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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.

Nancy Wake "the white mouse" the SS most wanted woman and one of the greatest heroines of WW2

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.

Florence Nightingale – The Lady With The Lamp

45 Nursing Quotes to Inspire You to Greatness

Florence Nightingale (Social Reformer, Statistician, Founder of Modern Nursing,

"Do you realize the magnitude of the miracle?” Three men who stood in the same line in Auschwitz have nearly consecutive numbers: From left, Menachem Shulovitz, 80, bears B14594; Anshel Udd Sharezky, 81, was B14595; and Jacob Zabetzky, 83, was B14597. “We were strangers standing in line in Auschwitz, we all survived different paths of hell, and we met in Israel,” Mr. Sharezky said. "We stand here together now after 65 years."

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“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.

Dr. Clelia Mosher - 1892    Dr. Clelia Mosher (1863 - 1940) 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.

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 the only probable picture of Kate Warne, the first female detective. Not only was she the first detective, but she even went on to save the life of president elect Abraham Lincoln after uncovering a plot to assassinate him on the way to Washington D.C. to take office. She was best known for being a master of disguise, able to switch from Union soldier, to Southern debutante, to a harmless grandmother.

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.

Oseola McCarty a cleaning lady who from working all her life accumulated great savings, donated to the  University of Southern Mississippi $150,000 for a student scholarship program.

“I want to help somebody’s child go to college,” she said. “I’m giving it away so that the children won’t have to work so hard, like I did.

Juliane Koepcke, 17, was sucked out of an airplane after it was struck by lightning. She fell 2 miles to the ground still strapped to her chair and lived. However, she had to endure a 9-day walk through the Amazon jungle before being rescued by loggers. She was the sole survivor of 93 passengers and crew in the December 24, 1971, crash of LANSA Flight 508.

Juliane Koepcke, was sucked out of an airplane after it was struck by lightning. She fell 2 miles to the ground still strapped to her chair and.

1940s black women working hard to win the war. And despite their efforts, the county would continue to turn it’s back on them during the 1950s but a wake up was on the horizon.

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.

Quotember for Women's History Month. This one features Alice Paul, organizer of the Washington DC march for women's suffrage 100 years ago today - March 3, 1913. We may have come a long way, but there is still ground to be plowed, as Alice would say.

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 1942, 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 Bataan (sometimes even referred to as the Battling Belles of Bataan) who, despite being prisoners of war, continued to serve as an active nursing unit until their liberation in February 1945.

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 risked her life to hide and help feed Anne Frank and her family. She carefully guarded Anne's diary after it was discovered until Anne's father returned from the prison camps.

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)

Commodore Grace M. Hopper, USN
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