Rachel Louise Carson Life Begins Rachel Louise Carson was born on May 27, 1907 in Springfield, Pennsylvania, where she lived with her family. Her family was very poor, and she had two older siblings with which she shared a room. She was very interested in nature, which she claimed to have learned from her mother. She also loved to write. In fact, when she was ten years old, she wrote a story called St. Nick, that was published in a kid’s magazine.
Her grandparents on both sides were Jewish scholars and rabbis; one of them, grandfather Schwartz, lived with the family for several years and had a great influence on young Lillian. She was a bright student, completing high school when she was only 15. Wald decided to travel, and for six years she toured the globe and during this time she worked briefly as a newspaper reporter. In 1889, she met a young nurse who impressed Wald so much that she decided to study nursing at New York City Hospital. She graduated and, at the age of 22, entered Women's Medical College studying to become a doctor.
Stewart attended Barnard College in Manhattan; she earned a degree in European and Architectural History in 1962. While attending at Barnard College, she met a guy named Andy who happened to be a Yale law student. In the year 1961, Martha & Andy got married. Six years later, they had a beautiful baby girl named Alexis. Stewart went to work at a stockbroker for the boutique of Monness, Williams, and Sidel.
Much of Barton’s education was provided by her older brothers and sisters, and while still a teenager she started to teach in Massachusetts. In 1850, she took a break to attend the Liberal Institute of Clinton, New York, an advanced school for women educators. She resumed her teaching career in New Jersey where, in 1852, she founded one of that state’s first public schools in Bordentown. She started this school with six students, and by the close of the year there were 600 attending.
There were food, games family and friends all the things a child could hope for at birthday party. One year, the same year I wanted to be a fashion designer, my mother brought me a sewing machine for my birthday. I was so excited I wanted to make EVERYTHING. That summer my grandfather paid for me to get sewing lessons from a lady he knew. By the time the lessons were over I had made a skirt, a purse and pajamas.
(1). On December 25, 1821, Clarissa Harlowe Barton was born in Oxford, Massachussetts. She was the youngest of five children to Stephan and Sarah Barton. Stephan was a farmer and state law maker who served in the American Revolution from 1775-1783, while Sarah managed the household. Clara first became interested in caring for others after listening to her Great-Aunt’s stories of her experiences as a midwife.
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.
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
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.
Molly O’Brien Human Growth and Development PSY 235 Paper 2: Due Oct 15, 2014 My Interview Stage 8: Integrity vs. Despair ages 65 to death Barbara is 90 years old. During World War II, she took two years of Russian in college and then attended Wellesley College where she graduated Phi Beta Kappa and a bachelor’s degree in geography. Her goal was just to learn as much as she could. She had always wanted to be a geographer; her mother was a geographer and made documentaries.