When starting to research Mary Pickford, I’ve come across a lot of superlatives: The most powerful woman in Hollywood. One of the Canadian pioneers in… Read More »Mary Pickford – the most powerful woman in Hollywood who in the end wanted to burn her fame
(1867-1919) Entrepreneur, Activist and philanthropist Madam C.J Walker was born Sarah Breedlove on December 23, 1867 on the same Delta, Louisiana Plantation where her parents,… Read More »Madam C.J.Walker – From poverty to the first millionaire African American women.
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Inspired by Michelle Muldoon’s interview about her western Last Stand to Nowhere, I decided to dig deeper into early female role models I’d like to… Read More »Pearl White, Helen Holmes – Meet the Daredevil Serial Action Queens of the 1910s