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History as this woman sees it. The serious, the kitsch, the opinionated. Companion to http://www.kitsch-slapped.com/
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Grace Darling

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Here’s Miss Aerial Mail, New South Wales, c. 1922

Here’s Miss Aerial Mail, New South Wales, c. 1922 | Herstory | Scoop.it
Here’s Miss Aerial Mail, New South Wales, c. 1922.
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Harper Lee – a life in pictures

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Nelle Harper Lee, author of the hugely loved novel To Kill A Mockingbird, has died. Her famously reclusive existence meant few photographs have emerged of her. These are a few
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Beautiful Vintage Portraits of European Girls from the First Miss Europe in 1929

Beautiful Vintage Portraits of European Girls from the First Miss Europe in 1929 | Herstory | Scoop.it
Miss Europe 1929 was the first annual Miss Europe. Miss Hungary's Elzbieta Simon won the first Miss Europe ever. Here's a gallery of beautiful portraits of 16 European girls from Europe competed in the pageant (we miss the pictures of Miss Greece and Miss Luxembourg).
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Gorgeous #vintage portraits

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Welcome to the Collection, Sylvia Rivera

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Luis Carle’s photograph, taken the Saturday before the 2000 Gay Pride Parade in New York City, depicts Sylvia Rivera (1951–2002), a transgender person who was a leading figure in the quest for LGBTQ rights. Rivera sits in the center of...
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Vera Mcginnis, bronc rider, was the first woman in rodeo to wear pants like the men

Vera Mcginnis, bronc rider, was the first woman in rodeo to wear pants like the men | Herstory | Scoop.it

Vera Mcginnis, bronc rider, was the first woman in rodeo to wear pants like the men. Instead of having the ‘masculine’ zipper in the front, she designed the zipper to be on the side for a more ‘feminine’ look.


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Always the Bridal Secretary, never the bride...

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Always the Bridal Secretary, never the bride *sigh*
“Grey Villet - Jennie Magill at work, 1956.
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Female inmates of San Quentin State Prison

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“Female inmates of San Quentin State Prison and their very fine hats. 2/?.
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A woman commits suicide, 1942

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“A woman commits suicide, 1942
by I. Russell Sorgi
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Beautiful black women of the Victorian Era

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“Beautiful black women of the Victorian era. Many of these photos were taken while slavery was still legal in America.
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Meanwhile, back at the bar…

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Meanwhile, back at the bar…

Via.

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Vintage 1940s

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1940s. Via.
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Jessie Matthews 1936

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“1936 pensive and dramatic portrait photograph of Jessie Matthews, taken by Otto Dyar. A stunning view of the harem princess in the Moorish inspired backdrop. From her role in It’s...
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African-American Flapper, 1920s

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I adore her braids! Circa 1920s. For sale here.
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Harlem, New York City, 1940

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lovelyfantasticpeace: “Harlem, New York City 1940. By Martine Barrat. ”
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Mutiny In The Big House Monogram Pictures Corp Men In Drag Crossdressing Movie Memorabilia

Mutiny In The Big House Monogram Pictures Corp Men In Drag Crossdressing Movie Memorabilia | Herstory | Scoop.it
fair-oaks-antiques:
“Vintage Glossy 8 x 10 Photo Mutiny In The Big House Monogram Pictures Corp Men In Drag Crossdressing Movie Memorabilia
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Cuz nothings funnier than a man in dress

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Dawson | Skagway Stories

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This photo is from the Dawson City Museum and Historical Society Collection and is available from the Yukon Archives for a few dollars. I have always wondered what her story was, certainly she laughs with her wrinkled dress as if she doesn’t have a care.  Laugh on Lady – worthy of a bard’s ballad.
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Native American Woman Tintype

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A few weeks ago, my husband & I attended an auction at the Cass Country Historical Society. The museum was deaccessioning hundreds of items in order to raise funds to replace the historic St. J...
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Femme Fatales: 35 Vintage Female Mug Shots

Femme Fatales: 35 Vintage Female Mug Shots | Herstory | Scoop.it
Alice Adeline Cook - Photograph by The Sydney Justice & Police Museum     Following up from the Sifter's original vintage mug shots post, this time the women get the 'spotlight' as th...
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The O’Gorman Chorus girls on the beach at Worthing, June 1935

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Summer!
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“ The O’Gorman Chorus girls on the beach at Worthing, June 1935
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1930s pre-code photograph of Peggy Shannon

1930s pre-code photograph of Peggy Shannon | Herstory | Scoop.it
That coat!
“ Grapefruit Moon: 1930s pre-code photograph of Peggy Shannon, shown as a sophisticated flapper it girl by Otto Dyar
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An original 1942 photograph of the pretty blonde actress Marjorie Woodworth

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An original 1942 photograph of the pretty blonde actress Marjorie Woodworth. A stunning bathing beauty view of the pin up in a comical quizzical pose aiming for the beaches of Brooklyn. Publicity for...

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DPopTart, blackhistoryalbum: Portrait of Mrs. Joseph...

DPopTart, blackhistoryalbum: Portrait of Mrs. Joseph... | Herstory | Scoop.it
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“ Portrait of Mrs. Joseph Bridges, 1910
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Curated by Deanna Dahlsad
An opinionated woman obsessed with objects, entertained by ephemera, intrigued by researching, fascinated by culture & addicted to writing. The wind says my name; doesn't put an @ in front of it, so maybe you don't notice. http://www.kitsch-slapped.com
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A Marketing Mix
Adventures in advertising and marketing - the contemporary, the historical, and the hysterical. http://deanna.dahlsad.com/
Antiques & Vintage Collectibles
Collecting old things; heirlooms and new to you things! Companion to http://www.inherited-values.com/
Colorful Prism Of Racism
Racism past and present. Companion to http://www.kitsch-slapped.com/category/colorful-prism-of-racism/
Consumption Junction
Consumerism meets marketing; who & what manipulates the free market of goods & services. See also: http://www.kitsch-slapped.com/category/ze-big-mouth-promotions-stuff/
Crimes Against Humanity
From lone gunmen on hills to mass movements. Depressing as hell, really.
Cultural History
The roots of culture; history and pre-history.
Dare To Be A Feminist
I do. http://www.kitsch-slapped.com/category/hey-sister-can-you-spare-some-social-change/
For Art's Sake-1
Art, crafts, and the people who make them. To inspire and purchase. Companion to http://www.ululating-undulating-ungulate.com/
Herstory
History as this woman sees it. The serious, the kitsch, the opinionated. Companion to http://www.kitsch-slapped.com/
In The Name Of God
Mainly acts done in the name of religion, but also discussions of atheism, faith, & spirituality.
Kinsanity
Let's just say I have reasons to learn more about mental health, special needs children, psychology, and the like.
Kitsch
Mostly vintage and retro "badness" but you can decide how delicious it is. http://www.kitschy-kitschy-coo.com/blog/
Nerdy Needs
The stuff of nerdy, geeky, dreams.
Readin', 'Ritin', and (Publishing) 'Rithmetic
The meaning behind the math of the bottom line in publishing and the media. For writers, publishers, and bloggers (which are a combination of the two).
Sex Positive
Sexuality as a human right.
Vintage Living Today For A Future Tomorrow
It's as easy to romanticize the past as it is to demonize it; instead, let's learn from it. More than living simply, more than living 'green', thrifty grandmas knew the importance of the 'economics' in Home Economics. The history of home ec, lessons in thrift, practical tips and ideas from the past focused on sustainability for families and out planet. Companion to http://www.thingsyourgrandmotherknew.com/
Visiting The Past
Travel based on grande ideas, locations, and persons of the past.
Walking On Sunshine
Stuff that makes me smile.
You Call It Obsession & Obscure; I Call It Research & Important
Links to (many of) my columns and articles.