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Alice Stokes Paul - In honor of International Women's Day coming up this Thursday (March 8).  Why don't more people know this face, this name?

Alice Stokes Paul - was an American suffragist, feminist, and women's rights activist, and the main leader and strategist of the campaign for the Nineteenth Amendment to the U. Constitution which prohibits sex discrimination in the right to vote.

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Funny pictures about Victorian photo booth. Oh, and cool pics about Victorian photo booth. Also, Victorian photo booth photos.

In 1958, Richard and Mildred Loving were banned from the state of Virginia for violating anti-miscegenation laws. He was white, she was black, and five weeks after their wedding, the county sheriff rousted them out of bed at 2 a.m. and took them off to jail. They took their case all the way up to the supreme court and won, opening the way for interracial couples in the US to love and marry legally. Bless them.

© Estate of Grey Villet Richard Loving kisses his wife Mildred as he arrives home from work, King and Queen County, Virginia, April

Educator and suffrage activist Nannie Helen Burroughs 1909. In 1896, she helped form the National Association of Colored Women (NACW).

Nannie Helen Burroughs (born May was an African American educator, orator, religious leader, and businesswoman. She gained national recognition for her 1900 speech She founded the National Training School for Women and Girls in Washington, DC in

Eleanor Roosevelt was First Lady of the United States from 1933 to 1945. She was also an advocate for human and civil rights. She was made a delegate to the UN General Assembly and played a key role in in drafting the Universal declaration of human rights. She also was a key figure in John F. Kennedy's Presidential Commission on the status of women.

Eleanor Roosevelt, as a young woman, sporting her own Gibson Girl hairstyle. daughter of Theodore Roosevelt's brother, Elliott, and future First Lady of the United States.

Cecilia Payne - the woman who discovered what the universe is made of has not so much as received a memorial plaque. Every high school student knows that Isaac Newton discovered gravity, that Charles Darwin discovered evolution, and that Albert Einstein discovered the relativity of time. But when it comes to the composition of our universe, the textbooks simply say that the most abundant atom in the universe is hydrogen. And no one ever wonders how we know.

Cecilia Payne discovered that the universe is mostly made of hydrogen. Every high school student knows that Isaac Newton discovered gravity. But textbooks say only that hydrogen is the most abundant atom in the universe.

This was Jeanne Calment-  she passed away in 1997 at the age of 122 years and 164 days old. She learned to fence at 85, and was still riding a bicycle at 100. At 113 she was known as the last living person to have personally met vincent van gogh! She lived alone until 110 and was able to walk upright until almost 115. Ms. Calment is one of the longest lifetimes in documented history! What an awesome lady!

Jeanne Calment passed away at 122 years and 164 days old. She learned to fence at 85 and rode a bike at She met Vincent Van gogh! she lived alone until 110 and was able to walk upright until almost 115 An amazing and well documented life. Wikipedia her!

1911, Maud Wagner, Female Tattoo Artist

"Maud Wagner, the first known female tattooist in the U., In she traded a date with her husband-to-be for tattoo lessons. Their daughter, Lotteva Wagner, was also a tattooist." From 'A Secret History of Women and Tattoo" [via The New Yorker]

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Not just a pretty face- a REAL ROLE MODEL. Forget the drugged up sex symbols, THIS is a REAL WOMAN. Marilyn Monroe needed help. Audrey Hepburn could have probably done a good job with her

"I am not ashamed of the court's verdict. On the contrary, I am proud to have saved the lives of hundreds of oppressed people. My assistance to Jews was rooted in my Christian world outlook… It was basically a question of saving human lives threatened with death. How could I then seriously consider bureaucratic schemes and calculations? " Paul Grüninger, Swiss border policeman who illegally allowed 3,600 desperate Jews entry to Switzerland. Lost his job and pension, died in poverty.

Paul Grueninger - "It was basically a question of saving human lives threatened with death. How could I then seriously consider bureaucratic schemes and calcu.

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