Mary Whiton Calkins attended a local elementary school in Buffalo, New York. In 1881, Mary’s father was offered a job in Boston, Massachusetts. So the family moved to Newton, Massachusetts, and at age 17 she began attending Newton High School in Massachusetts (Furumoto, 1980). She lived there until her death in 1930. In
In 1904 Horney’s mother divorced her father and left him with Karen and young Berndt. She began Medical school in 1906 where she met her husband Oscar Horney and married him in 1909. Just before her mother passed away, she had the first of three daughters in 1910. In 1911 her stepmother Sonni died and this brought more depression into her life. After her mother passed away she decided to study psychoanalysis.
John Williams of the 17th Missouri Infantry, Company H, was a nineteen-year-old Soldier enlisted on 3 October 1861, in St. Louis. Later that month, John Williams was discharged on the grounds of “proved to be a woman”. 3 Some records even show that Sarah Edmonds, a Canadian by birth, assumed the alias of Franklin Thompson and enlisted in the 2nd Michigan Infantry on 25 May 1961. She performed such duties as a nurse, mail, and dispatch carrier. Sarah deserted on 19 April 1863 because she contracted malaria and feared her gender would be discovered once she was hospitalized.
Aura L. Guir College Prep. June 16, 2010 The biography of Rosa Louise Parks Rosa was born on February 4th, 1913, in Tuskegee Alabama, she was the oldest of the two children her parents had. Rosa was brought up by her parents James and Leonna McCauely, her father was a carpenter and her mother was a teacher. At the age of two Rosa, her younger brother Sylvester and her mother moved to her grandparent’s farm in Pine Level, Alabama. At the age of 11 she was enrolled at the Montgomery Industrial School for girls once graduated, she went on to Alabama State Teacher's College High School.
Born on April 4, 1802. The Dix family was very poor, and Dorothea was often sent to Boston to live with her grandparents. At age 14, Dix took a job as a teacher in Worcester, Massachusetts. At age19, Dix founded a school for young ladies in Boston. Unfortunately, Dix suffered from tuberculosis, and by 1827, her health become perilous.
Clara Barton was born in North Oxford, Massachusetts in 1821. At fifteen, Clara Barton began teaching in a school that her parents started to help her learn to transcend shyness, sensitiviy, and hesitation to act. (Faust, 1) Clara Barton became an educator in 1838 for dozens of years in schools in Canada and
Florence spent three years under their tutelage, then returned to Britain and was appointed superintendent of a hospital. Next she went to Paris to observe the Catholic Sisters of Charity at work. During that time, she volunteered as a nurse at the Middlesex Hospital during an outbreak of cholera (Egenes, p. 5). The Crimean War began in 1854. British troops were dying at a rate of about 43%.
Kwanzaa James Professor Bragg African Americans in the U.S. December 1, 2010 Final assignment Angela D. Ferguson, M.D. Angela D. Ferguson was born on February 15, 1925 in Washington, D.C. She was one of eight children. As a child, Angela learned the importance of working and helping family. Angela’s parents emphasized to her and her siblings the importance of having an education. They referred to education as the vehicle to a productive life and the buffer to discrimination and oppression.
(2) As a result of the Commission's efforts, the disease death rate of the Union Army was reduced and millions of dollars were raised in support of the Northern war effort. The US Sanitary Commission was formed by civilians who wanted to support the Union soldiers and prevent the numbers of deaths by disease seen in previous wars. During the recent Crimean War, 1853-1856, disease caused four out of five British soldiers to die. In an effort to prevent more deaths, the British Sanitary Commission was established. The BSC appointed a nurse named Florence Nightingale to oversee the conditions of the hospitals in the Crimea.
The couple moved to Texas, and then to Medicine Lodge, Kansas in 1889, and David became the local church’s pastor. Carry helped out by seeing to the needs of poor people, teaching Sunday school, and established a chapter of the Women's Christian Temperance Union. She spoke out against women's immodest dress, tobacco, and what she was most remembered for, alcohol. Then she became much more religious. She felt a sensation of divine protection, and began to hallucinate.