Rare Photos of Unique Women Throughout History
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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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1805: Sacagawea Becomes The First Woman To Vote In A US Democratic Process
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1839: Dorothy Catherine Draper, The First Woman Ever Photographed
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Prohibition: A Woman With A Hollowed-Out CanePhoto: Facebook / Library of Congress