(1874) Nace en Algorta MARÍA GOYRI, literata, investigadora, profesora, defensora de los derechos de la mujer.  Hija natural de Amalia Goyri, una costurera de gran carácter, gran cultura, y librepensadora, que educó a su hija sin tener en cuenta las convenciones de la época. Fue la primera mujer que obtuvo la licenciatura de Filosofía y Letras, en 1896, y  el doctorado en 1909. Se casó con Ramón Menéndez Pidal, con quien tuvo tres hijos y murió en Madrid en 1954.

(1874) Nace en Algorta MARÍA GOYRI, literata, investigadora, profesora, defensora de los derechos de la mujer. Hija natural de Amalia Goyri, una costurera de gran carácter, gran cultura, y librepensadora, que educó a su hija sin tener en cuenta las convenciones de la época. Fue la primera mujer que obtuvo la licenciatura de Filosofía y Letras, en 1896, y el doctorado en 1909. Se casó con Ramón Menéndez Pidal, con quien tuvo tres hijos y murió en Madrid en 1954.

Cara de bicicleta

Cara de bicicleta

A picture found in a Dutch article in a late 50's magazine, about women wearing trousers.  A summary of the text: "Imagine the summer of 1905. At the races at Auteuil (near Paris) a woman appeared wearing trousers in public for the first time. Her name is unknown, but this is a picture of her. Police men had to protect her against the curiosity and outrage of the crowd. The incident dominated the newspapers for days on end. It wasn't until the 1920's that women wearing trousers reappeared...

A picture found in a Dutch article in a late 50's magazine, about women wearing trousers. A summary of the text: "Imagine the summer of 1905. At the races at Auteuil (near Paris) a woman appeared wearing trousers in public for the first time. Her name is unknown, but this is a picture of her. Police men had to protect her against the curiosity and outrage of the crowd. The incident dominated the newspapers for days on end. It wasn't until the 1920's that women wearing trousers reappeared...

Dorothy Day with her prison dress. On November 1917 Day went to prison for being one of forty women in front of the White House protesting women's exclusion from the electorate.

Dorothy Day with her prison dress. On November 1917 Day went to prison for being one of forty women in front of the White House protesting women's exclusion from the electorate.

Queen Fawzia of Iran, first wife of the shah, originally princess of Egypt daughter of queen Nazli and king Farouk.

Queen Fawzia of Iran, first wife of the shah, originally princess of Egypt daughter of queen Nazli and king Farouk.

Rare vintage photograph of an onna-bugeisha, one of the female warriors of the upper social classes in feudal Japan

Rare vintage photograph of an onna-bugeisha, one of the female warriors of the upper social classes in feudal Japan

Minneapolis women lining up to vote for the first time in a presidential election, 1920

Minneapolis women lining up to vote for the first time in a presidential election, 1920

Marie Curie in 1903 at the time she was awarded her Nobel prize in Chemistry

Is this the greatest meeting of minds ever? Einstein and Curie among SEVENTEEN nobel prize winners at historic conference

Marie Curie in 1903 at the time she was awarded her Nobel prize in Chemistry

Elizabeth Garrett Anderson (1836-1917)   The first woman to qualify as a doctor in Britain. She founded a hospital for poor women and children in London.

Elizabeth Garrett Anderson (1836-1917) The first woman to qualify as a doctor in Britain. She founded a hospital for poor women and children in London.

Harlem Ladies, 1938. this is one of my favorite vintage photographs ever.

Harlem Ladies, 1938. this is one of my favorite vintage photographs ever.

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