Ready to be inspired by some historic ladies doing groundbreaking things and being just generally being awesome? Well today is your lucky day.
Leola N. King, America’s first female traffic officer, Washington D.C. 
Winnie the Welder, 1943
Maud Wagner, the first well know woman tattooist in the United States, 1907
Railroad workers at lunch. Many were the wives and even mothers of the men who left for war, 1943
Kathrine Switzer becomes the first woman to run the Boston Marathon, despite attempts by the marathon organizer to stop her, 1967
Marina Ginesta, a 17-year-old communist fighter, overlooking Barcelona during the Spanish Civil War, 1936
Female pilots leaving their B-17, “Pistol Packin’ Mama,” c. 1941
Photographer Margaret Bourke-White climbing the Chrysler Building, 1934
Komako Kimura, a prominent Japanese suffragist at a march in New York, 1917
A mason working gigh above Berlin, c. 1900
Jeanne Manford marches with her gay son during a Pride Parade, 1972
18 year old French Résistance fighter, Simone Segouin, during the liberation of Paris, 1944
The first women’s basketball team from Smith College, 1902
Ellen O’Neal, one of the first professional woman skaters, 1976
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