She did a lot of sewing during the revolutionary war to make gaurd outfits for the british. According to A brief biography of Betsy ross “in May 1776 the continental congress members, George W, Robert Moris, and George Ross asked Betsy if she could sew the first flag.” On that fateful day, Betsy Ross sew every inch of the American flag.” Now we all remember that Betsy Ross’s widely credited for making the
Anne specifically wrote in her diary about how she wanted to become a writer, she believed that, with some work, she could accomplish this goal. Shortly after Anne’s death, Otto Frank, her father, had her famous diary published. “The Diary of a Young Girl” by Anne Frank went on to sell millions of copies in 67 different languages. Anne Frank left behind a beautiful legacy, that is still being read
Born in May 22, 1844 - June 14, 1929, Mary Cassatt was an American painter and printmaker she lived much of her adult life in France where she befriended Edgar Degas. Mary would paint images of the relationships between mother and their children. Cassatt was born in Allegheny City, Pennsylvania, which is apart of Pittsburgh. Her father Robert Simpson Castt (later Cassatt) was a successful stockbroker and her mother Katherine Kelso Johnston, came from a banking family. The name Cassatt came from the cousin of the artists
Crumpler became a nurse, a profession that did not require formal education in that time, and cared for patients in Massachusetts for eight years. She was eventually admitted to the New England Female Medical college in 1860, and graduated in 1864. She was the first and only African American to graduate the school due to it closing in 1873. Crumpler practiced medicine in Boston until the end of the Civil War, after which she chose to move to Richmond, Virginia. Virginia was where she believed she would be able to help more people and learn more about the diseases that afflicted women and children.
From the time of this marriage and after the birth of his 2 children, Butler concentrated on domestic subjects, painted indoors or in his garden, describing the daily life of his family. After dealing with a lingering illness, Butler’s wife died in 1899. Within the next year, he married Suzanna’s sister, Marthe, who cared for Butler’s 2 children. In 1914, Theodore Butler and his family moved to New York when Butler received a commission to paint mural panels for the home of William Paine, an American businessman who co-founded the brokerage firm, Paine Webber.
Oscar Fingal O 'Flahertie Willis Wilde was born in 1854 in Dublin, Ireland. His father was a doctor and his mother was a revolutionary poet. Given his mother 's profession, Wilde was exposed to the arts at a very young age through conversations and interactions with his mother 's peers (PowerPoint). In addition, his mother often dressed him up as a child, developing a keen interest in aesthetics in Wilde. His interest in beauty and the arts led him to Trinity College, Dublin, where he won the Berkeley Gold Medal for Greek, and to Magdalen College, Oxford for his graduate study, where his poem "Ravenna" won him the Newdigate Prize in 1878 (poetry foundation).
Edith Wharton Edith Wharton, an American writer, is an influential writer who has impacted our society and the culture of writing. Wharton lived seventy-five years; born in New York and soon raised, settled, and passed away in France. Born as Edith Jones, Wharton was born to a well-off family in which she received an outstanding education. By age sixteen, she had managed to (privately) print a collection of her poems. At age 23, her had experienced the death of her father and a couple failed romantic interests; to avoid late marriage, Edith Jones married Edward Wharton.
When World War II was at its first break, she was evacuated and sent to live with her maternal grandmother in Yorkshire. During Teenage years, Carter attended Streatham and Clapham High School, where she was ridiculed for her eating disorder, Anorexia Nervosa. After graduating, she attended the University of Bristol, where she majored in English literature. On all of her travels and expeditions, she also became fluent in French and German.
He was beginning to work with the landscape painting. However gave his portrait at sunrise in the Paris Museum. In addition graphic display to the public at the exhibition in 1874. It was a great success. He lived with the sun and its secrets and its impact on the image of life.
Edith Lucille Howard (1885-1960) was a painter, illustrator, and Director of the Wilmington Academy of Art and the Delaware Art Center. A descendant of Henry Howard, one of the founders of Hartford, Connecticut, she was born in Bellow Falls, Vermont, and moved with her family to Wilmington, Delaware. Edith attended the Philadelphia School of Design for Women and subsequently won two postgraduate trips to Europe, thus beginning her lifetime love of travel. She maintained a studio in New York while teaching at Grand Central Art Galleries and School of Art, and she also taught at the Philadelphia School of Design for Women (which later became Moore College of Art). She spent her weekends in Wilmington, Delaware, where she became an administrator
Georgia O’ Keeffke was born and raised on a farm in Sun Prairie, Wisconsin. She developed a love for art at a very young age, so much so that she studied at the Art Institute of Chicago from 1905 – 11906 as well as the Art Students League in New York from 1907 – 1908. She studied with artists such as William Merritt Chase, F. Luis Mora, and Kenyon Cox, in which she learned the techniques of traditional realist painting. However, in 1912, her artistic direction changed dramatically when she studied with Arthur Wesley Dow.
While substitute teaching at a school in New York, Gertrude began working on her advanced degree at New York University graduating in 1941 and then took night classes at Brooklyn Polytechnic Institute. Unfortunately Gertrude was unable to complete her PhD as a part-time student and made and critical decision to quit school never finishing her PhD. In the biochemist later years, she was awarded an honorary PhD from Polytechnic University from New York in 1989 and an honorary SD degree from Harvard in 1999. Gertrude was an American biochemist and pharmacologist who wanted to make a difference in the world; the only way
She then went to school to learn how to become one and she then graduated from “Wetter School” in 1956 in Mount Vernon, NY. After she graduated from one school, she was privately tutored from 1956 until 1959. Then at age 17 she published her first series in poetry in a magazine. Ever since she started writter it started to take off and Robin Morgan started writing more poetry books. Robin Morgan was part of the key radical feminist that was in the Women 's Movement, she also was one of the leaders of the International Feminist group since the 1960’s.