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Mujeres con ciencia (@mujerconciencia) | Vera Rubin

Mujeres con ciencia (@mujerconciencia) | Vera Rubin

Je suis sans mots...

The real cost of war

Je suis sans mots...

Hugo Boss started his clothing company in 1924 in Metzingen. His company was…

Hugo Boss started his clothing company in 1924 in Metzingen. His company was…

One of the most-visited graves in Jerusalem belongs to Oskar Schindler, the German factory-owner and Nazi Party member credited with saving the lives of 1098 Jews during the Second World War.    His grave in the Catholic cemetery on the southern slope of Mount Zion is visited by Jews, Christians and people of no religious faith

One of the most-visited graves in Jerusalem belongs to Oskar Schindler, the German factory-owner and Nazi Party member credited with saving the lives of 1098 Jews during the Second World War. His grave in the Catholic cemetery on the southern slope of Mount Zion is visited by Jews, Christians and people of no religious faith

historicaltimes: Soldiers pay moving tribute to 8 million horses, donkeys, and mules who died during the First World War. 1915 via reddit

historicaltimes: Soldiers pay moving tribute to 8 million horses, donkeys, and mules who died during the First World War. 1915 via reddit

L to R: Grace Ingalls, Mary Ingalls, Laura Ingalls.  Laura Ingalls Wilder Museum - Mansfield, Missouri

L to R: Grace Ingalls, Mary Ingalls, Laura Ingalls. Laura Ingalls Wilder Museum - Mansfield, Missouri

Dr. Adelaide "Heidi" Hautval of Strasbourg, France was arrested by the Nazis. Sent to Auschwitz, she witnessed the medical experiments and refused to participate. Transported to Ravensbruck, she again refused to participate in experiments. When the doctor said that Jews were different, she said, “In this camp, many people are different from me. You, for example.” She saved many lives by hiding the condemned as patients and stayed at the camp with Mme Vaillant-Couturier post war to care for…

Dr. Adelaide "Heidi" Hautval of Strasbourg, France was arrested by the Nazis. Sent to Auschwitz, she witnessed the medical experiments and refused to participate. Transported to Ravensbruck, she again refused to participate in experiments. When the doctor said that Jews were different, she said, “In this camp, many people are different from me. You, for example.” She saved many lives by hiding the condemned as patients and stayed at the camp with Mme Vaillant-Couturier post war to care for…

U.S. Marshals escortant Ruby Bridges, première noire américaine à faire sa scolarité dans une école pour blancs. One of the first African Americans to attend a white school.

U.S. Marshals escortant Ruby Bridges, première noire américaine à faire sa scolarité dans une école pour blancs. One of the first African Americans to attend a white school.

Marie-Claude Vaillant-Couturier (1912-1996) was a member of the resistance until 1942 when she was arrested, and sent first to Birkenau on 24 Jan 1943, then Ravensbruck. Marie-Claude remained at Ravensbruck even after the war, caring for the sick until the last POW left. Her powerful testimony at Nuremberg was devastating to the defence. Afterward, she slowly walked past the Nazis, looked each one in the eye, effectively unnerving them. Most bowed their heads; others, unrepentant, did not.

Marie-Claude Vaillant-Couturier (1912-1996) was a member of the resistance until 1942 when she was arrested, and sent first to Birkenau on 24 Jan 1943, then Ravensbruck. Marie-Claude remained at Ravensbruck even after the war, caring for the sick until the last POW left. Her powerful testimony at Nuremberg was devastating to the defence. Afterward, she slowly walked past the Nazis, looked each one in the eye, effectively unnerving them. Most bowed their heads; others, unrepentant, did not.

vintage everyday: Women in Science – 51 Historical Vintage Pictures of American Female Scientists at Work

vintage everyday: Women in Science – 51 Historical Vintage Pictures of American Female Scientists at Work

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