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Women of the west were different than the girls back home.

This is exactly how I picture women in the Wild West, drinking alcohol and carrying guns. I love how they still look classy with their skirts on

Today, over 100 million Americans - one third of the population - can trace their ancestry to the immigrants who first arrived in America at Ellis Island. A song called Isle of Hope, Isle of Tears was written about the immigrants to Ellis Island, New York.

Immigration: Germans arriving at Ellis Island. Mine: "The real immigrants that made this country great, legally.

These are the first three women to become physicians. Pictured at the Women’s Medical College of Pennsylvania, snapped at a Dean’s reception, in 1885.

Meet The Three Female Medical Students Who Destroyed Gender Norms A Century Ago

An Indian woman, a Japanese woman, and a Syrian woman, all training to be doctors at Women’s Medical College of Philadelphia (now known as Drexel University College of Medicine).

This Edwardian photograph was taken in 1912 of a mother and 7 beautiful daughters.

A portrait of a Mother and her seven daughters don't often see people in these old photos that are beautiful by modern standards. These girls are unusually beautiful. Hard to guess which one is the mother.

Reminds me of my 'Indian Captive' historical fiction days in Junior High.   The true story of Olive Oatman, captive white girl in the Old West.

Olive Oatman: More Than the Girl with the Chin Tattoo

Olive Oatman was the first white tattooed woman in the history of the United States. ~ Olive Oatman was 13 when she travelled from Illinois to California with her Mormon family.

FAKE: That the mother was dead. FACT: The "hidden mother" was draped so she could hold and/or keep her kids calm and still. The children's photos would be cropped and matted separately and it was best if "pieces" of mom weren't in the background.

Victorian Death Photos

A Victorian "hidden mother' memento mori / post mortem photo / photograph. In the Victorian Era, women holding infants were often covered; because the photograph is meant to be cropped to show only the infant.

#Deadwood #WildBillHickok

James Butler Hickok, ca 1874 He was known as "Wild Bill Hickok", a legend of the American Old West.

The photo was taken in Brewster, Cape Cod, Massachusetts and shows eight-year-old Helen Keller hand in hand with her teacher Anne Sullivan. Both Keller and Sullivan indicated later in their journals that “doll” was the first word Helen Keller learned in sign language in March 1887

Rare photograph of Helen Keller and her Miracle Worker teacher is unearthed 120 years after it was taken

Researchers have uncovered a rare photograph of a young Helen Keller with her teacher Anne Sullivan, nearly 120 years after it was taken on Cape Cod in July 1888 in Brewster, Helen holding Sullivan’s hand and cradling one of her beloved dolls.

Sarah Forbes Bonetta was captured  during a slave hunt in Africa and was later given to Queen Victoria as a gift, aged just eight years old

The black faces famous in British life long before the Windrush

Lady Sarah Forbes Bonetta Davies, photographed by Camille Silvy, 1862 Sarah Forbes Bonetta Davies was a child born into a royal West African dynasty. She was orphaned in when her parents were killed in a slave-hunting war. She was around five years

Grande course des Haies à Auteuil en 1912. Séeberger Frères.

vintage everyday: Typical Fashion Style of Edwardian Era – Vintage Photos of Ladies in Trailing Dresses with Peach Basket Hats

Marie Curie was born Maria Salomea Skłodowska in Warsaw, in what was then the Kingdom of Poland, part of the Russian Empire. She studied at Warsaw's clandestine Floating University and began her practical scientific training in Warsaw. In 1891, she followed her older sister Bronisława to study in Paris, where she earned her higher degrees and conducted her subsequent scientific work. She shared the 1903 Nobel Prize in Physics with her husband Pierre Curie and with physicist Henri Becquerel.

Marie Curie was a woman before her time. Born in in Poland, she was a genius in physics and in chemistry; she is the first woman ever to receive a Nobel Prize and the only woman in history to receive two Nobel Prizes. // 10 most famous women in history

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