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Mary Anning, Fossil Hunter

Mary Anning May 1799 – 9 March was a British fossil collector, dealer, and paleontologist who became known around the world for a number of important finds she made in the Jurassic marine fossil beds

Amelia Earhart  what courage...and she was long before her time!

1932 ~ Amelia Earhart became the first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean.

Martha Cowles Chase (1927-2003), USA, geneticist. She discovered that DNA rather than protein was the genetic material of life with her collegue Alfred Hershey, but he was the only one to get the Nobel Prize.

She discovered that DNA rather than protein was the genetic material of life with her collegue Alfred Hershey, but he was the only one to get the Nobel Prize.

Portrait of Helen Keller reading an embossed book. Visit the Perkins Archives flickr collection: http://www.flickr.com/photos/perkinsarchive/collections/

Helen Adams Keller (June 27 1880 – June 1 was an American author, political activist, and lecturer. She was the first deafblind person to earn a Bachelor of Arts degree.

Two-time Nobel laureate Marie Curie (1867 - 1934) discovered polonium and radium, founded the concept of radiology and — above all — made the possibility of a scientific career seem within reach for countless girls and women around the world. The first woman to receive the Nobel Prize and the first female Professor of General Physics in the Faculty of Sciences at the Sorbonne in Paris

The 25 Most Powerful Women of the Past Century

Marie Curie Two-time Nobel laureate Marie Curie discovered polonium and radium, founded the concept of radiology and made the possibility of a scientific career seem within reach for countless girls.

Nancy Wake - Known as "The White Mouse" to Nazi agents, Wake was one of the most notorious members of the French Resistance, working on numerous sabotage operations and organizing more than 700 Resistance members into a guerilla fighting force. She was the Gestapo's most wanted spy, with a five-million-franc bounty on her head, and she once killed an SS sentry with her bare hands to prevent him from raising an alarm. A true hero.

Nancy Wake - Known as "The White Mouse" to Nazi agents, Wake was working on…

Mary Anning. Pioneer fossilist, born in 1799, England. Found her first dinosaur fossil at the age of 11. Discovered the first plesiosaur. Gifted at and dedicated to finding dinosaur fossils, she unfortunately was given almost no credit for her contributions and has been largely forgotten.

Mary Anning Paleontologist - credited with first discovery of ichthyosaur fossils when Mary was only years old.

Emiline Pankhurst The British Suffragette

Suffragette Christabel Pankhurst in a polling booth circa In 1918 parliament granted the vote to women over 30 who were householders, the wives of householders, occupiers of property with an annual rent of and graduates of British universities

Smart chicas!

Now these are true role models! Women in Science. Hedy Lamarr, Natalie Portman, & Mayim Bialik are all actresses that have contributed to science!

Edna St. Vincent Millay at Vassar College, 1914  Photographer: Arnold Genthe

Beautiful photo of Edna St Vincent Millay at Vassar College, 1914 (image by Arnold Genthe)

"Girl with bound feet 1870-1890. The feet would then regularly be unbound, washed and kneaded, with additional pain often caused by beating the sole of the foot to keep the bones broken. The feet were then rebound – ever more tightly each time. Whenever the binding session was over, the girl was immediately forced to walk on her feet to crush them further. None of this was carried out with any anesthetic."

“Girl with bound feet The feet would then regularly be unbound, washed and kneaded, with additional pain often caused by beating the sole of the foot to keep the bones broken. The feet were then rebound – ever more tightly each time.

When people didn't have alarm clocks they used "knocker-ups" 1900s

A Knocker-up ’s job was to rouse sleeping people so they could get to work on time. Mary Smith earned sixpence a week shooting dried peas at sleeping workers windows - Photograph from Philip Davies’ Lost London: 1870 - S)

A computer-generated “photo” of Mozart’s face extrapolated by averaging several paintings. (via Royal Opera House)

A computer-generated “photo” of Mozart’s face...

A computer-generated “photo” of Mozart’s face extrapolated by averaging several paintings. (via Royal Opera House)

Trendy LOUIS VUITTON spectacle of gold dinosaur bones paired with the iconic new Pre-Fall/Winter 2013-2014 collection.

Gold Dinosaur Skeletons Adorn Louis Vuitton Display

Joseph Medicine Crow-High Bird is a Crow historian and author best known for his writings and lectures re: the Battle of Little Big Horn. He earned: Presidential Medal of Freedom, Bronze Star, and the Légion d'honneur in WW II. He wore war paint under his uniform and a sacred eagle feather inside his helmet. He completed four tasks required to be a war chief: 1) touched and 2) disarmed a living enemy 3) led a war party and 4) stole a horse. Last member of Crow tribe to become a war chief.

Historian, Educator, Last War Chief of the Crow Nation (met all requirements while serving in WWII. Touched an enemy soldier, disarmed him, led a war party and stole enemy horses while singing a traditional Crow honor song.

Sir John Lawes Art Faculty: Apart And Or Together Edexcel GCSE 2015 - Figure Drawing - Henry Moore Shelter Drawings

The Elephant and Castle station of London Tube during the air raid. Londoners would use the tube as an air raid shelter if they didn't have one in their garden or one near where they lived - 1940

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