Jospehine English of New York did with her patients. Dr. English, who was one of the first black female OB GYN spent a little over a decade of her profession working as a practicing physician for Harlem Hospital before starting her own Women’s Community Health Clinic in Bushwick, NY in 1958. Dr. English who was raised in Englewood, New Jersey, graduated from Hunter College and earned her medical degree from Meharry Medical College where she was one of just 13 women who were seeking out medical degrees. Most men were off fighting World War II which gave Dr. English an advantage of becoming a noted OB GYN. She served the elite, and became very popular through word of mouth.
Mary Godfrey was born on July 3, 1913 . While her obituary states that she was born in the small southern town, Charlotte Court House, Virginia, in a personal interview, Godfrey’s states she was born in New York, but people would like to think she is from Virginia (Hollingsworth, 1998, p. 200). At some point, Godfrey’s family migrated from Charlotte Court House, Virginia to New York City. Godfrey was one of eight children of Henry B. Godfrey and Louise Read. Her older sister, Cleveland Community Activist and journalist, Stella Godfrey White Bigham was the first African American woman to sit on the Cleveland Transit System board whose work promoted interracial understanding.
Frances Perkins was born in Boston Massachusetts on April 10, 1882 to father; Fred W. Perkins and mother; Susan E. Bean and died in New York, New York on May 14, 1965. During her lifetime she played a huge role on labor laws and women’s equal rights. Perkins was raised to value family first. She graduated from Worcester Classical High School in 1898. Then attended Mount Holyoke College.
Don 't complain” Maya recieved several awards Two from the NAACP. Timeline of Mays”s life: “April 4, 1928- Maya Angelou is born in St. Louis, Missouri. 1942- Angelou dropped out of school to become San Francisco’s first African-American female car conductor. 1954 through 1955- Angelou toured Europe with a production of the opera "Porgy and Bess." 1957- Recorded her first album, "Calypso Lady."
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
Edna Greene Medford earned her degrees at Hampton University, University of Illinois, and University of Maryland where Medford earned her Ph.D. in United States History. Medford specialized topics are on the Civil War, the Reconstruction, 19th century African-American history to 1877, and the Jacksonian Era. Dr. Medford was awarded the Order of Lincoln, the State highest honor of Illinois as a Bicentennial laureate. In Dr. Medford’s book, Concise Lincoln Library: Lincoln and Emancipation, she describes the differences of political ideology over the topic of slavery which was the subject in every states, cities, and town during most of the 1800’s. Also, Dr. Medford explains the reasoning behind Abraham Lincoln peculiar perspective over African-Americans
It wasn 't long before the big news in town was "The Girl on the Piano." Doda became a legend and the Condor Club had an illuminated sign carrying her likeness. Doda left the club in 1985 and later owned a lingerie store, performed in a rock band, did modeling and comedy, and sang and danced at another club. In 1964 Doda made international news, first by dancing topless at the city 's Condor Club, then by enhancing her bust from size 34 to 44 through silicone injections. Her breasts became known as Doda 's "twin 44s" and "the new Twin Peaks of San Francisco.
Joan Mitchell was born on February 12, 1925 in Chicago, which is in the state Illinois. She was the youngest child in her family that consisted of her father, mother, and older sister. Her older sister was named Sally, Her mother, Marion Mitchell, and her father, James Herbert. Joan was always close with her sister, even though she had a total different taste than her. Sally went to fashion school and later left Chicago.
My name is Ethel Waters. I was born in Chester, Pennsylvania on October 31, 1896 as a result of the rape of my teenaged mother, Louise Anderson; she was 13 years at that time. My father John Waters is a pianist and family acquaintance from a mixed-race middle-class background, but he played no role in raising me. I was an American blues, jazz and gospel vocalist and actress. I frequently performed jazz, big band, and pop music, on the Broadway stage and in concerts, although I began my career in the 1920s singing blues.
Ida Minerva Tarbell was born on November 5, 1857 in the Village of Hatch Hollow, Pennsylvania to Franklin Sumner Tarbell (1829-1905), a farmer, and Esther Ann McCullough (1830-1917), a school teacher. Tarbell went to elementary school in Titusville, Pennsylvania and subsequently attended Allegheny College (1876-1880) where she graduated, as the only woman in her class, with a degree in Biology (1880). She later taught a range of subjects including science, biology, geology, geometry, grammar, French, Greek, and Latin at Poland Union Seminary in Poland, Ohio. In 1883, feeling overworked and underpaid, Tarbell began working for Theodore L. Flood (1842-1915) at the Chautauguan Assembly Institute in Meadville Pennsylvania, which was dedicated to providing liberal adult education. There she was employed to author, report, translate, and edit articles for the monthly home-study magazine the Chautauguan.
She says, “I can look at any hairstyle and know how exactly the stylist created the look”. Rhonda has been styling hair for over thirty years. She became interested in cosmetology in high school after doing her friends’ hair, nails, and make-up for prom. After graduating from beauty school, she began styling hair in her garage. Since opening Skin Deep in 1996, she has moved to a much larger salon, where I interview her as she curls my hair.
A nail technician performs treatments on the hands, nails, and feet - generally manicures and pedicures- and also including aromatherapy treatments and massages to the areas. As for the estheticians they provide services of skin care treatments, massages, and hair removal treatments to the client (Huntington). Every position that is offered in the cosmetology field is an element that offers society benefits for them to feel better, to be more approachable towards others, and builds up self confidence (Woods). Often clients look up to their favorite celebrities to know what is trending and what hairstyle they would want next. Celebrities like Jennifer Aniston, Rihanna, Beyonce, Reese Witherspoon, Jennifer Lopez, and Kim Kardashian have to be the most popular current