Bonnie & Clyde
Tuskegee Air Women, 1940s. Assigned as weather observers and forecasters, cryptographers, radio operators, repairmen, sheet metal workers, parachute riggers, link trainer instructors, bombsite maintenance specialists, aerial photograph analysts and control tower operators in the Air Corps.
JFK in Mexico
The immediate reaction of German POWs upon being forced by the US Army to watch to the uncensored footage of the concentration camps shot by the US Signal Corps.
Berlin - 1989
Grace Hopper: Her development of the first computer compiler and the first computer programming language helped revolutionize the world of computers.
Pictured is Marie Curie's experimental notebook - which after almost a hundred years, is still incredibly radioactive! All of her notes and books can only be handled safely using radiation gear and are stored in lead lined boxes.
January 1937. "Part of the family of a migrant fruit worker from Tennessee, camped near the packinghouse in Winter Haven, Florida." View full size. 35mm nitrate negative by Arthur Rothstein for the Farm Security Administration.
September 3rd, 1967, Stockholm, Sweden: The day Sweden changed from driving on the left to driving on the right. Well that looks like a fun day.
The Real Django: This is the actual man on which the movie Django Unchained is loosely based
The nurses behind the Nazi 'Super Race Children': Inside the Aryan breeding wards where boys and girls were given UV treatment if their hair turned brown
A little boy reaches for his reflection in a black cop's riot shield at a KKK rally in Gainesville, Georgia, Sep. 5 1992.
Martin Luther King Jr and his wife Coretta Scott King
An Indian woman, a Japanese woman, and a Syrian woman, all training to be doctors at Women’s Medical College of Philadelphia, 1885
1913-1924: Inside a dressing room at the Moulin Rouge
On the 70th Anniversary of the Execution of Sophie Scholl, 22 February 1943 - Sophie Scholl was a German woman executed by the Nazis for distributing anti-Nazi pamphlets. Prison officials, in later describing the scene, emphasized the courage with which she walked to her execution. Her last words were: "How can we expect righteousness to prevail when there is hardly anyone willing to offer themselves up individually for a righteous cause? Such a fine, sunny day, and I have to go."
There is another pin about Levi-Montalcini on this board. Both worth reading about this amazing woman. S
Rare vintage photograph of an onna-bugeisha, one of the female warriors of the upper social classes in feudal Japan
Unreal. c. 1800s vampire killing kit.