Women's History Month

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This board is highlights the achievements of Women in history. You will find pictures, articles, school lessons and video on this page that celebrates womanhood. #WomensHistoryMonth #Women

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Madame Walker: Born Sarah Breedlove on December 23,1867 on a LA plantation,a daughter of former slaves (who was orphaned at age seven and worked in the cotton fields as a child) transformed herself from farm laborer and laundress into one of he 20th century's most successful, self-made entrepreneurs.Walker made most of her fortune between 1911 and 1917 making Madam C.J. Walker the 1st Afri. Amer. woman to become a millionaire. She lived in a mansion near the Rockefellers. Biddy Craft

McARTHUR — A historical marker for Maude Collins, the first female sheriff in Ohio history, will be placed in Vinton County next fall. Women In History, World History, Black History, History Pics, History Memes, Modern History, Art History, Old Photos, Vintage Photos

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The official Vinton County, Ohio travel and tourism site. Find information about Vinton County and nearby Hocking Hills lodging, attractions (including state parks and state forests), festivals and special events, dining, shopping, and local merchants and services.

The African-American Suffragists History Forgot by Lynn Yaeger [T]hough we may have vague notions of the American women who fought so heroically for the ballot on this side of the Atlantic, they are, in our minds, in our imaginations, in the photographs a Black History Month, Black History Facts, Strange History, African History, Women In History, British History, Ancient History, African American History Month, European History

The African-American Suffragists History Forgot

Suffragette chronicles the struggle for the vote in Britain. It also brings to mind our own suffrage story.

Helen Keller, how can u not admire her? Helen Keller, how can u not admire her? Helen Keller, Women In History, World History, Black History, Great Women, Amazing Women, Famous Women, Famous People, Scarlett Johansson

15 People Who Will Inspire You

Sometimes life can be a bummer. But the best way to get yourself out of a funk is to think about the people who inspire you most, and remember how they never take "no" for an answer. Get yourself back on the right track by checking out this group of incredible leaders and for more inspiration, check out the Wendy's Motivational Chicken.

Actress ISABEL SANFORD was the first African-American woman to receive an emmy for Best Actress in a Comedy Series for her work in "The Jeffersons. Black Actresses, Black Actors, Black Celebrities, Celebs, Hollywood Actresses, Vintage Black Glamour, Vintage Style, Famous Black, My Black Is Beautiful

Isabel Sanford (1917-2004) - Find A Grave...

Actress. She is best remembered for her role as Louise Weezy Jefferson on the CBS television sitcoms All in the Family, that ran from 1971 until 1975, and The Jeffersons, from 1975 until 1985.

From December 1941 all women aged 18 to except those exempted, were required to do National Service. They could either join one the uniformed women's services,or seek work in a factory.The contribution made by the women factory workers must be among t Women In History, World History, World War Ii, Interesting History, Portraits, Old Pictures, Historical Photos, American History, Amazing Women

Women factory workers-WW2

From December 1941 all women aged 18 to 50, except those exempted, were required to do National Service. They could either join one the uniformed women's services,or seek work in a factory.The contribution made by the women factory workers must be among the most neglected aspect of WW2.The factories were the target of enemy bombers & their homes were near those factories.They worked long hours, spent nights in air raid shelters & survived under food and fuel rationing conditions.

Ola was born in London, England and grew up under the care of foster parents in Lowestoft. Her name “Ola” means “Wealth” in Yoruba. Ola graduated from Hull York Medical School at the age of Black Girls Rock, Black Girl Magic, Women In History, Black History, Great Women, Amazing Women, My Black Is Beautiful, Beautiful People, Beautiful Ladies

Nigerian Prodigy Becomes A Doctor At 21

So much has happened in her life that you would not believe she is just 26 years old. Hers is synonymous with innovation, success and excellence. It

Queen Victoria’s Black Princess Sarah Forbes Bonetta was an orphaned African princess given as a gift to Queen Victoria by the King of Dahomey. Victoria became Sarah’s godmother, and received her into the royal extended family. Black History Month, Women In History, World History, Funchal, Phillis Wheatley, African Princess, Creation Photo, African Diaspora, Daughter Of God

Meet Sarah Forbes Bonetta. Can you guess who her Godmother was?

One of the most unexpected Nineteenth Century stories you'll hear today.

The first woman ever admitted to Harvard Med School. “ A Filipina woman named Fe del Mundo received an offer from the president of the Philippines for a full scholarship to attend any. Great Women, Amazing Women, Amazing People, Women In History, Black History, President Of The Philippines, Brave, Harvard Medical School, Women Names

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The first woman ever admitted to Harvard Med School. Truly inspiring. “ A Filipina woman named Fe del Mundo received an offer from the president of the Philippines for a full scholarship to attend any...

 Photographed by Camille Silvy, Sarah Forbes Bonetta Davies. Photographed by Camille Silvy, 1862 ⚐ Suzanne Magisa I found this interesting: Lady Sarah Forbes Bonetta Davies (photographed by Camille Silvy, Women In History, Black History, Ancient History, Reine Victoria, Foto Real, My Black Is Beautiful, Beautiful Pictures, Rare Pictures, Interesting History

Lady Sarah Forbes Bonetta Davies (photographed by Camille Silvy, 1862) She was born into a royal West African dynasty, and was orphaned in 1848, when she was around five years old, when her parents were killed in a slave-hunting war. In 1850, Sarah was taken to England and presented to Queen Victoria as a “gift” from the King of Dahomey. She became the queen’s goddaughter and a celebrity known for her extraordinary intelligence.

Vivian Harsh Librarian Described as “the historian who never wrote,” Vivian Gordon Harsh devoted her life to building one of the most important research collections on African-American history and literature in the country. Black History Month, Black History Facts, African American Culture, African American History, Native American, Harlem Renaissance, Brave, Thing 1, African Diaspora

Vivian Gordon Harsh 1890-1960 was the 1st African American librarian in Chicago Public Library system -a significant contributor to Chicago's Black Renaissance. 1932 she was appointed head librarian of the George Cleveland Hall Branch, the city’s 1st library built in an African American community. During her career, Harsh developed a black history collection that would become a world-renowned resource for residents & scholars. Follow #Professionalimage

Ethel L. Payne (August 1911 - May was an African American journalist, known as the "first lady of the black press. Black History Month, Black History Facts, Black Press, African American Women, African Americans, Les Continents, Civil Rights Movement, African Diaspora, My Black Is Beautiful

Lindblom to dedicate innovative classroom to legendary journalist

By Taylor Mullaney When Ethel Payne was a student at Lindblom High School in West Englewood nearly a century ago, she published exactly one article for her school’s newspaper. But, according to bio…

UK: Mary Seacole the pioneering nurse and heroine of the Crimean War. Women we admire; influential women in history African American History, British History, Bbc History, European History, History Facts, Ancient Aliens, Famous Nurses, Black Art, Mary Seacole

The Veterans Site Store - Shop To Help USA Veterans in Need

Shop and support USA veterans with every order! Shop patriotic clothing, jewelry, military branch apparel and merchandise. Your order funds meals for hungry and homeless veterans.

Surya Bonaly is a French and European figure skating champion. She is remembered for being the first female figure skater to attempt a quadruple jump. Women In History, Black History, Black Is Beautiful, Beautiful Women, Beautiful People, Young Gifted And Black, Famous African Americans, Ice Skating, Figure Skating

Famous French-American Figure Skaters Surya Bonaly - Ice Skating Legend Ice Skating Legend Surya Bonaly: French and European figure skating champion, Surya Bonaly, is remembered for her exotic and original ice skating costumes and for being the first female figure skater to attempt a quadruple jump.

Read about what Betty Friedan identified as the problem that has no name, and the solutions offered in her 1963 bestseller 'The Feminine Mystique. Chicano, Women Right To Vote, Amazing Women, Beautiful Women, Feminist Af, Feminine Mystique, Strong Women, Fierce Women, No Name

Candidates

Women On 20s asked the public to consider these 15 inspiring American influencers as candidates to replace Andrew Jackson on the $20 bill. 600,000 votes were cast and Harriet Tubman emerged as the people's choice.