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


1990: A Woman Defends Her Home is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list 17 Rare Photos of Unique Women Throughout History
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1922: Women Arrested For Exposed Knees At A Pool


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1901: Woman With A Box Camera


1901: Woman With A Box Camera is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list 17 Rare Photos of Unique Women Throughout History
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