Anna Dickinson was eight when she survived Titanic, 11 when she lost an aunt on Lusitania, 31 when she lost a cousin on Hindenburg, 37 when she lost a nephew at Pearl Harbor, and 97 when her home was shaken by the collapse on
Photographed by Irving Penn, Elvie saw a signed vintage silver print of this 2014 for Euro. all you Shrek fans! Professional wrestler Maurice Tillet, aka The French Angel, was the inspiration for Shrek’s character design.
This is Gisella Perl, a a successful Jewish gynaecologist in Sighet, Romania in the and She was taken to Auschwitz in where she treated women with kindness and compassion. She was asked to report all pregnant women to Josef Mengele- bett
Rare Titanic Black Mourning Bear By Steiff. Bear was made for the British market May to show empathy for the loss of the passengers of the R. Their eyes were rimmed red to appear as if they had been crying.
A most beautiful suicide – 23 year old Evelyn McHale leapt to her death from an observation deck floor) of the Empire State Building, May She landed on a United Nations limousine… Photography by Weegee ( Robert Wiles)
Kathrine Switzer was the first woman to run the Boston marathon. After realizing that a woman was running, race organizer went after Switzer shouting. However, other male runners provided a protective shield during the entire marathon.
If you haven't seen Schindler's List,a Steven Speilburg movie, then you probably don't know who Oscar Schindler is but remember one thing he saved many Jews during the Holo cost a true hero of a man. I recommend this movie!
Nancy Green a former slave, was employed in 1893 to promote the Aunt Jemima brand by demonstrating the pancake mix at expositions and fairs. She was a popular attraction because of her friendly personality, great story-telling, and warmth.
Alice Stokes Paul - was an American suffragist, feminist, and women's rights activist, and the main leader and strategist of the campaign for the Nineteenth Amendment to the U. Constitution which prohibits sex discrimination in the right to vote.
'I never lost hope': Startling interview unearthed with woman behind iconic Great Depression image talking just five years before her death in 1983
'I never lost hope': Startling interview unearthed with woman behind iconic Great Depression image taken just five years before her death in FLORENCE LEONA THOMPSON Migrant Mother – A Legend of the Strength of American Motherhood.
Geraldine Hoff Doyle was a 17 year old in 1942 while she was working at the American Broach & Machine Co. when a photographer snapped a pic of her on the job. Howard Miller for the “We Can Do It!” poster released during World War II.
“ “An eighteen year old boy is carried into the shock ward, and he looks up at my trustingly asking, “How am I doing, nurse?” I just kiss his forehead and say, “You are doing just fine soldier.” He smiles sweetly and.
Rosa Abbott was the only woman to be pulled alive from the icy waters. She was travelling on Titanic with her sons, Rossmore, aged and Eugene, aged When the ship sank, she was pulled into collapsible Lifeboat A. Her sons did not survive.