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A great woman…

A great woman who helped others when they needed it, followed her dreams, and advanced the world in medicine- all while being told women shouldn't behave in such a way…Rita Levi-Montalcini

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Mary Todd Lincoln 1818-1882, Wife Canvas Print / Canvas Art by Everett

Mary Todd Lincoln 1818-1882, Wife of Abraham

Dolley Madison embroidered gown back..but she was not just a pretty lady, she was a smart, accomplished woman. She returned to DC after her husband's death in 1817 & was the 1st woman to serve in the House of Representatives until her death at 81 years old. Juist amazing! President Taylor called her the "First Lady" for over half a century...the phase stuck and First Ladies became the norm...

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23 Amazing Black History Tumblrs

Rosa Parks was NOT the first black woman to refuse to give up her bus seat. Read the story and share it with everyone you know!!!! What a fraud..

Woman worker -- What a great expression! Grinding a machined part at Curtiss-Wright plant, St. Louis, 1943-44. Photograph by F. Dale Smith, now in Missouri History Museum

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21 Photos Of People Being Wonderful Throughout History

An American G.I. tends to the wounds of a young German soldier while waiting for the arrival of a medic in 1944.

I'd totally love it if these were reprinted and hung in every voting woman's window, to send a message... would also work with "PERSON" to get the general vote up too. c. 1920 Suffrage Flyer MHS Collections. (via Missouri History Museum)