Historical Women

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Well-Behaved Women

F. Scott and Zelda Fitzgerald

design is mine : isn't it lovely?

F. Scott and Zelda Fitzgerald

What Age Should You Have Been Born In?

Everyone has wondered what era they belonged in, take this quiz and find out!

Girl Scouts SWAPS Looking for SWAP ideas for girly and I to make for camp Serendipity this Oct.

Girl Scouts SWAPS Looking for SWAP ideas for girly and I to make for camp Serendipity this Oct.

Great list, I think looking into the life of even one of these women would do so much for ANYONE, but women and girls in particular.

17 Photos of History's Most Rebellious Women

Great list, I think looking into the life of even one of these women would do so much for ANYONE, but women and girls in particular.

A fashionable coat from 100 years ago--1912. Still looks good!

Parijse wintermode 1912 / Paris winter fashion 1912

Nationaal Archief / Spaarnestad Photo / Het Leven / Fotograaf onbekend, SFA022809858. Damesmode. Mannequin toont de Parijse wintermode 1912. Over een zgn. 'uniform' - een slank gesneden japon - wordt een mantel/wandelkostuum gedragen. De mantel heeft een diagonale sluiting met grote knopen. Kraag en manchetten zijn met bont afgezet. Studio-opname, Frankrijk, 1912. Ladies' fashion. Fashion model showing Paris winter fashion 1912. Walking costume consisting of a slender cut dress and a coat…

Virgilius Eriksen (Denmark)  Catherine the Great in her Coronation Robe, 1778-1779  Oil on canvas

Danish Paintings - The David Collection

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Love her so damn much! What Girls Are Good For: 20-Year-Old Nellie Bly’s 1885 Response to a Patronizing Chauvinist | Brain Pickings

What Girls Are Good For: 20-Year-Old Nellie Bly’s 1885 Response to a Patronizing Chauvinist

How the trailblazing female journalist got her start at speaking truth to power.

Ada Lovelace, the World’s First Computer Programmer, on Science and Religion | Brain Pickings

Ada Lovelace, the World’s First Computer Programmer, on Science and Religion

“All and everything is naturally related and interconnected.”

Dorothy Parker and several other Jazz Age women setting trends and busting tradition. Love looking at this era (but wouldn't live there if The Doctor would take me...I look hideous in drop waist dresses.)

18 Fabulous Photos of Famous Flappers

This post was planned long ago as a followup to The Rise of the Flapper, which looked at some of the reasons for the iconic lifestyle many young women adopted in the 1920s. Some famous flappers were role models, either in real life or in the movies or other entertainment venues, and others only became famous later, but all looked wonderful in photographs of the

I loved this book! Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan B. Anthony: A Friendship That Changed the World -- the story of the famous early women's right activists

Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan B. Anthony: A Friendship That Changed the World

In the Spring of 1851, two women met on a street corner in Seneca Falls, New York – Elizabeth Cady Stanton, a thirty-five year old mother of four boys, and Susan B. Anthony, a thirty-one year old, unmarried, former school teacher. Immediately drawn to each other, they formed an everlasting and legendary friends

Looking forward to researching her, love when modern technology can be tied to historical women! Ada Lovelace expanded on Charles Babbage's theoretical device in an article published in the mid-1800s, creating the first computer program.

Ada Lovelace

English mathematician Ada Lovelace, the daughter of poet Lord Byron, has been called "the first computer programmer" for writing an algorithm for a computing machine in the mid-1800s.