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Helen Keller in Hollywood, being asked by Charlie Chaplin if she likes him, 1918

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Prohibition: Women like this would come together because they were against alcohol and drinking. They would make up mottos like "Lips that touch liquor shall not touch ours", stating that they will have no interest in anybody who drinks.

Estacionamento comum de New York, em 1930.

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Alexander Graham Bell, Annie Sullivan and Helen Keller (seated). Bell introduced Keller to her famous teacher.

Helen Keller and Alexander Graham Bell. This is a famous, intensely evocative photo, taken in of Alexander Graham Bell, Annie Sullivan and Helen Keller (seated). Bell introduced Keller to her famous teacher when Helen was a child.

Hellen Keller, with doll, and teacher Anne Sullivan. I have never seen this picture before! It looks like it was taken at Ivy Green, Helen Keller's home in Alabama.

Earliest Photo of Helen Keller and Teacher Together Uncovered

Researchers have uncovered a rare photograph of a young Helen Keller with her teacher Anne Sullivan, nearly 120 years after it was taken on Cape Cod in July 1888 in Brewster, Helen holding Sullivan’s hand and cradling one of her beloved dolls.

The only known authenticated portrait of the notorious outlaw Billy the Kid. Sold for 2.2 million in Denver. 2 X 2 1/2 inches.

The only known authenticated portrait of the notorious outlaw Billy the Kid. The tintype – an early form of photo using metal plates – is believed to have been taken in 1879 or 1880 in Fort Sumner, New Mexico.

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.

Former First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy and Caretta Scott King on the occasion of MLK, Jr's Funeral.

Former first lady Jackie Kennedy (whose husband President John F. Kennedy had been assassinated in and Coretta Scott King at Martin Luther King Jr.’s 1968 funeral. /Moneta Sleet Jr/Ebony Collection What a powerful moment.

The first woman to run the Boston marathon, and the men trying to pull her off the course.

In Kathrine Switzer was the first woman to run the Boston marathon. After realizing that a woman was running, race organizer Jock Semple went after Switzer shouting, “Get the hell out of my race and give me those numbers.

Anne Frank quote

Anne Frank (June 1929 - March, Recently read "Diary of Anne Frank" - amazing young girl. Little did she know what an impact her life(and death) would have on so many people.

In the old days, Santa Claus would gather up bad children, toss them in his basket, and whisk them away to the North Pole to serve as his slaves. That's where the legend of Santa's elves came from. (Photo from Holland) Have a creepy Christmas!

Golda Mier Prime Minister of Isreal. An amazing and courageous woman...said once to be the "only man in the cabinet."

The 25 Most Powerful Women of the Past Century

Golda Meir Once called "the only man in the Cabinet," Golda Meir (born in Milwaukee, WI) was a formidable figure in Israeli politics. Tall, blunt and determined, she fervently devoted her life to the service of the Jewish state she helped found.

Loving biracial family back in the day. Robert and Mildred Loving , who helped change America for the better.

The Loving family. Supreme Court considered the case of Richard Perry Loving, who was white, and his wife, Mildred Loving, of African American and Native American descent. The case changed history.

Josephine Baker tried to combat racism by adopting 12 children of different ethnicities from around the world. Here she holds in her arms her 10th adopted child, a boy from Venezuela, as another of her adopted children looks on. 1959. age 53 #actor

In this 1959 photo, Josephine Baker holds in her arms her adopted child, a boy from Venezuela, as another of her adopted children looks on. Read the article: Josephine Baker's Rainbow Tribe

tommie smith and john carlos. need a large print hanging somewhere in the house.

The 1968 Olympics Black Power Salute African American athletes Tommie Smith and John Carlos raise their fists in a gesture of solidarity at the 1968 Olympic games. Australian Silver medalist Peter Norman wore an Olympic Pr

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