Clarissa "Clara" Harlow Barton was born on December 25, 1821 in North Oxford, Massachusetts. She was the youngest of five children of Stephen and Sarah (Stone) Barton. Her father was a veteran, a prosperous farmer, and a sawmill operator. Her mother was a homemaker. Much of Barton’s education was provided by her older brothers and sisters, and while still a teenager she started to teach in Massachusetts.
He attended Harvard College where he studied biology, boxed, and developed an interest in naval affairs. His first wife was Alice who died two days after giving birth in February 1884 and his mother died on the same day in the same house. He was born on October 27, 1858, in a four-story brownstone at 28 East 20th Street. He has an older sister named Anna and a younger brother named Elliott and a younger sister named Corinne. He was mostly home schooled by tutors and his parents.
It was in 1934 that Mamie Phipps graduated from Langston High school. She received many offers for scholarships because of her excellent academic record , and after much research and The daughter of an educated family, Mamie Phipps was born in Hot Springs, Arkansas, to Harold and Katie Phipps. Her father was a doctor, a native of the British West Indies. Her mother helped him in his practice and encouraged both their children in education. Her brother became a dentist.
Her graduate medical thesis was titled The Eye and Its Appendages.Afterwards Cole interned at Elizabeth Blackwell's New York Infirmary for Indigent Women and Children. Cole went on to practice in South Carolina, then returned to Philadelphia, and in 1873 opened a Women's Directory Center to provide medical and legal services to destitute women and children. In January 1899, she was appointed superintendent of a home, run by the Association for the Relief of Destitute Colored Women and Children in Washington, D.C.. The annual report for that year stated that she possessed "all the qualities essential to such a position-ability, energy, experience, tact." A subsequent report noted that:
After living with her grandmother for several years, she Attended a finishing school in London, England at Allenswood Academy, where Eleanor was greatly influenced by Marie Souvestre, the headmistress. Souvestre was known for her teachings in women’s equality. In 1902, Roosevelt was forced to come home by her family. That year she would met Franklin Delano Roosevelt. They eventually fell in love, and despite Franklin’s mom disagreeing, the couple got married in
His Parents were Karamchand and Putlibai Gandhi who was his father’s fourth wife. While growing up he was deeply influenced by his mother. He had two brothers and one sister. His father was the Prime Minister of Porbandar. Eleanor Roosevelt was she was young she didn’t go to school she was educated by private tutors until she was fifteen years old, then later on she was sent by her aunt to Allenswood Academy, an all girls school in England.
Clara first became interested in caring for others after listening to her Great-Aunt’s stories of her experiences as a midwife. Then when she was eleven years old, her brother David fell ill, and became her first patient. She loved what she was doing and wanted to make it her life‘s work. At age 16, Clara Barton became one of the first woman teachers and taught near her birthplace for 10 years.
Her parents were Sidney and Rebecca Fishman. When Elizabeth Loftus was 14 years old, her mother drowned. At first she was planning to become a math teacher, then she discovered psychology at UCLA where she received her BA in 1966 in math and psychology. In 1968, she married a man named Geoffrey Loftus and also applied to graduate school at Stanford. While attending Stanford, she became interested in long term memory.
Drew B Little Karol Hunt: Hist Phil Prin of PE December 2, 2008 Luther Halsey Gulick Luther Halsey Gulick was a well-known writer in physical education, folk dance education and recreation. Gulick was born on December 4, 1865 in Honolulu, Hawaii. His father Luther Halsey Gulick and his mother Louisa Lewis Gulick were both Congregationalist missionaries and had seven children and Luther was the fifth child born. As a child, young Luther spent the first fifteen years of his life moving from Hawaii to Spain, Italy, and Japan. In 1880 he finally returned to the United States and in 1882 he enrolled in the preparatory department of Oberlin College.
Mary Whiton Calkins (1863 – 1930) was raised in Buffalo New York during the early 20th century. Mary was the oldest in a large family of five, her family was close due to her father who led the family, and was also a Congregationalist minister. Mary spoke three languages fluently they include the following: English, German, and French and later when Mary and her family went on a sixteen month vacation she learned a forth language fluently which was Greek. At the age of seventeen Mary and her family relocated to Boston, shortly after Mary started attending Smith College this college was one of the very few that just started allowing women to attend (James, 2008). Mary graduated in the year 1885, after she returned from Europe she landed her first job teaching Greek at Wesley College where she worked continuously throughout her career.