Dr. Bartholomew Fussell was a Quaker who grew up in Chester county, Pennsylvania. He had six children and lived from 1794 to 1871. As an adult, he studied medicine and taught at a Sabbath school for African Americans, on occasion teaching over eighty students. He was one of the brave people who made their homes part of the underground railroad. Sometimes, he would see one of his old students, and shelter them with other runaway slaves he assisted.
There, Avery earned the nickname “The Professor”, or more commonly, “Fess”. He worked on many strains of bacteria, and worked on the bacteriology of yogurt as well as tuberculosis. Rufus Cole, the director of the Hospital of the Rockefeller Institute for Medical Research, became interested in Avery’s work, specifically on tuberculosis.. Consequently, Cole offered a job which Avery accepted in 1913. Avery then worked 35 years on one specific species of pneumonia-creating bacteria called Pneumococcus. His partners were elite class scientists including as Alphonse R. Dochez, René Dubos, Harriett Ephrussi-Taylor, Michael Heidelberger, Rebecca Craighill Lancefield, Maclyn McCarty, and Colin MacLeod.
Then inspired by the Black Muslims, Malcolm Little changed his name to Malcolm X, which represented the lost name of his African ancestors. While in Detroit, he worked at an automobile factory, but soon quit to go to Chicago to study under Elijah Muhammad. Malcolm and Elijah became very close while he studied under him and became the head minister at a Harlem temple. While serving his congregation, he met his a woman who later became his wife. Together they had four daughters.
Dr. Edward Kammerer, MD is a good family friend. We have been friends for more than 17 years! When he heard I had a goal of job shadowing an internal medicine physician to see if that is the path I want to take, he kindly offered a day when I could follow him around and see what his typical work day is like. I met him at 8:00 a.m. on a Friday. When the day first began he had some paperwork to fill out and catch up on.
Charles Richard Drew was born on June 3,1904, in Washington, D.C. Charles Richard Drew was an African American surgeon who developed a way to store blood plasma for transfusion and coordinated the first substantial blood in the United States. He conducted the blood plasma programs of the United States and Great Britain during World War 2. Charles resigned, knowing that the blood of the African Americans would be separated. He died on April 1,1950. Drew made outstanding discoveries in the process of blood transfusion.
Evers oldest brother Charles became the field secretary in honor of his brother. In 1969 Charles also became the first African American mayor of Mississippi. 40 years later people like civil rights veterans, government officials and students from schools all over Mississippi gathered around his grave and honored his legacy. Also in honor of Evers a cargo ship was also named
The Man Edward Said was born in Mandatory Palestine to a Palestinian father and a Lebanese mother. He was largely educated in Cairo, Alexandria, and finally at an elite prep school in the United States. He would go on to complete his Bachelor of Arts at Princeton, in addition to a Masters of Arts and Doctors of Philosophy in English Literature at Harvard. With his education completed, in 1963 Said joined the faculty of Columbia University, where he would continue to work for the next four decades until his death. Orientalism Said’s book Orientalism is easily his most famous work.
Benjamin Rush was a founding father known best for his work as a physician, but that wasn’t all he was. He was also a chemist, writer, teacher/professor, and a signer of the Declaration of Independence. Benjamin Rush was much more than what people think he is. Benjamin Rush was born on December 24th, 1745, at Byberry, PA. In 1751, when his father, John Rush, died, him and his mother moved to Philadelphia where his mother ran a grocery store.
Web. 15 Sept. 2016 Alfie Kohn was born October 15, 1957 in Miami, Florida. He went to Brown University where he received a B.A. He had also attended the University of Chicago for his Master’s degree, where he shortly started teaching at high schools and colleges. Now Kohn lectures and writes books about human behavior, educations, and parenting.
Her book was called Henry Luria or The Little Jewish Convert. Henry Luria was her little boy who converted to Judaism. He would have been my great -great -great- great- uncle. But he sadly passed when he was eight years old. Sarah wanted to show people what he had been through just because of his beliefs.
Then he became a salesman for the factory. Now he sell items that are made in the factory. Robert lived in downtown Chicago with his wife Helen, his son Frank, and his daughter Ruth. Robert has been working in the factory for quite a few years and he is really good at what he does. At the factory young boys and older men made medicines that were said to treat certain illnesses and diseases.
Thomas Kidner was a popular occupational therapy advocate, in Canada, in the early nineteenth century. I chose him as I was interested in that he, as an architect, designed the workshops where his rehabilitation center resided. He worked with disabled soldiers from World War I and sufferers of tuberculosis. The patients there would work on projects before going back to normal work. If I could go back in time, I would like to ask him how he became interested in TB and rehabilitation aspect of WWI.