His mother Mittie died of typhoid fever on the same day, at 3:00 am, some eleven hours earlier, in the same house. On December 2, 1886, he married his childhood and family friend Edith Kermit Carow. They had five children Ted, Kermit, Ethel, Archibald, and Quentin. Theodore Roosevelt was one of the first presidents whose voice was recorded for posterity. Roosevelt’s 1901 saying “Speak Softly and Carry a Big Stick” is still quoted by politicians and columnists in different countries—not only in English but also in translation various other
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.
This experience, and her acquaintance with Elizabeth Cady Stanton, led her to join the women rights movement in 1852. and she dedicated her life to the women right to vote. at age 26, Susan B. Anthony took the position of head of the girls department at Canajoharie Academy, her first paid position. She taught there for two years, earning $110 a year In 1853 at the state teachers' convention Anthony called for women to be admitted to the professions and for better pay for women teachers. She also asked for women to have a voice at the convention and to assume committee positions. In 1859 Anthony spoke before the state teachers' convention at Troy, N.Y. and at the Massachusetts teachers' convention, arguing for coeducation meaning boys and girls together at school and claiming there were no differences between the minds of men and
Prosser is the second oldest of eleven children but the first to go to college. When she was in high school, her and her brother went to live with a family member because the family had moved to Corpus Christi, Texas, where there was no black high school. She graduated from high school valedictorian in 1910 and from there she was determined to continue her pursuit of a higher education. (2005) Inez Prosser at a young age was very determined; the bulk of her life was spent pushing past the limitations that the world would try to enforce. Inez Prosser was raised during a time that racism and segregation were very openly accepted forms of behavior.
Laurie read an article in the August 1993 issue of The Philadelphia Inquirer about the Yellow Fever Epidemic in 1793. She thought it was very interesting because she had never heard of it before. Laurie Halse Anderson said, "I read about the courage those people had who struggled to survive and had to write about it." In the book Fever 1793 the epidemic is portrayed exactly how it happened in Philadelphia in 1793. Mattie Cook lives above the family owned and operated coffee shop with her mother and grandfather.
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.
Booker T. Washington Booker Taliaferro was born a slave on April 5, 1856. Booker’s mother, Jane, worked as a cook for plantation owner James Burroughs. His father was an unknown white man, most likely from a nearby plantation. Booker and his mother lived in a one-room log cabin with a large fireplace, which also served as the plantation’s kitchen. His family gained freedom in 1865 as the Civil War ended, and his mother took them to West Virginia to join her husband.
In 1870, Harriet married Nelson Davis, who she had met at a South Carolina army base. They were happily married for 18 years until Davis' death. In 1896, Harriet bought property to build a home for sick and needy blacks. However, she was unable to raise enough money to build the house and had to give the land to the African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church. The church completed the home in 1908, and Harriet moved there several years later.
Roseanne C. Barr Roseanne Barr was born November 3, 1952 to a Jewish family in Salt Lake City. Helen, her mother, sold books and her father, Jerome was a salesperson. For some reason her family hid their Jewish heritage from their neighbors. Roseanne has stated, "Friday, Saturday, and Sunday morning I was a Jew; Sunday afternoon, Tuesday afternoon, and Wednesday afternoon we were Mormons" When Roseanne was 17 she dropped out of school and lived her life as a dishwasher at a local restaurant. She became pregnant and decided to give her daughter up for adoption.
Ida was the eldest of eight children born to slaves. Her parents supported them because her mother was a famous cook and her father was a carpenter. At age fourteen an epidemic of yellow fever killed her parents, she was left to care for her siblings. Ida always had a passion for teaching. She began earning money for teaching to help care for her siblings.