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“I want to be myself, not like you want me to be.” - Revolutionary Women’s Caucus of Maipu, Chile. [follow this link to find a brief video and analysis of one feminist activist in the United States, who recounts the history of the term "women of color"]
Selma Lagerlöf (1858-1940), first female to win the Nobel prize "in appreciation of the lofty idealism, vivid imagination and spiritual perception that characterize her writings" and most widely known for her children's book Nils Holgerssons underbara resa genom Sverige (The Wonderful Adventures of Nils) and the Gösta Berling's Saga. Selma Lagerlöf was herself active as a speaker for the Woman's Suffrage.
1925, Women of Achille Serre Ltd’s Private Fire Brigade head off to compete in the London Fire Brigades’ Tournament. | 25 Stunning Vintage Photographs Of Female Firefighters