17 Photos of History's Most Rebellious Women
In honor of International Women's Day, TIME looks at some unlikely revolutionaries, from Joan of Arc and Harriet Tubman to Russian punk-rockers.
Parijse wintermode 1912 / Paris winter fashion 1912
Nationaal Archief / Spaarnestad Photo / Het Leven / Fotograaf onbekend, SFA022809858. Damesmode. Mannequin toont de Parijse wintermode 1912. Over een zgn. 'uniform' - een slank gesneden japon - wordt een mantel/wandelkostuum gedragen. De mantel heeft een diagonale sluiting met grote knopen. Kraag en manchetten zijn met bont afgezet. Studio-opname, Frankrijk, 1912. Ladies' fashion. Fashion model showing Paris winter fashion 1912. Walking costume consisting of a slender cut dress and a…
18 Fabulous Photos of Famous Flappers
This post was planned long ago as a followup to The Rise of the Flapper, which looked at some of the reasons for the iconic lifestyle many young women adopted in the 1920s. Some famous flappers were role models, either in real life or in the movies or other entertainment venues, and others only became famous later, but all looked wonderful in photographs of the
Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan B. Anthony: A Friendship That Changed the World
In the Spring of 1851 two women met on a street corner in Seneca Falls, New York--Elizabeth Cady Stanton, a thirty-five year old mother of four boys, and Susan B. Anthony, a thirty-one year old, unmarried, former school teacher. Immediately drawn to each other, they formed an everlasting and legendary friendship.
English mathematician Ada Lovelace, the daughter of poet Lord Byron, has been called "the first computer programmer" for writing an algorithm for a computing machine in the mid-1800s.