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Casa L: Voltairine de Cleyre. El Calendario Cultural de Ba...

Voltairine de Cleyre (November 1866 – June was an American anarchist writer and feminist. She was a prolific writer and speaker, opposing the state, marriage, and the domination of religion in sexuality and women's lives.

Senior Freshman Kansas-born Nola Ochs took her 1st college course at Fort Hays State Univ in 1930, but didn’t complete her degree till 2007, at age 95, becoming the nation’s oldest college graduate.  Raising 4 sons ,Grandma to 13, Great-grandma to 15, She started taking a few classes at her local community college to keep herself busy.  Graduated from university with a 3.7 GPA alongside her granddaughter! DON'T EVER QUIT ON SOMETHING WORTHWHILE!

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Kansas-born Nola Ochs took her college course at Fort Hays State Univ in but didn’t complete her degree till at age becoming the nation’s oldest college graduate. Graduating with a GPA alongside her granddaughter!

Madame Marie Curie. The only person to hold two Nobel Prizes is a woman. Marie Curie was honored for her work in both Physics & Chemistry and her pioneering research in radioactivity changed history. She has always been a HERO of mine!

When bank officials refused to melt her Nobel Prize medals down so that she could donate to the war effort, Marie Curie used her prize money to purchase war bonds instead. As German Bombs Fell on Paris, Marie Curie Decided to Go to War

Inspirational Feminist Quotes: Empowering Quotes For Women

Elizabeth Cady Stanton in her later years.November 12 marks the bicentennial of the birth of Elizabeth Cady Stanton, the pioneering women’s…

History and Women: Franca Viola (born in Alcamo in 1947) is a Sicilian woman who became famous in the 1960s in Italy for refusing a "shotgun wedding" ("matrimonio riparatore" in Italian) after suffering kidnapping and rape.

History and Women: Franca Viola (born in Alcamo in is a Sicilian woman who became famous in the in Italy for refusing a "shotgun wedding" ("matrimonio riparatore" in Italian) after suffering kidnapping and rape.

Judi Bari

Judi Bari - environmentalist, tree hugger, car bombed in Oakland (placed by Oakland police?) Died of breast cancer in her

richard lovell edgeworth | ENGLISH-IRISH EDGEWORTHS - HOUSE OF EDGEWORTH , SOUTH CAROLINA

Maria Edgeworth January 1768 – 22 May was a prolific Irish writer of adults' and children's literature. She was one of the first realist writers in children's literature and was a significant figure in the evolution of the novel in Europe.

Miriam Makeba, Mother Africa - I heard her music when I was in college and fell in love with her voice, her sound.  She was a feminine, gentle, strong willed woman whom the continent adored.

Miriam Makeba, Mother Africa - I heard her music when I was in college and fell in love with her voice, her sound. She was a feminine, gentle, strong willed woman whom the continent adored.

Casa L: Maria Goeppert Mayer. El Calendario Cultural de Ba...

Maria Goeppert Mayer - Phisics 1947 Made the first advanced model of nuclear structure

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