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Women Coal Miners, 1890 Can't imagine mining coal in a dress. The things women had to do!

Women Coal Miners, 1890 Can't imagine mining coal in a dress. The things women…

Amelia Earhart - she was a nurse's aid in Toronto, CA during WW1. Many of her…

Amelia Erhart - she was a nurses aide in Toronto, CA during Many of her patients were pilots. [Complete news to me!] History and WWI

Announcement for an 1855 slave auction in Kentucky. Jesus. People who say that the blacks need to "get over it" are heartless. I am ashamed of how we built this country.

slave sale poster - Makes me sad that this happened. How can one human think that another can be owned and sold like a piece of furniture.

Helen Keller teaching Charlie Chaplin the manual alphabet ~ 1919

1919 - Helen Keller teaching Charlie Chaplin the manual sign language alphabet.

Marie Louise Bottineau Baldwin (1863-1952), Chippewa lawyer; she was the first Native American student and first woman of color to graduate from the Washington College of Law, in 1914. She worked in the Bureau of Indian Affairs, and was an officer in the Society of American Indians. Because she was a fluent French speaker, she offered her skills as a translator to the War Department during WWI.

graduate from the Washington College of Law, in She worked in the Bureau of Indian Affairs, and was an officer in the Society of American Indians. She was also fluent in French. A powerhouse!

Nancy Wake - the White Mouse - Resistance heroine who led 7,000 men against the Nazis - Europe - World - The Independent

Resistance heroine who led 7,000 men against the Nazis

Nancy Wake, ‘White Mouse’ of World War II. The Gestapo called her “The White Mouse” for the way she deftly avoided their traps. Nancy Wake, was one of the most effective and cunning British agents working in German-occupied France during World War II.

Nurses from the Red Cross, 1939

1939 Red Cross Nurses - NEVER forget to have fun.even Nurses during wartime remembered to kick up their heels!

Female Pilot of the US Women's Air Force Service, 1943. The women who served as Women Airforce Service Pilots (WASP) flew military aircraft during non-combat missions throughout the United States' involvement in World War II.

“A pilot of the U. Women’s Air Force Service at Avenger Field, Texas, in by Peter Stackpole (via LIFE) Happy Women's History Month!

Vintage Photography: Dressing the bride 1890s

Vintage bride: Unusual Victorian photo of a bride getting dressed for her wedding day. Circa I love their Gibson girl hairstyles. Look at the opulent wall papers and carpets., From Nachokitty on Etsy

Arriving at Ellis Island ... c. 1900-15

Picture Id: An immigrant boy carries luggage at Ellis Island. Location: Ellis Island, New York City, New York, USA. Photographer: PAUL THOMPSON/National Geographic Stock See More Images by this Photographer

“Covered Wagon Women” is a fascinating non-fiction account of fourteen pioneer women traveling west in the 1840’s. The book was edited and compiled by historian Kenneth L. Holmes. It is a remarkabl...

“Covered Wagon Women” Fascinating, first person narratives (letters, diaries) written by pioneer women heading west in the Read this book! The role of women pioneers has been ignored for too long by history and Hollyweird.

Little House on the Prairie The real Laura and Almanzo Wilder circa 1940 - laura-ingalls-wilder photo

Little House on the Prairie~The real Laura and Almanzo Wilder circa 1940 - laura-ingalls-wilder photo, awesome pic!

It Was a Better Time

It Was a Better Time

An ice-cold whisky dispenser, sometimes found in offices. bring back the office whiskey dispenser!

Original Aztecs

Photo Claiming to be the Last Full Blooded Aztec Couple. Insufficient information on authorship and first publication. Its very doubtful that they're full blooded anything, let alone Aztec.

Chimney sweep...London

Victorian Sweep 'The Temperance Sweep' and a barefooted boy small enough to fit inside narrow passages. Original Artwork: From 'Street Life in London' by John Thomson and Adolphe Smith - pub. 1877 (Photo by John Thomson/Getty Images).

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