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It came to be known as the Palm Sunday Massacre, the largest mass shooting in the New York area in decades. 10 people were killed that day 30 years ago, including 8 children. Only 1 survivor was found: a crying toddler covered in blood, crawling at the feet of the dead. The tiny girl was handed to one of the first police officers to arrive. And that's how Officer Joanne Jaffe became mom to Christina Rivera, then 13 months old.

30 Years After the Palm Sunday Massacre, Christina Rivera and Joanne Jaffe Tell Their Story

As a baby, Christina Rivera survived a massacre in Brooklyn whose 10 victims included her mother. Police Officer Joanne Jaffe cared for her that night, the first link in a bond that led Ms. Jaffe to adopt Christina.

In 1917, Jeannette Rankin took her seat as the first female member of U.S. Congress.  Learn more with @MAKERS: The Women Who Make America.

In Jeannette Rankin took her seat as the first female member of U. "I may be the first woman member of Congress, but I won't be the last"

Seventy three years ago Hans and Sophie Scholl and Christoph Probst were guillotined by the Nazis in Munich for bravely opposing the Fascist Tyranny. Named after a Spanish novel (Rosa Blanco). The Group coordinated efforts on Campus for Civil Rights and Opposition to Nazi policies. Among their efforts on campus were weekly discussion groups, painting …

Seventy three years ago Hans and Sophie Scholl and Christoph Probst were guillotined by the Nazis in Munich for bravely opposing the Fascist Tyranny. Named after a Spanish novel (Rosa Blanco). The Group coordinated efforts on Campus for Civil Rights and O

For Women's History Month 2015, I posted daily biographies of women scientists. In case you couldn't tell by my Women in STEM jewelry series, I'm pretty obsesse

2015 Women's History Month STEM Biography Series Roundup

For Women& History Month I posted daily biographies of women scientists. In case you couldn& tell by my Women in STEM jewelry series, I& pretty obsesse

I started doing #ScienceSunday as a way to continue the Women's History Month biography project past March. Instead, each week, I showcased a scientist.

#ScienceSunday 2015 Roundup

I started doing as a way to continue the Women& History Month biography project past March. Instead, each week, I showcased a scientist.

This list of notable or famous female serial killers includes photos and other information on women serial killers as well. These are among the most infamous female serial killers in history, with many of these women's stories having been adapted into films, which are included on the list o...

The Most Famous Female Serial Killers

This list of notable or famous female serial killers includes photos and other information on women serial killers as well. These are among the most infamous female.

Wartime working women. Photo by Ewing Galloway. #vintage #1940s #WW2

WWII working women, looking happy, strong, united and purposeful. This may have been for the first time in American history where women felt empowered and responsible for holding down the fort. Photo by Ewing Galloway ~

Benazir Bhutto. Grace & Loveliness.

Benazir Bhutto - Pakistan - Bhutto was the first female prime minister of a Muslim country. She served from and She founded the Pakistan Peoples' Party (PPP) and was running for parliament again in 2008 when she was suddenly assassinated.

The first Afghan female pilot

Funny pictures about The first Afghan female pilot. Oh, and cool pics about The first Afghan female pilot. Also, The first Afghan female pilot.

Female Math Pioneers: " Since Hypatia made her mark in ancient Alexandria, women have been changing the world with their contributions in mathematics.  In honor of Women’s History Month, we’re highlighting highlight the contributions of nine of the ground breaking women who did their work despite some incredible obstacles."

Female Math Pioneers: " Since Hypatia made her mark in ancient Alexandria, women have been changing the world with their contributions in mathematics. In honor of Women’s History Month, we’re highlighting highlight the contributions of nine of the ground

Pre-WWII, the young nurse was assigned to one of the most infamous places – the Warsaw Ghetto. #history

The Nurse Who Saved Children From Nazis By Hiding Them In Coffins, WWII

Irena Sendler got permission to work in a Warsaw Ghetto as a plumber. She courageously smuggled babies in her tool box and carried larger children in a sack. She trained her dog to bark when Nazis were near. She saved 2500 children.

Gertrude B. Elion, biochemist

#ScienceSunday 2015 Roundup

I started doing as a way to continue the Women's History Month biography project past March. Instead, each week, I showcased a scientist.

Pregnant in Auschwitz: Toronto Holocaust survivor recalls split-second decision that saved her and unborn son

Neat connection to Timmins ON. Pregnant in Auschwitz: Toronto Holocaust survivor recalls split-second decision that saved her and unborn son

#ScienceSunday 2015 Roundup

#ScienceSunday 2015 Roundup

Virginia Apgar (June 1909 – August was an American obstetrical anesthesiologist. She is best known, however, as the inventor of the Apgar score, a way to quickly assess the health of newborn children immediately after birth.

Ruby Hirose (1904–1960) was a Japanese-born American chemist whose infantile paralysis vaccine research was groundbreaking.

#ScienceSunday 2015 Roundup

I started doing as a way to continue the Women& History Month biography project past March. Instead, each week, I showcased a scientist.

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