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Saturday Morning Pictures

It’s time for some more history in pictures and this time we’re looking at some famous faces from the 1950s.

1. American civil rights activist Rosa Parks with Dr Martin Luther King, Alabama, 1955. Ebony Magazine, via Wikipedia Commons

1. American civil rights activist Rosa Parks with Dr Martin Luther King, Alabama, 1955. Ebony Magazine, via Wikipedia Commons

2. Microbiologist Elizabeth Lee Hazen and chemist Rachel Brown, Division of Laboratories and Research, New York State Department of Health. Together they developed an effective antifungal agent (nystatin) for yeast infections. In 1955, Hazen and Brown were given the first Squibb Award for achievements in chemotherapy. Smithsonian Institution, via Wikimedia Commons

2. Microbiologist Elizabeth Lee Hazen and chemist Rachel Brown, Division of Laboratories and Research, New York State Department of Health. Together they developed an effective antifungal agent (nystatin) for yeast infections. In 1955, Hazen and Brown were given the first Squibb Award for achievements in chemotherapy. Smithsonian Institution, via Wikimedia Commons

3. Anne-Lise Stern and her cousin Suzy in Paris, 1950. Stern was a French psychoanalyst and feminist who had survived a year in Auschwitz-Birkenau as a teenager. Biossonade, via Wikimedia Commons

3. Anne-Lise Stern and her cousin Suzy in Paris, 1950. Stern was a French psychoanalyst and feminist who had survived a year in Auschwitz-Birkenau as a teenager. Biossonade, via Wikimedia Commons

4. Gypsy Rose Lee in 1956. The burlesque entertainer, actress, author, and playwright wrote a memoir which made into the stage musical and film Gypsy. Fred Palumbo, World Telegram & Sun, via Wikimedia Commons

4. Gypsy Rose Lee in 1956. The burlesque entertainer, actress, author, and playwright wrote a memoir which was made into the stage musical and film Gypsy. Fred Palumbo, World Telegram & Sun, via Wikimedia Commons

5.Eva Peron on the balcony of the Casa Rosada in 1951. Via Wikimedia Commons

5.Eva Peron on the balcony of the Casa Rosada in 1951. Via Wikimedia Commons

6.Artist Georgia O’Keeffe in Abiquiú, New Mexico, August, 1950. Carl Van Vechten, via Wikimedia Commons

6.Artist Georgia O’Keeffe in Abiquiú, New Mexico, August, 1950. Carl Van Vechten, via Wikimedia Commons

7. June Dally Watkins at her Modelling School – Australia's first – in Sydney, 1952. Peter Godwin, via Wikimedia Commons

7. June Dally Watkins at her Modelling School – Australia’s first – in Sydney, 1952. Peter Godwin, via Wikimedia Commons

8.Singer Judy Garland in her dressing room at the Greek Theater, Los Angeles, in 1957. Via Wikimedia Commons

8.Singer Judy Garland in her dressing room at the Greek Theater, Los Angeles, in 1957. Via Wikimedia Commons

9. Jackie Kennedy in 1957. Toni Frizzell via Wikimedia Commons

9. Jackie Kennedy in 1957. Toni Frizzell via Wikimedia Commons

10. Princess Margaret on a visit to Nassau in May 1958. Via Wikimedia Commons

10. Princess Margaret on a visit to Nassau in May 1958. Via Wikimedia Commons

11. Actress Vivien Leigh in 1958. Roloff Beny, Library and Archives Canada, via Wikimedia Commons

11. Actress Vivien Leigh in 1958. Roloff Beny, Library and Archives Canada, via Wikimedia Commons

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