Irene Sendler, the Polish woman who saved Jewish children during the holocaust. God bless her she's my hero. she may not be American but she is a hero that should always be remembered forevermore. She a HERO to the world
Corsets and rifles, ca. Via the Wisconsin Historical Society. (These ladies are predecessors of my mother - Wisconsin girl who joined the rifle club to improve her aim for basketball. And ended up getting an award for her shooting)
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Dorothy Day with her prison dress. On November 1917 Day went to prison for being one of forty women in front of the White House protesting women's exclusion from the electorate.<- Dorothy Day has always been a hero of mine.
Caption from the August issue of LIFE. ”In the middle of New York’s Times Square a white-clad girl clutches her purse and skirt as an uninhibited sailor plants his lips squarely on hers.” Photo by Alfred Eisenstaedt