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    Most people don't realize that Laura Ingalls Wilder was more than just a writer of children's books. She was a prize winning farmer and wrote articles for pioneering women who were having trouble coping with living the pioneer lifestyle after leaving their lives in the "modern" cities. Many of those women actually killed their husbands in order to get to go back to their lives of "luxury". Others went into insanity. She was a fascinating woman.

    The REAL Ingalls family... Caroline, Carrie, Laura, Charles, Grace & Mary

    Alice Roosevelt, Theodore Roosevelt’s eldest daughter, who not only cut her wedding cake with a sword, defied all the conventions of her day regarding women, and who  also had a pillow embroidered with her most famous quote on her couch; “If you haven’t got anything good to say about anybody, come sit next to me.” 1902

    The real Laura Ingalls Wilder

    Amelia Earhart and Laura Ingalls - What an amazing picture. Two very inspirational women with Kansas ties.

    Lucy Stone - determined that men were reading the Bible in a way to suppress women, she worked her way through school to learn Greek and Latin to prove them wrong. Kept her last name, chopped her hair off, scandalously wore precursors to pants, was kicked out of church for arguing that women had the right to own property and to be able to divorce abusive alcoholic husbands. Considered a true radical for her time, she spoke in public frequently and headed multiple prominent womens organizations.

    Carrie, Mary, and Laura Ingalls

    23 Famous Authors’ Last Words

    Laura Ingalls-Wilder , author of the true stories from the Little House On The Prairie series. Seated on the right is the real Almanzo Wilder.

    Almanzo and Laura Ingalls Wilder- 1948

    I really enjoyed reading about Laura and the way women survived in the pioneer day. Very interesting!

    Robert Lincoln the son of Abraham Lincoln, was waiting to board a crowded train when the train lurched forward and he fell between the platform and the body of the passenger car he was trying to board. But before harm came, he was seized by the collar and yanked to the platform. His rescuer was Edwin Booth the brother of the man that would soon kill President Lincoln.

    Laura Ingalls Wilder, her husband Almanzo and their dog Nero at Rocky Ridge Farm in Mansfield, Missouri, in the early 1930s, when Laura was writing the Little House books.

    Laura Ingalls Wilder, undated photo.

    Rose Wilder Lane, daughter of Almanzo and laura ingalls wilder | Laura Ingalls Wilder at the Hoover Library-Museum--Pioneering journeys ...

    mother teresa 7 yrs. old [1917]

    Caroline Ingalls in her parlor.

    Evelyn Nesbit The woman that caused a scandal that left one very famous man dead. Look her up.She has a very interesting history.

    This was found in the personal album of an Einsatzgruppen soldier. It was labelled on the back “The last Jew of Vinnitsa”. All 28,000 of the Jews living there were killed at the time. Let NO ONE forget...or EVER deny that these horrible atrocities were committed.

    Daisy and Violet Hilton (1908-1969), conjoined twins. The pretty and talented twins worked in the sideshow and vaudeville (with Bob Hope). They also appeared in the movies 'Freaks' and 'Chained for Life'. They had a few short-lived publicity marriages. They couldn't get work in the 60s and ended up abandoned by their manager and penniless. They worked at a supermarket the last eight years of their lives. After not reporting for work, it was discovered they had died of influenza.

    Women convicted of witchcraft