Walt Whitman Birthplace, Amityville Road (State Route 110), West Hills, Suffolk County, NY. Historic American Buildings Survey/Historic American Engineering Record/Historic American Landscapes Survey, Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division.
https://flic.kr/p/HUYxmB | Woman's Land Army, Calif. (LOC) | Bain News Service,, publisher. Woman's Land Army, Calif. [between ca. 1915 and ca. 1920] 1 negative : glass ; 5 x 7 in. or smaller. Notes: Title from data provided by the Bain News Service on the negative. Forms part of: George Grantham Bain Collection (Library of Congress). Format: Glass negatives. Rights Info: No known restrictions on publication. Repository: Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division…
20 Suffragette Memes Remind Us How Hard We’ve Fought For A Woman On The Ballot
This day in 1806, abolitionist, educator and writer Sarah Mapps Douglass was born. Co-founder of the bi-racial Philadelphia Female Anti-Slavery Society in 1833, she also taught black children and adults in New York and Philadelphia. Taking over the girls' preparatory department at the Philadelphia Institute for Colored Youth, she offered courses in literature, science and anatomy.
September 11, 1964 Paul McCartney, George Harrison, John Lennon and Ringo Starr attend a press conference at George Washington Hotel in Jacksonville, Florida prior to their Gator Bowl show. (Vern Barchard/State Archives of Florida)
In one of the most famous photographs of the Civil War, three captured Confederate soldiers, likely from Louisiana, pose for Mathew Brady on Seminary Ridge on or about July 15, 1863, following the Battle of Gettysburg. The extraordinary clarity of the image allows viewers to study the soldiers’ uniforms and accoutrements, but the historian Shelby Foote has focused more on their body language.
By the 1920s, Eloise Gerry (1885-1970) was considered one of the foremost investigators in wood technology in America and one of few female scientists specializing in research on lumbering, wood utilization, and the turpentining process.