“As a child, I never heard one woman say to me: ‘I love my body.’ Not my mother, my elder sister, my best friend. Not one woman has ever said: ‘I am so proud of my body.’ So, I make sure I say it to Mia, because a positive physical outlook has to start from a very early age.” - Kate Winslet
Isadora Duncan. Inventor of American modern dance. Shifted the focus of dance from the stifling emphasis on feet to the soulful, expressive, liberated solar plexus. Made dance more about freedom and emotions and introduced movement inspired by nature, athleticism, and folk dance, among other things. Muse to many artists across many genres.
21-year-old Theodore Roosevelt, one of many of young Roosevelt we have at MDB. Here we have him with bushier mutton chops. Here we have him not wearing a shirt. Enjoy. Submitted by Alaina via mydaguerreotypeboyfriend
Eleanor Roosevelt - The young girl whose mother told her she wasn’t pretty so she would never land a husband. She went on to become a driving influence for good in the mid 1900s. Where would FDR have been without her?