Oprah was born on January 29, 1954 in Kosciusko, Mississippi. The first 3 years of her life she lived with her grandmother on a farm in Mississippi. Her mother had to move North to Milwaukee, Wisconsin to try and find work. Once she secured a job she planned on moving Oprah up there with her (Fry). While living in Mississippi she was abused often by her grandmother.
The life of the woman who accomplished what seemed to be impossible back during her lifetime, Winifred Merrill, begins in the year of 1862 on September 24 in the lovely city of Ripon, Wisconsin. Who her parents were and if she had any other family members or siblings is unknown. Throughout her youth, Merrill had the utmost pleasure of being educated privately which took her into her first years of college, the first college she attended was all the way in Massachusetts which was Wellesley College. After a couple years until 1883, she received her bachelor 's degree and bounced from Wellesley to Harvard University for about a year then bounced again to Columbia University where she remained and worked to get her PHD. Although Merrill was also
My role involves often mediating between them. My mom started a volunteer tutoring program at the local elementary school six years ago that is still going strong. We have a large extended family in Chicago as fifty relatives attend Thanksgiving dinner. We are known as a nice, Christian family with rules. For example, my parents won’t allow us
Elizabeth Griscom, familiarly known as Betsy Ross, was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on January 1st, 1752. She attended a Quaker public school. After finishing school, Betsy apprenticed to a local upholsterer, William Webster. In colonial times, upholsterers did all types of sewing such as learning to make and repair curtains, bedcovers, tablecloths, and rugs. Betsy fell in love with a fellow apprentice named John Ross.
Rosa Louise McCauley Parks was born February 4th 1913 in Tuskegee Alabama. Her Mother Leona was a teacher and father James McCauley was a carpenter. She completed high school at the age of twenty and married Raymond Parker a Barber in 1932, she had no children. She had one sibling, a brother called Sylvester. Rosa had many jobs which included been a secretary in the NAACP, a seamstress in a local department store and in the summer of 1955 she attended the highlander Folk school, an education centre for activism in workers’ rights and racial equality in Monteagle
Sarah Childress was born near Murfreesboro, Tennessee, on September 4 1803. She was born at a time when few girls went to school; But Sarah was given the rare gift of an education. That gift would pay off after she married James K Polk. Sarah and James had no children, so Sarah worked behind the scenes to help his husband achieve success. In 1845, James became the 11th president of the United States and Sarah become America 's first
Mare was born to Ruth and Daniel Barrow in the stilts, which is a poor red village in the kingdom of Norta. Mare is the fourth child of Ruth and Daniel and has a younger sister Gisa, and three older brothers, Bree, Tramy, and Shade Barrow who all are currently serving in the war between the Kingdom of Norta and the Lakelanders. Serving in the Nortan war is mandatory for anyone who is eighteen years old. Mare is quickly approaching her own conscription on her eighteenth birthday. Mare however is a slight girl for her age.
She was the only surviving legitimate child of King James V of Scotland. She was born December 8, 1542. She received the throne when she was only six days old because her father died. His famous last words were “Woe is me. My dynasty came with a lass.
Before Harriet could even dream of the office she works in today, she was romping all over the same playground many Springfield students use today. Harriet Taylor’s family moved to Bay County when she was eight years old and Harriet began third grade at none other than Springfield Elementary School. “It’s kind of cool that I got to start here and now I’m ending here.” she says with a proud smile, a Springfield tiger through and through. At Springfield, Harriet found her love for school. She describes her family as “abusive and very poor.” For her, the school became a break from her tumultuous home life, a place where she saw adults who lived their
Her family was sharecroppers and Walker’s mother was a maid. The family was very poor. She went to segregated schools and then graduated at the top of her class. With the help of a scholarship she attended Spelman College in Atlanta Georgia. Her early childhood experiences led her to poetry and writing novels.