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Globe Photos Celebrates Women's History Month

Globe Photos Celebrates Women's History Month

March is Women's History Month, a time to honor and celebrate the remarkable achievements, contributions, and resilience of women throughout history. This year, let's delve into the lives of some iconic women who have left an indelible mark on the world. From entertainment and politics to aviation and literature, these trailblazers have shaped history and continue to inspire generations.

Marilyn Monroe in Deckchair
Marilyn Monroe in Deckchair - Frank Worth - Circa 1955 - Print Available

Marilyn Monroe - Breaking Norms in Hollywood:

Marilyn Monroe, the epitome of Hollywood glamour, shattered stereotypes with her undeniable talent and charisma. Her iconic roles challenged societal expectations, paving the way for future generations of women in the entertainment industry.


Jacqueline Kennedy
Jacqueline Kennedy - Globe Photos - Circa 1970

Jacqueline Kennedy - A First Lady's Legacy:

Jacqueline Kennedy, the elegant and poised First Lady, redefined the role with grace and intelligence. Her contributions to art, culture, and historic preservation left an enduring legacy that transcends politics.


Aretha Franklin
Aretha Franklin in Rome - Globe Photos - Circa 1968 

Aretha Franklin - The Queen of Soul:

Aretha Franklin, the Queen of Soul, used her powerful voice to advocate for civil rights and equality. Her soul-stirring music became an anthem for the feminist movement, inspiring women to embrace their strength and resilience.


Coretta Scott King
Coretta Scott King - Globe Photos - 1960's

Coretta Scott King - Advocate for Civil Rights:

Coretta Scott King, an influential civil rights activist, continued the legacy of her husband, Martin Luther King Jr. Her unwavering commitment to justice and equality made her a key figure in the fight against racial discrimination.


Billie Holiday
Billie Holiday - Globe Photos - 1950's - Print Available

Billie Holiday - Jazz Legend and Activist:

Billie Holiday, a jazz legend, used her soulful voice to address social issues and advocate for change. Her contributions to both music and the civil rights movement left an indelible mark on history.


Lucille Ball
Lucille Ball - Ernest Bachrach/Globe Photos - Circa 1941 - Print Available

Lucille Ball - Comedy Pioneer:

Lucille Ball, a trailblazer in comedy, broke barriers with her unmatched talent and wit. As the first woman to head a major television production company, she paved the way for women in the male-dominated world of entertainment.


Amelia Earhart
Amelia Earhart - Globe Photos - 1930's

Amelia Earhart - Pioneering Aviator:

Amelia Earhart, the fearless aviator, soared to new heights as the first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean. Her courage and determination opened doors for women in aviation and beyond. 


Maya Angelou
Maya Angelou - Movie Star News/Globe Photos

Maya Angelou - Poet and Activist:

Maya Angelou, a poet and civil rights activist, used her words to inspire and empower. Her contributions to literature and advocacy for justice have left an enduring impact on the fight for equality. 


Eleanor Roosevelt
Eleanor Roosevelt - Globe Photos - Circa 1940

Eleanor Roosevelt - Diplomat and Humanitarian:

Eleanor Roosevelt, a diplomat and humanitarian, redefined the role of the First Lady and championed human rights. Her tireless efforts for social justice continue to inspire generations.



As we celebrate Women's History Month, let us reflect on the lives of these extraordinary women who defied norms, challenged expectations, and paved the way for progress. Their stories remind us of the power of resilience, courage, and determination in shaping a more inclusive and equal world for all.

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