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10 old school fashion trends we’d love to see make a comeback

Fashion has a habit of being cyclical, and old trends often find their way back into modern closets. But sometimes the trends of the glamorous past either don’t appeal to today’s fashionistas or simply take too long to come back. Check out these 10 old school fashion trends that we’d love to see make a comeback right now, in pictures.

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12 postcards that helped and hindered in women’s battle for the vote

suffrage13Suffragists worked persistently for many years to guarantee the right to vote for women in the United States, facing opposition, ridicule, and even physical harm along the way. On June 4th of 1919, the suffragists’ hard work finally paid off, and Congress passed the 19th amendment and sent it to the states for ratification. Although many states quickly approved it, it took over a year for the amendment to complete ratification. However, the passing of the 19th amendment is often seen as the culmination of the women’s suffrage movement.

As strange as it may seem to us now, postcards played a major role in the suffrage movement. At the time, postcards were used in a way similar to how we use the Internet today to advocate for political and social change. They were hugely popular in the beginning of the 20th century, and the suffrage movement alone produced around 4,500 different cards.

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Femtastic Lit: History’s 10 greatest sci-fi novels written by women

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Despite the fact that women have helped shape science fiction from the beginning, female-penned novels are often mysteriously absent from the “Best-of” lists. There are many people that believe that women don’t (or even worse, can’t) write science fiction–which simply isn’t true. With this list, we celebrate some of the most influential and noteworthy sci-fi novels written by women.
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