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Dr "James Barry," the female surgeon who fooled the Royal College of Surgeons until her death in 1865. #ILookLikeASurgeon
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Dr "James Barry," the female surgeon who fooled the Royal College of Surgeons until her death in

Dr "James Barry," the female surgeon who fooled the Royal College of Surgeons until her death in 1865. #ILookLikeASurgeon

Dr "James Barry," the female surgeon who fooled the Royal College of Surgeons until her death in 1865. #ILookLikeASurgeon

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Dr James Barry, pictured, inspector general of military hospitals, was actually a woman named Margaret Bulkley

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Nettie Stevens, la genetista que descubrió las bases cromosómicas del sexo

Near the turn of the century, Nettie Stevens made a discovery that likely changed the course of how scientists looked at the human chromosomes – that males are responsible for determining the sex of children.

Shout-out to Nettie Stevens, an American geneticist who discovered and described sex differences in chromosomes.

Some of history's unsung innovators get their due in the new book Headstrong: 52 Women Who Changed Science--and the World by Rachel Swaby. A sample of the distinguished discoverers.

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Elizabeth Garrett Anderson was the first female doctor to qualify in England. She opened a school of medicine for women, and paved the way for women’s medical education in Britain. She was born in Whitechapel, London, the daughter of a pawnbroker with 12 children. She was given a good education and decided to become a doctor after meeting Dr Elizabeth Blackwell, the first female doctor to graduate in the United States.
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Elizabeth Garrett Anderson was the first female doctor to qualify in England. She opened a school of medicine for women, and paved the way for women’s medical education in Britain. She was born in Whitechapel, London, the daughter of a pawnbroker with 12 children. She was given a good education and decided to become a doctor after meeting Dr Elizabeth Blackwell, the first female doctor to graduate in the United States.

Elizabeth Garrett Anderson was the first female doctor to qualify in England. She opened a school of medicine for women, and paved the way for women’s medical education in Britain. She was born in Whitechapel, London, the daughter of a pawnbroker with 12 children. She was given a good education and decided to become a doctor after meeting Dr Elizabeth Blackwell, the first female doctor to graduate in the United States.
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La holandesa Marion van Binsbergen ayudó a salvar a 150 judíos, la mayoría niños. Colabaró con la resistencia y mató a un policía que descubrió su refugio de judíos. Tras la guerra fue a vivir a USA y cambió su apellido a Pritchard. Más datos en
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6 mujeres alucinantes que lucharon contra los nazis (y ganaron)

Seriously, I got chills reading their stories.

La holandesa Marion van Binsbergen ayudó a salvar a 150 judíos, la mayoría niños. Colabaró con la resistencia y mató a un policía que descubrió su refugio de judíos. Tras la guerra fue a vivir a USA y cambió su apellido a Pritchard. Más datos en

La holandesa Marion van Binsbergen ayudó a salvar a 150 judíos, la mayoría niños. Colabaró con la resistencia y mató a un policía que descubrió su refugio de judíos. Tras la guerra fue a vivir a USA y cambió su apellido a Pritchard. Más datos en
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Mary Ann Shadd Cary (1823 – 1893) was an American-Canadian anti-slavery activist, journalist, publisher, teacher and lawyer. She was the first black woman publisher in North America and the first woman publisher in Canada.
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Mary Ann Shadd Cary: Writer, educator, lawyer, abolitionist and the first black newspaperwoman in North America

Mary Ann Shadd Cary (October 1823 – June was an American-Canadian anti-slavery activist, journalist, publisher, teacher and lawyer.

In Mary Ann Shadd (Cary) became the Black female journalist, editor & publisher for the Provincial Freeman. In she was also the woman admitted as a corresponding member of the black convention movement

NAME: Mary Ann Shadd cary I chose this picture it shows I saw the woman who helped the black children and community.

Mary Ann Shadd Cary (1823 – 1893) was an American-Canadian anti-slavery activist, journalist, publisher, teacher and lawyer. She was the first black woman publisher in North America and the first woman publisher in Canada.

Mary Ann Shadd Cary (1823 – 1893) was an American-Canadian anti-slavery activist, journalist, publisher, teacher and lawyer. She was the first black woman publisher in North America and the first woman publisher in Canada.
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“What we remember about the [Black Panther Party] is sort of like ‘sexy black men with guns.“ –Tanya Hamilton Big Afros. Black Leather. Bad ass women with big Afros and black leather. The 60s is a...
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First and only woman ever to head the Black Panther Party: Elaine Brown.

"The End of Silence" , by Elaine Brown, former Black Panter Party chairperson. Have you ever stood In the darkness of night Screaming si.

“What we remember about the [Black Panther Party] is sort of like ‘sexy black men with guns.“ –Tanya Hamilton Big Afros. Black Leather. Bad ass women with big Afros and black leather. The 60s is a...

“What we remember about the [Black Panther Party] is sort of like ‘sexy black men with guns.“ –Tanya Hamilton Big Afros. Black Leather. Bad ass women with big Afros and black leather. The 60s is a...
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The Kissed Mouth: The Wonder of Victorian Beards

Simona, too old for this website, too young to stop fixating on fictional characters.

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Inge Lehmann, Danish seismologist and geophysicist who discovered the solid inner core of the Earth.

Colored Girls School  December 3, 1851 Myrtilla Miller opened the Colored Girls School in Washington, DC on this date. Primary education and domestic skills were taught. After the school was renamed, it merged with Wilson Teacher’s College and is now the University of the District of Columbia (UDC).

Myrtilla Miner (March 1815 – December was an American educator and abolitionist whose school for African Americans, established against considerable opposition, grew to a successful and long-lived teachers institution.

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Portrait of William Locke aged seventeen, John Hoppner. English Neoclassical Painter (1758-1810)

Portrait of William Locke aged seventeen, John Hoppner.

The Missing History of Ravensbrück, The Nazi Concentration Camp for Women

Great pic of first Indian, Japanese & Syrian women to get a medicine degree in Pennsylvania, 1885

Archivists retain information about pioneers in the medical field. "The first female doctors from India, Japan and Syria, as students at the Women's Medical College of Pennsylvania in (Photo: Legacy Center Archives, Drexel University College of Medicine)"

In breaking codes, she also broke ground - The Washington Post

In breaking codes, she also broke ground

“Mary Saylor was one of the to join WAVES, Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service, for WWII

Honolulu-based reporter, Elizabeth MacDonald, gave firsthand testimony regarding the Pearl Harbor attack. #PearlHarbor75 #WWII #WomensHistory

Women Heroes of World War II: The Pacific Theater: Elizabeth MacDonald, Pearl Harbor reporter

Nancy Wake most decorated servicewoman of WWII, and the Gestapo’s most-wanted person. They code-named her 'The White Mouse' because of her ability to elude capture. When war broke out she was a young woman married to a wealthy Frenchman living a life of luxury in cosmopolitan Marseilles. She became a saboteur, organiser and Resistance fighter who led an army of 7,000 Maquis troops in guerrilla warfare to sabotage the Nazis. Legend. Absolutely love this story. She has a great sense of humour

Nancy Wake was the Allies& most decorated servicewoman of WWII, and the Gestapo’s most-wanted person. Code-named & White Mouse& she led an army of Maquis troops in guerrilla warfare to sabotage the Nazis.

Caroline Herschel (via Wikipedia) - Sister of astronomer William Herschel and an astronomer in her own right. She discovered over half a dozen comets and became the first woman to be paid for her services to science. She was also one of the first elected as an honourary member of the Royal Astronomical Society (alongside Mary Somerville).

On January Caroline Lucretia Herschel, German-British astronomer and sister of astronomer Sir William Herschel, passed away at age She is best know for the discovery of several comets, in particular the periodic comet which bears her name.

Károly Ferenczy -- Béni bársonykabátban ('Béni in velvet coat'), 1906

Károly Ferenczy -- Béni bársonykabátban ('Béni in velvet coat'), 1906

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