UK: Mary Seacole (1805-1881) the pioneering nurse and heroine of the Crimean War. Women we admire; influential women in history #Lottiedolls #herstory

UK: Mary Seacole (1805-1881) the pioneering nurse and heroine of the Crimean War. Women we admire; influential women in history #Lottiedolls #herstory

Today in Black History, 1/4/2014 - Mary Eliza Mahoney was the first African American registered nurse in the United States. For more info, check out today's blog!

Today in Black History, 1/4/2014 - Mary Eliza Mahoney was the first African American registered nurse in the United States. For more info, check out today's blog!

The Unknown Dark Side to 13 of History's Favourite People

The Unknown Dark Side to 13 of History's Favourite People #infographic

The African-American Suffragists History Forgot | MAKERS

The African-American Suffragists History Forgot

London wedding during the WWII Blitz.

When Britain really DID keep calm and carry on: Fed up with the way people whinge at every little set-back? A cache of lost propaganda films magically evokes a very different era

I really like this picture. It looks like they just finished singing a really hearty song.

I really like this picture. It looks like they just finished singing a really hearty song.

Christmas in an air raid shelter, 1940. This little girl has decorations and presents around her bed.

Christmas in an air raid shelter, 1940. This little girl has decorations and presents around her bed.

London, Paddington Station, 1940. School boys with gas masks evacuated by train as bombing raids intensify. Life in London during The Blitz of World War II.

London, Paddington Station, 1940. School boys with gas masks evacuated by train as bombing raids intensify. Life in London during The Blitz of World War II.

"Though born into slavery Biddy Mason gained freedom for herself and her children in 1856. Only ten years later she had saved enough money to purchase property, making her the first African American women to own land in Los Angeles. A nurse and midwife by profession, she helped found the first elementary school for African American children in Los Angeles."

"Though born into slavery Biddy Mason gained freedom for herself and her children in 1856. Only ten years later she had saved enough money to purchase property, making her the first African American women to own land in Los Angeles. A nurse and midwife by profession, she helped found the first elementary school for African American children in Los Angeles."

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