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IMMIGRATION: Ellis Island. New York, 1908. In all the uncertainty she has a home grown doll to give comfort.
“If our sex life were determined by our first youthful experiments, most of the world would be doomed to celibacy. In no area of human experience are human beings more convinced that something better can be had only if they persevere.” ― P.D. James, The Children of Men
Nancy Drew is a famous 20th century silhouette from one series of books. That magnifying glass became identified with her, although it was other detectives who were more likely to use one.
Anne Lloyd Francis (September 16, 1930 – January 2, 2011) was an American actress. She was best known for her role in "Blackboard Jungle" (1955) with Glen Ford, in the science fiction film classic "Forbidden Planet" (1956) With Leslie Neilson, and other movies, and also starring in the television series Honey West (1965–1966) which was the first TV series with a female detective character's name in the title.
Vinnie Ream Hoxie In 1866, at the age of 18, Vinnie Ream was selected by the U.S. Congress to sculpt a memorial statue of President Abraham Lincoln. This made her the first female artist commissioned to create a work of art for the United States government. Ream would later create sculptures of Samuel Jordan Kirkwood and Sequoyah for the National Statuary Hall Collection.