Although she never kept a diary, it is true that she ran an upholstery shop, which made flags for the government until the mid-1800s. It is also recorded that she eloped to marry her first husband, that she was widowed three times and she was dedicated to her country. Every kid has learned that Betsy Ross sewed the first flag after George Washington, who went to church with Betsy, personally came to her and asked her to make the flag. George Washington gave Betsy a sketch of what he wanted the flag to look like. He wanted six pointed stars, but Betsy suggested five pointed stars because of the time frame and she supposedly was able to make a five pointed star in one snip.
Then attended Mount Holyoke College. She received her BA in 1902 and joined the Nationals’ Consumers League. Which is an organization that worked to abolish child labor and the sweatshop system. She was unable to hold her dream job in New York as a family visitor with the Charity Organization Society in New York City. Therefore, she taught at an all girls’ school in New England.
Betsy, as a young girl, attended to a Quaker school. She learned how to sew mattresses, chair covers, and window blinds by going to William Webster 's workshop. Then in 1773, she went across the river to go to New Jersey, and elope with John Ross. The Rosses opened up a Upholstery shop, after that, John went to go join the militia, but died after two years of marriage. In the summer of 1776 or 1777, Betsy Ross received a visit from George Washington.
Elizabeth Griscom, familiarly known as Betsy Ross, was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on January 1st, 1752. She attended a Quaker public school. After finishing school, Betsy apprenticed to a local upholsterer, William Webster. In colonial times, upholsterers did all types of sewing such as learning to make and repair curtains, bedcovers, tablecloths, and rugs. Betsy fell in love with a fellow apprentice named John Ross.
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
Dorothy and Eliza did not get along and Eliza forced Dorothy to call her mother. One Christmas Eliza gave Dorothy a wrapped package and when Dorothy opened it she saw a bottle and a note that said “Merry Christmas to a cry-baby.” Dorothy was pushed out of the house when they moved to Spencerport and Eliza said “she just couldn’t cope” if her stepdaughter came along. So arrangements were made for Dorothy to live with her Aunts in Chicago, to finish high school. Dorothy spent 5 years in Chicago with her Aunts. She was happy there she could finish her girlhood in an atmosphere of respect.
The life of the woman who accomplished what seemed to be impossible back during her lifetime, Winifred Merrill, begins in the year of 1862 on September 24 in the lovely city of Ripon, Wisconsin. Who her parents were and if she had any other family members or siblings is unknown. Throughout her youth, Merrill had the utmost pleasure of being educated privately which took her into her first years of college, the first college she attended was all the way in Massachusetts which was Wellesley College. After a couple years until 1883, she received her bachelor 's degree and bounced from Wellesley to Harvard University for about a year then bounced again to Columbia University where she remained and worked to get her PHD. Although Merrill was also
After moving to New York, he began manufacturing cases for daguerreotypes, jewelry, and painted miniature portraits. Brady worked to build his skill and his reputation. In 1844 he opened his own art gallery in New York called “The Daguerreian Miniature Gallery ("Brady, Matthew B. (1823?–1896)" ). He also opened an art gallery in Washington D.C.
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.
Then, how she developed a successful life in USA when she leaves Japan at the first chance she had. For example, in first paragraph in Page 413” the yellow mittens I made in seventh-grade home economics proved that I dreamed in color. For the unit on knitting, we were supposed to turn in a pair of mittens. The two hands had to be precisely the same size so that …”, she described her own story with knitting with that home
March (2005), was inspired by her fondness for Louisa May Alcott 's Little Women, which her mother had given her. To connect that memorable reading experience to her new status in 2002 as an American citizen, she researched the Civil War historical setting of Little Women and decided to create a chronicle of wartime service for the "absent father" of the March girls. Some aspects of this chronicle were informed by the life and philosophical writings of the Alcott family patriarch, Amos Bronson Alcott, whom she profiled under the title "Orpheus at the Plow", in the 10 January 2005 issue of The New Yorker, a month before March was published. The parallel novel was generally well received by the critics. It was selected in December 2005 selection by the Washington Post as one of the five best fiction works published that year.
I chose my grandmother, a Caucasian, Catholic Woman that grew up in Minnesota. My grandma was born in 1944, resulting in her turning 18 in 1962. She went to a beauty school and afterwards became a hairdresser for many years. She met my grandfather in California, and they chose North Carolina as where they wanted to raise their family. My grandfather opened a car radiator shop here and my grandma now owns it, as he has passed away.
He served in the Merchant Marine from 1942 to 1944. In 1944 Avedon attended the New School for Social Research in New York City to study photography under Alexey Brodovitch, who was the acclaimed art director of Harper’s Bazaar. The two formed a close bond, and within one year Avedon was hired as a staff photographer for the magazine. After many years of photographing daily life in New York City, Avedon was assigned to cover the spring and fall fashion collection in Paris. Avedon’s task was to stage photographs of models wearing the new fashions released in the city.
She was an educator and opened a free public school in New Jersey. She moved to Washington D.C. to work in the US patent office as a clerk in the civil war she was the first clerk in the united states and in her early childhood she loved helping others. .She wrote a book “The Story of my Childhood” and was published in 1907. She went to Clinton Liberal Institute in New York. SHe was outspoken advocate