Alice Roosevelt Longworth: oldest child of Teddy's. She smoked cigarettes in public, rode in cars with men, stayed out late partying, kept a pet snake named Emily Spinach in the White House, and was seen placing bets with a bookie.
One of the most haunting photos from Chernobyl- A liquidator recovers a baby abandoned in a village home during the evacuation. - Because I actually find the entire Chernobyl incident interesting. Sad, very sad.
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.
simone de beauvoir, emma goldman, & rosa luxemburg on the beach smoking pipes. This an apocryphal caption: de Beauvoir, Goldman, and Luxemburg didn't actually know each other. but isn't it pretty to imagine the possibility of these women together?
From the previous poster: WWI Nurse - 1917 Red Cross Motor Corp. An amazing look back in time, the Nurse is beautiful, but i'm also drawn to the beautiful curves on the bonnet (hood) and that front right wing upto the windscreen (windsheild)
Prohibition: Women like this would come together because they were against alcohol and drinking. They would make up mottos like "Lips that touch liquor shall not touch ours", stating that they will have no interest in anybody who drinks.
Grant Wood’s American Gothic. The models are Grant Woods sister and dentist…. Wallpaper and background photos of Grant Wood’s American Gothic and the couple that posed for the painting for fans of Fine Art images.
Dorothy Day with her prison dress. On November 1917 Day went to prison for being one of forty women in front of the White House protesting women's exclusion from the electorate.<- Dorothy Day has always been a hero of mine.