She taught Public school for 43 years in D.C and was also President of the Board of Education. She opened up the door for other African- American women in Mathematics. She fought racial segregation within the school system and also supported a lawsuit to desegregate the school system. Birth Martha Euphemia Lofton Haynes was born to parents Dr. William Lofton and Mrs. Lavina Day Lofton in Washington, D.C. on September 11, 1890. Her father was a prominent dentist and a financial supporter of black institutions and charities and her mother was active in the Catholic Church.
Mountain Wolf Woman recalls picking blueberries with her mother on the riverbank, but also remembers when she was made to go to boarding school. Although Winnebago Indians were much like many other tribes and were more nomadic in their lifestyle, Mountain Wolf Woman was still able to go to a day school, which was part of the boarding school systems. As she grew up, she used the knowledge she had gained from the changing of her culture and put it towards raising her children and later her grandchildren. The life of Mountain Wolf Woman is extraordinary and encases the life of a woman during a time of great change in her culture. Many Winnebagos went through this change due to the increase in white settlement in the area.
Historical Figures of Nursing Diane Eugenio NUR/391 January 20, 2013 Tricia Proctor Historical Figures of Nursing Florence Nightingale and Clara Barton were two intelligent, dedicated, and brave women who gained worldwide adulation (Spiegel, 1995, p. 501) and helped advance the practice of modern day nursing. Nightingale, using statistics, decreased the amount of soldiers’ deaths due to infection during the Crimean War and created a system of training nurses that would lead to them being considered “professional” for the first time. Clara Barton “embarked on a lengthy struggle to found the American Red Cross” (Spiegel, p. 501), which to this day gives aid and comfort following calamities throughout the world. Florence Nightingale came from an upper class family in England. She was well-educated, after completing her studies in math, natural science, Greek, Latin, German, French, Italian, and ancient and modern literature (Egenes, 2009, p. 4).
Throughout history women have had to fight for their spot to be recognized in society. There are many who fought for equal rights for women, but one in particular is Alice Paul. She worked hard alongside other powerful women such as Susan B. Anthony, Elizabeth Cady-Stanton, and many more. Her legacy on the women’s suffrage movement helped society give recognition to women and notice their importance in everyday life. Alice Paul was born on January 11, 1885 in Mount Laurel, New Jersey to Quaker parents, William and Tacie Paul.
* In 1929, Henderson determined that she needed more education & entered Teachers College at Columbia University where she earned her; * Bachelor’s Degree in 1932 * Master’s Degree in 1934. * Subsequently, she joined Columbia as a member of the faculty, where she remained until 1948(Herrmann,1998) * Since 1953, she has been a research associate at Yale University School of Nursing. * Died: March 19, 1996. Career and Achievements * Is the recipient of numerous recognitions for her outstanding contributions to nursing. * VH was a well known nursing educator and a prolific author.
Through her creative use of the media, her commitment to preaching the Gospel, and her willingness to use her life experiences, both negative and positive, for the good of the cause, McPherson became a trailblazer for women in church leadership, and accomplished many great things for the cause of Christianity. EARLIER YEARS Aimee Kennedy was born on a Canadian farm in October of 1890 to a Methodist and a Salvation Army Devotee. In 1908, at the age of seventeen, Aimee attended a Pentecostal revival led by Robert James Semple, after which she experienced her conversion. After her conversion, to the dismay of her parents, Aimee began to desire to be baptized in the Holy Spirit. She sought her baptism earnestly, even skipping school at times, until
Avery had experienced a major culture shock from attending an all women’s college to finding herself be one of only four women in her class at John Hopkins. She grew to love it and remained at John Hopkins after receiving her M.D. degree in 1952. She was first an intern and a resident, then as a fellow, and finally became a member of the faculty. While at John Hopkins, Avery was the first woman to ever be named a Markle fellow.
She persuaded a friend, Ellen Marryat, to care for the girl, and Marryat ensured Besant had a good education. During this time, Besant gained a powerful understanding of what an independent young woman could accomplish, as well as a sense of leadership. These became strong parts of Besant’s personality, and would influence her character throughout her entire life. When Besant was nineteen years old, she married twenty-six year old Frank Besant, a clergyman. At first, she was able to share her opinions and thoughts with her new husband.
History of Early Child Development in Canada The development of early childcare programs in Canada was influenced by a variety of circumstances and events due to rapid growth of immigration, urbanization and industrialization. In 1830, many infant schools started to operate in Halifax, Canada by factory owners to care for children of poor mothers who worked in their factories. These infant schools followed the philosophy of Robert Owen who believed in early education for children. Some of these schools continued into 1870 due to some beliefs about motherhood and Victorian attitudes. In the mid 19th century, the early childcare centres were established to help mothers that had to work to support their poor families in Montreal and Toronto.
McClung was a representative of Canadian women, a mother, wife, an author, one who involved herself in many volunteer activities and worked hard toward female equality in the political stream. From one of the readings ‘Ever a Crusader’ by Veronica Strong-Boag she states: “Nellie McClung was an activist: a prominent crusader in the successful drives for female enfranchisement in Manitoba and Alberta, a nationally known feminist and social reformer, an MLA in Alberta.” Strong-Baog names her article ‘Ever a Crusader’: Nellie McClung, First-Wave Feminist, stating McClung’s vigorous campaigns within politics on her forays for equal rights in Western Canada. She fought for women’s right to vote and joined many human rights organizations, standing up for what she believed in. McClung was not only known as a political activist but also as a talented and famous Canadian author writing “sixteen books and numerous articles” (Strong-Boag, 1997). Nellie McClung wrote on various “topics ranging from marriage, suffrage, war, balancing a career and family, and women’s role in the church” (Heritage Community Fondation).