Miss Dorothy Levitt, in a 26hp Napier, Brooklands, 1908. In 1903 she won her class at the Southport Speed Trials. In 1906 she broke the women's world speed record recording a speed of 96mph.
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Alice Guy-Blache (1873-1968) French pioneer filmmaker who was the first female director in the motion picture industry
Elizabeth Eckford ignores the hostile screams and stares of fellow students on her first day of school. She was one of the nine negro students whose integration into Little Rock's Central High School was ordered by a Federal Court...More
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Madam C.J. Walker (Sarah Breedlove) the first female self made millionaire in the world poses for a portrait circa 1914.
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Margaret Bourke-White at the ready standing by airplane propeller and fully garbed in leather fleece lined flight suit, camera in hand. 1943
Astronomer Maria Mitchell (1818 - 1889), standing second from left, next to a telescope, is shown with her astronomy class outside the observatory, at Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, New York, circa 1870.
Portrait of English-born American doctor Elizabeth Blackwell (1821 - 1910) the first woman physician in the United States, circa 1850.
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Augusta Ada, Countess Lovelace, (nee Byron) (1815 - 1852) 1st wife of William King the first earl. She was the daughter of poet Lord Byron and the computer language ADA was named after her in recognition of the help she gave computer...More
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Nadezhda Konstantinova Krupskaya, wife of Vladimir Lenin, sits at her desk.
'Self-portrait', 1782. Found in the collection of the State A Pushkin Museum of Fine Arts, Moscow.