The women seemed honestly to want to fight in the war for the same reasons as men. — historian Bonnie Tsui (image via the National Archives) When she r…
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I venture to think and dare to state that our profession does more toward the alleviation of color prejudice than any other profession among colored pe…
Julia Carpenter
When we too are armed and trained, we can convince men that we have hands, feet, and a heart like yours; and although we may be delicate and soft, some…
Julia Carpenter
When we too are armed and trained, we can convince men that we have hands, feet, and a heart like yours; and although we may be delicate and soft, some…
Julia Carpenter
She became a high priestess during an era when witchcraft was still very much in the broom closet. — Phyllis W. Curott (image via Wikimedia Commons) In…
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I am a landowner and thy Lordship’s attorney. I hereby request a voice on this council. — Margaret Brent (image via Wikimedia Commons) In 1639, when Ma…
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After the operation, the doctor just said, 'Bonjour, Mademoiselle', and I knew it had been a success. — Coccinelle (image via Wikimedia Commons) Jacque…
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… Miss Stevens had a share in a discovery of importance. — Thomas Hunt Morgan (image via Wikimedia Commons) In 1896, when Nettie was 35, she went back …
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What we could do best was cook. — Georgia Gilmore (image via The Civil Rights Digital Library) Georgia could cook. She cooked everything — pork chops, …
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Don’t tell me women / are not the stuff of heroes. — Qui Jin (image via Wikimedia) They called her “China’s Joan of Arc,” referring to her legendary fe…
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I have a God-given talent for making people beautiful. — Zelda Wynn Valdes (image via Wikimedia Commons) In 1920, at the age of 15, Zelda got her first…
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Other women looked down on her in those days, but no matter what she was or did she had a big heart. — Harry Ward (image via Casper History Center) The…
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