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    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.

    Liber amicorum of Joannes Carolus Erlenwein, Arms of Ferdinand II, Walters Manuscript - Austria House of Hanover

    Hatfield House, UK. This is where the young Elizabeth I found out that she had become Queen

    Summer House of Montacute House, Somerset

    Monarchs like Henry VII (who united the house of York and Lancaster in 1485) justified their reign and lineage through the most grounded and respectable figure British history had to offer--King Arthur. ALSO the slander of all things Plantagenet..starting with Richard III.

    Effigy of King Edward III at the White Tower - the earliest European death mask. Edward III reigned from 1327 to 1377; his surplus of sons eventually led to the conflict between the houses of Lancaster and York for the English throne.

    Tudor Rose - symbolised the dynasty of the Tudors, and represented the fusion of the Lancastrian and Yorkist noble factions. This fusion was symbolised by the White rose of York and the red rose of Lancaster. An important emblem of the Tudors dynasty which marked the end of the devastating English civil war called the Cousins' Wars and much later, Wars of the Roses.

    historic photos of "white" slaves


    Coffin of Harmose. ca. 1473–1458 B.C. bandages similar to pattern on mitre

    Gold locket with the hair of Queen Marie Antoinette: British Museum

    Smart Health Talk Most Important for Freedom. WE MUST NEVER FORGET HOW OTHERS HAVE FOUGHT FOR OUR RIGHTS TO CHOOSE. Suffragette, Britain 1900s. Women of Britain & the democratic world, never waste your right to vote. These women fought, died and starved for a right we now take for granted. It doesn't matter who you vote for, vote because you can. It's a right still denied to millions of women around the world. Freedom for basic needs such as food, shelter, education, jobs, health. Never stops.

    Graffiti in a cell in the Tower of London by Fred Dawson, via Flickr

    Letter written by Anne Boleyn to her father

    American pacifist James Zwerg after being beaten by a mob in Montgomery, Alabama in 1960 as part of the Freedom Riders. Zwerg volunteered to leave the bus first upon arriving in Montgomery, knowing he’d be the blunt of the violent crowd’s aggression. He would have died that day if an anonymous black man hadn’t stepped in and saved his life by deflecting the mob’s attention to himself.

    Women Coal Miners, 1890

    Henry VIII.

    Jane Seymour's wedding dress

    Secret door through which Marie Antoinette escaped the night of October 5 or 6, 1789 when the Paris mob stormed Versailles. (mip)