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Gisella Perl: She was deported along w/ her family to Auschwitz; where she lost  her husband, only son, her extended family & parents. Given the task of working as a doctor, helping the inmates through their disease & discomfort, w/o the bare necessities: antiseptic, clean wipes, even running water. She is MOST FAMOUS, however, for saving the lives of hundreds of mothers by aborting their pregnancies, as pregnant mothers were often beaten & killed or used by Dr. Josef Mengele for…

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 (January 11, 1885 – July 9, 1977) was an American suffragist and women's rights activist. As the main leader and strategist of the campaign, along with Lucy Burns and others, she led a successful campaign for women's suffrage that resulted in the passage of the Nineteenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution in 1920.

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.

Vivien Thomas, cardiac surgery pioneer, 1940's, http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0386792/?ref_=nv_sr_1

Vivien Thomas, cardiac surgery pioneer. 1940's.

Vivien Thomas, cardiac surgery pioneer, Vivien Theodore Thomas was an African-American surgical technician who developed the procedures used to treat blue baby syndrome in the

Once Upon a Time in War — 1st Lt. Mary L. Hawkins, recipient of the...

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,

An Indian woman, a Japanese woman, and a Syrian woman, all training to be doctors at Women’s Medical College of Philadelphia, 1880s. (Image courtesy Legacy Center, Drexel University College of Medicine Archives, Philadelphia, PA. Image #p0103)

Dressing The Part

An Indian woman, a Japanese woman, and a Syrian woman, all training to be doctors at Women’s Medical College of Philadelphia (now known as Drexel University College of Medicine).

The Holocaust : Medical experiments Auschwitz

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.

Victoria Woodhull was the first woman to run for United States President, ca 1860.

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.

Peter Schiff, Anne Frank's childhood crush. He died at Auschwitz. Peter Schiff 1939, discovered 2008.

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.

The Lovings      Virginia

The Loving family. Supreme Court considered the case of Richard Perry Loving, who was white, and his wife, Mildred Loving, of African American and Native American descent. The case changed history.

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Orli Wald was a member of the German Resistance in Nazi Germany. She was called the "Angel of Auschwitz".

Meet the “Chinese Joan of Arc,” Qiu Jin(1875-1907), 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. She was the first woman to lead an armed uprising against the corrupt Qing Dynasty, for which she was arrested and executed. She became the first female martyr for China’s 1911 Revolution and is celebrated as a national heroine today

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.

Sojourner Truth, African-American abolitionist and women's rights activist.

12 Historical Women Who Gave No Fucks

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.

The Frank family: Otto, Anne, Edith and Margot.

The Frank family: Otto, Anne, Edith and Margot. *guessing around 1940 - family went into hiding July 6 1942

Large ominous ovens at Auschwitz or Auschwitz Birkenau German Nazi Concentration

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 (1864–1956) 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. As an eight-year old, she was severely abused by her foster parents, Francis and Mary Connolly.

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

Hiuaz Kairovna Dospanova a WWII Soviet Pilot flew over 300 combat missions [433 × 663] 1942-45

A Night Witch. She was the only female pilot and navigator of a the Night Witches Bomber Regiment known for terrorizing Nazis during WWII.

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