Joan Clarke Murray codebreaker at Bletchley Park during World War II, became deputy head of Hut 8 in 1944. Code breaking was almost exclusively done by men during the war. Clarke was paid less than the men and felt that she was prevented from progressing further because of her gender. She was a English cryptanalyst and numismatist ~

Joan Clarke, the cryptanalyst war-heroine, and the women of Bletchley Park (you never heard of)

Joan Clarke Murray codebreaker at Bletchley Park during World War II, became deputy head of Hut 8 in 1944. Code breaking was almost exclusively done by men during the war. Clarke was paid less than the men and felt that she was prevented from progressing further because of her gender. She was a English cryptanalyst and numismatist ~

Vintage photo victorian London street children (reminds me of Sherlock Holmes's Baker Street Boys).

Vintage photo victorian London street children (reminds me of Sherlock Holmes's Baker Street Boys).

An ice cream vendor wearing waders sells Bailey's ice cream to two women bathing in the sea at Brighton. (Photo by George W. Hales/Fox Photos/Getty Images). 7th August 1939

An ice cream vendor wearing waders sells Bailey's ice cream to two women bathing in the sea at Brighton. (Photo by George W. Hales/Fox Photos/Getty Images). 7th August 1939

The unique and elegant style of 1920's women's fashions - The Bob! Illustrating once again an androgynous look.

The unique and elegant style of 1920's women's fashions - The Bob! Illustrating once again an androgynous look.

Mennonites. This photo is just as intriguing to me as it is creepy. I hear banjos... thanks Reddit!

I think this belongs here.

Mennonites. This photo is just as intriguing to me as it is creepy. I hear banjos... thanks Reddit!

The 1920s is the decade in which fashion entered the modern era. It was the decade in which women first abandoned the more restricting fashi...

The 1920s is the decade in which fashion entered the modern era. It was the decade in which women first abandoned the more restricting fashi...

stunning vintage snapshots show the beauty of African-American women in their normal lives from between 1920s to 1940s.

Stunning Vintage Photos Show The Beauty Of African-American Women From Between 1920s And 1940s

stunning vintage snapshots show the beauty of African-American women in their normal lives from between 1920s to 1940s.

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