Helen Keller and Patty Duke -- For those who do not get the significance of this meeting -- Patty Duke played Keller in both the play and the film The Miracle Worker, for which she won the Oscar at age 16. Two extraordinary women. Then when Patty Duke got older she played Anne sullivan as an adult, Anne Sullivan was Helen's teacher.
Margaret Thatcher - 1925-2013
Elizaveta Fedorovna (Elizabeth Romanova), a German princess in 1880’s-90’s Russia, where she married the fifth son of Tsar Alexander II. She was said to be the most beautiful woman in Europe. Her husband was killed by a bomb in 1905. A champion of the poor, she became a nun after her husband's murder. Arrested and buried alive 1918 by the Red Army. Canonized in 1981.
Harriet Quimby was the first woman to gain a pilot's license in the United States in 1911.
Dorothy Day with her prison dress. On November 1917 Day went to prison for being one of forty women in front of the White House protesting women's exclusion from the electorate.
Ahhh--Jamie Lee Curtis
Meryl Steep as the fashionable Miranda Priestly-'The Devil Wears Prada'.
Beaded Halter-Neck Dress
20 yrs. passed between photos
Beatrix Potter, seated, holding a rabbit
Laura Ingalls Wilder (1867-1957), settled in Mansfield, MO~ Celebrated author.
The unsinkable Molly Brown
Molly Brown Titanic:
Bethany Hamilton. At the age of 13, she survived a shark attack in which she lost her left arm. She was able to overcome the serious and debilitating injury and made an amazing comeback to her dream of professional surfing.
Half a century before famed Helen Keller, the "Original Helen Keller," Laura Dewey Bridgman, became the first deaf and blind person to learn a language. Her story inspired Helen Keller's parents to have Helen be educated.
Gilbert Grape mom loses almost 250 lbs
Bullied TV anchor
Juliette Gordon Low...founder of the Girl Scouts
If you have never read Erma Bombeck your missing out . Her books will make you burst out laughing on the worst of days. At Wit's End Just Wait Until You Have Children of Your Own I Lost Everything in the Post-Natal Depression The Grass is Always Greener Over the Septic Tank. If Life is a Bowl of Cherries, What Am I Doing in the Pits? Aunt Erma's Cope Book Motherhood: The Second Oldest Profession Family — The Ties that Bind and Gag!
Barbara Behlmann...Down's Syndrome female becomes homecoming queen