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What's A Woman Doing Here?: A Reporter's Report on Herself | Dickey Chapelle | First Edition

: A Reporter's Report on Herself by Dickey Chapelle on Underground Books

Historic shift in professional female runners.

Kathy Switzer, première femme enregistrée à courir le Boston Marathon in A race official actually tried to grab her and yank her out of the race, but her friends helped her. Les femmes y furent officiellement admises en

Zaib-un-Nissa Hamidullah (1921- 2000) was a writer and journalist, and a pioneer of feminism in her native country of Pakistan. She was the first female columnist, editor, and political commentator in the nation.

Zaib-un-Nissa Hamidullah writer, journalist & pioneer f feminism in Pakistan. Th nation's female columnist, editor & political commentator

Astronomical "calculators" at Harvard. Group includes Henrietta Swan Leavitt and Annie Jump Cannon (respectively, left to right, with black dots underneath), Unidentified Photographer, Date Unknown, Harvard College Observatory, courtesy AIP Emilio Segre Visual Archives

Astronomical "calculators" at Harvard. Group includes Henrietta Swan Leavitt and Annie Jump Cannon.

The Women Who Mapped the Universe And Still Couldn’t Get Any Respect - MIT physics professor Edward Pickering was an early advocate of astrophotography and also had a relatively enlightened (for the time) attitude toward women in science. But he was an outlier in both fields.

"Pickering's Harem", "The Harvard Computers" - At the beginning of the century, a group of women known as the Harvard Observatory Computers helped revolutionize the science of astronomy, yet received little recognition for their work.

Rozanne Medhurst (born ca 1921) was a code breaker and postwar MI6 agent, recalled the "strange isolation" of Bletchley. During World War II, Bletchley Park was the site of United Kingdom's main decryption establishment, Government Code & Cypher School, where ciphers & codes of several Axis countries were decrypted, most importantly ciphers generated by German Enigma & Lorenz machines. Photo: when she was 17 in WWII. She married Halsey Colchester.

Women spies in the second world war: Rozanne Colchester, now a code breaker during the war and postwar agent. Photo when she was 17 in WWII.

Dr. Anandibai Joshi

Anandi Gopal Joshi (March 1865 - February was the first Indian (India) woman to obtain a degree in Western medicine. She was also the first Hindu woman to do so, and is also believed to be the first Hindu woman to set foot on American soil.

HILDEGARD OF BINGEN: A Saint for Our Times: Herald of the Divine Feminine, Green Prophet, Church Reformer

Fishpond Australia, Hildegard of Bingen: A Saint for Our Times: Unleashing Her Power in the Century by Matthew Fox. Buy Books online: Hildegard of Bingen: A Saint for Our Times: Unleashing Her Power in the Century, ISBN Matthew Fox

1893: Queen Lydia Liliuokalani (1838 - 1917), the last Queen of Hawaii.

Browse 29 Jan Liliuokalani becomes Queen of Hawaiian Islands latest photos. View images and find out more about 29 Jan Liliuokalani becomes Queen of Hawaiian Islands at Getty Images.

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