Lady Florence Norman, a suffragette, on her motor-scooter in 1916, travelling to work at offices in London where she was a supervisor. The scooter was a birthday present from her husband, the journalist and Liberal politician Sir Henry Norman.
One of the world's great Moms was Josephine Baker. She adopted 12 children, which she called her Rainbow Tribe. She wanted to prove that "children of different ethnicities and religions could still be brothers."
NYC. Times Square, August 14, 1945.. Celebrating the Surrender in V-J day. // Pictured is, arguably, the single most famous still image of the 20th century: a sailor kissing a nurse (Alfred Eisenstaedt—Time & Life Pictures/Getty Images)