Women In History
Marie Charlotte Carmichael Stopes (1880 - 1958) the English birth control pioneer. Original Publication: People Disc - HL0040
March 12, 2004 License
Author Toni Morrison at home.
Margaret Hilda Thatcher, nee Roberts, First British Woman Prime Minister, with her husband Denis (1915 - 2003) and son Mark.
Anthropologist Dr. Margaret Mead studying a decorated Tchambul skull (probably at American Museum of Natural History).
Valentina Tereshkova, who became the first woman in space, photographed in her space suit shortly before take off.
Biologist/author Rachel Carson w. pen in hand as she sits at desk piled w. notebooks in her study at home.
Black track star Wilma Rudolph, 20, lunging across the finish line as she wins 100-meter dash in 11 seconds, to win one of her 3 gold medals at the 1960 Summer Olympics.
Althea Gibson winner of the Women's Singles finals at Wimbledon for the second time when she beat Angela Mortimer of Great Britain.
Delegates Abba Eban (L) and Golda Meir (seated) attending a United Nations session.
Noted blind & deaf ldr. Helen Keller wearing hat during visit to India.