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Emma Goldman in the talking mural La Lucha Continua in SF

Emma Goldman, championed women's equality, free love, workers' rights, free universal education and anarchism.

Emma Goldman (June 1869 – May was an American anarchist known for her political activism, writing, and speeches. She played a pivotal role in the development of anarchist political philosophy in North America and Europe in the first half of the century.

Who run the world ? Qui mène le monde ?

Ah, good ol' Rachel Maddow and Hillary Clinton :) Well we seen how well that worked out in Benghazi.

Scottish mourner 1870

+~+~ Antique Photograph ~+~+ Scottish Mother and child in mourning. The Mother wears entirely black, including black earrings and a black brooch, while her child wears black shoulder ribbons and a black sash.

“Covered Wagon Women” is a fascinating non-fiction account of fourteen pioneer women traveling west in the 1840’s. The book was edited and compiled by historian Kenneth L. Holmes. It is a remarkabl...

“Covered Wagon Women: Diaries and Letters from the Western Trails, 1840-1849,” by Kenneth L. Holmes

“Covered Wagon Women” Fascinating, first person narratives (letters, diaries) written by pioneer women heading west in the Read this book! The role of women pioneers has been ignored for too long by history and Hollyweird.

1956  Self-proclaimed "Confederate War Veteran" walking through his yard.

How the last American Civil War veterans lived, loved and died

Wolfgang Engels was an East German soldier that rammed a tank into the Berlin wall in April 1963 to escape to West Germany. He was shot twice before he was pulled to safety by West Berliners. Badass

"Wolfgang Engels was an East German soldier that rammed a tank into the Berlin wall in April 1963 to escape to West Germany. He was shot twice before he was pulled to safety by West Berliners." That is one way to do it, ram a tank into the wall.

Children. They are the most vulnerable victims of war and genocide. Between 1933 and 1945, millions of children were displaced as a result of persecution by the Nazis and their collaborators. After World War II, relief agencies photographed some of the children who survived to help find their families. Now, more than 65 years later, the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum is working to discover what became of these young survivors. Very, very interesting

Between 1933 and millions of children were displaced as a result of persecution by the Nazis and their collaborators. After World War II, relief agencies photographed some of the children who survived to help find their families.

1943 Pauline van Waasdijk with her Jewish ‘hidden’ baby Marijke, whose real name was Ruth.  Ruth was rescued from the crèche opposite the Hollandsche Schouwburg by Pauline van Waasdijk and Hester van Lennep. The Germans kept all the children ready for deportation in the crèche. These two woman saved about 80 children. After the war Ruth was taken to New York.

1943 Pauline van Waasdijk with her Jewish hidden baby Marijke whose real name was Ruth. The Germans kept all the children ready for deportation in the crche. Pauline van Waasdijk and Hester van Lennep saved about 80 children.

Bertha Parker Pallan (1907-1978) is considered one of the first female Native American archaeologists.

Bertha Parker Pallan [Cody] is considered one of the first female Native American archaeologists. She hosted a television program with her husband, Iron Eyes Cody explaining Indian history and folklore.

"The right of citizens of the United States to vote shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any State on account of sex. "Congress shall have power to enforce this article by app...

The Nineteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution

Women's Suffrage: August 1920 – The Nineteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution is ratified, guaranteeing women's right to vote.

Lillian Wald was inducted into the National Women's Hall of Fame in 1993 (1867-1940)  Wald is known as the "mother of public health nursing," a term she coined to describe the work of the Visiting Nurse Service of New York.  She founded our agency in 1893 on New York's Lower East Side, when it was the world's most densely populated slum.  Wald was also a pioneering U.S. social worker who went on to establish the Henry Street Settlement House.  --National Women's History Project

National Women's History Project: Lillian Wald, "mother of public health nursing"

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