Women: Think, fight, make, work, live, do.

Mary Blade, standing at blackboard    Portrait of Marie Curie (1867-1934), Physicist

Ave B    Miss Estelle Doray, snowshoer, Montreal, QC, 1924

Wekker voor anti-conceptiepil / Alarm clock for birth control pills    Gertrude Stein

In celebration of International Women’s Day — March 8, 2009.

Visit the Commons on Flickr to explore photographs tagged “Women’s Day”, from the growing collection of libraries and museums worldwide.

Many thanks to Library of Congress, Smithsonian Institution, George Eastman House, Musee McCord Museum, Powerhouse Museum Collection, Nationaal Archieef, and Oregon State University Archives.