Colorized by translator Olga Shirnina, this is great work – and, thank god, clearly labeled. I cannot count how many times I’ve seen names mismatched to these photos while doing research. Notable among these is former RP Lyudmila Pavlichenko. :)
Colorized Photos of Soviet Female Snipers from WW2
Newly-colorized photos highlight the female Russian snipers of WW2 - including RP fave Lyudmila Pavlichenko!
Sor Juana and Lyudmila Pavlichenko get their turn in the sun!
Proving RP is ahead of its time, two previous entries have just gotten their own TV series and a movie released in America!
RP Theatre: Negotiation Tactics!
In which the RPs teach you how to negotiate!
When her beloved college of history was bombed by the Germans, this woman began a dark path that would see her become history's deadliest female sniper -- and one of Eleanor Roosevelt's best friends.
The Women Who Shaped Early D&D
“I’d never written fiction. But I was so mad—Don’t tell me I can’t do something—so I did it.”
Horse-Riding Lady Librarians Were the Great Depression's Bookmobiles
Packs of female librarians once roamed the hills of Kentucky, dispensing books to those whom they encountered.
31-year-old runs race while 5 months pregnant, in 110 degree heat.
“I think that a lot of people say things like you run like a girl. That doesn’t mean you have to run soft or you have to run dainty. It means that you’re strong.”
The Last Known Survivor of the Mexican Revolution Was a Soldadera
One of the oldest living people in 2015 was a woman who'd fought in the Mexican Revolution - not unlike Petra Herrera, earlier covered here.
All-girl Engineering Team Invents Solar-Powered Tent for Homeless
The tent folds up into a backpack, has lights and USB ports, and went through some tough testing - including being torn open by a knife.
The Woman Behind the US's Only National Memorial for Female Vets
The museum's 1860s letter from Clara Barton says it all: "From the storm lashed decks of the Mayflower to the present hour, women have stood like a rock for the welfare and glory of the history of our country ... and one might well add: unwritten, unrewarded, and unrecognized.”
When invaders threatened her island home, she declared herself a living god, raised an army, and fought them tooth, nail, and occasional grenade.
When the Japanese invaded the Philippines, this beauty queen traded face powders for explosive ones.
When this princess had her life ruined by an unstoppable warrior, she: became a fervent ascetic for years and got a divine boon; killed herself to reincarnate faster; came back as a man; and killed the man who'd wronged her, in the stunning climax of the world's longest epic poem.
Somalia's ballsiest queen, she took power from men either figuratively or literally - by ordering much of the gender castrated.…
In 1931, a seventeen-year-old girl struck out Babe Ruth and Lou Gehrig in front of a crowd of thousands -- and then was benched into obscurity.