A film (Belle) inspired by the life of Dido Elizabeth Belle, the first black woman to be introduced to high society in Georgian times. Dido Elizabeth Belle was an illegitimate daughter of Admiral Sir John Lindsay and an African woman known as Belle.
feminhistory: “ Oil on canvas, previously attributed to Johann Zoffany, “ Dido Elizabeth Belle is depicted here with her cousin Elizabeth Murray. This painting scandalised many of it’s century audience due to its portrayal of Belle, a.
AUGUST Neil Armstrong, the first man to walk on the moon, Buzz Aldrin and Michael Collins receive a ticker-tape parade in New York City. Mayor John Lindsay waves to the crowd from the limo. Photo: NY Daily News Archive via Getty