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Mrs. Bill Daniels, wife of a miner, canning pears. Panther Red Ash Coal Corporation, Douglas Mine, Panther, McDowell County, West Virginia., 08/26/1946

Mrs. Bill Daniels, wife of a miner, canning pears. Panther Red Ash Coal Corporation, Douglas Mine, Panther, McDowell County, West Virginia., 08/26/1946

Major Lyudmila Pavlichenko is regarded as the most successful female sniper in history with 309 confirmed kills. Pavlichenko was a 24 year old university student when Germany invaded Russia. She was one of the first sets of citizens to volunteer for service and specifically requested infantry service. She refused an offer to become a nurse. Due to her accuracy with a rifle she became one of the first 2,000 female snipers in the Soviet Union. She was one of only 500 to survive the war.

Major Lyudmila Pavlichenko is regarded as the most successful female sniper in history with 309 confirmed kills. Pavlichenko was a 24 year old university student when Germany invaded Russia. She was one of the first sets of citizens to volunteer for service and specifically requested infantry service. She refused an offer to become a nurse. Due to her accuracy with a rifle she became one of the first 2,000 female snipers in the Soviet Union. She was one of only 500 to survive the war.

In a photograph taken after the war, deadly special agent Christine Granville smiles for a never-before-seen picture

In a photograph taken after the war, deadly special agent Christine Granville smiles for a never-before-seen picture

Dr. Mary Edwards Walker was the first woman awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor, for her work as a surgeon during the Civil War.

Dr. Mary Edwards Walker was the first woman awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor, for her work as a surgeon during the Civil War.

In May 1942, Lieutenant Pavlichenko was cited by the Southern Army Council for…

In May 1942, Lieutenant Pavlichenko was cited by the Southern Army Council for…

his is a photo of Susan B. Anthony trying to vote in 1872, when it was illegal for a woman to vote in America. She was beaten and arrested for trying to do something we all take for granted today.

his is a photo of Susan B. Anthony trying to vote in 1872, when it was illegal for a woman to vote in America. She was beaten and arrested for trying to do something we all take for granted today.

photograph of Woman Suffrage Pickets. It was made in 1917 by Harris & Ewing.

photograph of Woman Suffrage Pickets. It was made in 1917 by Harris & Ewing.

Starting in October 1943, Marianne Cohen, a member of the French Resistance, smuggled groups of children to Switzerland until she was arrested in May 1944, with a group of 28 children. The Jewish members of the underground planned to rescue her but she refused, lest her escape endanger the children. The children were rescued, but Marianne Cohn was kidnapped by members of the special services from Lyon on July 3, 1944, severely tortured and murdered in Ville la Grand, near Annemasse.

Starting in October 1943, Marianne Cohen, a member of the French Resistance, smuggled groups of children to Switzerland until she was arrested in May 1944, with a group of 28 children. The Jewish members of the underground planned to rescue her but she refused, lest her escape endanger the children. The children were rescued, but Marianne Cohn was kidnapped by members of the special services from Lyon on July 3, 1944, severely tortured and murdered in Ville la Grand, near Annemasse.

Alice Roosevelt with her dog Leo. She smoked cigarettes in public, chewed gum, placed bets with bookies, rode in cars with men, stayed out late partying, and kept a pet snake named Emily Spinach, which she often wore wrapped around one arm and took to parties.  Her father President Theodore Roosevelt once said of her “I can either run the country or I can attend to Alice, but I cannot possibly do both.” 1902

Alice Roosevelt with her dog Leo. She smoked cigarettes in public, chewed gum, placed bets with bookies, rode in cars with men, stayed out late partying, and kept a pet snake named Emily Spinach, which she often wore wrapped around one arm and took to parties. Her father President Theodore Roosevelt once said of her “I can either run the country or I can attend to Alice, but I cannot possibly do both.” 1902

First Lady Frances Cleveland with daughter Esther, who in 1893 became the only baby ever to be born inside the White House.

First Lady Frances Cleveland with daughter Esther, who in 1893 became the only baby ever to be born inside the White House.