Famous Women in 19th and 20th Century History

The Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America has an unparalleled collection of photographs of women whose lives made a difference in the way our country has evolved. The prints in this collection cover historic events relating to women's history, including the women's suffrage movement. Amelia Earhart, Queen Victoria and Helen Keller are just a few of the famous women featured in this gallery.

8x10 SEPIA PRINT EARHART WEARS FLIGHT HELMET PEARLS 1926

8x10 SEPIA PRINT EARHART WEARS FLIGHT HELMET PEARLS 1926

"EARHART, IN PLANE, WEARING FLIGHT HELMET AND PEARLS," photographer unknown, 1926. Available in 8"x10" print and as a framed print

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  • Price: $9.49

DOCUMENT: AMELIA EARHART JOB APPLICATION WOMEN'S ED UNION 1926

DOCUMENT: AMELIA EARHART JOB APPLICATION WOMEN'S ED UNION 1926

"AMELIA EARHART JOB APPLICATION, WOMEN'S EDUCATIONAL AND INDUSTRIAL UNION," 1926.

Available in 12"x18" print.

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  • Price: $18.00

PHOTO: AMELIA EARHART AT BRAVES FIELD WITH JUDGE FUCHS, 1932

PHOTO: AMELIA EARHART AT BRAVES FIELD WITH JUDGE FUCHS, 1932

"AMELIA EARHART at BRAVES FIELD, JULY, 1932," photograph by Leslie Jones, July, 1932. Available as an 11" x 14" b/w glossy photograph

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PHOTO: PORTRAIT OF AMELIA EARHART IN BOSTON, MA, 1928

PHOTO: PORTRAIT OF AMELIA EARHART IN BOSTON, MA, 1928

"PORTRAIT OF AMELIA EARHART IN BOSTON, MA, 1928," photograph by Leslie Jones, 1928. Available as an 11" x 14" b/w glossy photograph

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PHOTO: WELLESLEY COLLEGE, WELLESLEY, MASSACHUSETTS, 1903

PHOTO: WELLESLEY COLLEGE, WELLESLEY, MASSACHUSETTS, 1903

PHOTO: WELLESLEY COLLEGE, WELLESLEY, MASSACHUSETTS, October 30, 1903. Photograph by Elmer Chickering. Click on the image for more details.

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PHOTO: 50th ANNIVERSARY OF WELLESLEY COLLEGE, 1925

PHOTO: 50th ANNIVERSARY OF WELLESLEY COLLEGE, 1925

PHOTO: 50th ANNIVERSARY OF WELLESLEY COLLEGE, 1925. Women dressed in white processing in a field at the Wellesley College 50th Anniversary Celebration. Click on the image for more details.

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PHOTO: "PORTRAIT OF KATHARINE LEE BATES," circa 1885

PHOTO: "PORTRAIT OF KATHARINE LEE BATES," circa 1885

"PORTRAIT OF KATHARINE LEE BATES," creator not identified, circa 1885.

11" x 14" glossy photo.

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  • Price: $18.00

PHOTO: COLLEGE WOMEN MARCHING SUFFRAGE PARADE NEW YORK 1910

PHOTO: COLLEGE WOMEN MARCHING SUFFRAGE PARADE NEW YORK 1910

"COLLEGE WOMEN MARCHING IN A SUFFRAGE PARADE IN NEW YORK CITY," 1910.

8"x12" glossy photograph.

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PHOTO: WOMEN IN GOVERNMENT SERVICE MARCHING SUFFRAGE PARADE 1913

PHOTO: WOMEN IN GOVERNMENT SERVICE MARCHING SUFFRAGE PARADE 1913

GROUP OF WOMEN IN GOVERNMENT SERVICE MARCHING IN SUFFRAGE PARADE, March 3, 1913

8"x12" glossy photograph.

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CHARLOTTE PERKINS GILMAN, TRAIN, SEATTLE SUFFRAGE TRIP," CA 1900

CHARLOTTE PERKINS GILMAN, TRAIN, SEATTLE SUFFRAGE TRIP," CA 1900

"PORTRAIT OF CHARLOTTE PERKINS GILMAN, STANDING IN FRONT OF TRAIN ON SEATTLE SUFFRAGE TRIP," CA 1900

8" x 10" glossy sepia photo.

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"PORTRAIT OF EMMELINE PANKHURST, ENGLISH SUFFRAGETTE," CA 1910

"PORTRAIT OF EMMELINE PANKHURST, ENGLISH SUFFRAGETTE," CA 1910

"PORTRAIT OF EMMELINE PANKHURST, ENGLISH SUFFRAGETTE," CA 1910

8" x 12" glossy sepia photo.

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PHOTO: WOMEN STANDING OUTSIDE SUFFRAGE HEADQUARTERS, OHIO, 1912

PHOTO: WOMEN STANDING OUTSIDE SUFFRAGE HEADQUARTERS, OHIO, 1912

"WOMEN STANDING OUTSIDE THE WOMAN SUFFRAGE HEADQUARTERS OF OHIO," 1912

12" x 13" or 5" x 6" (approximate) glossy sepia photo.

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GROUP PORTRAIT SUSAN B. ANTHONY RIDING HORSES IN YOSEMITE, 1895

GROUP PORTRAIT SUSAN B. ANTHONY RIDING HORSES IN YOSEMITE, 1895

"ANNA HOWARD SHAW, SUSAN B. ANTHONY, AND OTHERS RIDING IN YOSEMITE," Photograph by George Fiske, 1895.

8" x 12" glossy sepia photograph.

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FRAMED ANNA SHAW, SUSAN B. ANTHONY RIDING IN YOSEMITE, 1895

FRAMED ANNA SHAW, SUSAN B. ANTHONY RIDING IN YOSEMITE, 1895

"ANNA HOWARD SHAW, SUSAN B. ANTHONY, AND OTHERS RIDING IN YOSEMITE," Photograph by George Fiske, 1895.

8" x 12" glossy sepia photograph with frame.

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  • Price: $46.00
  • Sale Price: $30.00

PHOTO: CITYSCAPE LE HAVRE HARBOR FRANCE 1919, A. HOLMAN

PHOTO: CITYSCAPE LE HAVRE HARBOR FRANCE 1919, A. HOLMAN

"View of the harbor and town of Le Havre taken during Anna Holman's voyage to France," 1919. Holman, Anna (1892-1969), photographer.

Available as 8"x12" photograph.

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PHOTO: "JULIA CHILD at OSS HEADQUARTERS, KANDY, CEYLON," 1943

PHOTO: "JULIA CHILD at OSS HEADQUARTERS, KANDY, CEYLON," 1943

"JULIA CHILD AT OSS HEADQUARTERS, KANDY, CEYLON," 1943. Photograph by Paul Child,

8" x 10" glossy photo.

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  • Price: $15.00

PHOTO: "JULIA CHILD LYING ON BUNK BED, KANDY, CEYLON," 1944

PHOTO: "JULIA CHILD LYING ON BUNK BED, KANDY, CEYLON," 1944

"JULIA CHILD LYING ON BUNK BED, KANDY, CEYLON," 1944. Photograph by Paul Child,

8" x 10" OR 11" x 14" glossy photo.

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  • Price: $25.00

PHOTO: JULIA CHILD KNEADING DOUGH BY KITCHEN WINDOW c 1952

PHOTO: JULIA CHILD KNEADING DOUGH BY KITCHEN WINDOW c 1952

"JULIA CHILD KNEADING DOUGH BY AN OPEN KITCHEN WINDOW, c. 1952," photograph by Paul Child.

8" x 12" or 12" x 18" glossy b/w photo.

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PHOTO: "JULIA CHILD STANDING AT STOVE, PARIS APARTMENT," c. 1950

PHOTO: "JULIA CHILD STANDING AT STOVE, PARIS APARTMENT," c. 1950

"JULIA CHILD STANDING AT THE STOVE AT HER APARTMENT IN PARIS," c. 1950. Photograph by Paul Child,

Available as a 16" x 20" photo, an 11" x 14" glossy photo and as an 8" x 10" photo.

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  • Price: $15.00

PHOTO: WOMEN GOLFERS AT LAS SABANAS GOLF CLUB PANAMA c1926

PHOTO: WOMEN GOLFERS AT LAS SABANAS GOLF CLUB PANAMA c1926

PHOTO: WOMEN GOLFERS AT LAS SABANAS GOLF CLUB PANAMA c1926. Photograph by Jessie Tarbox Beals.

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PORTRAIT OF CARRIE CHAPMAN CATT NY SUFFRAGE CAMPAIGN 1914

PORTRAIT OF CARRIE CHAPMAN CATT NY SUFFRAGE CAMPAIGN 1914

"PORTRAIT OF CARRIE CHAPMAN CATT NEW YORK STATE SUFFRAGE CAMPAIGN, 1914,"

8" x 10" glossy sepia photo.

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"PORTRAIT OF QUEEN VICTORIA WITH FAN," J. BEAGLES & CO., 1907

"PORTRAIT OF QUEEN VICTORIA WITH FAN," J. BEAGLES & CO., 1907

"PORTRAIT OF QUEEN VICTORIA WITH FAN," J. BEAGLES and CO; 1907

11" x 14" glossy photo.

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  • Price: $18.00

"PORTRAIT OF QUEEN VICTORIA," W. & D. DOWNEY, 1868

"PORTRAIT OF QUEEN VICTORIA," W. & D. DOWNEY, 1868

"PORTRAIT OF QUEEN VICTORIA," W. and D. DOWNEY, 1868

8" x 10" glossy photo, $9.49.

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SEPIA PRINT: HELEN KELLER PORTRAIT WITH DOG c1902

SEPIA PRINT: HELEN KELLER PORTRAIT WITH DOG c1902

"PORTRAIT OF HELEN KELLER," photograph by Emily Stokes, circa 1902

Available as 8"x10" print.

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"SITTING PORTRAIT OF LOUISA MAY ALCOTT," 1885

"SITTING PORTRAIT OF LOUISA MAY ALCOTT," 1885

"SITTING PORTRAIT OF LOUISA MAY ALCOTT," 1885, photograph by The Perry Pictures

8" x 10" print.

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  • Price: $8.99
  • Sale Price: $5.99

"PORTRAIT OF HARRIET BEECHER STOWE," by J. D. Wells, 1852

"PORTRAIT OF HARRIET BEECHER STOWE," by J. D. Wells, 1852

"PORTRAIT OF HARRIET BEECHER STOWE," by J. D. Wells

8" x 10" print.

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PHOTO: EMILY BALCH w FOUNDERS & STAFF OF DENNISON HOUSE c1896

PHOTO: EMILY BALCH w FOUNDERS & STAFF OF DENNISON HOUSE c1896

"EMILY BALCH WITH FOUNDERS AND STAFF OF DENNISON HOUSE." creator unidentified, c. 1896.

11" x 14" glossy photo.

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"PORTRAIT OF MARY BUNKER IN GIRL SCOUT UNIFORM, WELLESLEY, MA"

"PORTRAIT OF MARY BUNKER IN GIRL SCOUT UNIFORM, WELLESLEY, MA"

"PORTRAIT OF MARY BUNKER IN GIRL SCOUT UNIFORM, WELLESLEY, MA," 1922

8" x 12" and 12" x 18"glossy sepia photos.

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PHOTO: BRYN MAWR COLLEGE STUDENTS DANCE MAYPOLE MAY DAY 1910

PHOTO: BRYN MAWR COLLEGE STUDENTS DANCE MAYPOLE MAY DAY 1910

"BRYN MAWR COLLEGE STUDENTS PARTICIPATING IN MAY DAY FESTIVITIES," 1910

8" x 12" glossy sepia photo.

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PHOTO: PORTRAIT RED CROSS NURSES WW I WALTER REED HOSPITAL 1918

PHOTO: PORTRAIT RED CROSS NURSES WW I WALTER REED HOSPITAL 1918

"GROUP PORTRAIT OF RED CROSS NURSES DURING WORLD WAR I OUTSIDE AT WALTER REED HOSPITAL," January 28, 1918.

8"x10" glossy sepia photograph.

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PHOTO: MAUD NELSON CHEROKEE INDIAN BASEBALL TEAM c 1910

PHOTO: MAUD NELSON CHEROKEE INDIAN BASEBALL TEAM c 1910

"MISS MAUD NELSON, WITH OLSON'S CHEROKEE INDIAN BALL TEAM, WATERVLIET, MICH." c 1910. Maud Nelson in a pitching stance. Reproduction and photo enlargement of a postcard, Schlesinger Library.

8"x12" photograph.

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PHOTO: ALTHEA GIBSON TENNIS ACTION at the BOSTON GARDEN 1959

PHOTO: ALTHEA GIBSON TENNIS ACTION at the BOSTON GARDEN 1959

"Althea Gibson in Action at the Boston Garden," December 28, 1959

8" x 10" b/w or 11" x 14" sepia glossy photo.

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PHOTO: HAZEL HOTCHKISS WIGHTMAN TENNIS EXHIBITION 1910

PHOTO: HAZEL HOTCHKISS WIGHTMAN TENNIS EXHIBITION 1910

HAZEL HOTCHKISS WIGHTMAN

Glossy Photo: 8" x 10".

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  • Price: $7.99

PHOTO: YANKEE WIVES MRS BABE RUTH, LEFTY GOMEZ FENWAY PARK 1934

PHOTO: YANKEE WIVES MRS BABE RUTH,  LEFTY GOMEZ FENWAY PARK 1934

Yankee Wives Mrs. Babe Ruth and Mrs. Lefty Gomez at Fenway Park, 1934

Photo: 11" x 14".

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8x10 B/W PRINT: JUDY GARLAND CONCERT BOSTON GARDEN 1961

8x10 B/W PRINT: JUDY GARLAND CONCERT BOSTON GARDEN 1961

Judy Garland Concert at the Boston Garden

Print: 8" x 10"

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  • Sale Price: $2.99

PHOTO: HARPIST ON BOSTON SUNDAY POST MAGAZINE COVER 1908

PHOTO: HARPIST ON BOSTON SUNDAY POST MAGAZINE COVER 1908

"HARPIST ON BOSTON SUNDAY POST MAGAZINE COVER 1908,"

8"x10" glossy sepia photograph.

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  • Price: $18.00