Williamina Stevens (born 1857, Scotland), abandoned by her husband at 22 in Boston, Mass. with a baby, she worked for the director of Harvard Observatory. There she devised a system assigning stars letters based on their hydrogen & used it to catalogue >10,000 stars in 9 years. She was the 1st female Curator of Astronomical Photographs & 1st US female honorary member of the Royal Astronomical Society of London. She discovered 59 gaseous nebulae, over 310 variable stars, 10 novae & white…

Williamina Stevens (born 1857, Scotland), abandoned by her husband at 22 in Boston, Mass. with a baby, she worked for the director of Harvard Observatory. There she devised a system assigning stars letters based on their hydrogen & used it to catalogue >10,000 stars in 9 years. She was the 1st female Curator of Astronomical Photographs & 1st US female honorary member of the Royal Astronomical Society of London. She discovered 59 gaseous nebulae, over 310 variable stars, 10 novae & white…

Confederate cavalrymen who were captured during Morgan's Raid photographed eating during their incarceration at Western Penitentiary, Pennsylvania, 1863.

Confederate cavalrymen who were captured during Morgan's Raid photographed eating during their incarceration at Western Penitentiary, Pennsylvania, 1863.

Miss America 1924

Miss America 1924

Historic Black and White Photos in Stunning Color - Miss America, 1924 (Image 13 of The styles sure were different back in the roaring twenties. Ruth Malcomson, who ran as Miss Philadelphia in won the Miss America crown over 82 other competitors.

On Google News you can search and read old print newspapers, going as far back as 1752.

On Google News you can search and read old print newspapers, going as far back as 1752.

In 1921, early suffragettes often donned a bathing suit and ate pizza in large groups to annoy men…it was a custom at the time

In 1921, early suffragettes often donned a bathing suit and ate pizza in large groups to annoy men…it was a custom at the time

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