She made sure that Georgia and her sisters studied art, in addition to their usual school subjects. By the time Georgia was sixteen, the O'Keeffe family had moved to Williamsburg, Virginia. After Georgia finished school, she attended the Art Institute of Chicago, Illinois. In 1905 she attended the Art Institute of Chicago and a year later went to study at the Art Students League of New York. Though her student work was well received she found it unfulfilling, and for a short time abandoned the fine arts.
In 1893, Edith graduated with honors from Brownell Hall with plans to continue her studies. Due to a severe drought and the resulting financial crisis that impacted her family as well, Abbott was unable to go to college and instead became a high school teacher in Grand Island. It took her a combination of summer sessions, correspondence courses and full-time work to obtain her degree from the University of Nebraska in 1901. One year later, she met Thorstein Veblen and James L. Laughlin during a summer class at the University of Chicago, two economists whose influence guided her toward the subject of political economy. She completed her
Marisol moved to New York City in 1950, looking for more abstract approaches. There Marisol took art instruction from decorative painter Yasuo Kuniyoshi at New York’s Art Students League. It was in 1951 she discovered Pre-Colombian artifcats, and found her true passion. She dropped painting taking up sculpture. Many of her paintings remain in the hands of friends and are rarely sold, therefore difficult to appraise.
Dorothea Lange's "Migrant Mother" Photographs in the Farm Security Administration Collection: An Overview The photograph that has become known as "Migrant Mother" is one of a series of photographs that Dorothea Lange made of Florence Owens Thompson and her children in February or March of 1936 in Nipomo, California. Lange was concluding a month's trip photographing migratory farm labor around the state for what was then the Resettlement Administration. In 1960, Lange gave this account of the experience: I saw and approached the hungry and desperate mother, as if drawn by a magnet. I do not remember how I explained my presence or my camera to her, but I do remember she asked me no questions. I made five exposures, working closer and closer from the same direction.
The neglect from her brother and low self-esteem led to Horney’s depression which would affect her for the rest of her life. In 1904 Horney’s stepmother divorced her father and left him to raise Horney and Brendlt by himself. “In 1906, Horney entered medical school against her parent's wishes. At medical school, she met Oscar Horney and married him in 1909. In 1910, she gave birth to Brigitte, the first of three daughters.
She became the first American concert pianist to succeed with local training. Following her marriage in 1885 to Dr. Henry Harris Aubrey Beach—a Boston surgeon 24 years older than she—she agreed to limit performances to one public recital a year, with proceeds donated to charity. Following her husband’s wishes, she devoted herself to composition. Two obstacles for her career as a pianist: Her parents and marriage. Her marriage put an end to her career as a local recitalist, but had the effect of focusing her energies on composition.
Nicholas graduated from Notre Dame in 1988 with a degree in finance and married his wife, Cathy, in 1989, a year that would also bring a deep sadness to Nicholas' life — his mother passed away at the age of 47 from a horseback riding accident. That year was also when Nicholas wrote his second novel, The Royal Murders, which also remains unpublished. Over the next three years, Nicholas experimented with jobs in a number of industries, including real estate appraisal, home restoration, food service, and dental supply sales. With little training in medical sales, Nicholas then started an orthopedic products manufacturing company that brought in little income. He experienced two bright
Then on February 25, 1990 she collapsed and went into full cardiac arrest. She suffered brain damage due to lack of oxygen. A couple of months later after being in a coma the doctors treating her diagnosed her with a vegetative state. One year after the cardiac arrest a board-certified neurologist and an internist and personal family physician to the Schiavo family independently made the diagnosis of PVS (persistent vegetative state). Her husband Michael Schiavo in 1998 petitioned the court to have the feeding tube removed in regards to a state statute.
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. She, however, was unable to graduate with her class, because of the illness of her grandmother Rose Edwards and later her death. After this Rosa once again tries to return to Alabama State Teacher's College, which she did but then her mother also became ill, she then had to care for her mother and also their home. What made Rosa’s life special and also famous was her courageous act of activism. On December 1st, 1955, Rosa was asked to give her seat to a white man, she was extremely tired but she also knew that she had paid the bus fair just like everyone else and felt that she had the right to remain seated therefore, refused to grant her seat to the white man, reason why she then was arrested.
The turmoil began early for this young woman. At age six, she was stricken with polio, which left her walking with a limp. From the beginning Kahlo did not intend to become an artist. She was attending school at The Preparatoria to become a doctor. In 1925 Frida met with the accident that was to profoundly change her life.