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I'm A Woman...A Phenomenal Woman!

This Album celebrates the strength of womanhood over the ages. These Amazing! women stood up for their beliefs & made the world notice them ....mostly for the…
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Bessie Coleman - first female African American pilot. No American flight schools would take her, so she moved to France to train and live. She earned her living barnstorming and stunt flying. Black History Facts, Black History Month, American Flights, Bessie Coleman, Female Pilot, African American History, Native American, American Girls, American Heroes
Bessie Coleman - Quotes, Death & Facts“You’ve never lived till you’ve flown.”
Bessie Coleman - first female African American pilot. No American flight schools would take her, so she moved to France to train and live. She earned her living barnstorming and stunt flying.
Fawzia Koofi - the first female to run for President of Afghanistan. She was abandoned as a child because she's a female, and has had several attempts on her life by Taliban forces. She's still running for office. Inspiration, People, Amazing Women, Great Women, Women's Rights, Famous Women, Female, Women, Rights Activist
Fawzia Koofi
Fawzia Koofi - the first female to run for President of Afghanistan. She was abandoned as a child because she's a female, and has had several attempts on her life by Taliban forces. She's still running for office.
In September 1910, Alice Stebbins Wells became the first female police officer with arrest powers in the US. Women previously served in law enforcement primarily for the care of female prisoners. Wells, a former social worker, served in Los Angeles, CA. Smart Women, Female Police Officers, Police Sergeant, Policeman, Detective, Historical Women, Extraordinary Women
In September 1910, Alice Stebbins Wells became the first female police officer with arrest powers in the US. Women previously served in law enforcement primarily for the care of female prisoners. Wells, a former social worker, served in Los Angeles, CA.
Betty Soskin, 92-Year-Old National Park Ranger~Awesome! Front National, National Parks, Beauty Redefined, Intelligent Women, Rosie The Riveter, Park Ranger, African Diaspora, Old People
Betty Soskin, 92-Year-Old National Park Ranger~Awesome!
Vesta Stoudt. The mom of two sons in the Navy during WWII, she worked in an ammunition plant. She had the idea to use cloth tape to seal boxes of ammo so they could be opened in seconds while keeping the ammo dry, potentially saving the lives of soldiers when time was critical. Her bosses rejected her idea and she went straight to President Roosevelt via a written letter. A few weeks later, she received a response that the Navy was going to “fast track” her idea, and thus duct tape was born. Women In History, World History, World War Ii, Famous People, Gi Joe, Ii Gm
Vesta Stoudt. The mom of two sons in the Navy during WWII, she worked in an ammunition plant. She had the idea to use cloth tape to seal boxes of ammo so they could be opened in seconds while keeping the ammo dry, potentially saving the lives of soldiers when time was critical. Her bosses rejected her idea and she went straight to President Roosevelt via a written letter. A few weeks later, she received a response that the Navy was going to “fast track” her idea, and thus duct tape was born.
99-year-old Lillian Weber makes a dress for a small child in Africa every single day! In the past two years, Lillian has made more than 840 dresses and she plans to make 150 by next May. The reason for this date is that Lillian wants to make her 1,000th dress on her 100th birthday which is at the beginning of May! "I could probably make two a day, but I enjoy just doing the one. It's just one of those things I guess. I learnt how to do it and then I thought why not put it to good use?!" Children In Africa, African Children, African Girl, Children In Need, Small Children, Charity Organizations, Sewing Women, Little Dresses, Sewing Dresses
99-year-old Lillian Weber makes a dress for a small child in Africa every single day! In the past two years, Lillian has made more than 840 dresses and she plans to make 150 by next May. The reason for this date is that Lillian wants to make her 1,000th dress on her 100th birthday which is at the beginning of May! "I could probably make two a day, but I enjoy just doing the one. It's just one of those things I guess. I learnt how to do it and then I thought why not put it to good use?!"
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Meet Josephine Finda Sellu. As the deputy nurse matron on the Ebola ward in Sierra Leone, she had never stopped toiling away for the sick. She's lost 15 nurses. She has not been infected. Black History, Art Magique, Republica Democratica Del Congo, Ebola, Before Us, Faith In Humanity
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Meet Josephine Finda Sellu. As the deputy nurse matron on the Ebola ward in Sierra Leone, she had never stopped toiling away for the sick. She's lost 15 nurses. She has not been infected.
Mochizuki Chiyome was a 16th-century Japanese noblewoman who created a group of kunoichi, or female ninja. She recruited orphans, prostitutes and victims of the civil wars of the Sengoku period and trained them as information gatherers and verifiers, seductresses, messengers and assassins. The girls learned to disguise themselves as miko (Shinto shrine maidens), actresses, prostitutes or geisha. Eventually, Chiyome and her kunoichi had set up an extensive network of some 200-300 agents. Geisha, Período Sengoku, Sengoku Period, Arte Ninja, Ninja Art
Mochizuki Chiyome was a 16th-century Japanese noblewoman who created a group of kunoichi, or female ninja. She recruited orphans, prostitutes and victims of the civil wars of the Sengoku period and trained them as information gatherers and verifiers, seductresses, messengers and assassins. The girls learned to disguise themselves as miko (Shinto shrine maidens), actresses, prostitutes or geisha. Eventually, Chiyome and her kunoichi had set up an extensive network of some 200-300 agents.
When Abbye Eville, a telephone operator, wanted to shed some pounds, her then-boyfriend Les Stockton encouraged her to lift weights at Santa Monica's Muscle Beach. She soon became known as "Queen of the Barbelles" & became the poster-girl for fitness. In the 1940s, she organized the first all-female weight-lifting contest and opened the first all women's gym in the United States. Santa Monica, All Women Gym, Sport Studio, Muscle Beach, Pudgy, Big Muscles, Muscular Women, Muscle Girls, Women Muscle
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When Abbye Eville, a telephone operator, wanted to shed some pounds, her then-boyfriend Les Stockton encouraged her to lift weights at Santa Monica's Muscle Beach. She soon became known as "Queen of the Barbelles" & became the poster-girl for fitness. In the 1940s, she organized the first all-female weight-lifting contest and opened the first all women's gym in the United States.
Lucy Stone - determined that men were reading the Bible in a way to suppress women, she worked her way through school to learn Greek and Latin to prove them wrong. Kept her last name, chopped her hair off, scandalously wore precursors to pants, was kicked out of church for arguing that women had the right to own property and to be able to divorce abusive alcoholic husbands. Considered a true radical for her time, she spoke in public frequently and headed multiple prominent womens organizations. Super Women, Lucy Stone, Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Learn Greek, By Any Means Necessary, We Are The World
Elizabeth Cady Stanton, born November 12, 1815
Lucy Stone - determined that men were reading the Bible in a way to suppress women, she worked her way through school to learn Greek and Latin to prove them wrong. Kept her last name, chopped her hair off, scandalously wore precursors to pants, was kicked out of church for arguing that women had the right to own property and to be able to divorce abusive alcoholic husbands. Considered a true radical for her time, she spoke in public frequently and headed multiple prominent womens organizations.
Stefanie (Fusia) Podgorska . . . During the Holocaust, sixteen-year-old Stefania and her six-year-old sister harboured thirteen Jewish men, women and children in the attic of their home for two-and-a-half years. Both were later honored as the Righteous Among the Nations by Yad Vashem as well as by the Jewish and Polish organizations in North America, for their wartime heroism. Special People, Good People, Jewish Men, Thats The Way
Stefania (Fusia) Podgorska
Stefanie (Fusia) Podgorska . . . During the Holocaust, sixteen-year-old Stefania and her six-year-old sister harboured thirteen Jewish men, women and children in the attic of their home for two-and-a-half years. Both were later honored as the Righteous Among the Nations by Yad Vashem as well as by the Jewish and Polish organizations in North America, for their wartime heroism.
Vivian Bullwinkel - WWII nurse. The only survivor to be shot at Banka Island in Singapore, only to surrender to the Japanese army again and placed in a POW camp for 3 years. A courageous nurse and a great Australian woman. Australian Cattle Dog, Australian Shepherd, Dieselpunk, Amazing People, Labradoodle, Vintage Nurse, Thinking Day
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Vivian Bullwinkel - WWII nurse. The only survivor to be shot at Banka Island in Singapore, only to surrender to the Japanese army again and placed in a POW camp for 3 years. A courageous nurse and a great Australian woman.
Nov 4, 1965.  Chaplain John McNamara administers the last rites to photographer Dickey Chapelle in South Vietnam.  She became the first female war correspondent to be killed in Vietnam and the first American female reporter to be killed in action.  She was given a full marine burial.  Photo by Henri Huet who was later also killed in action in Vietnam. Hiroshima, Nagasaki, South Vietnam, Vietnam War, Vietnam Veterans, Vietnam Protests
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Nov 4, 1965. Chaplain John McNamara administers the last rites to photographer Dickey Chapelle in South Vietnam. She became the first female war correspondent to be killed in Vietnam and the first American female reporter to be killed in action. She was given a full marine burial. Photo by Henri Huet who was later also killed in action in Vietnam.