Women in History

Collection by Coleen Starling

366 
Pins
 • 
203 
Followers
Coleen Starling
Laura Ingalls Wilder from Little House On the Prairie. Laura on the front porch of the home Almanzo built for them near Mansfield, Missouri. Laura Ingalls Wilder, Michael Landon, Vintage Photographs, Vintage Photos, Antique Photos, Vintage Portrait, Old Pictures, Old Photos, Time Pictures

The Herbert Hoover Presidential Library and Museum

The Herbert Hoover Presidential Library and Museum preserves the records of Herbert Hoover, the 31st President of the United States.

A website dedicated to Nellie Bly, the pen name of pioneer woman journalist Elizabeth Jane Cochran. Read samples of her writing, her biography, become a fan of Nellie Bly, view photos of Nellie and peruse a gallery of Nellie Bly products. Great Women, Amazing Women, Nellie Bly, Historical Women, Historical Society, Laura Ingalls, Interesting History, Women In History, Ancient History

First Time User

Nellie Bly Burdened again with theater and arts reporting, Bly left the Pittsburgh Dispatch in 1887 for New York City. Penniless after four months, she talked her way into the offices of Joseph...

The Civil War Parlor-Rare, civil war-era photo shows confederate general Robert E. Lee’s slave, Selina Gray, the pic (with two of her eight children) Black History Facts, Us History, Black History Month, African American History, Women In History, Slavery History, History Photos, Native American, American Women

Priceless photo of enslaved Selina Gray who was the head housekeeper for Confederate General Robert E. Lee. She is credited with defending Arlington House during the Civil War and thereby saving treasured heirlooms belonging to George Washington.

The wife who changed history - by asking for the first divorce. Caroline Norton was a moving force behind one of the most emancipating pieces of legislation in our history, the Marriage and Divorce Act, which became law 150 years ago Good Woman, Tilda Swinton, Great Women, Amazing Women, Super Women, Women In History, World History, Caroline Norton, Ute Lemper

The wife who changed history - by asking for the first divorce

Meet Caroline Norton. If you have gone through a divorce and had someone advocate for your rights, you have her to thank for it. In the mid 1800's Caroline was in a loveless marriage to a man who beat her savagely. On several occasions she was thrown out of her own home, and forbidden access to her children. In those days, married women were put into the same category as "lunatics, idiots, outlaws and children". Their rights were in the hands of others. Caroline petitioned...

Julia Child - The Fearless French Chef! Chefs, Oui Oui, Before Us, Role Models, Famous People, Amazing Women, Love Her, Entertaining, Black And White

Ladies We Love: Julia Child

Although only those among us with true kitchen ambition could ever enjoyably tackle a recipe from Julia Childs seminal Mastering the Art of French Cooking, she made us feel like we could. And that was the best thing about her. Child was the first real celebrity cook, the perfect amalgam of Americas budding love for both TV and food. She was a big, rangy Smith girl with a sense of humor and a precise but never fussy approach in the kitchen. She made a point of calling out poseurs, faddists…

“ miniature Portrait of the Comtesse du Barry Lavreince; (inspired by Louise Élisabeth Vigée Le Brun ) Second half of the century Paris, the Louvre, Department of Graphic Arts ” Marie Antoinette, Madame Du Barry, Antique Jewelry, Vintage Jewelry, Miniature Portraits, Miniature Paintings, Hans Holbein The Younger, French History, Ludwig

*Rococo Revisited - miniature Portrait of the Comtesse du Barry ...

miniature Portrait of the Comtesse du Barry ...

cooking, Julia ~ valentine ~ I like this. A lot "Bon Appetit" French Country kitchen chef Joy of cooking , Art of French Cooking. home in Cambridge, MA Julia Child Quotes, Quotes For Kids, Great Quotes, Quotes To Live By, Inspirational Quotes, Son Quotes, Daughter Quotes, Family Quotes, Foodie Quotes

cooking, Julia child(1912-2004) ~ valentine ~ I like this. A lot "Bon Appetit" French Country kitchen chef 1960's Joy of cooking , Art of French Cooking. home in Cambridge, MA

Madeleine Astor, who survived the Titanic. Her husband, John Jacob Astor IV did not. "Madeleine there's my age and in a very delicate condition; Rms Titanic, Titanic History, Titanic Ship, Titanic Sinking, Old Photos, Vintage Photos, Victorian Photos, John Jacob Astor Iv, Newport

The Survivors — Ultimate Titanic

Stories from passengers who survived the Titanic sinking. Video interviews Quotes, facts and statistics about for historians, teachers and students.

is my invariable advice to people: Learn how to cook — try new recipes, learn from your mistakes, be fearless, and above all have fun!" Julia Child - Julia Child (My Life in France Best Cookbooks, She Is Fierce, Child Life, Wild Child, Classy Women, Good People, Mistakes, My Hero, My Idol

Julia Child - Interview Magazine

Wild Child: Health-conscious, hale, and hearty, Julia Child has written her best cookbook yet. Polly Frost found America's favorite French chef in Santa Barbara.

Peter Paul Rubens Portrait of Marchesa Brigida Spinola Doria, , National Gallery of Art, Washington. Read more about the symbolism and interpretation of Portrait of Marchesa Brigida Spinola Doria by Peter Paul Rubens. Peter Paul Rubens, Marchesa, Pedro Pablo Rubens, Rubens Paintings, Oil Paintings, Portrait Paintings, Jan Van Eyck, Baroque Art, Baroque Painting

Design is fine. History is mine.

Peter Paul Rubens, Portrait of Marchesa Brigida Spinola Doria, 1606. Oil on canvas. Antwerp. More about the artwork: National Gallery of Art, Washington. Source