Marie Curie was a woman before her time. Born in 1867, in Poland, she was a genius in physics and in chemistry; she is the first woman ever to receive a Nobel Prize and the only woman in history to receive two Nobel Prizes.

Marie Curie was a woman before her time. Born in 1867, in Poland, she was a genius in physics and in chemistry; she is the first woman ever to receive a Nobel Prize and the only woman in history to receive two Nobel Prizes.

"Bobbi Gibb, first woman to run the Boston Marathon in 1966, running without a number because women were not allowed into the race." The police ran after her and tried to arrest her. Women were not considered strong enough to run the marathon.

"Bobbi Gibb, first woman to run the Boston Marathon in 1966, running without a number because women were not allowed into the race." The police ran after her and tried to arrest her. Women were not considered strong enough to run the marathon.

Rare photo of Helen Keller and her teacher, Anne Sullivan, found nearly 120 years after it was taken. Shot in July 1888, possibly the earliest photo of the two women together.

Rare photo of Helen Keller and her teacher, Anne Sullivan, found nearly 120 years after it was taken. Shot in July 1888, possibly the earliest photo of the two women together.

Lota Cheek in Earl Carrol Vanities. 1923. Photgraph by George Maillard Kesslere (1894-1979).

Lota Cheek in Earl Carrol Vanities. 1923. Photgraph by George Maillard Kesslere (1894-1979).

Shirley Temple Black (Apr 23, 1928 – Feb 10, 2014) was an American film & TV actress, singer, dancer, & one-time U.S. ambassador to Ghana & Czechoslovakia. She served as Chief of Protocol of the US, 1976–77. Her film career began in 1932 at the age of three. She retired from films in 1950 at the age of 22. She sat on the boards of corporations and organizations including The Walt Disney Company, Del Monte Foods, and the National Wildlife Federation.

Shirley Temple Black (Apr 23, 1928 – Feb 10, 2014) was an American film & TV actress, singer, dancer, & one-time U.S. ambassador to Ghana & Czechoslovakia. She served as Chief of Protocol of the US, 1976–77. Her film career began in 1932 at the age of three. She retired from films in 1950 at the age of 22. She sat on the boards of corporations and organizations including The Walt Disney Company, Del Monte Foods, and the National Wildlife Federation.

Canadian silent screen star Mary Pickford. Smart and savvy as well as pretty. Became first America's Sweetheart. Right time. Right place.

Mary Pickford, 1920s

Canadian silent screen star Mary Pickford. Smart and savvy as well as pretty. Became first America's Sweetheart. Right time. Right place.

This is Pauline Markham. - (1847-1919) - She had quite an interesting life as a singer, a burlesque dancer & a member of the Lydia Thompson troupe. Pauline supposedly had relations with several Northern Generals & Post Civil War Reconstructionists. She was also responsible for bringing to Tombstone, Josephine "Sadie" Marcus. Sadie eventually became Wyatt Earp’s common-law wife & was with him 46 years.

This is Pauline Markham. - (1847-1919) - She had quite an interesting life as a singer, a burlesque dancer & a member of the Lydia Thompson troupe. Pauline supposedly had relations with several Northern Generals & Post Civil War Reconstructionists. She was also responsible for bringing to Tombstone, Josephine "Sadie" Marcus. Sadie eventually became Wyatt Earp’s common-law wife & was with him 46 years.

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