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Marilyn Monroe with Ella Fitzgerald at the the Mocambo. A popular Hollywood night club at the time. That would not book Ella because of segregation. Marilyn told the manager that she would reserve a front row table every night Ella performed there.

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.

Pearl Bailey & her husband Louie Bellson

Pearl Bailey & husband jazz drummer Louis Bellson were married 38 years. Reportedly fell in love while sharing a cab. I Love Pearl Bailey!

Many Native Americans welcomed African Americans into their villages. Even as slaves many African Americans became part of a family group, and many intermarried with Native Americans -  thus many later became classified as Black Indians

FAMILY Many Native Americans welcomed African Americans into their villages. Even as slaves many African Americans became part of a family group, and many intermarried with Native Americans - thus many later became classified as Black Indians

1899...children born of slaves and the slave owner

White slave owner's children, conceived by enslaved Black women, posed for Porch Portrait in Georgia.

In 1920, Anna Anderson turned up at a mental hospital in Germany as a Jane Doe. She refused to reveal her identity at first, but two years later she began claiming to be the Grand Duchess Anastasia Romanov, who was believed (though not by all) to have been executed with the rest of the Russian Royal family four years earlier. Anderson was the most well known woman claiming to be Anastasia, and she continued to uphold the claim until her death.

Anna Anderson In Anderson turned up at a mental hospital in Germany as a Jane Doe. She refused to reveal her identity at first, but two years later she began claiming to be the Grand Duchess Anastasia Romanov.

Susan B Anthony-  Suffergette

“Hey ladies, Susan B. Anthony suffered a beat down so you could have the right to vote.

Little House on the Prairie: Carrie Ingalls, Mary Ingalls & Laura Ingalls

Little House on the Prairie: Carrie Ingalls, Mary Ingalls & Laura Ingalls The REAL Ingalls girls

» What is the Role of Civil Disobedience Today? Lesson Plan | PBS NewsHour Extra

What is the role of civil disobedience today? – Lesson Plan

On December 1955 in Montgomery, Alabama, Rosa Parks refused to obey bus driver James F. Blake's order that she give up her seat to make room for a white passenger. She was arrested for not giving up that seat.

Saundra Brown, 28, the first black woman on the Oakland police force gets instructions on how to shoot a shotgun by police rangemaster Adolph Bischofberger. Saundra graduates Friday near the top of her class after 15 weeks of criminal law, report writing, first aid, firearms training and defensive tactics. 'I really feel very confident now,' she said, 'but before I was totally afraid. I didn't want to be around a gun.'" Dec 17 1970

“The Real Cleopatra Jones" - Saundra Brown, the first black woman on the Oakland police force gets instructions on how to shoot a shotgun, 1970

*incredible The only known photograph of an African American Union soldier with his family. c1863-65

Taken sometime between 1863 and this is the only known photo of an African American Union Soldier with his family. Curiosities: More Rare Historical Photos

Female firefighters at Pearl Harbor (1941).

Women fire fighters, Pearl Harbor, Dec 1941 This was not taken during the attack on Pearl Harbor but was taken during a training exercise during WWII. One of the ladies confirmed that on Dec. 1941 she was in church when the attack happened.

WW11

Here's a Normandy Beach landing photo they don't show you in textbooks. Brave women of the Red Cross arriving in 1944 to help the injured troops. Badass Women have ALWAYS been Amongst Us.

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