Axel Axgil - & Eigil Axgil - were Danish gay activists & a longtime couple. In they were the first gay couple to enter a registered partnership - They adopted the surname, Axgil, a combination of their given names, to express their commitment.
WWI facial prosthesis - because of trench warfare, so many wounds were to the head and face. Before plastic surgery was common, doctors and artists worked together to give returning young soldiers a way to fit back into society.
Amazing History Channel "Know Where You Stand" campaign by Seth Taras - Hindenburg at Lakehurst, New Jersey 1937 / D-Day at Normandy Beach 1944 / Berlin Wall at the Brandenburg Gate 1989 / Hitler at the Eiffel Tower, Paris 1940 / 2004
Thank you kiss. Elvin Harley of Kalamazoo, Michigan, of the Armored Division, gets a kiss on the cheek from a little French girl while listening to the Armored Division Band near Aboncourt in northeastern France near the Belgium border on February
Dorothy Day with her prison dress. On November 1917 Day went to prison for being one of forty women in front of the White House protesting women's exclusion from the electorate.<- Dorothy Day has always been a hero of mine.
Harriet Tubman - An American woman who escaped from slavery in the South to become a leading abolitionist before the American Civil War. She led hundreds of slaves to freedom in the North along the route of the Underground Railroad.
The courage to say no. The photo was taken in Hamburg in during the celebrations for the launch of a ship. In the crowed, one person refuses to raise his arm to give the Nazi salute. The man was August Landmesser.