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“Female Samurai”, late An onna-bugeisha (女武芸者?) was a female warrior. Members of the samurai class in feudal Japan, they were trained in the use of weapons to protect their household, family, and honor in times of war. I KNEW Japan was always awesome :D Rare Photos, Vintage Photographs, Old Pictures, Old Photos, Amazing Pictures, Armadura Medieval, Samurai Warrior, Woman Warrior, Female Samurai Tattoo

30+ Badass Women That Changed The World We Live In Today (Bored Panda)

30+ Badass Women That Changed The World We Live In Today, a post from the blog Bored Panda on Bloglovin’

collective-history: “ Equestrian Selika Lazevski in riding habit, by Felix Nadar ” Vintage Black Glamour, Vintage Beauty, Women In History, Black History, Modern History, British History, Ancient History, Kings & Queens, Riding Habit

Marie Selika Williams, American soprano known as the “queen of staccato,” became the first black artist to perform at the White House (1878)

Imperious, generous and moreover intrepid, Margaret Bourke-White was the first female war correspondent working behind the lines. A thorn in the side of male photographers, she was always in the middle of combat, capturing the true photos of war. Ellen Von Unwerth, Great Women, Amazing Women, Amazing People, Margaret Bourke White, Behind The Lines, Cultura General, Portraits, Female Photographers

Imperious, generous and moreover intrepid, Margaret Bourke-White was the first female war correspondent working behind the lines. A thorn in the side of male photographers, she was always in the middle of combat, capturing the true photos of war. One of the first to enter Buchenwald in 1945, her photos are some of the most heartbreaking of the war. Her body of work is one of the most produced and famous of the 20th century.

Dickey Chapelle (March 1919 - November - female war correspondent - photographer - She became the first female war correspondent to be killed in Vietnam, as well as, the first American female reporter to be killed in action Women In History, World History, Self Portait, Michael Morris, Girls With Cameras, Killed In Action, Vintage Cameras, Vintage Photos, Famous Photographers

Dickey Chapelle (March 14, 1919 - November 4, 1965) - female war correspondent - photographer - She became the first female war correspondent to be killed in Vietnam, as well as, the first American female reporter to be killed in action

Gypsy women and children, Transylvania, circa 1937 Gypsy Life, Gypsy Soul, Gypsy People, Modern Gypsy, Gypsy Living, Gypsy Women, Bohemian Gypsy, Hippie Chic, Hippie Style

How These Photographers Broke Barriers at NatGeo

In the early days of National Geographic, a handful of women photojournalists paved the way for future generations.

Martha Gellhorn was a novelist, travel writer and journalist, and she was considered one of the greatest war correspondents of the century. Additionally, as the third wife of Hemingway, she was. Books You Should Read, Books To Read, Hemingway & Gellhorn, Martha Gellhorn, Another A, Ernest Hemingway, Memoirs, That Way, Good Books

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Martha Gellhorn was a novelist, travel writer and journalist, and she was considered one of the greatest war correspondents of the 20th century. Additionally, as the third wife of Hemingway, she was...

Dickey Chapelle brought images of war home to Wisconsin, America Female Photographers, Portrait Photographers, Portraits, Documentary Photographers, Megan Thompson, Human Rights Issues, Usmc, Marines, Vietnam War Photos

Legendary war photographer Dickey Chapelle back in focus

A half-century after her death, Milwaukee war correspondent Dickey Chapelle is getting renewed attention and recognition.

Remembering Dickey Chapelle on the anniversary of her death Photography Women, Photography Photos, Amazing Photography, Human Rights Issues, Semper Fidelis, Vietnam War Photos, Brave Women, Women's History, Vietnam Veterans

Remembering Dickey Chapelle on the anniversary of her death

On November 4, 1965, Dickey Chapelle was killed by shrapnel on a battlefield in Vietnam. She was the first female war correspondent to die in the field, but that designation doesn't do her justice. Dickey was a tireless photographer, an emphatic patriot, and a plucky role model for young women in the Midwest.

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Behind The Pearl Earrings: The Story of Dickey Chapelle, Combat Photojournalist | Program |

[Original Airdate: November 3, 2015] Clad in fatigues, an Australian bush hat, harlequin eyeglasses, a Leica camera slung around her shoulders and an infamou...

Buy Dickey Chapelle Under Fire: Photographs by the First American Female War Correspondent Killed in Action by John Garofolo and Read this Book on Kobo's Free Apps. Discover Kobo's Vast Collection of Ebooks and Audiobooks Today - Over 4 Million Titles! Michael Morris, Killed In Action, Human Rights Issues, Public Television, Iwo Jima, Young Adult Fiction, The Washington Post, Female Photographers, Vietnam War

Dickey Chapelle Under Fire: Photographs by the First American Female War Correspondent Killed in Action

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Chemist Mildred Catherine Rebstock was the first person to synthesize the antibiotic chloromycetin. Read all about her in this fascinating obituary. 34 American Lady Scientists Who Changed The World Great Women, Amazing Women, Amazing People, Brave, American Women, American Lady, Postpartum Depression, Women In History, Our Lady

34 American Lady Scientists Who Changed The World

You may not have heard of these women, but we owe them so much.

Rose Wilder Lane: It hurts to let go of anything beautiful. Laura Ingalls, First Novel, Women's History, Composers, Life Is Short, Scientists, Women Empowerment, Authors, Letting Go

“We ought to live confidently”

There are few issues as thorny as a woman’s decision to prioritize career or family — and it’s far from a new challenge. In 1919, newly divorced Rose Wilder Lane wrote her first novel on the subject, and a century later, it offers a striking look at how far we’ve come in terms of female empowerment and…

DELIA “MICKIE” DENNING AKELEY #100travelHERS | by sandrakaybee  #travel #wisconsinhistory #history #women #inspirationalwomen Museum Curator, University Of Wisconsin, Women In History, Natural History, African, Explore, Milwaukee, Animals, Image

DELIA “MICKIE” DENNING AKELEY #100travelHERS

From Writing Roughshod, visit writingroughshod.com/ for more. Birth: December 22, 1869; Beaver Dam, Wisconsin (lied about her age, meaning birth year is often incorrectly listed as 1875) Death: May 22, 1970; Daytona Beach, Florida Occupation: Explorer, author, museum curator, public lecturer Notable journeys: From 1906-1907, accompanied her husband, a noted taxidermist, to Africa to kill elephants for display at the Museum of Natural History in New York. From 1909-1911, joined…

Harriet Chalmers Adams #100travelHERS | by sandrakaybee #women #travel #history #wanderlust Indian Tribes, Women's History, Composers, Photo Series, S Quote, Scientists, American Indians, National Geographic, South America

Harriet Chalmers Adams #100travelHERS

From Writing Roughshod, visit writingroughshod.com/ for more. Birth: October 22, 1875; Stockton, California Death: July 17, 1937; Nice, France Occupation: Adventurer, magazine writer, photographer, public lecturer, co-founder and first president of the Society of Woman Geographers Notable journeys: Began a three-year journey in South America in 1904, which included stops in every country and a crossing through the Andes on horseback. Went to Haiti alone in 1910.Was the only female…

Josephine Baker #100travelHERS | by sandrakaybee #travel #paris #history #blackhistorymonth #women Several Movies, Civil Rights Activists, Josephine Baker, Civil Rights Movement, Dance Company, Women's History, Black History Month, Egypt

Josephine Baker #100travelHERS

From Writing Roughshod, visit writingroughshod.com/ for more. Birth: June 3, 1906; St. Louis, Missouri Death: April 12, 1975; Paris, France Occupation: Singer, dancer, actor , French spy during WWII, Civil Rights activist Notable journeys: Sailed for Paris the first time at age 19 on October 2, 1925, where she performed erotic dances, including her infamous “Banana Dance.” During WWII, traveled to Morocco, Spain, and Egypt and used her dance company as a cover for gathering…