Today, Americans celebrate the service of our men and women. This U.S. Navy WWII recruitment poster illustrated the personification of freedom. She is manifested in the form of Lady Liberty.
A zipline date, c. 1920s.
Veterans Day 2012. We rest because of their love to defend.
An American riveter at Lockheed’s Burbank P-38 facility during WWII.
Mary Pickford contributes to the World War I moral efforts by knitting a sweater for a soldier. c. 1926.
Grace Kelly’s Wedding, 1956.
Kristallnacht- November 9, 1938. Never forget. This photo was taken inside of a destroyed synagogue.
Gemini 19 Refrigerator, 1966. The Cold War ideology and space race technology being manifested in the household.
“Character cannot be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experience of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, ambition inspired, and success achieved.”
Kentucky Girl Scout Troop. Circa 1927.
Mrs. Esther Stace competing at the 1915 Sydney Royal Show. She set a jumping record at six foot six inches.
A 1937 all-female string band, The Coon Creek Girls, in Ohio.
A young girl knitting in Scotland during WWII.
“Worry does not empty tomorrow of its sorrow. It empties today of its strength.”
-Corrie Ten Boom, Holocaust survivor
Madam Walker was a highly successful entrepreneur, philanthropist, and social activist in the late 19th century. Her courage to generate change makes her worthy of esteem.
“Miss Carlyle & Miss Clarke, The Gibson Girls”
Audrey Hepburn, 1957.
Women’s volleyball match, early 20th century.
Greta Garbo, 1936.
“Then you, you want Remembered.” Daggett & Ramsdell advertisement in Vogue July 1944.