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In early suffragettes often donned a bathing suit and ate pizza in large groups to annoy was a custom at the time… (what really? I want to hang out with my girls in my bathing suit and eat pizza)

In 1912, Scotland Yard detectives bought their first camera, to covertly photograph suffragettes. The pictures were compiled into ID sheets for officers on the ground.

Lilian Ida Lenton (January 1891 – October was an English dancer, suffragist, arsonist, and winner of a French Red Cross medal for her service as an Orderly in World War. Pictured in a Home Office surveillance photo

Vincenz Czerny (1842-1916) with Dr. Levi Cooper Lane at Cooper Medical College, Stanford University

Vintage medical photo with Vincenz Czerny and Dr. Levi Cooper Lane in surgical amphitheater at Cooper Medical College by Stanford Medical History Center.

This makes me even more proud to be a successful working woman in 2015. Can't believe our ancestors actual dealt with this crap!

Women At Work In The 1940′s

"Give every girl an adequate number of rest periods during the day. You have to make some allowances for feminine psychology." Wow, this WWII guide for getting more 'efficiency' out of women employees is FUNNY.

This says it all ...

A small white boy touches the riot shield of a black state trooper at a Ku Klux Klan rally in Atlanta, Georgia, 1992 Hard to believe this was taken Raising children in hate.

These ads aren't real but they'd be so cool if the Smithsonian used them. Boost new membership/audience

Historically HARDCORE

Smithsonian: Historically Hardcore History is so much more bad ass than us

Nazi Soldiers evecting Jews from their hiding places raising their hands in surrender, amongst them a young boy , Warsaw Ghetto, April 1943  Photographs  Film and Photo Archive, Yad Vashem  All rights reserved

Warsaw Ghetto Uprising - Photo from Jürgen Stroop Report to Heinrich Himmler from May The original German caption reads: "Forcibly pulled out of dug-outs". One of the most famous pictures of World War II. People identified in the picture:

LumberJills of World War 2

Oft forgotten heroines on -Lumberjills of The Women's Timber Corps. Like the many other amazing heroines of their time, the ladies of the Women’s Timber Corps stepped in, in order to keep the industry, and country, moving while the men were off at war.

Alice Roosevelt.  c.1902.February 12, 1884 – February 20, 1980) was the oldest child of Theodore Roosevelt, the 26th President of the United States. She was the only child of Roosevelt and his first wife, Alice Hathaway Lee. Longworth led an unconventional and controversial life

Alice Roosevelt Longworth: oldest child of Teddy's. She smoked cigarettes in public, rode in cars with men, stayed out late partying, kept a pet snake named Emily Spinach in the White House, and was seen placing bets with a bookie.

Woman hitting Nazi with hand bag.

52 Powerful Photos Of Women Who Changed History Forever A Swedish woman hitting a neo-Nazi protester with her handbag. The woman was reportedly a concentration camp survivor. this woman is brave and wonderful



Not humorous, but so true! We should all be aware of the history surrounding us. It would make everyone a little less self-centered, and a little more grateful.

Amazing History Channel "Know Where You Stand" campaign by Seth Taras - Hindenburg at Lakehurst, New Jersey 1937 / D-Day at Normandy Beach 1944 / Berlin Wall at the Brandenburg Gate 1989 / Hitler at the Eiffel Tower, Paris 1940 / 2004

vintage everyday: Flappers drinking bootleg alcohol, US, 1925

Prohibition: flappers drink bootleg alcohol, 1925 Just the girls night out!

Lucy Stone. 1st woman in America to keep her last name upon marriage, 1st Massachusets woman to graduate college, chopped her hair off, scandalously wore precursors to pants, was kicked out of church for arguing that women had the right to own property and to be able to divorce abusive alcoholic husbands (the nerve).

Learn about Lucy Stone: Abolitionist and Women's Rights Reformer

woman in America to keep her last name upon marriage and Massachusets woman to graduate college

Wow how far the government is going

Coal miners crammed into a coal mine elevator, coming up after a hard day of work. Not the greatest working conditions :-/