Susan B Anthony pummeled and arrested for attempting to vote in 1872. She was fined 100 dollars for registering to vote.

Susan B Anthony pummeled and arrested for attempting to vote in She was fined 100 dollars for registering to vote. CORRECTION: Ada Wright, a British suffragette who was beaten by police on “Black Friday” in NOT Susan B.

Hedy Lamarr is said to have tipped the balance of WWII. Not only is she almost unbelievably beautiful, she was also exceedingly clever. She was the co-inventor of an early wireless form of communication; her invention allowed shortwave radio communications on the field. She gave the invention, for no compensation, to the US Government. the Germans did not yet have this capability. Hooray for Hollywood leading lady Hedy Lamarr.

Hollywood leading lady Hedy Lamarr is said to have tipped the balance of WWII. The co-inventor of an early wireless form of communication; her invention allowed short-wave radio communications on the field.

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…

The 25 Most Powerful Women of the Past Century

Eleanor Roosevelt As wife of the President, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Eleanor Roosevelt challenged and transformed the historically ceremonial, behind-the-scenes First Lady role. In honor of International Women's Day!

Irena Sendler got permission to work in the Warsaw Ghetto as a plumber. She courageously smuggled babies in her tool box and carried larger children in her sack. She also trained her dog to bark when the Nazi soldiers were near, which muffled the sounds of the crying children. She helped save more than 2,500 children & was eventually caught & tortured. Sendler was nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize along with Al Gore, who won for his presentation on global warming...but she is a HERO!

Irena Sendler got permission to work in a Warsaw Ghetto as a plumber. She courageously smuggled babies in her tool box and carried larger children in a sack. She trained her dog to bark when Nazis were near. She saved 2500 children.

Annie Oakley, was a pretty woman...And a heck of a shooter...

gdfalksen: “ Annie Oakley (August 1860 – November born Phoebe Ann Moses, was an American sharpshooter and exhibition shooter. Oakley’s amazing talent and timely rise to fame led to a.

Pilot Maureen Dunlop sleeps after a morning of ferrying aircraft from factories to airports during World War II. She is waiting for repairs to be completed on an aircraft.

Air Transport Auxiliary Pilot Maureen Dunlop sleeps after a morning of ferrying aircraft from factories to airfields during World War II. She is waiting for repairs to be completed on an aircraft.

Rosalind Franklin, DNA’s Dark Lady #womeninstem #womenshistorymonth http://ift.tt/1BvlPGz

For Women& History Month I posted daily biographies of women scientists. In case you couldn& tell by my Women in STEM jewelry series, I& pretty obsesse

Roses are red, violets are blue, these suffragette poems ring all too true

Roses are red, violets are blue, these suffragette poems ring all too true

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