During the 20th century, many women were often overlooked fir their intellect and capabilities but Coco Chanel changed the way how people perceive women. She was born on August 19, 1883 in the Auvergne region of France. When she was a young child, her mother died and her father abandoned her. Leaving her to be raised in an orphanage. Although, she grew up poor, she still had dreams of escaping from the poverty to pursue her career.
Henrietta died when Deborah was two years old. Deborah didn’t know anything about the HeLa cells until she got older. When she found out about her mother’s cells, it is obvious that struggling to understand both what was done to her mother and the extent of her mother’s suffering as a result. When Deborah first learned that living HeLa cells were used in research, she wondered how her mother had died but still had living cells. Also, she wondered if it hurt her mother when people experimented on the
Slide 3: * When she was fourteen, she married Moses McWilliams to escape her sister's abusive husband. * Then they had a daughter, named A’Lelia, and when A’Lelia was only two years old, McWilliams died. * In 1894 she was married to her second husband John Davis. * Then she got married a third time in 1906 to a newspaper sales agent, Charles Joseph Walker and got divorced in 1912. That’s how she got the last name Walker.
This excluded them from receiving free training at the state-sponsored École des Beaux-Arts until 1897. Drawing classes were an essential part of academic study, they were denied to women in both public and private institutions. Women were deemed inappropriate and even dangerous to their morals as young ladies. Bonheur was most known for her animal paintings especially “The Horse Fair” in 1853. Later after her death in 1899, she received numerous awards celebrating her art and life Receiving Commander of the Order of Isabella the Catholic in Spain, The Order of Lepold of Belgium and the Legion of Honor in France Bonheur being the first woman to ever receive these awards in history.
Ida Bell Wells-Barnett is known as being a female crusader not only for women’s suffrage but also for African Americans, her legacy surrounds us and you can see the impact she made everywhere. Wells was born into slavery. Her father was a carpenter and both her parents James Wells and Elizabeth wells were enslaved until the Emancipation Proclamation a year after Ida was born. Wells’ father James was a “Race man” who worked for equality. He even went to college but dropped out to help his family.
In 1832 her family moved to America where she became an avid abolitionist throughout her late childhood and early adulthood. In 1836 her father’s sugar refinery burned down and in 1838 her family moved to Cincinnati, Ohio in an attempt to re-establish the business, unfortunately three weeks after their move Samuel died from Bilary Fever. Pressed financially after her father’s death Elizabeth and her three sisters started a school for Young Girls. In 1894 her sister Anna, helped Elizabeth acquire a teaching job paying $400 a year in Henderson, Kentucky. In 1856 Blackwell adopted Katherine “Kitty” Barry a Scottish Orphan.
Or, rather, it did have, but “Our mother died when I was two,” says Scout, “so I never felt her Absence”. (Charles J. Shields 42) Moving out of Monroeville, Harper attended Huntington College for Women. After one year she’d had all of the proper etiquette she could take and moved to the the University of Alabama, where she became the editor of the “politically satirical student newspaper”(George Marotous). Harper’s father and sister, Alice, were lawyers, and with her drive for civil rights, she tried to follow suit, but dropped out 6 months before graduation. Numerous unrewarding jobs kept her writing confined to weekends until a friend who believed in her work leant her the money to be able to write full time.
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.
This is confirmed when, in the end, a woman draws a marked slip of paper from the ancient ballot box and is quickly stoned to death by everyone in town, even her own children. The woman is Tessie Hutchinson, an obnoxious, selfish mother and housewife. Through her use of dialogue and descriptive adjectives, Jackson utilizes Tessie to display the lower gender role of women in earlier America and to serve as the largest source of rebellion in the story’s village. Shirley Jackson, born December 14, 1919, was an American author hailing from San Francisco, California. Growing up, she’d always wanted to become a writer and displayed this through many journals and examples of poetry.
Alice Cunningham Fletcher (1838-1923), born in Cuba during a temporary residence of her American parents on the island. She traveled widely in her early years and eventually settled in the Boston area, where she studied American archeology and ethnology at the Peabody Museum at Harvard University. It was out of intense concern for the welfare and rights of the American Indian that she began her scientific studies of them. Although she was eventually to gain great and well-merited recognition as a scholar, the recommendations in behalf of American Indians that she made in the name of anthropological authority suffered from an uncritical commitment to benevolent philosophies of the nineteenth century. The policy she advocated was based on the assumption that it was both inevitable and desirable for the Indians to be assimilated into white society and for their tribal culture to be rapidly destroyed.