Historical photographs of women of color (WOC) can be hard to find, but Bust did just this. In a recent post, Bust featured several photographs of Victorian WOC, and in the photos, various WOC can ...

Historical photographs of women of color (WOC) can be hard to find, but Bust did just this. In a recent post, Bust featured several photographs of Victorian WOC, and in the photos, various WOC can ...

October 1942. “Women are trained as engine mechanics in thorough Douglas training methods. Douglas Aircraft Company, Long Beach, California.” #WWII #Rosie

October 1942. “Women are trained as engine mechanics in thorough Douglas training methods. Douglas Aircraft Company, Long Beach, California.” #WWII #Rosie

Romantic old photographs of women circa 1900 in Edwardian cloth.Edwardian fashion by: Dollface and Dapper vintage clothes, see eBay.ing

Romantic old photographs of women circa 1900 in Edwardian cloth.Edwardian fashion by: Dollface and Dapper vintage clothes, see eBay.ing

Exclusive Photos from Peter Lindbergh’s Images of Women II: 2005–2014 – Vogue

Exclusive Photos from Peter Lindbergh’s Images of Women II: 2005–2014 – Vogue

Unknown woman in a hat, unknown date. Let me know if you recognize so that I can put context to the photo.

Unknown woman in a hat, unknown date. Let me know if you recognize so that I can put context to the photo.

Maxime Imbert’s photographs are as mysterious and beguiling as your favorite Sofia Coppola film.

this photographer captures teen girls from the perspective of the obsessed boys in ‘the virgin suicides’

Maxime Imbert’s photographs are as mysterious and beguiling as your favorite Sofia Coppola film.

Fabulous! Portraits by Michele Mattei: Betye Saar | Broad Strokes: The National Museum of Women in the Arts' Blog

Fabulous! Portraits by Michele Mattei: Betye Saar

Fabulous! Portraits by Michele Mattei: Betye Saar | Broad Strokes: The National Museum of Women in the Arts' Blog

Young, Black and Victorian: Wonderful photographs of Victorian women of color | Dangerous Minds

Young, Black and Victorian: Wonderful photographs of Victorian women of color | Dangerous Minds

A rare photograph of a group of women sitting on piles of cotton with two white male overseers. Entitled "Freedom on the Plantation" circa 1863-1866. Robin Stanford Collection, DeGolyer Library, Southern Methodist University.

A rare photograph of a group of women sitting on piles of cotton with two white male overseers. Entitled "Freedom on the Plantation" circa 1863-1866. Robin Stanford Collection, DeGolyer Library, Southern Methodist University.

"For his recently published picture book Freckles (Splice Pictures Publishing), the Swiss photographer Reto Caduff has taken pictures of freckled women all over Europe. His pictures prove: freckles are beautiful. Don’t hide yourself in the shade! I think what I love about this the most is the vast diversity of people who are blessed with freckles."

"For his recently published picture book Freckles (Splice Pictures Publishing), the Swiss photographer Reto Caduff has taken pictures of freckled women all over Europe. His pictures prove: freckles are beautiful. Don’t hide yourself in the shade! I think what I love about this the most is the vast diversity of people who are blessed with freckles."

Working on a 'Vengeance' Dive-bomber, 1943. Rare Color Photographs of Women at Work During WW2

Working on a 'Vengeance' Dive-bomber, 1943. Rare Color Photographs of Women at Work During WW2

Authentic color photos of women working in the war effort--(Rosie the Riveter). Women employed as roundhouse wipers having lunch, Chicago & North Western Railroad, Clinton, Iowa. Marcella Hart is at left, Mrs. Elibia Siematter at right. April 1943

Authentic color photos of women working in the war effort--(Rosie the Riveter). Women employed as roundhouse wipers having lunch, Chicago & North Western Railroad, Clinton, Iowa. Marcella Hart is at left, Mrs. Elibia Siematter at right. April 1943

Photograph of women activists with signs for voter registrations. Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture.

Photograph of women activists with signs for voter registrations. Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture.

The Side-swirls hairstyle is associated with the smart educated Edwardian woman.   Commonly seen worn with a high necked blouse, giving a clean elegant style.  Worn with a collared blouse and necktie, this was the style adopted by women office workers such as typists and secretaries. Often seen in group photographs of women college students.

The Side-swirls hairstyle is associated with the smart educated Edwardian woman. Commonly seen worn with a high necked blouse, giving a clean elegant style. Worn with a collared blouse and necktie, this was the style adopted by women office workers such as typists and secretaries. Often seen in group photographs of women college students.

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