African American abolitionist William Howard Day was born October 16, 1825 in New York City. William was raised by his mother, Eliza and father John. Day mother Eliza was a founding member of the first AME Zion church and an abolitionist. Day father was a sail maker who fought in the War of 1812 and in Algiers, in 1815, and died when William was four. As a child William mother gave him away to a white ink manufacturer who advocated the abolitionist and temperance movement.
Bessie Smith, an African American blues singer was killed in a car accident. Her songs have touched the lives of many black people across the country, and her songs will be forever missed. Elizabeth (Bessie) Smith was born in Chattanooga, Tennessee on April 15, 1894. Bessie was one of the seven children that William and Laura Smith had. Her father died shortly after she was born and in 1906, her mother and two of her brothers died, so her aunt ended up raising her and her remaining siblings.
Cooley also has authored or co-authored more than 1,400 scientific articles and 12 books, his most known book is 100,000 Heart, in ‘100,000 Hearts, Cooley tells about his childhood in Houston and his experiences as a basketball scholarship recipient at the University of Texas.” “After medical school at the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston and Johns ‘Hopkins, Cooley served in the Army Medical Corps. While at Johns Hopkins, Cooley assisted in a cutting- edge operation to correct an infant 's congenital heart defect, which made him want to specialize in Heart Surgeries. “Cooley 's detailed descriptions of what it was like to be in the operating room at crucial points in medical history offer a fascinating perspective on how far medical science has progressed in just a few decades. Dr. Denton Cooley and the Texas Heart Institute are responsible for much of that progress.”
Sadly, he died on March 3, 1906, at the young age of 55. James Hogg was born near Rusk, Texas on March 24, 1851. His parents died when he was only twelve; most of the family’s money disappeared when his parents passed away, making education unattainable. Hogg decided to find a job in order to learn a trade. He eventually found work as a writer at the Quitman Clipper.
Joe Zakariyya Lacks was her youngest child and was born right before she was diagnosed with cervical cancer. After Henrietta had died family came to visit but brought Tuberculosis with them. Tuberculosis is a potentially serious infectious disease that mainly affects the lungs (Tuberculosis). Most of the family was infected with the disease including Joe.
Dr. Bartholomew Fussell was a Quaker who grew up in Chester county, Pennsylvania. He had six children and lived from 1794 to 1871. As an adult, he studied medicine and taught at a Sabbath school for African Americans, on occasion teaching over eighty students. He was one of the brave people who made their homes part of the underground railroad. Sometimes, he would see one of his old students, and shelter them with other runaway slaves he assisted.
Monroe’s father, Spence Monroe, was of Scottish descent, and his mother, Elizabeth Jones Monroe, of Welsh descent. The family were owners of a modest 600 acres (240 hectares) in Virginia. At age 16 Monroe entered the College of William and Mary but in 1776 left to fight in the American Revolution. As a lieutenant he crossed the Delaware with General George Washington for what became the Battle of Trenton.
I interviewed Mary at Pruitt Health in Aiken S.C. Mary is a license, Social worker. Mary been working in Pruitt Health sent 2005. Mary told me the history of the agency start of her location in 2007. Mary told me that their facility was once name Mattie C. Hall, but was bought by a young man named Neil Pruitt.
John Quincy Adams was born on July 11,1767 in Quincy, Massachusetts. To his parents; John Adams ( Former President of the United States) and Abigail Adams. Being the first and oldest son of the two. His mother also homeschooled him for a while until they sent him to a private academy just on the outside of Paris. John Quincy also attended Harvard and graduated in 1787 with a Bachelor 's Degree(Which is also two years before his father became president.)
Jackie Robinson was born in January 31,1919. During his childhood, he had experience the feeling of segregation against the Americans and the African-Americans. Jackie Robinson spent his entire school years from elementary to middle and high school then to University of California, Los Angeles in a black community. Where he met his future wife Ms. Rachel Robinson who was studying for a bachelors of Nursing. After graduating from UCLA and graduated from Officer Candidate School in the Army, Jackie and Rachel got married and had a son.
Gary Schlack was born and raised in southeastern Michigan to a close tight-knit Roman Catholic family with strong blue-collar and unwavering patriotic American values. His father “Big” Gary owned a small home repair business and was a veteran that served during the Vietnam War. His mother Karen was a homemaker and the daughter of a World War II veteran, who worked as a Big Three tool-and-die machinist for over 20 years. As a teenager, Gary was a regular volunteer in the community, a leader in the student organization Pax Christi, and was elected class president his senior year of high school. After high school, Gary studied political science and secondary education at Michigan State University and became an outspoken student advocate for public education as a member of the Michigan State University College Democrats.
During my paper you should maybe get a feel of what it was like from Jacksons point of view. Jackson was born on January, 24, 1824 in Clarksburg, Virginia (now West Virginia). When he was three years old his dad and six year old sister Elizabeth died of typhoid fever. Because of that his mother re-married a man named Blake Woodson who actually had a record of not liking Step-children. For the marriage to work Julia had to send Thomas, and Laura were sent to Jacksons mill, and his uncle had to take care of him.
Rex David Thomas most likely known as Dave Thomas, was born July 12, 1932 in Atlantic City, New Jersey. He was born to adoption and never knew his birth mother. At 6 months old Thomas was adopted by a couple from Kalamazoo, Michigan, but his adoptive mother passed away when he was only 5 years old. And by age 10 he had lost 2 stepmothers. While he was in Maine he spent his summers with his adoptive grandmother, one of his closest relatives, as well as one of his biggest influences.
Dr. Jane C. Wright Dr. Jane C. Wright was born on November 30, 1919 in Manhattan to parents Corrine, a public-school teacher and Louis T. Wright, a graduate of Meharry Medical College and one of the first African American graduates from Harvard Medical School. She attended the Ethical Culture Fieldston School, from which she graduated in 1938. Wright went on to graduate with an art degree from Smith College in 1942 and then graduated with honors, with a medical degree from New York Medical College 1945. After medical school, she did residencies at Bellevue Hospital (1945-46) and Harlem Hospital (1947-1948), completing her tenure at Harlem Hospital as chief resident.
A few minutes after delivering a child, Long died of a stroke in Athens, Georgia. Sadly, one year after he died he was officially declared the discoverer of anesthesia by the National Eclectic Medical Association. There are numerous memorials, statues, and paintings honoring Dr. Crawford Long, and there is The Crawford Long museum in Jefferson, Georgia. Also, in 1931, he had a hospital named after him called Emory Crawford Long Hospital, which later was renamed Emory University Hospital Midtown in 2009. Doctors’ Day is celebrated on March 30th every year in honor of the first operation with sulfuric-ether performed by Crawford