30+ Badass Women That Changed The World We Live In Today (Bored Panda)
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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 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
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...
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
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.
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...
Dickey Chapelle Under Fire: Photographs by the First American Female War Correspondent Killed in Action
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“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
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
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
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…