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.
+~+~ 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: 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.
"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.
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. 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 [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 Nineteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution