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Historical Women

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Fashion forms from 1837 to 1902 -Steampunk design tool for the .- Modeformen von 1837 bis 1902 -Steampunk Design-Tool für die Woche der Geschichte – Fashion Forms from 1837 to 1902 -Steampunk Design Tool for the Week of History – … - Vestidos Vintage, Vintage Outfits, Vintage Dresses, Victorian Dresses, 1800s Dresses, Dresses Art, Woman Dresses, Elegant Dresses, Historical Costume

What Age Should You Have Been Born In?

Everyone has wondered what era they belonged in, take this quiz and find out!

Susan Brownell Anthony - Prominent American civil rights leader played pivotal role in century women's rights movement to introduce women's suffrage in US. Co-founder of Women's Temperance Movement with Elizabeth Cady Stanton as President. Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Women Rights, Susan B. Anthony, Susan B Anthony Quotes, Great Women, Amazing Women, Civil Rights Leaders, Civil Rights Quotes, Estilo Real

17 Photos of History's Most Rebellious Women

Great list, I think looking into the life of even one of these women would do so much for ANYONE, but women and girls in particular.

Your number one source for Edwardian History, with a bit of Gilded Age America, Belle Epoque France, WWI, the Roaring Twenties and women's history thrown into the mix. Posts by Evangeline Holland (past: Diana Sousa) Edwardian Promenade 1900s Fashion, Edwardian Fashion, Retro Fashion, Vintage Fashion, Ladies Fashion, Womens Fashion, French Fashion, Moda Vintage, Vintage Mode

Parijse wintermode 1912 / Paris winter fashion 1912

Nationaal Archief / Spaarnestad Photo / Het Leven / Fotograaf onbekend, SFA022809858. Damesmode. Mannequin toont de Parijse wintermode 1912. Over een zgn. 'uniform' - een slank gesneden japon - wordt een mantel/wandelkostuum gedragen. De mantel heeft een diagonale sluiting met grote knopen. Kraag en manchetten zijn met bont afgezet. Studio-opname, Frankrijk, 1912. Ladies' fashion. Fashion model showing Paris winter fashion 1912. Walking costume consisting of a slender cut dress and a coat…

Coronation portrait of Catherine II by Vigilius Eriksen David Collection, Denmark) Catherine La Grande, Catalina La Grande, House Of Romanov, Catherine The Great, The Empress, Imperial Russia, European History, Women's History, Collection

Danish Paintings - The David Collection

Virgilius Eriksen (Denmark) Catherine the Great in her Coronation Robe, 1778-1779 Oil on canvas

"Energy rightly applied and injected with accomplish anything." Elizabeth Jane Cochrane (aka, Nellie Bly-American Journalist May January Joseph Pulitzer, Nellie Bly, Elizabeth Jane, 20 Years Old, Historical Fiction, Journalism, Social Justice, Role Models, Girl Power

What Girls Are Good For: 20-Year-Old Nellie Bly’s 1885 Response to a Patronizing Chauvinist

How the trailblazing female journalist got her start at speaking truth to power.

Happy birthday to Ada Lovelace! The world’s first computer programmer AND poet = one of the first ever digital artists? thereconstructionists: “ English mathematician and writer Augusta Ada King, Countess of Lovelace (December Hidden Figures, World's First Computer, Algorithm Design, Ada Lovelace, Collaborative Art, First World, Writer, Religion, Fancy

Ada Lovelace, the World’s First Computer Programmer, on Science and Religion

“All and everything is naturally related and interconnected.”

Dorothy Parker wrote poetry, short stories, and essays, and was a founding member of the Algonquin Round Table, a group of fashionable writers and celebrities who met for lunch and drinks and whose lifestyles influenced the smart set from 1919 to 1929 Dorothy Parker, Smart Set, Louise Brooks, Metropolitan Opera, American Poets, Women In History, Famous Women, Vintage Beauty, Amazing Women

18 Fabulous Photos of Famous Flappers

This post was planned long ago as a followup to The Rise of the Flapper, which looked at some of the reasons for the iconic lifestyle many young women adopted in the 1920s. Some famous flappers were role models, either in real life or in the movies or other entertainment venues, and others only became famous later, but all looked wonderful in photographs of the

Penny Colman tells this compelling story and vividly portrays the friendship between Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan B. Anthony, a friendship that changed history. Susan Anthony, Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Biography Books, Thing 1, Old Mother, Aleta, Reading Levels, Book Girl, Women In History

Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan B. Anthony: A Friendship That Changed the World

In the Spring of 1851 two women met on a street corner in Seneca Falls, New York--Elizabeth Cady Stanton, a thirty-five year old mother of four boys, and Susan B. Anthony, a thirty-one year old, unmarried, former school teacher. Immediately drawn to

Lucy Maud Montgomery OBE, publicly known as L. Montgomery, was a Canadian author best known for a series of novels beginning in 1908 with Anne of Green Gables. Anne of Green Gables was an immediate success. Anne Auf Green Gables, Road To Avonlea, Lm Montgomery, Anne Shirley, Canada, Prince Edward Island, Children's Literature, Famous Women, Book Authors

Lucy Maud Montgomery: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

Lucy Maud Montgomery is the Canadian writer who is celebrated by the November 30 Google Doodle. She wrote "Anne of Green Gables" and turned Prince Edward Island into a tourist attraction.