International Women's Day

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Wanda Gág is the writer and illustrator of "Millions of Cats," the oldest American picture book still in print.

Wanda Gág is the writer and illustrator of "Millions of Cats," the oldest American picture book still in print.

Anna May Wong became a fashion icon and had achieved international stardom in 1924. Frustrated by the stereotypical supporting roles she reluctantly played in Hollywood, Wong left for Europe in the late 1920s, where she starred in several notable plays and films, among them Piccadilly (1929).

Anna May Wong became a fashion icon and had achieved international stardom in 1924. Frustrated by the stereotypical supporting roles she reluctantly played in Hollywood, Wong left for Europe in the late 1920s, where she starred in several notable plays and films, among them Piccadilly (1929).

How a feminist stood up to trolls and measurably changed Wikipedia’s coverage of women scientists – Wikimedia Blog #womensday #womenshistorymonth

How a feminist stood up to trolls and measurably changed Wikipedia’s coverage of women scientists – Wikimedia Blog #womensday #womenshistorymonth

Maud Gonne MacBride (1866-1953) was an English-born Irish revolutionary, suffragette and actress. Of Anglo-Irish stock and birth, she was won over to Irish nationalism by the plight of evicted people in the Land Wars. She also actively agitated for Home Rule.

Maud Gonne MacBride (1866-1953) was an English-born Irish revolutionary, suffragette and actress. Of Anglo-Irish stock and birth, she was won over to Irish nationalism by the plight of evicted people in the Land Wars. She also actively agitated for Home Rule.

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Click through to download this frame to overlay your social media pictures. Or go here: https://www.facebook.com/wikipedia/

You can get this frame for your  social media profile pictures here: https://www.facebook.com/wikipedia/

You can get this frame for your social media profile pictures here: https://www.facebook.com/wikipedia/

File:Elena Piscopia portrait.jpg

File:Elena Piscopia portrait.jpg

Amelia Earnhart and Eleanore Roosevelt, 1935, public domain via Wikimedia Commons.

Amelia Earnhart and Eleanore Roosevelt, 1935, public domain via Wikimedia Commons.

Anna Atkins is considered the first person to publish a book illustrated with photographic images. She may have also been the first woman to create a photograph.

Anna Atkins is considered the first person to publish a book illustrated with photographic images. She may have also been the first woman to create a photograph.

Mary Anning was paleontologist who became known around the world for important finds she made in Jurassic marine fossil beds. Her findings contributed to important changes in scientific thinking about prehistoric life and the history of the Earth.

Mary Anning was paleontologist who became known around the world for important finds she made in Jurassic marine fossil beds. Her findings contributed to important changes in scientific thinking about prehistoric life and the history of the Earth.

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