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Esther LoveJoy

Esther Pohl Lovejoy She was the first woman to serve as Oregons public health officer. She also founded the Womens Hospital Services. sent ambulance drivers, nurses and doctors to Europe in She was also a suffragette!

Elizabeth Blackwell, MD; In 1849, she became the first woman in America to earn her medical degee.  She paved the way for many of the people I work with today.

Elizabeth Blackwell February 1821 – 31 May was the first woman to receive a medical degree in the United States, as well as the first woman on the UK Medical Register.

<em>Woman at the Window</em>: Oratorio remembers the Triangle Shirtwaist Fire - World Socialist Web Site

Today in Labor History - July -- Some streetcar workers went on strike, Big Strike (Railway) begins, the Post Office unions come together, the UAW leaves the AFL

George Borup, a member of the 1908-1909 North Pole expedition.

Today’s photo is of George Borup, a member of the North Pole expedition. A Yale 1907 graduate, Borup was a rising star in Peary’s crew, and he published a popular account of the expedition,.

Clare Booth Luce: Served as an editor at Vanity Fair. Wrote the hit play The Women in 1936. Wrote Europe in the Spring, a best-selling nonfiction book about pre-World War II Europe, in 1940. Served in the U.S. House of Representatives from 1943 to 1947. Served as ambassador to Italy from 1953 to 1956. Awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom by President Ronald Reagan in 1983.

Censorship, like charity, should begin at home: but unlike charity, it should end there.

Elijah Lovejoy, Abolitionist who advocate the abolition of slavery. Despite the bitter feeling against him, Lovejoy persisted in arguing the fights of freedom of the press, freedom of speech, and freedom from slavery. After seeing a slave, Francis J. McIntosh, burned at the stake, his editorials became so strident against slavery that he became an object of hatred by both Southerners and slave-holders. His press was wrecked by a mob in July, 1836, and he moved to Alton in the free State of…

Biography of Elijah Lovejoy

José Luis Sánchez del Río  ~Viva Cristo Rey!

Blessed Jose Sanchez del Rio, martyred during the persecution of Catholics in Mexico during the Despite horrible torture, Jose refused to deny Christ, even if it meant losing his life. His story is told in the film, For Greater Glory.

During World War II, Irena Sendler worked in the Warsaw Ghetto as a plumbing specialist. She spent most of her days there helping to smuggle Jewish children out before it was too late.  Infants were often carried in the bottom of the toolbox she used and older children were often hidden in a burlap sack she kept in the back of her truck.      It has been reported that Irena managed to smuggle and save about 2,500 children overall.

'Female Schindler' who saved 2,500 Jewish children, has died aged 98

Irena Sendler A 98 year-old German woman named Irena Sendler recently died. During WWII, Irena worked in the Warsaw Ghetto as a plumbing/sewer specialist. Irena smuggled Jewish children out; infants in the bottom of the tool box she carried and older

Karen von Blixen-Finecke, 1885 - 1962...

Isak Dinesen / Karen Blixen - - Danish author of "Out Of Africa," book based on her life.

Madonna.. The american Singer and songwriter, we’re gonna show best photos for her back in the 80’s Enjoy Image Source: Pinterest

Madonna in the – 18 photos

Margaret Mitchell, pictured above in 1941, started writing while recovering from an ankle injury in 1926. She had read her way through most of Atlanta's Carnegie Library, so her husband brought home a typewriter and said: "Write your own book to amuse yourself." The result was Gone with the Wind.

Margaret Mitchell's 'Gone With The Wind' Turns 75

Margaret Mitchell, (in started writing in She had read her way through most of Atlanta's Carnegie Library, so her husband brought home a typewriter and said: "Write your own book to amuse yourself." The result was Gone with the Wind.