Friday, January 24, 2014

Women in history

Sacajawea. Stolen, held captive, sold, eventually reunited the Shoshone Indians.  She was an interpreter and guide for Lewis and Clark in 1805-1806 with her husband Toussaint Charbonneau.
She navigated carrying her son, Jean Baptiste, on her back.
She traveled thousands of miles from the Dakotas the Pacific Ocean.
The explorers, said she was cheerful, never complained,
and proved to be invaluable.  She served as an advisor, caretaker, and is legendary for her perseverance and resourcefulness.
 Miss America 1924 
 All-American Girls Baseball, 1940s.
 Female photo-journalist Jessie Tarbox 
on the street with her camera, 1900s.
  Prison Garb 1924. Belva Annan murderess whose 
trial records became the musical "Chicago."
 The extraordinary life of Maud Allen: Seductive US dancing girl 
who was sued for being too lewd, outed as a lesbian, and
fled London after being branded a German spy
who was sleeping with the prime minister's wife.

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