Tag Archives: Women

1984: Try Again Jack

“Blind workers on strike; A guide dog leads employees of the Canadian National Institute for the Blind and supporters in a picket at the organization’s offices on Bayview Ave.; south of Lawrence Ave. yesterday. They are members of Local 204 … Continue reading

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1905: Electric Ladyland

This story by Rokeya Sakhawat Hossain appeared in The Indian Ladies’ Magazine in 1905: Sultana’s Dream One evening I was lounging in an easy chair in my bedroom and thinking lazily of the condition of Indian womanhood. I am not … Continue reading

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2016: Cloud Study

Catherine Erb: Cloud Study 32 (Clouds over Water) (2016)

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2020: Ingathering

Joyce Brienza + Deborah Sukenic: Ingathering (2020); from an exhibit at the Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit.

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2016: Big Storm Light

April Gornik: Big Storm Light (2016)

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1982: Press Operators

Russ Marshall: Press Operators, GM Fisher Body Trim Plant, Fort Street, Detroit, Michigan (1982, printed 1997)

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1889: Artist-in-Residence

The celebrated 19th century French painter and sculptor Rosa Bonheur was known for wearing men’s pants, shirts, and ties, as well as participating in traditionally masculine activities such as hunting and smoking. She lived with her lifelong partner, Nathalie Micas … Continue reading

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1955: Tomorrow is Never

Kay Sage: Tomorrow is Never (1955) DESTINY If I turn back at least I shall not have the sun in my face. But then there will always be the long shadow of myself before me.

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1933: Dreams of the Third Reich

A selection from Charlotte Beradt’s Dreams of the Third Reich. Beradt was a journalist in Germany when Hitler took power and, inspired by the first dream below “set out to collect the dreams the Nazi regime had generated”—which she did … Continue reading

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1918: Munitions Girls

Stanhope Forbes: The Munitions Girls (1918)

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