Childhood: Born to German American Samuel "Edwin" Stanton Earhart and Amelia "Amy" Otis Earhart on July 24, 1897 was Amelia Mary Earhart. Her only sibling Grace Muriel Earhart was born on December 29, 1899. The two affectionately nicknamed something and Pidge were adventurous from the start. The two of them collected things form the outdoors, ran around in bloomers, and used a 22 rifle to shoot animals. They also belly flopped on sleds like boys and after visiting the world fair built an at home roller-coaster.
Yet, this amazing runner had spent much of her childhood unable to walk because of polio. After the 1960 Olympics ,Wilma was a hero to people all over the United States. She and her parents were invited to the White House to meet president John f.Kennedy. Wilma retired from racing in 1962 after several more thrilling wins .She finished college in 1963,then taught school and served as a coach. Wilma married Robert Eldridge and raised two daughters and sons.
Observations about Cleo Louise Belle Olivarez-Torres Keiser University Mrs. Steenekamp Observations about Cleo Cleo is a 25 months old Filipino girl. Her family migrated here to the United States two years ago. She lives with both of her parents, grandmother, uncle, and her favorite aunt in a single family home in the Lake Nona area. Cleo’s father is a pilot and works at United Airlines. Cleo’s mother is a nurse and works at Florida Hospital.
Throughout Adelaide Hoodless's life she has made many contributions to Canada. One of the major ones was that she organized the first school for women, Household Science School, which opened in September 1895 (Adelaide Hunter Hoodless 1875-1910, n.d. pg.1). She believed that it was unfair only boys could go on to higher standards while girls had to stay home and do household work all day. So with this, Adelaide also became the co-founder of many organizations such as the National Council of Women (NCW), Victorian Order of Nurses (VON) (Stamp, 03/25/08, pg.1). She also nationalized the Young Women’s Christian Association also known as Y.W.C.A and was the founder of Women’s Institutes (ibib).
Dorothy Dandrige By: Erykah Hunter Early life Dorothy Dandrige was born on November 9, 1922 in Cleveland Ohio to aspiring entertainer Ruby Dandrige and Cyril Dandrige a cabinet maker and minister, who seperated just before her birth. Ruby created a song and a dance for her two daughters, Vivian and Dorothy, under the name of The Wonder Children, that was managed by Geneva Williams. Dorothy and her sister toured the Southern United States almost nonstop for five years (rarely attending school) while Ruby worked and performed in Cleveland. During the Great Depression, work virtually dried up for the Dandriges, as it did for many Chitlin circuit preformers. The Wonder Children were renamed The Dandrige Sisters
The Story of Tammy Sarah Calhoun Developmental Psychology Professor Wyatt DeVry University Tammy was born on October 4, 1954 in the small town of Belleville, Illinois. Tammy was the fourth child of Birdie and Gerald and was overall a happy healthy child. She had aspirations of becoming an astronaut when she was a child, and loved playing in her pretend spaceship that she and her brother Tim made out of cardboard boxes. Tammy had a very active imagination and loved to come up with all different kinds of play. Tammy made decent grades all throughout her grade and high school years.
Rosa Parks And The Bus Boycott Rosa Parks born Rosa Louise McCauley Parks was born on the 4th of February 1913 in Tuskegee, Alabama. As a child she grew up on a farm with her mother, brother and maternal grandparents. She attended The Industrial School for Girls in Montgomery and she later attended the Alabama State Teachers College for Negroes but then dropped out in order to look after her mother and grand-mother. As years went by she became a seamstress. But one day he normal, quiet life was turned upside down.
Catherine Terry App 200; Introduction to Appalachia Catherine Herdman September 6, 2015 Loretta Lynn was born and raised in rural Eastern Kentucky in Butcher Holler, Van Lear, Kentucky. Being a coal miner’s daughter, she was married at 15, and began writing and singing her own music in her early 20’s. She went from signing in local honky-tonks, receiving small-time record deals, on to national tours and hit singles with the help of her husband, Oliver Lynn. By this time the couple had 4 children, yet the struggles, her husband pushed her to prevail. Her first single became a hit in 1960, “I’m a Honky Tonk Girl”.
The Death of an Icon Shareen E Williams COM/156 Diane Moore The Death of an Icon On August 9, 1963 in East Orange New Jersey, Whitney Elizabeth Houston also known as Nippy to her family and close friends was the second child born to Cissy Houston who would write these words in her daughters obituary "I never told you that when you were born, the Holy Spirit told me that you would not be with me long," Cissy Houston wrote in the program. "And I thank God for the beautiful flower he allowed me to raise and cherish for 48 years." BOYD, H. (2012, February 23). RIP Whitney. (Cover story).
Amelia Earhart is famous in history as being the first female aviator to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean. When Earhart was growing up, women were just beginning to assert their rights to enter careers generally reserved for men. She actively documented newspaper clippings that highlighted women entering occupations normally male-oriented. Earhart first became interested in flying while attending a stunt-flying exhibition around the age of 20. She said then“ I believe that little red airplane said something to me as it swished by.” When pilot Frank Hawks, in December 1920, gave her her first ride, she said she knew then that she had to fly.