Suffragist Lucy Burns in Occoquan Workhouse, Washington, DC, November 1917.

Suffragist Lucy Burns in Occoquan Workhouse, Washington, DC, November 1917.

ATTENTION: All Women Born After 1980! You stand on the shoulders of giants, your way has been paved, your path made clear by the many, many women of history who have gone before you. NOW DO US PROUD!

ATTENTION: All Women Born After 1980! You stand on the shoulders of giants, your way has been paved, your path made clear by the many, many women of history who have gone before you. NOW DO US PROUD!

Original Picture of Pocahontas | This famous Sedgeford portrait of Pocahontas and her son, Thomas Rolfe ...

Original Picture of Pocahontas | This famous Sedgeford portrait of Pocahontas and her son, Thomas Rolfe ...

Rare vintage photograph of an onna-bugeisha, one of the female warriors of the upper social classes in feudal Japan

Rare vintage photograph of an onna-bugeisha, one of the female warriors of the upper social classes in feudal Japan

Almanzo Wilder......Married to Laura Ingalls Wilder. Zaldamo!! Who knew he was so cute??

Almanzo Wilder......Married to Laura Ingalls Wilder. Zaldamo!! Who knew he was so cute??

In honor of two American heroes, Richard and Mildred Loving, who asked only to be allowed to marry despite being of two races - and ultimately prevailed - here is a set of photos of them and their beautiful family.

In honor of two American heroes, Richard and Mildred Loving, who asked only to be allowed to marry despite being of two races - and ultimately prevailed - here is a set of photos of them and their beautiful family.

This was a poster put of for women's right to vote. When these types of things were put up some men would go around and tear them off.

This was a poster put of for women's right to vote. When these types of things were put up some men would go around and tear them off.

1890 - Nellie Bly; Journalist; worked for the New York World; she took an undercover assignment to investigate reports of brutality & neglect at Women's Lunatic Asylum, Blackwell's Island (now, Roosevelt Island) by straatis, via Flickr

1890 - Nellie Bly; Journalist; worked for the New York World; she took an undercover assignment to investigate reports of brutality & neglect at Women's Lunatic Asylum, Blackwell's Island (now, Roosevelt Island) by straatis, via Flickr

Cornelia Fort, 1941. Fort was a civilian instructor pilot at an airfield near Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, when the Japanese attacked on Dec. 7, 1941. She was killed on March 21, 1943 while ferrying BT-13 trainers in Texas, making her the first American woman to die on active military duty. She is pictured here with a PT-19A. Photo courtesy of the US Air Force.

Cornelia Fort, 1941. Fort was a civilian instructor pilot at an airfield near Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, when the Japanese attacked on Dec. 7, 1941. She was killed on March 21, 1943 while ferrying BT-13 trainers in Texas, making her the first American woman to die on active military duty. She is pictured here with a PT-19A. Photo courtesy of the US Air Force.

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