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In 1928 Aviatrix Elinor Smith then 16 earned national recognition as the youngest pilot to receive a license from the FAA. Orville Wright signed her license. Smith is the first -- and only -- pilot to fly under all four bridges over the East River in NYC. Great Women, Amazing Women, Female Pilot, Aviators Women, Amelia Earhart, Thing 1, Roaring Twenties, Victor Hugo, Women In History

SCHS Photo of the Week: March 13, 2015

Elinor Smith of Freeport, one of Long Island's first female pilots. Image © Suffolk County Historical Society. All rights reserved.

Photo of Harriet Quimby (May 1875 – July for fans of Celebrities who died young. an early American aviator and a movie screenwriter. Early American, American Civil War, American Women, American History, Bark At The Moon, Celebrities Who Died, Female Pilot, Tough Girl, Women In History

Harriet Quimby – Aviatrix

Although her career as a pilot lasted a mere 11 months, Harriet Quimby left an indelible mark on aviation history as both the first American woman to become a licensed pilot and the first woman to cross the English Channel. A gifted journalist with a deep love of the theatre, Harriet Quimby first made a…

Dolly Shephard - Parachutist and aerial performer She survived an eight year career as Britain's "Queen of the Air" and before her death in (at age she flew with the Red Devils, whose modern parachuting techniques she greatly admired. Steampunk Costume, Steampunk Fashion, Victorian Fashion, Belle Epoque, Great Women, Amazing Women, Old Photos, Vintage Photos, Vintage Photographs

steam my aviatrix

I'm interested in making an aviatrix costume based on several 1910 photos. Can any of you recommend patterns and steamifying alterations? Pictures (large ones)after the cut: Matilde Moisant. No, that's a PRE-Nazi swastika. Yes, that does in fact look like velvet in the second picture. Harriet…

woman in fur parka with fur trim Eskimo Woman 1899 nothing unconventional.she looks so MODERN and beautiful.Eskimo Woman 1899 nothing unconventional.she looks so MODERN and beautiful. Native American History, Native American Indians, Native Americans, American Symbols, We Are The World, People Of The World, Vintage Photographs, Vintage Photos, Graphic Novel

Eskimo woman in fur parka with fur trim

Eskimo woman in fur parka with fur trim, ca. 1899 Photographer: Warner, Arthur Churchill Subjects (LCSH): Eskimo women--Alaska Parkas--Alaska Digital Collection: Arthur Churchill Warner Photographs content.lib.washington.edu/warnerweb/index.html Item Number: WAR0497 Persistent URL: content.lib.washington.edu/u?/warner,455 Visit Special Collections reproductions and rights page for information on ordering a copy. University of Washington Libraries. Digital…

The Ainu, also known as Aynu, are an indigenous people of Japan and Eastern Russia. According to recent research, the Ainu people originated from a merger Asian History, Black History, Art History, Samurai, Historical Clothing, Historical Photos, Old Photos, Vintage Photos, Ainu People

Aino groups, Japan

Japan – Aino. Cliché print, unknown. Found among Museum keeper Thomsen’s posthumous papers. No. es_b_00526

An Inuit/Aleut/Yupik (not certain which Nation) Hunter: A seal hunter is seen walking on land, his snow shoes helping him easily slide across the frozen land Inuit People, Native American Photos, Arctic Circle, People Of The World, First Nations, Creepy, Survival, Nike, Horror Makeup

Inside the life of the Inuit: Extraordinary photographs document how Alaska's Eskimos survived some of the world's coldest winters

Photographed between 1909 and 1932, the collection offers a rare glimpse in the natives' everyday life from hunting polar bears, to building igloos, to their personal dwellings inside.

The Inuit Way of Life: An Early Childhood Introduction to Exploration and Native Americans Inuit Kunst, Arte Inuit, Inuit Art, Native American Children, Native American Tribes, Native American History, Native Americans, Leather Work Gloves, Inuit People

The Inuit Way of Life

{It's important for children to understand the history of our country - even before it became a nation in 1776. November being "American Indian Heritage Month" makes it a great time to explore the...

Aleut hunters in gut-skin jackets, Aleut Islands, Alaska. North American Tribes, Native American History, American Life, Alaska, Antique Photos, Old Photos, Fort Ross, Mode Costume, Inuit Art

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windthebastard: “ Aleut hunters in gut-skin jackets, Aleut Islands, Alaska. ”

Tinted photograph of inuit from Greenland aboard the Gjoa, the first ship through the Northwest Passage, Native American Photos, Native American Indians, Old Photos, Vintage Photos, Greenland Travel, Inuit People, Inuit Art, Arctic Circle, Fauna

Fire inuiter fra Grønland ombord i "Gjøa", 1903

Tittel / Title: Fire inuiter fra Grønland ombord i "Gjøa" Motiv / Motif: Kolorert glasspositiv. Dato / Date: 1903 Fotograf / Photographer: ukjent / unknown Sted / Place: Grønland Eier / Owner Institution: Nasjonalbiblioteket / National Library of Norway Lenke / Link: nabo.nb.no/trip?_b=amundsen&emne=&sted=&motiv... Bildesignatur / Image Number: bldsa_NPRA0154

What are Native American words for bear - Answers Martin Scorsese, Renoir, Alfred Hitchcock, Dalai Lama, Cthulhu, Stanley Kubrick, Brainstorm, Nanook Of The North, Inuit People

R.J Flaherty "grandfather" of ethnofiction. Made Nanouk of the North Moana, and Man of Aran

arcticmuseum: “ That baby is absurdly cute. Photo of an Inuit woman, probably from Baffin Island or Labrador, in a summerweight amautik with baby in the hood. Taken by Reginald Wilcox, probably in ” Inuit Clothing, Inuit People, Tlingit, Inuit Art, Anthropologie, Native American History, People Of The World, Tribal Art, First Nations

The Peary-MacMillan Arctic Museum: Photo

Located on Bowdoin College's campus in Brunswick, Maine, the Peary-MacMillan Arctic Museum is devoted to Arctic exploration, cultures, and biology. This blog will showcase behind-the-scenes photos, special peeks into our collections, and other fun news from our museum!