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Anna Held cropped

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Actress Anna Held, March 10, 1900.

Photograph by Aime Dupont.

Courtesy of the U.S. Library of Congress.

Actress Anna Held, March 10, 1900.

Photograph by Aime Dupont.

Courtesy of the U.S. Library of Congress.

Elaine May, 1959

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Actress, screenwriter, and theater and film director, Elaine May in 1959.

Image courtesy of the Morning Call newspaper via Wikimedia Commons.

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Actress, screenwriter, and theater and film director, Elaine May in 1959.

Image courtesy of the Morning Call newspaper via Wikimedia Commons.

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Fania Marinoff, 1913

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Actress and volunteer Fania Marinoff (1890 – 1971) in 1913.

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Actress and volunteer Fania Marinoff (1890 – 1971) in 1913.

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Clara Lipman, 1910 Cropped

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Actress, playwright, and activist Clara Lipman (1869-1952) in 1910.

Image courtesy of The Theatre Magazine via Wikimedia Commons.

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Actress, playwright, and activist Clara Lipman (1869-1952) in 1910.

Image courtesy of The Theatre Magazine via Wikimedia Commons.

Clara Lipman, 1910

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Actress, playwright, and activist Clara Lipman (1869-1952) in 1910.

Image courtesy of The Theatre Magazine via Wikimedia Commons.

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Actress, playwright, and activist Clara Lipman (1869-1952) in 1910.

Image courtesy of The Theatre Magazine via Wikimedia Commons.

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Lesley Gore’s “You Don’t Own Me” Climbs Billboard Charts

February 1, 1964
"I don’t care what age you are—whether you’re 16 or 116—there’s nothing more wonderful than standing on the stage and shaking your finger and singing, ‘Don’t tell me what to do.’” - Singer Lesley Gore

Libby Holman, July 9, 1932

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Libby Holman, July 9, 1932.
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Libby Holman, July 9, 1932.


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Libby Holman, July 9, 1932, cropped

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Libby Holman in July 9, 1932.
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Libby Holman in July 9, 1932.

Courtesy of the Library of Congress

Eydie Gorme, 1962

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Translator, singer, actress, and songwriter, Eydie Gorme (1928 – 2013) in 1962.

Image courtesy of The Morning Call newspaper in Allentown, PA via Wikimedia Commons.

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Translator, singer, actress, and songwriter, Eydie Gorme (1928 – 2013) in 1962.

Image courtesy of The Morning Call newspaper in Allentown, PA via Wikimedia Commons.

Alyson Hannigan, 2003

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Alyson Hannigan at the Buffy wrap party in 2003.

Image courtesy of Patrick Lee via Wikimedia Commons.

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Alyson Hannigan at the Buffy wrap party in 2003.

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