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1911 - Miss Harriet Quimby, writer for the women's fashion magazine, "Leslie's Weekly" poses in a flying costume she designed.

1911 -- Miss Harriette Quinty, editor of the women's fashion magazine "Lady's Weekly" poses in an aviatrix costume she designed.

Matilde Moisant was the second woman in the United States to receive a pilot's license. Moisant learned to fly at her brother Albert's Moisant Aviation School on Long Island, along with aviator Harriet Quimby, and earned her license on August 13, 1911.

Matilde Moisant, was the second woman in the United States to receive a pilot's license. She flew in aviation meets throughout the US and Mexico until the early spring of Pictured here, wearing a (pre-WWII) swastika brooch as a good luck charm.

Harriet Quimby and Matilde Moisant - The Daredevil Gal Pals Who Conquered the Sky

The Daredevil Gal Pals Who Conquered the Sky

Matilde Moisant and Harriet Quimby were by all outward appearances proper Edwardian ladies. But looks can be deceiving. For one brilliant year in the early.

This is Dolly Shepard, Edwardian parachutist, aerial performer, and balloonist.  This is the outfit she wore for parachuting, c. 1910.

Dolly Shephard, Edwardian parachutist + aerial performer, in her parachuting costume “Despite a number of close calls, she not only survived an eight year career as Britain’s “Queen of the.

This is one of many images of people on the phone I have got access to from my friend Richrd. They are pretty kitchy. What date would you put on this? 1915? More telephone shots to come.

Operator Molly with Telephone

Captain Arthur Phillip who led the First Fleet to Australia in 1788. He established the penal colony that was to become Sydney and served as the first Governor of New South Wales from 1788 to 1792.

Captain Arthur Phillip who led the First Fleet to Australia in He established the penal colony that was to become Sydney and served as the first Governor of New South Wales from 1788 to

TENDERNESS: This is an Invitation to observe a shared board called  WHAT WOMEN WANT.    U can check it out via my BOARD with that title, but you'll see what a number of us have contributed to the board. Interesting mix of "wants"! ;)

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

Women pose with their moonshine and a revolver in the woods of West Virginia.

Women with handgun and jar of moonshine at Frozen, Calhoun County (WV) early Dicy Cottrell Dixon (married Howard Dixon) on left, woman on right unidentified (Troy Cottrell Collection)

The boots! Harriet Quimby

Harriet Quimby (May 1875 – July was an early American aviator and a movie screenwriter. In she was awarded a U. pilot’s certificate by the Aero Club of America, becoming the first woman to gain a pilot’s license in the United States.

Annie Smith Peck {1850 - 1935} was a popular figure as a climber, explorer and suffragist. Peck climbed Matterhorn in 1895 (at the age of 45), which brought her instant fame – not because of her climb, but because of what she wore to scale the peak: a pair of pants (instead of a long skirt).

Annie Smith Peck - Mountaineer - First person to summit highest peak in Peru

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