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Helen Keller .... She was deafblind and an American author, political activist, and lecturer She succeeded to become one of the most inspirational figures ...

Helen Adams Keller (June 27 1880 – June 1 was an American author, political activist, and lecturer. She was the first deafblind person to earn a Bachelor of Arts degree.

The simple story that’s usually told about her today reflects cultural biases that have nothing to do with her actual life. Read more at smithsonianmag.com | History | Culture | Amazing People |

Three Big Ableist Myths About the Life of Helen Keller

Here’s what they don’t teach: When the blind-deaf Helen Keller learned that poor people were more likely to be blind than others, she set off down a pacifist, socialist path that broke the boundaries of her time—and continues to challenge ours today.

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Yousuf Karsh, CC (December 1908 – July was a Canadian photographer of Armenian heritage, and one of the most famous and accomp.

Mother Teresa and Princess Diana. A phenomenal photo of two exceptional 20th century women. by celeste

Mother Teresa and Princess Diana. A phenomenal photo of two exceptional century women. I don't really think that Diana is that special.she is special in our hearts but this picture of her with mother teresa is enchanting.

1936. Tuck this away and ponder it next time you want to complain about your crappy apartment or drafty house.

Tuck this away and ponder it next time you want to complain about your crappy apartment or drafty house. (April "Interior of rehabilitation client's house." negative by Theodor Jung for the Farm Security Administration.

This rare, early photo of Helen Keller and Annie Sullivan was discovered in 2008, by a staff member of the New England Historic Genealogical Society who was going through a large photography collection that was recenty donated. It is the earliest photo of Helen with her teacher and the only known photo of Helen with one of her dolls which were important in her education.

Researchers have uncovered a rare photograph of a young Helen Keller with her teacher Anne Sullivan, nearly 120 years after it was taken on Cape Cod in July 1888 in Brewster, Helen holding Sullivan’s hand and cradling one of her beloved dolls.


Cyclopia is a rare birth defect in which the body is unable to properly separate the two eye sockets so they remain merged as one. The majority of babies suffering this disease are stillborn but if they survive it is not usually for more than a few hours.

Bonnie & Clyde

The real "Bonnie and Clyde" Bonnie Parker, born October photographed here in 1933 with Clyde Barrow.

Amelia Earhart...an incredibly brave woman who followed her love of aviation to the end.

Amelia Mary Earhart, July 1897 – disappeared July was an American aviation pioneer and author. Earhart was the first female pilot to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean. She received the U. Distinguished Flying Cross for this record.

Klara Hitler.  The mother of Adolf Hitler, Klara was a mild, loving mother and wife who did all she could to make Adolf's early life as easy and carefree as possible.  In return, she seems to be one of the few people Hitler genuinely loved.  She died while Hitler was still in his teens,

Klara Hitler, mother of Adolph Hitler was a kind and gentle soul, by all accounts. She died while he was still in his teens, thereby saving herself the agony of watching his descent into madness and murder.


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Dorothy Day with her prison dress. On November 1917 Day went to prison for being one of forty women in front of the White House protesting women's exclusion from the electorate.<- Dorothy Day has always been a hero of mine.