Geraldine Hoff Doyle, was a 17 years (in 1942) while she was working at the American Broach & Machine Co. when a photographer snapped a pic of her on the job.  That image used by J. Howard Miller for the “We Can Do It!” poster, released during World War II. by TamidP
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TamidP Geraldine Hoff Doyle, was a 17 years (in 1942) while she was working at the American Broach & Machine Co. when a photographer snapped a pic of her on the job. That image used by J. Howard Miller for the “We Can Do It!” poster, released during World War II.
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Geraldine Hoff Doyle, was a 17 years (in 1942) while she was working at the American Broach & Machine Co. when a photographer snapped a pic of her on the job.  That image used by J. Howard Miller for the “We Can Do It!” poster, released during World War II. by Raelynn8
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Raelynn8 Geraldine Hoff Doyle, was a 17 years (in 1942) while she was working at the American Broach & Machine Co. when a photographer snapped a pic of her on the job. That image used by J. Howard Miller for the “We Can Do It!” poster, released during World War II.
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Geraldine Hoff Doyle, AKA Rosie, the Riveter by nikki
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nikki Geraldine Hoff Doyle, AKA Rosie, the Riveter
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Ann Agnes Bernatitus (January 21, 1912 – March 3, 2003) was a United States Navy nurse who served during World War II. In October 1942, she became the first American recipient of the Legion of Merit (legionnaire) for her heroism during the siege of Bataan and Corregidor from December 1941 through April 1942. by leola
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leola Ann Agnes Bernatitus (January 21, 1912 – March 3, 2003) was a United States Navy nurse who served during World War II. In October 1942, she became the first American recipient of the Legion of Merit (legionnaire) for her heroism during the siege of Bataan and Corregidor from December 1941 through April 1942.
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Tatiana Nikolaevna of Russia. Second daughter of the tsar Tatiana took after her mother. She was an excellent nurse during the war years. by minerva
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minerva Tatiana Nikolaevna of Russia. Second daughter of the tsar Tatiana took after her mother. She was an excellent nurse during the war years.
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Geraldine Doyle, who was the inspiration behind the famous Rosie the Riveter poster. by VintageandMain
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VintageandMain Geraldine Doyle, who was the inspiration behind the famous Rosie the Riveter poster.
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World War II: Battle of Midway and the Aleutian Campaign - In Focus - The damaged carrier USS Yorktown on her way to port during the battle of Midway june 4, 1942, however she never made it as she was sunk after a torpedo hit from a Japanese submarine. by lena
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lena World War II: Battle of Midway and the Aleutian Campaign - In Focus - The damaged carrier USS Yorktown on her way to port during the battle of Midway june 4, 1942, however she never made it as she was sunk after a torpedo hit from a Japanese submarine.
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Richard Walther Darré speaking at a Reichsnährstand assembly in Goslar, 1937. He was one of the leading Nazi "blood and soil" (German: Blut und Boden) ideologists. He was appointed by Hitler as Reich Minister of Food and Agriculture. He served in that position from 1933 to 1942. After the war, he was briefly imprisoned and was released in 1950. He died 3 years later. by lottie
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lottie Richard Walther Darré speaking at a Reichsnährstand assembly in Goslar, 1937. He was one of the leading Nazi "blood and soil" (German: Blut und Boden) ideologists. He was appointed by Hitler as Reich Minister of Food and Agriculture. He served in that position from 1933 to 1942. After the war, he was briefly imprisoned and was released in 1950. He died 3 years later.
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The I-27 was a type B1 submarine of The Imperial Japanese Navy which saw service during the Pacific Campaign of World War II. She was commissioned at Sasebo, Japan on February 24, 1942. On May 18, 1942, I-27 embarks a HA-14, a Type A midget submarine and its crew from submarine carrier CHIYODA. She departs Truk with I-22 and I-24 on her second war patrol to participate in the attack on Sydney. by lena
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lena The I-27 was a type B1 submarine of The Imperial Japanese Navy which saw service during the Pacific Campaign of World War II. She was commissioned at Sasebo, Japan on February 24, 1942. On May 18, 1942, I-27 embarks a HA-14, a Type A midget submarine and its crew from submarine carrier CHIYODA. She departs Truk with I-22 and I-24 on her second war patrol to participate in the attack on Sydney.
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Another hero of the French Resistance during World War II and decorated for saving the lives of U.S. soldiers shot down behind enemy lines was Micheline Blum-Picard. Only eighteen-years-old when she first became involved in the Resistance, Blum-Picard started by carrying messages taped to her back and then progressed to photographing inside factories damaged by bombing raids  By D-Day, however, she was carrying a rifle, a pistol, and a hand grenade wherever she went. by jacklyn
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jacklyn Another hero of the French Resistance during World War II and decorated for saving the lives of U.S. soldiers shot down behind enemy lines was Micheline Blum-Picard. Only eighteen-years-old when she first became involved in the Resistance, Blum-Picard started by carrying messages taped to her back and then progressed to photographing inside factories damaged by bombing raids By D-Day, however, she was carrying a rifle, a pistol, and a hand grenade wherever she went.
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A German World War II prisoner, released by the Soviet Union, is reunited with his daughter. The child had not seen her father since she was one year old. by margarita
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margarita A German World War II prisoner, released by the Soviet Union, is reunited with his daughter. The child had not seen her father since she was one year old.
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shihlun: Setsuko Hara is photographing a policeman with her Rolleiflex camera during her visit to Berlin, Nazi Germany, 1937. She was there to promote the film Atarashiki Tsuchi / Die Tochter des Samurai / Daughter of the Samurai (1937) - a co-production between Japan and Nazi Germany. Photographer: Werner Cohnitz by angelia
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angelia shihlun: Setsuko Hara is photographing a policeman with her Rolleiflex camera during her visit to Berlin, Nazi Germany, 1937. She was there to promote the film Atarashiki Tsuchi / Die Tochter des Samurai / Daughter of the Samurai (1937) - a co-production between Japan and Nazi Germany. Photographer: Werner Cohnitz
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Knitted Brain by Karen Norberg: In the mid-1990s, while working the night shift in a hospital emergency room, and was struggling to stay attentive during the frequent evening lulls. So she turned to knitting. Harking back to her training in neuroscience. "I decided that a particularly absurd thing to do would be to knit a brain," she said. Once she started, she couldn't stop. by Elie Dolgin, thescientist. #Knitted_Brain #Brain_Art #Karen_Norberg by meredith
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meredith Knitted Brain by Karen Norberg: In the mid-1990s, while working the night shift in a hospital emergency room, and was struggling to stay attentive during the frequent evening lulls. So she turned to knitting. Harking back to her training in neuroscience. "I decided that a particularly absurd thing to do would be to knit a brain," she said. Once she started, she couldn't stop. by Elie Dolgin, thescientist. #Knitted_Brain #Brain_Art #Karen_Norberg
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Creole Coffee Punch From Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia Chicory was used in New Orleans during the Civil War to stretch limited coffee supplies. Over the years, blending the slightly bitter root with coffee beans became a local tradition. by olive
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olive Creole Coffee Punch From Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia Chicory was used in New Orleans during the Civil War to stretch limited coffee supplies. Over the years, blending the slightly bitter root with coffee beans became a local tradition.
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This is an old photograph of a legally grown marijuana crop in rural Crittenden County, Kentucky that was taken in 1942. During World War II, the U.S. Government paid farmers in rural Kentucky to raise marijuana for national defense purposes. The marijuana plants were used to make hemp rope. Legal marijuana growing ended at the end of World War II. by reyna
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reyna This is an old photograph of a legally grown marijuana crop in rural Crittenden County, Kentucky that was taken in 1942. During World War II, the U.S. Government paid farmers in rural Kentucky to raise marijuana for national defense purposes. The marijuana plants were used to make hemp rope. Legal marijuana growing ended at the end of World War II.
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Wartime: During the Great War, the Tower was used as a recruiting centre - and as a prison and execution site by freida
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freida Wartime: During the Great War, the Tower was used as a recruiting centre - and as a prison and execution site
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Lady Sarah Forbes Bonetta Davies (photographed by Camille Silvy, 1862) She was born into a royal West African dynasty, and was orphaned in 1848, when she was around five years old, when her parents were killed in a slave-hunting war. In 1850, Sarah was taken to England and presented to Queen Victoria as a “gift” from the King of Dahomey. She became the queen’s goddaughter and a celebrity known for her extraordinary intelligence.  She spent her by Maria da Graça Rodrigues
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Maria da Graça Rodrigues Lady Sarah Forbes Bonetta Davies (photographed by Camille Silvy, 1862) She was born into a royal West African dynasty, and was orphaned in 1848, when she was around five years old, when her parents were killed in a slave-hunting war. In 1850, Sarah was taken to England and presented to Queen Victoria as a “gift” from the King of Dahomey. She became the queen’s goddaughter and a celebrity known for her extraordinary intelligence. She spent her
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The U-199 was a Type IXD2 U-boat of German Kriegsmarine during World War II.  She was laid down on 10 October 1941 at the AG Weser yard at Bremen as 'werk' 1045, launched on 11 July 1942 and commissioned on 28 November under the command of Ritterkreuz recipient Kapitänleutnant Hans-Werner Kraus, who had previously successfully commanded U-47 and U-83. by susangir
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susangir The U-199 was a Type IXD2 U-boat of German Kriegsmarine during World War II. She was laid down on 10 October 1941 at the AG Weser yard at Bremen as 'werk' 1045, launched on 11 July 1942 and commissioned on 28 November under the command of Ritterkreuz recipient Kapitänleutnant Hans-Werner Kraus, who had previously successfully commanded U-47 and U-83.
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Delta Sigma Theta Founder Ethel Carr Watson was from Parkersburg, West Virginia. During the significant March for Women's Suffrage, Ms. Watson confided that her family told her not to march for suffrage, but was forced to defy the order because she was selected to hold the banner since she was the tallest. She pursued her teaching career over a period of thirty years. She then retired and began a second career as a dramatic performer. by carmela
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carmela Delta Sigma Theta Founder Ethel Carr Watson was from Parkersburg, West Virginia. During the significant March for Women's Suffrage, Ms. Watson confided that her family told her not to march for suffrage, but was forced to defy the order because she was selected to hold the banner since she was the tallest. She pursued her teaching career over a period of thirty years. She then retired and began a second career as a dramatic performer.
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HMS Abercrombie was a Royal Navy Roberts class monitor of the Second World War. She was the second monitor to be named after General Sir Ralph Abercrombie.HMS Abercrombie was built by Vickers Armstrong, Tyne. She was laid down 26 April 1941, launched 31 March 1942 and completed 5 May 1943. She used a 15-inch gun turret originally built as a spare for HMS Furious. by susangir
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susangir HMS Abercrombie was a Royal Navy Roberts class monitor of the Second World War. She was the second monitor to be named after General Sir Ralph Abercrombie.HMS Abercrombie was built by Vickers Armstrong, Tyne. She was laid down 26 April 1941, launched 31 March 1942 and completed 5 May 1943. She used a 15-inch gun turret originally built as a spare for HMS Furious.
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Lookie who's turning 77 today! - It's 'Betty Anderson' (of Father Knows Best) -- Elinor Donahue -- she was born 4-19 in 1937. She also was in the first yr of Andy Griffith Show (she was the pharmacist who was going to be a love interest for Andy only she asked to be released from her contract to follow other acting pursuits. She's continued to act throughout her years. by carrie
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carrie Lookie who's turning 77 today! - It's 'Betty Anderson' (of Father Knows Best) -- Elinor Donahue -- she was born 4-19 in 1937. She also was in the first yr of Andy Griffith Show (she was the pharmacist who was going to be a love interest for Andy only she asked to be released from her contract to follow other acting pursuits. She's continued to act throughout her years.
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Annette Funicello (1942–2013) was an American actress and singer. She rose to prominence as one of the most popular "Mouseketeers" on the original Mickey Mouse Club. She transitioned to a successful career as a singer as well as establishing herself as a film actress, popularizing the successful "Beach Party" genre alongside co-star Frankie Avalon during the mid-1960s. by lindsay0
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lindsay0 Annette Funicello (1942–2013) was an American actress and singer. She rose to prominence as one of the most popular "Mouseketeers" on the original Mickey Mouse Club. She transitioned to a successful career as a singer as well as establishing herself as a film actress, popularizing the successful "Beach Party" genre alongside co-star Frankie Avalon during the mid-1960s.
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Diane Arbus Self Portrait | this photo is how she let her husband know she was pregnant. He then carried the photo in his pocket while away at war. by rebecca2
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rebecca2 Diane Arbus Self Portrait | this photo is how she let her husband know she was pregnant. He then carried the photo in his pocket while away at war.
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Marlene Dietrich during a 1942 war bond tour. Her jewellery, by Cartier, was a gift from Jean Gabin. by janya  thill
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janya thill Marlene Dietrich during a 1942 war bond tour. Her jewellery, by Cartier, was a gift from Jean Gabin.
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Josef Sudek (b. March 17, 1896, Kolin, Bohemia – d. September 15, 1976) was a Czech photographer, best known for his haunting night-scapes of Prague. Originally a bookbinder, Sudek was badly injured during action by the Hungarian Army on the Italian Front of World War I in 1916. Although he had no experience with photography and was one-handed due to his amputation, he was given a camera and studied photography for two years in Prague under Jaromir Funke. His Army disability pension gave hi... by merle
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merle Josef Sudek (b. March 17, 1896, Kolin, Bohemia – d. September 15, 1976) was a Czech photographer, best known for his haunting night-scapes of Prague. Originally a bookbinder, Sudek was badly injured during action by the Hungarian Army on the Italian Front of World War I in 1916. Although he had no experience with photography and was one-handed due to his amputation, he was given a camera and studied photography for two years in Prague under Jaromir Funke. His Army disability pension gave hi...
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Judy Garland visits a soldier during World War II. (1942) by Selkie~gal
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Selkie~gal Judy Garland visits a soldier during World War II. (1942)
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Grand Duchess Maria, the 3rd daughter of Nikolay II. Her mother could die while gave her a birth. Very tall and bouncing Maria was very much alike her grandfather Alexander III and dreamt to marry and born many children. She was talented in painting and used her left hand for this though she wrote by her right hand. Was very close to her father. After her death more than 18 women declared themselves as Maria but non was close to the original by innocence
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innocence Grand Duchess Maria, the 3rd daughter of Nikolay II. Her mother could die while gave her a birth. Very tall and bouncing Maria was very much alike her grandfather Alexander III and dreamt to marry and born many children. She was talented in painting and used her left hand for this though she wrote by her right hand. Was very close to her father. After her death more than 18 women declared themselves as Maria but non was close to the original
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I was a soda jerk here for many years during high school  years!  It was the place to be and many fun times! by audrey
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audrey R&J Drugs I was a soda jerk here for many years during high school years! It was the place to be and many fun times!
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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. by leola
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leola 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.
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Clark Gable (his fourth wife) and Carole Lombard (her second & sadly, last, due to her death from an airplane crash) Lombard's career was cut short when she died at the age of 33 in a plane crash while returning from a World War II Bond tour. (m.1939–1942; her death) by aurelia
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aurelia Clark Gable (his fourth wife) and Carole Lombard (her second & sadly, last, due to her death from an airplane crash) Lombard's career was cut short when she died at the age of 33 in a plane crash while returning from a World War II Bond tour. (m.1939–1942; her death)
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The Fairey Swordfish was a torpedo bomber used by the Royal Navy during World War Two. Affectionately known as the "Stringbag", it was by lucinda
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lucinda The Fairey Swordfish was a torpedo bomber used by the Royal Navy during World War Two. Affectionately known as the "Stringbag", it was
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