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Emily Dickinson 1830 - 1886 One of America’s greatest poets Emily Dickinson lived most of her life in seclusion. Her poems were published posthumously and received widespread literary praise for their bold and unconventional style. Her poetic style left a significant legacy on 20th Century poetry.

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from TIME.com

The 25 Most Powerful Women of the Past Century

Virginia Woolf (1882-1941)Novelist and critic Virginia Woolf was a pioneer of modernist literature whose work shed light on the oppressed position of women in early 20th century social and political hierarchies. In works such as To the Lighthouse, Orlando and her landmark feminist essay A Room of One's Own, Woolf used her pen to explore the artistic, sexual and religious roles that women held at this monumental time in women's history. An early champion of stream-of-consciousness, Woolf was…

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from Toptenz.net

Top 10 Most Influential Women

One of the most famous pilots in history, Amelia was born in 1897 in Atchison, Kansas. She saw her first air show in the winter of 1920 and was inspired to fly, and by the next December she had earned her pilot’s license. Her short aviation career is full of flight records including being the first woman to fly solo across both the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans

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from Etsy

Women in History I

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from Upworthy

15 badass women of World War II you didn't learn about in history class.

Spies, snipers, pilots, genius inventors, and more.

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Marie Curie was a woman before her time. Born in 1867, 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.

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from SheKnows

Women who were movers and shakers

Susan B. Anthony. The most significant leader in the fight for women's suffrage, Susan B. Anthony actually began her work as an activist during her involvement in the fight against slavery. "I think the girl who is able to earn her own living and pay her own way should be as happy as anyone on earth. The sense of independence and security is very sweet." -Susan B. Anthony

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from esquire.com

The 75 Greatest Women of All Time

Indira Gandhi. "Even if I died in the service of the nation, I would be proud of it. Every drop of my blood... will contribute to the growth of this nation and to make it strong and dynamic."

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SWEDEN: Elsa Andersson (1897-1922); Sweden’s first female aviator. Women we admire; influential women in history #Lottiedolls #herstory

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from BuzzFeed

23 Amazing Black History Tumblrs

Rosa Parks was NOT the first black woman to refuse to give up her bus seat. Read the story and share it with everyone you know!!!! What a fraud..

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