Kenneth and Mamie received their bachelor and masters from Howard University. Mamie did her master thesis on, “The Development of Consciousness of Self in Negro Pre-School Children, She did this because of her work with the all black nursery school and her future husband wrote the thesis with her and added the research on self-identification in Black children and she had two children during this time, Katie in 1940 and Hilton in 1943, all the she completing her degree (Butler, 2009). Kenneth went to Columbia University in 1937 and Mamie in 1938 graduated magna cu laude. Mamie worked at a law office for a while. That is where she saw firsthand how segregation had a damaging effect.
I n 1960, still a teenager, Bath won the "Merit Award" of Mademoiselle Magazine for her contribution to the project. After graduating high school early, Bath received her Bachelor of Arts in chemistry from New York's Hunter College in 1964. She relocated to Washington, D.C. to attend Howard University College of Medicine, from which she received her doctoral degree in 1968. During her time at Howard, she was president of the Student National Medical Association and
Biography of Ann McAllister Olivarius The British-American lawyer Ann McAllister Olivarius, was born in 1955 in Brooklyn, New York. During 1972, she studied at Piura, Peru as an AFS exchange student and became conversant in Spanish. Ann Olivarius continued to attend Yale College, graduating summa cum laude in 1977 and during her years at Yale, established an Undergraduate Women’s Caucus involving activism for human rights, in particular equalising the position of women at Yale. During her junior year, Olivarius gained work experience by acting as an intern for the Administrative Assistant to the Chief Justice of the United States. In 1978 Olivarius was awarded one of only 32 American Rhodes Scholarships available.
After passing the Harvard entrance examinations, she stayed with her father until his death in 1889 and her mother passed on in 1891. She came to Gallaudet in 1900 to teach at Kendall School and the college. Dr. Peet received her Bachelor's from George Washington University in 1918. She received three honorary degrees: Masters' from Gallaudet in 1923, Doctor of Pedagogy from the George Washington University in 1937, and a Doctor of Humane Letters from Gallaudet in 1950. She also received a special certificate from the Sorbonne in Paris, France.
Jessica Eric Carle was born June 25 1929, in Syracuse New York. When Carle was just six years old his mother Johanna decided to move the family back to Germany. It was in Germany that he attended and graduated from ABK-Stuttgart. In 1952, with a measly forty dollars to his name, Carle packed up and returned back to New York City (Eric Carle). After his move back to the states he landed a job at the New York Times working as a graphic designer in the promotions department.
Samira Oral History The interview I read about was a female named Lois Ahrens who lived in Northampton with her partner and whose interest is politics. Moreover, she was born in 1947 right after the world war two and grew up in a working class family in Brooklyn New York. Especially, her uncle and aunt were politically active people in the 30s which inspired her more towards it. Moreover, in her interview she talks how most of his relatives died in the war, in addition it wasn’t surprising/shocking for her because most of the people surrounding her also lost relatives in the war. Since she was Jewish his family went through bad phase in their lives just like any other Jewish did during those years.
Ida Tarbell Ida Tarbell was born in 1857, only two years before the birth of the oil industry; key event that would later have a major impact in Ida’s label of Muckraker. At the age of three; her father, Franklin Tarbell, moved his family to a small oil town in Rouseville. There, Ida spent her childhood attending Mrs. Rice’s home school and playing amongst the oil derricks. In the article "Pioneer Women of the Oil Industry," written in 1934, Ida speaks of the problems her mother and many other women had civilizing the oil towns. Around the year 1870 the Tarbells moved to Titusville; where a church and school were already established.
Brittany Wilson Holocaust victim 29 May 2009 English II Honors Goudy Anne Frank June 1929- March 1945 The infamous Annelies Marie Frank was born on June 12, 1929 in Frankfurt am Main, Germany. Anne Frank spent majority of her life living in Amsterdam, after the Nazi's "conqured" Germany. Anne's experiences written in her diary, of the devastating times during World War II, opened the eyes of millions of people around the world. Anne Frank was the youngest of two children. Her father was a World War I veteran.
When Margaret was 9 she moved to Ulster County, New York after her father was placed in a parish there. In 1886, at just 15 years old, she graduated from high school. The following fall, she enrolled at Vassar College in New York. She was first introduced to psychology during her undergraduate years in college. During this time, she also developed a strong interest in philosophy after reading poetry and other literary works.
Reese H. One of the most inspiring women to me is Oprah Gail Winfrey. She was born on January 29, 1954 at 7:51 P.M. EST in Kosciusko, Mississippi, USA. Oprah was the daughter of two unwed teens, Vernita Lee and Vernon Winfrey. Oprah had two siblings, one half brother and one half sister, that both died. Oprah was originally named “Orpah” after the Biblical character in the book of Ruth, but there was a typo on her birth certificate.