A milkwoman delivering milk door to door during World War I. United Kingdom, 1917.
The American suffragist Elizabeth Freeman (1876 - 1942) during a protest, c. 1915.
Loosely translated from the Dutch: Three “eccentric” women wearing male clothes and working in male occupations, 1916.
Sara Carter (banjo) and her cousin Maybelle (auto harp), ca. 1919, about eight years before the first recordings of the Carter Family.
There, little girl, don’t read,
You’re fond of your books, I know,
But Brother might mope
If he had no hope
Of getting ahead of you.
It’s dull for a boy who cannot lead.
There, little girl, don’t read.