Rosa Parks’ booking photo upon being arrested for refusing to give up her bus seat to a white passenger in 1955.
The Frank family: Otto, Anne, Edith and Margot.
Elizabeth Zimmerman in 1949 with her daughter Meg (later Swansen)
Amelia Earhart was a skilled pilot who found her calling at an early age. She was also a perfect specimen for celebrity.
"I am talking about the fact that many women don’t value the work of other women. We secretly roll our eyes at prices we feel are uppity, rather than honestly calculate what it took to make it. We don’t support other makers by paying a fair price for what they make – instead we think, hell, I can make that at home, forgetting that it’s not just the materials in the price tag but the creativity and hours of construction too. "
"Never be afraid to laugh at yourself. After all, you could be missing out on the joke of the century." Wise advice from groundbreaking comedienne, Joan Rivers. (Photo: Angela Weiss, WireImage)
Alice and Dorothy bonding
"Love recognizes no barriers, it jumps hurdles, leaps fences, penetrates walls to arrive at its destination full of hope." Maya Angelou 1928-2014 RIP Maya Angelou
First Lady Michelle Obama.
Elizabeth Zimmerman--I so aspire to your philosophy, dear Elizabeth. Your books are my mentors!
A bronze statue of Rosa Parks was unveiled in the U.S. Capitol's Statuary Hall, a short distance from the Rotunda, where she became the first woman, and only second African American, to lie in repose after she died in 2005.
Christa McAuliffe (1948-1986) was an American teacher from Concord, New Hampshire, who was selected from 11,000 candidates to become the first Teacher/Civilian Specialist for the STS-S1-L mission. On January 28, 1986, just 73 seconds after launch, the Space Shuttle Challenger spacecraft disintegrated and she was one of the seven crew members killed in the disaster.
"Be kind whenever possible. It is always possible." -Dalai Lama
In Spring 1960, Ruby Bridges was one of several African-Americans in New Orleans to take a test to determine which children would be the first to attend integrated schools. Six students were chosen, however, two students decided to stay at their old school, and three were transferred to Mcdonough. Ruby was the only one assigned to William Frantz. Her father initially was reluctant, but her mother felt strongly that the move was needed not only to give her own daughter a better education, but...
Gilda Radner as Roseanne Roseannadanna. "If it's not one thing, it's another thing!"
Eleanor Roosevelt (1884-1962) As wife of the 32nd President, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Eleanor Roosevelt challenged and transformed the historically ceremonial, behind-the-scenes First Lady role. She increased her public presence by participating in radio broadcasts, authoring a daily syndicated column, "My Day," and holding weekly, women-only press conferences (she was the first presidential wife to do so) to discuss women's issues, her daily activities and breaking news. Along the way, she be...
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Hellen Keller, with doll, and teacher Anne Sullivan. I have never seen this picture before! It looks like it was taken at Ivy Green, Helen Keller's home in Alabama.
Mother Teresa (1910-1997).