII Women Airforce Service Pilot, holds a picture of herself when she was a WASP pilot, Sept. 27,2012, at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. Strohfus was stationed at Las Vegas Army Air Field from 1943-44, and was one of 1,074 women who became certified WASP pilots during WWII. Las Vegas Army Air Field later was re-designated as Nellis AFB. The female pilots of the WASP freed up male pilots for combat services and duties during the WWII era.

Betty Wall Strohfus, a WWII Women Airforce Service Pilot, holds a picture of…

Feminism in the Post-Smith-College World    “I’m not going to Smith College.”    That’s the first thing I said to my college counselor, when at 16 years old and a junior in highschool, I came shuffling into her office in my leather jacket and walmart-bought steel-toed boots...    (image: Smith College Class of 1902 Basketball Team)

An example of late athletic bloomers: the Smith College class of 1902 basketball team. (look at the actual baskets)

1920 First Black Women to Vote in Ettrick, Virginia :: Virginia State University Digital Archives Collection --hese women, left to right, are Eva Conner, Evie Carpenter, Odelle Green, Virginia Mary Branch, Anna Lindsay, Edna Colson, Edwina Wright, Johnella Frazer, and Nannie Nichols

1920 First Colored Women to Vote in Ettrick, Virginia :: Virginia State University Digital Archives Collection

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