Olaf & Mathilda Miller Ruth Blomquist’s mother, Rasmus and Torina Ordahl’s daughter Mathilda, gave birth to Ruth Elizabeth on July 31, 1903. Ruth began her life as a single child amid the scandal of having an unwed mother. 9 The father, Gust Brown,10 in all likelihood the husband of Mathilda’s sister, Minnie, left the Glenwood area after the indiscretion and moved with his family to Peaver, South Dakota, where he worked as a butcher for several years. In subsequent years, they lived in Long Beach, California, where Gust labored in the oil fields building tanks. Gust and Minnie had six children: Alice, Rubel, Mildren, Kenneth, Elenor, and Laverna.
ROSEMARY GOLDIE Summary sheet: 1. A basic Biography: Rosemary Goldie was born in Manly, New South Wales on the 1st of February 1916. She was raised by her grandmother, the youngest of four children and the only daughter. Goldie’s mother was a Bohemian writer who abandoned her (they reconnected later in life) to lead a nomadic lifestyle. She was an Australian Roman Catholic theologian and attended high school at Our Lady of Mercy College, Parramatta.
Media mogul was born on January 29, 1954 in the town of Kosciusko, Mississippi as Orpah Gail Winfrey ; named after a biblical figure. At a very young age, Oprah faced trouble times while living with her mother in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. She was sexually abused by relatives and family friends and was sworn to silence. This cause Oprah to misbehave, talk back to her mother and run away from home. At the age of thirteen, Oprah became pregnant and within seven months she went into labor and had a son.
In My Brother Sam is Dead the authors prove that war is futile. War is futile means that war is pointless or, not producing any useful product. One of the points that proves war is futile is it confuses reality with principle. Secondly war creates the youth against the elders, a clash of generations. Lastly the most devastating point that proves war is futile is it tears families apart.
Smith , whom is Teacher’s assistant , William Smith . She didn’t realize till her wedding that she Levitt shortly after and married him and later had two children with him , then they later divorced because he was a alcoholic . She did three musicals while carrying her second child and then went into the hospital recovering from the caesarean birth . While in the hospital she was visited by Dorothy Fields and was asked to star as Annie Oakley in a musical Fields brother was writing , Merman accepted , but in late November Field’s brother died , Irving Berlin was hired to take his place and that’s where the show Annie Get Your Gun came from . Annie Get Your Gun opened on May 16 , 1946 and ran for approximately 1,147 in three years .
They were married for eighteen years and got divorced in 1980, my mom was in the fourth grade. In 1982, on Valentine 's Day she married my Papa Mackey. At the end of that school year they moved to Norman Oklahoma. When my mom was a senior in high school it turned out my Granny had colon cancer and had a fifty-fifty shot at living. She went through chemo and thankfully she pulled through and is still here.
Linda Pastan was a great poet while also a wife and mother. Pastan started sending her work to The New Yorker at age twelve (Potvin par. 6). Later, she went to college and got married. Pastan stated in an interview that she stopped writing for about ten years, because she could not be the perfect wife and mother that she was expected to be and also commit herself to her poetry (Brown, 3).
Robin Morgan a poet and mother of one boy, Blake Morgan that became a musician. Born January 29, 1941 (now 75 years old). Grew up in Mount Vernon, NY then, moved to Sutton Place in Manhattan. Robin Morgan’s father “Mates Morgenstern” never showed up to his child getting born, but then later during WW2 Mates Morgenstern died in war, ever since that happened Robin Morgan grew up with no father. Berkeley Morgan (her mother) got her into modeling as a toddler herself, she was young for the age of five.
Some of her famous literary works are Third Life of Grange (1970), a poetry collection In Love and Trouble (1973) and the Pulitzer Prize winning novel The Color Purple (1982), among many other great literary works in her lifetime. Alice Walker did a fantastic job at luring the reader into the life of “Celie” in The Color Purple. This novel and movie led the reader/viewer into the life of the African American culture and struggles during the early 1900’s (Alice Walker,
At the age of 14, Oprah became pregnant, but sadly her baby died shortly after it was born. Not soon after she decided to try and get her life back on track. She began to concentrate on her education and public speaking. Oprah 's talent of speaking in front of others started to take her places. "In 1970 she won an Elk 's Club speaking competition, earning a 4 year college scholarship to Tennessee State University as the prize" (Fry).