-- an image not seen often at all. this is a photo of women arriving, shortly after the men/soldiers did at normandy beach in 1944. these women were part of the red cross efforts which took place shortly after the invasion. yes, we honor those men that stormed the beach that day, but let's honor these lovely ladies for doing the same---to help! ...

-- an image not seen often at all. this is a photo of women arriving, shortly after the men/soldiers did at normandy beach in 1944. these women were part of the red cross efforts which took place shortly after the invasion. yes, we honor those men that stormed the beach that day, but let's honor these lovely ladies for doing the same---to help! ...

During World War II, Josephine Baker served with the French Red Cross and was an active member of the French resistance movement. Using her career as a cover Baker became an intelligence agent, carrying secret messages written in invisible ink on her sheet music. She was awarded honor of the Croix de Guerre, and received a Medal of the Resistance in 1946.

During World War II, Josephine Baker served with the French Red Cross and was an active member of the French resistance movement. Using her career as a cover Baker became an intelligence agent, carrying secret messages written in invisible ink on her sheet music. She was awarded honor of the Croix de Guerre, and received a Medal of the Resistance in 1946.

Man, Woman and horse-drawn carriage before a colonnaded porch | Swansea Wales, circa 1854

Man, Woman and horse-drawn carriage before a colonnaded porch | Swansea Wales, circa 1854

SLAVES, EX-SLAVES, and CHILDREN OF SLAVES IN THE AMERICAN SOUTH, 1860 -1900 (21)...........Free at last, behind a fence

SLAVES, EX-SLAVES, and CHILDREN OF SLAVES IN THE AMERICAN SOUTH, 1860 -1900 (21)...........Free at last, behind a fence

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