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Rapanui Dancer

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Little Dancer

Native American dancer

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Young Native American dancer in full dress. The feathered head dress looks as though it's about to slip down over those big brown eyes.

Lucille Baldwin Brown, the first black public county librarian, ca 1940s by State Library and Archives of Florida, via Flickr

Women Coal Miners, 1890.

Japanese Nurse dressed in Black 1905. Red Cross Nurses were a symbol of modernity and of Japan’s commitment to humanitarian ideals, during the Russo-Japanese War (8 February 1904 – 5 September 1905). Postcards reflected this by updating the age old tradition of Bijin-e (pictures of beautiful women). This postcard is from the “Thousand Contemporary Figures” series. S)

Carte-de-visite portrait of Edmonia Lewis (1845-1890), African American Sculptor. Lewis, the first famous American sculptor of African descent, had a Chippewa mother and a free black father. After being orphaned at age twelve, she was adopted by abolitionist parents and eventually developed into an accomplished Neo-classical sculptor. While in Rome, she worked and exhibited with the likes of Harriet Hosmer. #Victorian #women #artists

#vintage #WW2 #1940s #woman #ad #homemaker #housewife #apron

Women wanted for evacuation service. #vintage #WW2 #UK #posters #propaganda

Untitled (Smoking Cigarette) by Museum of Photographic Arts Collections, via Flickr

Vash Gon - Jicarilla. Photo by Edward Curtis around 1907-1930. His work did do its part to perpetuate the "noble savage" stereotype, but they're still beautiful photographs that recognize the humanity of the subjects.

Native American

Native American

Proud Native American

Native American

Helen Richey was Amelia Earhart's copilot on one flight across the Atlantic. She became the first woman hired to be a pilot by a commercial airline in the US. She was the first woman licensed as an aviation instructor. She was the first woman to fly a scheduled mail flight.