Sisters Guarding Family Moonshine Business -- Florence Friermuth and Susie Friermuth Doffing pose after they were arrested for moonshining. The sisters guarded stills on their family's farm near Saint Paul, Minnesota, during Prohibition.
Resistance heroine who led 7,000 men against the Nazis
Nancy Wake, ‘White Mouse’ of World War II. The Gestapo called her “The White Mouse” for the way she deftly avoided their traps. Nancy Wake, was one of the most effective and cunning British agents working in German-occupied France during World War II.
“Three men who stood in the same line in Auschwitz have nearly consecutive numbers: From left, Menachem Shulovitz, bears Anshel Udd Sharezky, was and Jacob Zabetzky, was “We were strangers standing in line in.
Clelia Mosher - was a brilliant and extraordinary woman who made debunking the claims of Victorian medicine regarding the frailty of the female body her life's work.not only that she debunked myths that victorian women didn't want sex
This is probably the only picture of Kate Warne, the first female detective. She went on to save the life of president elect Abraham Lincoln after uncovering a plot to assassinate him on the way to Washington D. to take office.
Young African American women employed by the Douglas Aircraft Company in Long Beach, California, Two of thousands of African Americans who moved to California and through the West Coast during World War II to find work in arms and munitions plants.
Olympic icon Jesse Owens Jesse Owens and his wife, Ruth Owens, return home from the Olympics in Berlin on August The son of a sharecropper and grandson of slaves, the Oakville, Alabama-born Mr. Owens won a record 4 gold medals at the 1936 games.
Alice Stokes Paul - was an American suffragist, feminist, and women's rights activist, and the main leader and strategist of the campaign for the Nineteenth Amendment to the U. Constitution which prohibits sex discrimination in the right to vote.
When Corregidor and Bataan fell in there were 11 US Navy nurses and 66 Army nurses who were captured along with the American and Filipino forces, and imprisoned in and around the city of Manila. These 77 women became known as the Angels of.
Miep Gies, who hid Anne Frank and her family from the Nazis during WWII. She was also responsible for preserving Anne Frank's diary and delivering it to her father Otto Frank, who was the sole survivor in the family. Gies received many honors, including
GRACE HOPPER (computer scientist, invented the first compiler which is a program that translates a computer language like Java into machine code, every single program and operating system computers use today was made possible by her first compiler)