Gertrude Ederle’s swim suit


In 1926, Olympic gold medalist Gertrude Ederle became the first woman to swim across the English Channel – and when she did she became, for a brief time, the most famous woman int he world. She is remembered to day a s a pioneer in the gender equity movement.

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