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"The older I get, the greater power I seem to have to help the world; I am like a snowball - the further I am rolled the more I gain." ~ Susan B. Anthony

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During the height of her Hollywood career, Hedy Lamarr was considered “the most beautiful woman in the world.” Her stunning looks landed her, and limited her, to Hollywood movie roles . Great Women, Amazing Women, Classic Hollywood, Old Hollywood, Hollywood Glamour, Hollywood Stars, Hollywood Actresses, Divas, Art Noir

In Pictures: Hedy Lamarr

gorgeous picture of the stunning "in pictures" Hedy Lamarr In Pictures: Hedy Lamarr A brand new feature to "Love Those Classic Movies...

Private Cathay Williams -The only documented black woman to serve in the Army when enlisting women was prohibited. Enlisted as a man, a Buffalo Soldier, and served until found out due to y illnesses she suffered while serving. Black History Facts, Black History Month, Women In History, World History, We Are The World, In This World, Divas, My Black Is Beautiful, Beautiful Women

Private Cathay Williams was the only woman to serve in the US Army as a Buffalo Soldier. On November 15, 1866 she enlisted in the Army as a man. Williams reversed her name William Cathay and lived as a male soldier and served until she was found out due to the last of many illnesses she suffered while a serving. She is the only documented black woman known to have served in the Army during these times when enlisting women was prohibited

Viola Smith 100 years old. One of female pro drummers graced 1940 cover of Billboard Magazine. Bring it, Viola! Baba Yaga, Female Drummer, Old Age, Advanced Style, Ageless Beauty, Young At Heart, Aging Gracefully, Gi Joe, Belle Photo

Viola Smith, 100 years old. One of the first female professional drummers, she graced the cover of Billboard Magazine in 1940.

Vesta Stoudt As the mom of two sons in the Navy, while working in an ammunition plant, Stoudt had the idea to use cloth tape to seal boxes o. Women In History, World History, World War, Great Women, Amazing Women, Gi Joe, President Roosevelt, Brave, We Will Rock You

Vesta Stoudt. The mom of two sons in the Navy during WWII, she worked in an ammunition plant. She had the idea to use cloth tape to seal boxes of ammo so they could be opened in seconds while keeping the ammo dry, potentially saving the lives of soldiers when time was critical. Her bosses rejected her idea and she went straight to President Roosevelt via a written letter. A few weeks later, she received a response that the Navy was going to “fast track” her idea, and thus duct tape was born.

The female presence steadily increases in the US Armed Forces. American Armed Forces Women Make UP Nearly Twenty Percent Of The Population.read more► Female Pilot, Female Soldier, Female Marines, Military Women, Military Life, Police, Support Our Troops, Us Air Force, Air Force Women

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女性の薄毛ユリ育毛剤ハナニラ。育毛シャンプーの想像力から抜け毛を治療。神聖なる頭皮をクリニックで楽しく原因と対策。

Polish Catholic midwife Stanisława Leszczyńska delivered babies at the Auschwitz concentration camp during the Holocaust in occupied Poland. Unfortunately, many of the newborns were immediately drowned by the Nazi guards. Women In History, World History, World War Ii, Religion, People Of Interest, Second World, Interesting History, Studyblr, Wwii

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Read about this lady! A midwife at Auschwitz, something you don't think about....."During her time at Auschwitz, Leszczynska delivered over 3,000 babies. Half of those were murdered and another thousand died from the horrible conditions in the camp. But those with blond hair and blue eyes, about 500, were sent to be raised as Germans, and another 30 survived the camp."

Recy Taylor: A forgotten tragedy from the Jim Crow Era.After her brutal gang rape, Recy Taylor became a global symbol of American injustice and helped inspire the civil rights movement. So why has nobody heard of her today? Women In History, World History, Black History, Jim Crow, Civil Rights Movement, African American Women, African Americans, My Black Is Beautiful, Interesting History

Recy Taylor: A Symbol of Jim Crow’s Forgotten Horror

After her brutal gang rape, Recy Taylor became a global symbol of American injustice and helped inspire the civil rights movement. So why has nobody heard of her today?

Nancy Drew authoress: Mildred Wirt Benson and the story of her life- A woman ahead of her time . Nancy Drew was an incredible role model for me back in the day . Nancy Drew Author, Nancy Drew Series, Nancy Drew Books, I Love Books, Books To Read, My Books, Detective, Writers And Poets, Girls Series

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Nancy Drew authoress: Mildred Wirt Benson and the story of her life

Confederate spy during the American Civil War. Born to Mary Rebecca Glenn and Reed Boyd on May in Martinsburg, Virginia (now West Virginia), Belle Boyd became one of the Confederacy’s most active and well-known female spies. Boyd’s […] Us History, Women In History, American History, Confederate States Of America, America Civil War, Daughter Of The Regiment, Carolina Do Sul, Abraham Lincoln, Civil War Photos

Boyd, Isabelle (Belle) (Civil War, American)

(1843-1900) Confederate spy during the American Civil War. Born to Mary Rebecca Glenn and Reed Boyd on May 9, 1843, in Martinsburg, Virginia (now West Virginia), Belle Boyd became one of the Confederacy’s most active and well-known female spies. Boyd’s […]

A History of the First World War in 100 Moments: The soldier and the letter-writer - a lady with a notepad who gave comfort to the dying - History of the First World War in 100 moments - World History - The Independent WWI World War One, First World, In This World, Women In History, World History, American Civil War, American History, American Women, Red Cross Volunteer

"By the end of the war, May Bradford had written no fewer than 25,000 letters and notes – an average of about a dozen a day – on behalf of her charges at No 26 General Hospital in Estaple. Her Red Cross letters added precious details of injuries and condition to loved ones who otherwise received only a terse War Office note informing them that their husband, brother or son had been wounded." The Independent.

First Female Blue Angels Pilot To Perform At OCMD Air Show Maryland. Marines Captain Katie Higgins is the first woman Blue Angels pilot in history, a responsibility she doesn't take lightly, considering she's a third generation aviator. Female Marines, Female Pilot, Female Soldier, Female Fighter, Fighter Pilot, Fighter Jets, F22 Raptor, C 130, Military Women

Katie Higgins, first female Blue Angels pilot, takes to the sky in C-130 'Fat Albert' | Studer Community Institute

CBS NEWS has a video report of history taking flight in the Blue Angels: a woman in the cockpit. U.S. Marine Corps Capt. Katie Higgins is the first female pilot in the team’s 69-year history. Michelle Miller took to the sky to see how Higgins got her wings. Link to CBS NEWS VIDEO REPORT.

American writer Harper Lee :::> “People generally see what they look for, and hear what they listen for.” ― Harper Lee, "To Kill a Mockingbird" Robert Mapplethorpe, Writers And Poets, Richard Avedon, Book Writer, Book Authors, Annie Leibovitz, To Kill A Mockingbird, Looks Black, Friedrich Nietzsche

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Harper Lee, Writer: To Kill a Mockingbird. Nelle Harper Lee grew up in Monroeville, Alabama in the 1920s. It was a time of hostility between whites and blacks in the United States, especially in Alabama. Her father, a lawyer, also ran a local newspaper. Her mother suffered from mental illness and oftentimes stayed inside from others; she was thought to suffer from bipolar disorder. Harper ...