Weird History 17 Rare Photos of Unique Women Throughout History  

Mick Jacobs
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List Rules Vote up the photos depicting the most mind-blowing facts of women's history.

Captured below are images depicting women throughout different eras of history. As a group obstructed by sexism over many centuries, women often fail to have their actions or accounts recognized for their contributions. 

Depicted in these images are a number of firsts for women, simultaneously placed against many injustices they've endured for simply being female. It is a complicated gallery that reveals the complicated histories of history's oppressed sex, and how it still manages to thrive amidst systemic misogyny.

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1899: Anne Oakley Shooting From The Shoulder


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1990: A Woman Defends Her Home


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1922: Women Arrested For Exposed Knees At A Pool


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1839: Dorothy Catherine Draper, The First Woman Ever Photographed


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