Annette Kellerman posing in a swimsuit that got her arrested for indecency 1907
Civil War veteran Samuel Decker built his own prosthetics after losing his arms in combat. Date unknown.
Civil War veteran Samuel Decker built his own prosthetics after losing his arms in combat. Date unknown.--How did he build his own prosthetics AFTER losing his arms?
The woman who discovered what the universe is made of has not so much as received a memorial plaque. very high school student knows that Isaac Newton discovered gravity, Charles Darwin discovered evolution, and Albert Einstein discovered the relativity of
Fe del Mundo - Filipino pediatrician and Harvard Medical School's first female student. She was admitted because she was brilliant.and because they didn't realize she was a woman. Del Mundo founded the first pediatric hospital in the Philippines.
A Tale of Bonnie and Clyde: The Bank Robbery at Poteau, Oklahoma
The real "Bonnie and Clyde" Bonnie Parker, born October photographed here in 1933 with Clyde Barrow.
Annie Oakley … this lady was the business! I was in Annie get your gun when I was a girl, I played her little sister that’s my favorite musical
The History Place - Child Labor in America Lewis Hine Photos - Faces of Lost Youth. Faces of Lost Youth: Adolescent girls from Bibb Mfg. in Macon, Georgia.
Anna Anderson - the woman who convinced the world she was Grand Duchess Anastasia of Russia
Anna Anderson In Anderson turned up at a mental hospital in Germany as a Jane Doe. She refused to reveal her identity at first, but two years later she began claiming to be the Grand Duchess Anastasia Romanov.
Miniature Town Brings Its Creator a New Life
Iconic photograph from WWII. American soldier carrying a wounded comrade to safety, while the wounded soldier provides covering fire. Never leave a fellow soldier behind.
Dottie Kamenshek was called the best player in women's baseball and was once recruited to play for a men's professional team. (National Baseball Hall Of Fame Library
July 12, 1922. In Chicago, Illinois, a woman is arrested for defying an order from Chicago, which banned "short swimwear" on the beaches.
A strikingly beautiful unknown young woman from Queensland (circa There's a story here.
MISS MAGGIE WALKER The daughter of a former slave, who in 1903 became the first woman of any race to found and become president of an American bank.
Women fire fighters, Pearl Harbor, Dec 1941 This was not taken during the attack on Pearl Harbor but was taken during a training exercise during WWII. One of the ladies confirmed that on Dec. 1941 she was in church when the attack happened.
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
Charlotte Hawkins Brown on her wedding day, Founder of the Palmer Memorial Institute in North Carolina, Ms. Brown was also a suffragist who worked for black women to have the same rights black men and white women were fighting for in the early century.