Soldiers do this when their limbs had to be amputated.” Her dream was to build a home for the elderly, in 1908 the “Harriet Tubman Home for the Elderly” was built. She died on March 10, 1913 from pneumonia. After her death, Harriet Tubman was buried in Fort Hill Cemetery in Auburn with Military Honors.
The “I Love Lucy” show and “The Andy Griffith Show” are two older TV shows that have some similarities, but are generally very different from one another. Both of these TV shows were very popular and both ranked among the top most-watched TV shows in the United States. These television series’ have had a major impact on the television industry and the countless people that have watched them.
Rosa Parks was born on February 4, 1913, in Tuskegee, Alabama. Her dad was James McCauley a carpenter and her mother Leona McCauley was a teacher. At the age of two after her parents separated Rosa moved to her grandparents farm in Pine Level, Alabama with her mother and her younger brother, Sylvester. When Rosa was eleven she was enrolled
This will include my thesis topic and my thesis statement. I will provide statistical data and sources that give information about Lucille Ball, as well as Carol Burnett and Ellen Degeneres. I will discuss how Carol Burnett and Ellen Degeneres were inspired by Lucille Ball to overcome their fears and achieve success as comedians, which in return lead them to build up their personal brand, resulting in them becoming entrepreneurial successes.
“Lawrence, were scheduled to go on the second of September, so plan to leave in a few minutes.” Lawrence Exeter and his wife crammed into the big car, his wife in the back seat. She was pregnant. With me. About a month later, on that one
Lucille Ball is an admirable woman for contributing to the world numerous times. Born on August 6, 1911, in Jamestown, New York. Lucille Ball got her start as a singer, model and film star before becoming one of America's top comedic actresses. With the 1950s TV show I Love Lucy, she became a hit. When she was 15 she convinced her mother to allow her to enroll in a New York City drama school. Despite how long it took she still never gave up and still kept working hard. She was also in 72 movies (aka that's a lot of movies). Enough with background information let's talk about what made her admirable.
Lucille Ball was a fabulous person, but she had a frustrating life as a kid. For example, she would go to school everyday and be unable to write because “Ball always would sharpen her pencils until they were gone and she couldn't afford pencils” (Lucille Ball). She left high school at age 15 to pursue her dreams of being an actress (Lucille Ball). Lucille Ball started getting jobs as an actress between the ages of 16-21(Lucille Ball). As a result, Lucille Ball became an actress by pursuing her dreams and being in a lot of successful shows and movies, like one show called “I Love Lucy.”
Marilyn Monroe was born as Norma Jeane Baker on June 1, 1926 in Los Angeles, California. Her mother, Gladys Baker, named her after the actress Norma Talmadge. Gladys had two children before Norma, along with a marriage. Her husband was Jack Baker. Her children were named Bernice and Hermitt Jack. Gladys lost her family when she went home to find a note saying that she would never see her children again (Marilyn Monroe’s Early Life). Jack took the children and went to Kentucky, never to be seen or heard from again. When Norma was born, Gladys was already sad about the loss of two children, but then she could not even take care of her new born baby. She loved her child, but she was mentally unstable and could not afford to care for Norma herself.
Bryant was born on 9thof September in the year of 1970 which makes her current age 47. She attended Hampton University, a historically black college for graduation. Her father, Curtis Graves is a Texas representative in the house and her mother is Joanne Graves. She was born and raised in a very powerful and well-known Washington D.C. family. She was inspired her to work in
Lucille Tenazas is certainly the kind of person who welcomes all sorts of experiences with open arms and lets them sink into her mind and feelings and purify her personality. All bits of her experiences, particularly those with a cultural and social aspect, have turned her into an exceptional figure, a figure that is respectable to everyone.
Her father, Henry Durell Ball was a line man for the Bell telephone company. Unfortunately, Henry died in 1915 from typhoid fever, a mere four years after she was born (“Lucille Ball Biography”). Desiree Hunt Ball, known to her family as DeDe, moved Lucille and her brother Fred into her parent’s house. With the encouragement of her grandparents and DeDe, Lucille discovered her love of acting, and participated in many school plays. Her mother was such a great influence on her career, that DeDe’s laugh was recorded and included on every I Love Lucy soundtrack. Without the encouragement Lucy received at home, she might have never pursued her career as an
Loretta Lynn was born Loretta Webb on April 14, 1932 in Butcher Hollow, Kentucky. She was the second of eight children. Her hometown was a small, rural coal-mining community in which her father earned a living for the family as a worker in the mines. As faith was a major part of her family’s lifestyle, she spent every Sunday as a child singing in church. This is where her love for music and performing was born. Just before her sixteenth birthday, Loretta married Oliver Lynn, with whom she had four children by the time she turned twenty, and then two children after that.
James Burr V. Allred was born on march 29 1899 in Bowie, Texas. Burr and V were the names of his uncles and he was known as Vee until he was older. His father was Renne and mother was Mary (Henson) Allred. James completed high school from Bowie high school in 1917 then enrolled into rice institute (university) but unfortunately had to drop out because of financial issues. After stopping college he served with the United States Immigration Service until his enlistment in the United States Navy during world war 1. After the war Allred studied law as a clerk in a Wichita Falls law office. In 1921 he received an LL.B. from Cumberland University, Lebanon, Tennessee, and created his own practice in Wichita Falls.
Araminta Harriet Ross was born into a very difficult life. She was born somewhere between the years of 1820-1825. Historians do not know the exact date of Ross’s birth since they have little to go off of. However, they were able to find where she was born, which was in Dorchester County, Maryland. Ross was born into slavery by her mother, Harriet Green, and her father, Ben Ross. Araminta Ross had four older siblings also in slavery, however, she would soon have a total of eight siblings. In total, the Ross family had five girls and four boys.
Sennett didn’t think audiences would notice Carole’s scar when she was performing pratfalls and other forms of physical comedy, so he took her on. After working with Sennett for a year and a half, Carole was contracted by Paramount Pictures in 1930. Around that time, she met actor William Powell, and the two were married in 1931. They divorced two years later, but remained friends. It was during their brief marriage that Carole first met actor Clark Gable. They co-starred in the drama No Man of Her Own, but there was very little chemistry between them off set. In fact, at a party for the cast and crew, Carole presented Clark with a ham with his picture on it, insinuating that he was an over-dramatic actor. Carole then met and fell in love with the Italian singer Russ Columbo, but their romance was cut short was he was killed by a friend’s gun that was accidentally set off. Her grief motivated her to focus more on her work than