Model for the Gibson Girls illustrations Evelyn Nesbit (December 1884 – January was an American artists' model and chorus girl, noted for her entanglement in the murder of her ex-lover, architect Stanford White, by her first husband, Harry Kendall Thaw.
Photographed by Irving Penn, Elvie saw a signed vintage silver print of this 2014 for Euro. all you Shrek fans! Professional wrestler Maurice Tillet, aka The French Angel, was the inspiration for Shrek’s character design.
In the National Geographic Society didn't admit women, so Harriet Chalmers Adams, adventurer and female badass, founded the Society of Woman Geographers. She was regarded as the foremost woman explorer of her time.
Bronka Klibanski, 1942 A courier for the Jewish Resistance in the Bialystok ghetto of Poland. She obtained weapons, gathered intelligence, rescued other Jews and saved the secret archive of the ghetto.
Minnie Freeman was a Nebraska teacher in 1888 who roped her students together and led them through a total white-out blizzard from the schoolhouse whose roof had collapsed, to the safety of a farmhouse three-quarters of a mile away.
Chaviva Reick was one of more than 30 Palestinian Jewish parachutists sent by the Jewish Agency and Special Operations Executive on military missions in Nazi occupied Europe. In Chaviva successfully parachuted into Slovakia, engaged in
PAST history Hairstyles.Ernestine Rose - She submitted the first petition to the New York legislature to give married women the right to control their own property and earnings. Her hard work paid off and it became a bill in
Mary Ann Brown Patten - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Mary Ann Brown Patten was the first female commander of an American Merchant Vessel, and the hospital at the U. Merchant Marine Academy in King's Point, N. is named after her.