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P is for Praise of Penned Paeans

Day 16 of Blogging from A to Z.  Today’s letter is P

P is for Praise of Penned Paeans

praise for the paeans penned
by women through time gifting… 197 more words


19th century Indian Women in U.S. Medical School III

I haven’t been able to find much on Dora Chatterjee’s career online. I imagine there’s much more to her story in the archives somewhere, but this will be a project I’ll have to save for another time. 929 more words

History Of Medicine

Gertrude Käsebier Photography

Gertrude Kasebier (1852-1934) was easily one of the most influential American photographers of the early 20th century. Her most notable images exhibit striking images of Native Americans and mothers. 34 more words

Women's History

Wilma Rudolph - 'the fastest woman on earth'

Wilma Rudolph was known as ‘the fastest woman on earth’, after she became the first American woman to win three Olympic gold medals; but there was once a time in her life when doctors told her she would never walk again – let alone become a world famous runner. 766 more words

Sheroes Of History

Women's History

Usually I like to talk about ghosts and goblins and witches, oh my. Not today. Instead, I want to take a moment to reflect on women. 152 more words

Pauline Cushman, Spy

Pauline Cushman

Pauline Cushman (Born Harriet Wood) (June 10, 1833 – December 2, 1897), was an American actress and a spy for the Union Army during the American Civil War. 191 more words

Days Gone By