Joan Trumpauer Mulholland, Joan, a 19 year old freedom rider, was sentenced to two months in prison for her involvement in the integration of a Jackson, Mississippi bound train. She served more than the required two months because each addition day
Lucy Burns was an American suffragist women's rights advocate. In 1917 she was imprisoned at Occoquan Workhouse for picketing the White House. She endured the “Night of Terror” by the guards. Photo by Harris Ewing
Grace O'Malley was a century Irish warrior who led a horde of broadsword-swinging Vikings, Celts, and Scottish Highlanders in naval operations that dominated the coast of Ireland for decades. Known to her contemporaries as "The Pirate Queen of Connaught,"
atomstargazer: Science enthusiasm in kids and teenagers, more two stories of year. Why is it that we always hear about amazing male scientists but are never told or taught about amazing women scientists?
Hedy Lamarr is famous as a glamorous movie star from the black-and-white era of film. But what most people don't know about her is that, in she co-invented a device that helped make possible the development of GPS, Bluetooth, and Wi-Fi technology!
"Give every girl an adequate number of rest periods during the day. You have to make some allowances for feminine psychology." Wow, this WWII guide for getting more 'efficiency' out of women employees is FUNNY.