Sometimes, one simple picture can tell you more about history than any story you might read or any document you might analyze.

Sometimes, one simple picture can tell you more about history than any story you might read or any document you might analyze.

Annie Oakley. One of my favorite quotes from her as there is still the myth and sexism today about women and their shooting skills.

I wouldnt want to make an enemy of her

Annie Oakley. One of my favorite quotes from her as there is still the myth and sexism today about women and their shooting skills.

Irena Sendler was a Polish Catholic social worker. During World War II, she was a member of the Polish Underground and the Żegota Polish anti-Holocaust resistance in Warsaw. She helped save 2,500 Jewish children from the Warsaw Ghetto by providing them with false documents and sheltering them in individual and group children’s homes outside the ghetto. Despite being tortured and imprisoned, she continued to do all she could to help Jewish children in Warsaw. She survived and lived to old…

Irena Sendler was a Polish Catholic social worker. During World War II, she was a member of the Polish Underground and the Żegota Polish anti-Holocaust resistance in Warsaw. She helped save 2,500 Jewish children from the Warsaw Ghetto by providing them with false documents and sheltering them in individual and group children’s homes outside the ghetto. Despite being tortured and imprisoned, she continued to do all she could to help Jewish children in Warsaw. She survived and lived to old…

Melissa Stockwell:  Was the first female American soldier in history to lose a limb in active combat and was the first Iraq War veteran to compete in the Paralympic Games as a swimmer in 2008 • Was one of four athletes featured in a documentary called “Warrior Champions” • Completed her residency in prosthetics where she fit other amputees with prosthetic devices

Staten Island's JCC hosts Reelabilities Film Festival

Melissa Stockwell: Was the first female American soldier in history to lose a limb in active combat and was the first Iraq War veteran to compete in the Paralympic Games as a swimmer in 2008 • Was one of four athletes featured in a documentary called “Warrior Champions” • Completed her residency in prosthetics where she fit other amputees with prosthetic devices

The Power of Cherokee Women - Europeans were astonished to see that Cherokee women were the equals of men—politically, economically and theologically.

The Power of Cherokee Women - Europeans were astonished to see that Cherokee women were the equals of men—politically, economically and theologically.

Group of girls being sent home from McKinley High School for wearing “dungarees” and “slickers,” 1946, Chicago.

Group of girls being sent home from McKinley High School for wearing “dungarees” and “slickers,” 1946, Chicago.

"Two United States Army nurses carry heavy combat packs on a eight-mile hike through the jungle as part of their training before taking up front-line war assignments. Before reporting for duty the American nurses learn how to combat jungle hazards and how to care both for themselves and their patients under all conditions."

"Two United States Army nurses carry heavy combat packs on a eight-mile hike through the jungle as part of their training before taking up front-line war assignments. Before reporting for duty the American nurses learn how to combat jungle hazards and how to care both for themselves and their patients under all conditions."

A Japanese woman awaits treatment, her back scarred by the patten of the dress she was wearing when the world’s first atomic bomb used in warfare fell on Hiroshima on August 6, 1945. Since white colors repelled the bomb’s heat and dark colors absorbed it, fabric designs were burned into the skin.

A Japanese woman awaits treatment, her back scarred by the patten of the dress she was wearing when the world’s first atomic bomb used in warfare fell on Hiroshima on August 6, 1945. Since white colors repelled the bomb’s heat and dark colors absorbed it, fabric designs were burned into the skin.

A Creepy Medical Tour Of The Past - Gallery A collection of past photos in the practice of medicine

A Creepy Medical Tour Of The Past

A Creepy Medical Tour Of The Past - Gallery A collection of past photos in the practice of medicine

Katherine Switzer, running the Boston marathon in 1967-before women were allowed. The race organizer clawed at her, trying to drag her off the course. But she finished anyway!

Katherine Switzer, running the Boston marathon in 1967-before women were allowed. The race organizer clawed at her, trying to drag her off the course. But she finished anyway!

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