This is Gisella Perl, a a successful Jewish gynaecologist in Sighet, Romania in the and She was taken to Auschwitz in where she treated women with kindness and compassion. She was asked to report all pregnant women to Josef Mengele- bett
Alice Stokes Paul - was an American suffragist, feminist, and women's rights activist, and the main leader and strategist of the campaign for the Nineteenth Amendment to the U. Constitution which prohibits sex discrimination in the right to vote.
On Sept. Mary Louise Hawkins was evacuating 24 patients from the fighting at Palau to Guadalcanal when the ran low on fuel. The pilot made a forced landing in a small clearing on Bellona Island. During the landing, a propeller tore,
This picture shows some children who were victims of the Holocaust. The Germans and their collaborators killed over million children throughout World War II and the Holocaust. These children would probably have been used for labour or medical experiments.
Extraordinary Women Of History You Need To Know Now
Victoria Claflin Woodhull the first woman candidate for President of the United States in 1872 from the Equal Rights Party supporting women's suffrage. This, at a time when women were not even allowed to vote.
Discovered: 2008 Taken: 1939 In Anne Frank’s Diary Anne called Peter Schiff her “one true love.” In 1940 at the age of 11 she writes ‘Peter was the ideal boy: tall, slim and good-looking, with a serious, quiet and intelligent face.
Meet the “Chinese Joan of Arc,” Qiu Jin (秋瑾) a radical women’s rights activist who defied tradition to become the leader of a revolutionary army. Qiu Jin boldly challenged traditional gender roles and demanded equal rights and opportunities for women.
July 26 - Abolitionist and women’s rights activist Sojourner Truth delivered her most famous speech “Ain’t I a Woman?” at a women’s rights conference in Akron, Ohio. It became a classic speech of the women’s rights movement.
Bones of anti-Nazi German women still are in the crematoriums in the German concentration camp at Weimar, Germany, taken by the U. Prisoners of all nationalities were tortured and killed, April 1945 (NARA Photo).
Mary Ellen Wilson or sometimes Mary Ellen McCormack was an American whose case of child abuse led to the creation of the New York Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children. - Severely abused by her foster parents, Francis and Mary Connolly.
Hiuaz Kairovna Dospanova a WWII Soviet Pilot flew over 300 combat missions [433 × 663] 1942-45