Mary Molly Haydock but was often known as Mary Reibey and the lady on the twenty-dollar note. She was an Englishwoman who went from a convict to one of the most successful businesswomen in the colony of New South Wales. Reibey was born on the 12th May 1777 in Bury, Lancashire, England; Mary Reibey and was orphaned at only age of two so she was raised by her grandmother after her parents had died.
Mary Lou Retton was born to Lois, and Ronnie Retton on January 24,1968. She was the youngest of five children, three boys, and two girls. Lois would take Mary Lou, and her sister, Shari ,to West Virginia University for gymnastics once a week. Mary Lou was first pining for Olympic Gold at age four when watching Olga Korbut during the 1972 Olympics. When Mary Lou was seven she watched Nadia Comaneci compete in the Olympics.
Mary Bryant a mother, wife and a convict on the first fleet to Australia. Mary Bryant was a well-known convict of Australia during the 17-1800’s. Mary Bryant had many failures, successes and important events that happened during her life. She has no specific birth date, but was baptized on the 1st of May, 1765 Fowey, Cornwall and was a daughter of a mariner named Broad who’s family was ‘eminent for sheep stealing’. As you can see by the last sentence she was born into a family of criminals from robbery to assault.
Though Gunness committed her disturbing crimes in America, she was born in Selbu, Norway on November 11, 1859 (Belle Gunness Biography). Gunness was the eighth child of her family and was the daughter of a stonemason and his wife (Rosewood 201). She was named Brynhild Paulsdatter Strseth, however, she later changed this name to Belle when she settled
Connie Harrington was listening to a public radio program called Here & Now on Memorial Day when she happened to hear a story about a father remembering his son, killed in Afghanistan in 2006. He mentioned that he drove his son 's truck and he went on to describe the truck. Sgt. 1st Class Jared Monti was 30 when he was killed in action in 2006.
James Oglethorpe, the founder of Georgia, was the one to lead English settlers to the colony. The Spanish were there originally, but 1730, when James led the settlers, the Spanish were mainly gone. James led the settlement as a refuge for the poor and debtors. He also made a multifaceted plan for settling and government called Oglethorpe Plan, which will be touched upon further in the governments slide.
Mary Edwards Walker accomplished a variety of amusing and intelligent things during her lifetime. She first enrolled in the Syracuse College of Medicine. Although her father was the one encouraging these medical desires, Mary thrived in this specific school system. In the year of 1855 Mary graduated with a Doctorate degree in medicine. Her enthusiasm continued, along with the development of the rest of her life.
Ella Josephine Baker was born December 13, 1903 in Norfolk, Virginia (“Who Was Ella Baker?”, 2015). She grew up in North Carolina and developed a passion for social justice after hearing stories from when her grandmother was in slavery (“Who Was Ella Baker?”, 2015). Her grandmother often told her stories of slave revolts and how oppressive life was as a slave (“Who Was Ella Baker?”, 2015). Baker studied at Shaw University in Raleigh, North Carolina and was elected valedictorian when she graduated in 1927 with a degree in sociology (“Who Was Ella Baker?”, 2015). Baker began to cultivate her radical activism by protesting rules and policies of the university that were discriminating (“Who Was Ella Baker?”, 2015).
Buchanan was born on October 8, 1940, in Fuquay-Varina, North Carolina. During her childhood, she lived in South Carolina with her adoptive family. This is where she spent most of her early life. Buchanan originally went to school to pursue a career in the medical field because she wanted to be able to help others.
Cooking and decorating soothes the soul. For over 50 years Mary Jackson has been warming hearts with her mouthwatering cooking by turning ordinary foods into extraordinary dishes. Mary graduated from James Madison High School and was nominated for Most Beautiful Girl and served on the Journalism Club, English Club, Drama Club, Rifle Team, ROTC and studied Medical Technology at Texas Southern University. Mary’s culinary passion began by baking cookies with her Mother.
When you think of September you think of back to school. Right? We all remember the smell of a new box of crayons. Well in the 1900s that was not the case for many children in America. Labor laws were not fair, but there was one American woman in that era that said enough is enough.
Alma Thomas began her teaching career in 1924, in Washington D.C. schools. She taught over for 35 years teaching art in many D.C. schools. Not only did she teach art, she was very devoted to her students. Alma organized art clubs, lectures, and also student’s exhibition for them. Teaching allowed Alma to support herself while pursuing her own painting part time.
This artwork was created by Georgia O’Keeffe, she was born in November 15, 1887. In sun prairie, Wisconsin. She is known for her paintings, as well as her pencil and clay work. She uses simple abstract lines and shapes within for art prices. The art work I have chosen by O’Keeffe is a zoom in of a kangaroo flower, this price is a very beautiful artwork, this art work is a flower enlarge and zoomed in, the artwork uses a lot of colours that make the art price pop and stand out, as well depth in the art work.
1. Describe the major art project of Jacob Lawrence; discuss his style, theme, purpose, materials, and the reason why his work is so important to the Harlem Renaissance. • The major art project of Jacob Lawrence that he is best known for is the “Migration Series” which was originally entitled “Migration of the Negro”. Lawrence is known for his dynamic cubism style which is an abstract art. In addition, his paintings showed a comparison of black and brown v. vivid colors.
The curved lines are diagonal and convex outward, beyond the visible boundaries of the painting, then meet in the middle to draw your eye to its core. It is also worth noting the use of curves to imitate the folds of flower petals: Implied water ring texture brings it a sense of realness, and add the wavy outlines, helps to create