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Miss Harriet Quimby, 1911, (Leslie Jones Collection, Boston Public Library)

Harriet Quimby Harriet Quimby (May 1875 – July was an early American aviator and a movie screenwriter. 1912 she fly cross E channel

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Women Delivering Blocks of Ice to Customers in NYC.

Votes for women. Never forget the high price that has been paid for this cherished possession. [in this photo Emmeline Pankhurst]

Emmeline Pankhurst arrested outside Buckingham Palace, I have a copy of this photograph posted in my bedroom. After every election I participate in, I place my "I Voted" sticker on it.

Suffragette Emmeline Pethick Lawrence on her release from Holloway Prison, London,  1908

Suffragette Emmeline Pethick Lawrence on her release from Holloway Prison - Britain - 1908 - Awesome!

Harriet Quimby (1875-1912) was many things during her short-lived life: an actress, journalist, photographer, and most notably a pilot. In fact, she was the first American woman to become a licensed pilot, and the first woman to fly the English Channel.

10 Things You Should Know About “America's First Lady Of The Air” Harriet Quimby

Standing in front of her Bleriot-style Moisant aeroplane (see lettering under wing). Harriet joined the Moisant flying exhibition to pay for her flying lessons.

Matilde Moisant (left) poses with Harriet Quimby (right), c. 1911-1912.

The Daredevil Gal Pals Who Conquered the Sky

Aviators, Harriet Quimby (right) and Matilde Moisant (left) . They are the first and second women to get their pilot's license in the US. Matilde Moisant is actually my relative!

Two Blacksmiths - Occupational Tintype/  The leather aprons and heavy hammers held by the two men suggest that their work requires heavy protection and tools. I have always thought of them as blacksmiths. The focus in the tintype is somewhat soft and the pink tinting on the cheeks seems a bit incongruous.

Two Blacksmiths - Occupational Tintype/ The leather aprons and heavy hammers held by the two men suggest that their work requires heavy protection and tools. I have always thought of them as blacksmiths. The focus in the tintype is somewhat soft and the pink tinting on the cheeks seems a bit incongruous.

Dorothy Newell, an outgoing young woman with a sense of humor, promotes women's enfranchisement by wearing the words "Votes for Women" emblazoned on her back. Suffragists tirelessly publicized their cause in more conventional print forms, churning out banners, flyers, posters, articles, and newspapers © Underwood & Underwood/Underwood & Underwood/Corbis.

Dorothy Newell, an outgoing young woman with a sense of humor, promotes women's enfranchisement by wearing the words "Votes for Women" emblazoned on her

Three WASPs on right wing of A-25 checking the flight plan before a tow mission. The Curtiss A-25 Shrike was a single-engine, two-seat dive bomber deemed to be too vulnerable to enemy fighters, and were therefore redesignated for use as trainers or light personnel and cargo transports. WASPs a

Three WASPs on right wing of A-25 checking the flight plan before a tow mission. The Curtiss A-25 Shrike was a single-engine, two-seat dive bomber deemed to be too vulnerable to enemy fighters, and were therefore redesignated for use as trainers or light personnel and cargo transports. WASPs a

west virginia country store | Old Country Store- Located on Three Mile Creek, Calhoun County, West ...

Al McCray on the front porch of his Country Store. Located on Three Mile Creek, Calhoun County- West Virginia wem

women suffragettes - Yahoo Image Search Results

women suffragettes - Yahoo Image Search Results

How the physical feats of silent movie actresses helped make the case for women's liberation.

Amazing Stuntwomen of the 1920s

How the physical feats of silent movie actresses helped make the case for women's liberation.

Amelia Earhart could really carry off a flight jump suit.  Also, she had some fabulous scarves that she wore flying

Amelia Earhart standing in front of the propellers on her plane, ca. George Palmer Putnam Collection of Amelia Earhart Papers, Cour.

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March 1860 – March was a U. politician and activist. She served as mayor of Argonia,…

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