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Basket Jim does his thing in Covent Garden, London in 1920. (Source: vintagephoto.live...)

A Female Mason Perched High above Berlin (c. 1910) With the rise of industrialization, the number of German women who worked outside the home also increased. This usually meant factory work. But in some families with their own businesses, daughters also learned a trade so that they could help out: here, we see a master-mason's daughter during the renovation work on the old city hall tower in Berlin.

Annette Kellerman promoted women’s right to wear a fitted one-piece bathing suit, 1907. She was arrested for indecency. She's also a rather curvy gal and seemingly proud of it.

ca. 1861-65, [carte de visite of “The Devil” holding portraits of leading Southern figures during the American Civil War such as Jefferson Davis, Alexander H. Stephens, Robert E. Lee and Stonewall Jackson] via Luminious Lint, Private collection, LL/38774

Figure of a Cynocephalus Ape Period: Late Period Dynasty: Dynasty 26–29 Date: 664–380 B.C. Geography: Country of O...

With the perfect hourglass figure, backless dresses & silver tinted hair, jazz singer Joyce Bryant became known as "The Bronze Bombshell" AKA The Black Marilyn Monroe. She would become the first dark-skinned African-American woman celebrated by the mass media as a 'sex-symbol'. She made her way to the stage in 1940. It was there she gained national and international acclaim for her earthy, sultry tone and figure flattering costumes.

Inspiring: women's suffrage flyer from 1920 Found at Missouri History Museum.