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Harriet Tubman, Underground Railroad conductor - one of my heroes

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Harriet Tubman, born Araminta Harriet Ross, was an abolitionist who rescued more than 300 slaves using the Underground Railroad, a Union spy during the Civil War and women's suffragist.

"Harriet Tubman, slave, abolitionist, spy and 1st woman to lead an armed expedition during war. Born into slavery, she was beaten, 'hired out' and suffered seizures from being hit by a heavy weight. After escaping, she later made ~19 trips to rescue a total of over 300 slaves, sometimes using the Underground Railroad. Called 'Black Moses', she carried a gun and threatened to shoot any slave who would turn back. She was a Union spy during the Civil War and struggled for women's suffrage."

"Harriet Tubman, slave, abolitionist, spy and 1st woman to lead an armed expedition during war. Born into slavery, she was beaten, 'hired out' and suffered seizures from being hit by a heavy weight. After escaping, she later made ~19 trips to rescue a total of over 300 slaves, sometimes using the Underground Railroad. Called 'Black Moses', she carried a gun and threatened to shoot any slave who would turn back. She was a Union spy during the Civil War and struggled for women's suffrage."

Harriet Tubman. One of my favorite quotes of hers, "I freed a thousand slaves I could have freed a thousand more if only they knew they were slaves."

Harriet Tubman (born Araminta March 1822 – March was an African-American abolitionist, humanitarian and Union spy during the American Civil War.

Survivors...seen it all.

This photo was taken in Washington DC in 1916 at the Convention of Former Slaves. Pictured from left to right is Annie Parram age Anna Angales age Elizabeth Berkeley age 125 and Sadie Thompson age This isn't history. This is herstory!

Shirley Chisholm (1924-2005) was the first Black woman ever elected to Congress in 1969, campaigning on the motto “Unbought and Unbossed.”  She became the first Black woman to declare her candidacy for the Democratic nomination for President in 1972 receiving over 150 delegate votes. She served in Congress until Jan. 1983 and continued to speak for rights of women, people of color and the poor. She was a founding member of the Congressional Black Caucus and the National Women’s Political…

Chisholm '72

Shirley Chisholm- she became the first African-American woman elected to Congress. On January she became the first major-party black candidate for President of the United States and the first woman to run for the Democratic presidential nomination.

AIN'T I A WOMAN?  Sojourner Truth and the Liberation of America's Smallest Women

AIN’T I A WOMAN? Sojourner Truth, and the Liberation of America’s Smallest Women

July 26 - Abolitionist and women’s rights activist Sojourner Truth delivered her most famous speech “Ain’t I a Woman?” at a women’s rights conference in Akron, Ohio. It became a classic speech of the women’s rights movement.

Victorian portraits .... I don't know what he said to her, but it sure got a reaction! I just love this - puts a smile on my face!

Victorian photo booth

Funny pictures about Victorian photo booth. Oh, and cool pics about Victorian photo booth. Also, Victorian photo booth photos.

Here's the Story of the Time Harriet Tubman Demanded $20 For Her Parents' Freedom

Here's the Story of the Time Harriet Tubman Demanded $20 For Her Parents' Freedom

"If you hear the dogs, keep going. If you see the torches in the woods, keep going. If there’s shouting after you, keep going. Don’t ever stop. Keep going. If you want a taste of freedom, keep going." - Harriet Tubman.    [Applies to many situations. More wonderful older women at https://www.pinterest.com/yrauntruth/grow-up-age-croning/  ]

Harriet Tubman: "If you hear the dogs, keep going. If you see the torches in the woods, keep going. If there’s shouting after you, keep going. Keep going. If you want a taste of freedom, keep going.

Helen Keller seen here reading braille. Helen Keller was the first person who was deafblind to attend and graduate from college: Radcliffe in 1904.

Helen Keller Biography and Facts

Helen Adams Keller (June 27 1880 – June 1 was an American author, political activist, and lecturer. She was the first deafblind person to earn a Bachelor of Arts degree.

Mag Palm was twenty-four years old in 1860. She lived with her husband Alfred and their son Joseph, who was not quite one year old. In the black community she was better know as “Maggie Bluecoat” for the sky-blue uniform coat of an officer of the War of 1812 that she wore when she served as a conductor on the Underground Railroad. Mag was so notorious for helping slaves escape that on several occasions slave-owners from Maryland attempted to kidnap her and sell her into slavery to put an end…

Margaret “Mag” Palm - Before the Civil War she served as a “conductor” on the Underground Railroad, earning the nickname Maggie Bluecoat for the blue military uniform coat she wore while conducting fugitive slaves to the North.

Fe del Mundo, Harvard Medical School’s  first female student, was admitted because she was brilliant... and because they didn’t realize she was a woman.

Fe del Mundo - Filipino pediatrician and Harvard Medical School's first female student. She was admitted because she was brilliant.and because they didn't realize she was a woman. Del Mundo founded the first pediatric hospital in the Philippines.

civil war ladies' uniform | The 1st and only woman Medal of Honor recipient: A statue in her honor ...

Mary Edwards Walker, one of the nation’s million women veterans, was the only woman to earn the Medal of Honor, for her service during the Civil War.

Dr Alfred Blalock

BLACK HISTORY MONTH: Vivien Thomas, African-American surgical technician who developed the procedures used to treat blue baby syndrome in the Thomas was also offered the position of Chief of Surgery at his alma mater, Johns Hopkins in

Harriet Tubman, Auburn, New York, 1911.    Source: Library of Congress

Harriet Tubman - An American woman who escaped from slavery in the South to become a leading abolitionist before the American Civil War. She led hundreds of slaves to freedom in the North along the route of the Underground Railroad.

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