Things I like: suffragettes, war workers, factory girls, socialites who got stuff done, ladies who ruled countries, and women who changed the world, even if it was just a little bit. Click on photos for sources.
Amanda Crowe demonstrating woodcarving at the Craftsmen’s Fair in Cherokee, North Carolina.
Amanda Crowe (1928-2004) was an Eastern Band Cherokee woodcarver. For nearly forty years she taught art at Cherokee High School. Amanda’s work can be seen at the Museum of the American Indian and the North Carolina Museum of History.
Cuban sculptor Rita Longa Aróstegui (1912-2000) in Indian Museum, Havana
Photographed by Deena Stryker circa 1963-1964
American sculptor Brenda Putnam (1890-1975)
Betty Ford and comedian Marty Allen grooved to the Marine Band’s rendition of “I Feel the Earth Move.” Everyone else cleared the...
March 8, 1894: New York City started requiring dogs to be licensed.
Mrs. Stuyvesant Fish Sr. and Mme. Bahkmastiaf, wife of the Russian ambassador,...
Professor Holmgren’s No. 70 Color Blindness Test.
"Color perception tests. Professor Holmgren’s No. 70 Color Blindness Test. Housed in green...
Today is Louise Noun’s birthday, one of the founders of the Iowa Women’s Archives. Born on March 7, 1908, she would be 106 if she were alive today!