Susan Brownell Anthony was a American social reformer and a woman 's rights activist. Anthony grew up on a politically active family when they worked on the abolitionist movement to end slavery. With Elizabeth Cady Stanton they created the National woman Suffrage Association in 1869. When Anthony died women still wasn’t able to vote 14 years after her death in1920 the 19th Amendment gave women the right to vote. The U.S. Treasury Department put Anthony 's picture one dollar coins in 1979 that made her the first women to be honored.
Alice Johnson was born and raised in Boston, she was born on June 14th 1800. Her mother died at her birth she was raised by her two older sister and father who worked in the trading business, both of her sisters were school teachers. Alice was very well educated at home. She began writing poetry at the age of 13, reaching her early 20s, she used poetry to speak out against the inequality of Men and Women. Alice lived in a house in a suburban area, new railroads were being built just a mile away.
Samuel Truett Cathy was born on March 14, 1921 in Eatonton, GA to Lilla James and Joseph Benjamin Cathy. He was the 6th of 7 children with 4 older sisters, an older brother and a younger brother. Cathy attended Boys High School (known today as Henry W. Grady High school) in Atlanta, GA. Cathy married Jeanette Cathy and together they had 3 children; Trudy, Bubba, and Dan. During the time of World War II, Cathy had gone and served in the war. Upon return and a few years after the war and the Great Depression had ended, using his business philosophies and biblical background, Cathy opened up a restaurant called the “ Dwarf Grill” in the Atlanta suburb of Hapeville in 1946.
With the mindset Maya had she was always qualified to come up with things to write about. Maya was born in St. Louis, Missouri on April 4, 1928, as Marguerite Ann Johnson (Moore). At the age of three her parents split apart. As a single parent Maya’s mother couldn’t take care of her and her brother Bailey
Madam C.J Walker got married at 14 years old to escape abuse from her brother, Jesse Powell. When her husband died, she left to care for herself and her baby girl, A’lelia. She headed up North and settled in East St. Louis, Illinois, and found work as a laundress. Her side job was doing other black women’s hair in St. Louis. Madam C.J.
Jerry Robinson and Mallie McGriff bore four children before him, including Edgar, Matthew, Frank, and Willa Mae. In 1920, Jerry Robinson left the family and they moved to Pasadena, California. Robinson’s mother worked odd jobs, but the family remained extremely poor, and Jackie briefly joined a gang.Rampersad, 1997 He studied at John Muir High School, where played several varsity level sports and lettered in four. He also played on the Pomona All-Star Baseball team in 1936 with the likes of Bob Lemon and Ted Williams.Robinson & Duckett, 2003
It is said that Frank was the last person to see Mary alive. In this paper I will briefly explain the what tled to the last night of Frank’s life. I will also explain the case of the State of Georgia vs Leo M Frank. Mary was a thirteen year old girl and was the child of tenant farmers who moved to Atlanta for financial gain. In April 26, 1913 Mary went to the pencil factory to pick up her paycheck for the hours worked that week from Frank.
Sueli Carneiro is the only author cited still alive. According to the 500 Women Collection, she is the oldest of seven brothers and she grew up in Lapa, São Paulo (one of the most populous states in Brazil). Her mother was a seamstress and her father worked in a railroad and was semi-illiterate. Carneiro, however, graduated in philosophy at the University of São Paulo (USP), where she also became a PhD in Education. In 1983, the State Council of the Feminine Condition (CECF/SP, in Portuguese) was created, which had 32 counselors and among them, no black women.
Rosa Parks Rosa Parks, also known as Rosa Louise McCauley, was born in 1913, on February, in Tuskegee, Alabama. Throughout Rosa Parks’ childhood, she had early learning with racial discrimination, as well as activism for racial equality. Her parents’ name was Sylvester and Rosa Edwards and her family lived on the Edward’s farm, where Rosa would live youth life. Rosa’s grandfather stood in the front yard of their house with his shotgun, when the Ku Klux Klan members marched down the street. Rosa Park’s mother taught her how to read at a young age.
Amelia Earhart was born in Kansas on July 24, 1897. Her parents were Edwin and Amy Otis Earhart. Amelia lived with her wealthy grandparents and attended a private school until she was 12 years old. Then, Amelia and her sister went to live with their parents, in Des Moines, Iowa. In 1915 Edwin and Amy got a divorce, and Amy took the girls and moved to Chicago to live with friends for a while.
Background on Ida In this weeks article of a Great Depression survivor, a women with the name Ida Anderson was interviewed. Ida is currently 93 years old living at Sunrise senior living. She was around the age of 4-14 when the Great Depression was going on. Ida lived in Maddison, Wisconsin. She grew up in a family of 7 including her parents, with the names Bob and Margaret Anderson, and her 4 sisters.
Mary Mahoney Mary Mahoney was born on May 7, 1845 in Boston, Massachusetts. Mary didn’t enter nursing school until she was 33, and before that she worked as a maid, janitor, and cook for 15years. She was the first African American nurse who graduated from nursing school, was able to work as a professional nurse, and prosper in a predominantly white society. Most people saw her as an advocate for African Americans against discrimination in nursing. “In 1908, Mary co-founded the National Association of Colored Graduate Nurses with Adah B. Thomas.
As a result, we worked as a seamstress and a babysitter. After her uncle closed the school in 1850 and moved away, Harper (then, Watkins) also moved to Ohio, where she worked as the first woman at the new Union Seminary (Foster). In 1853 she moved to Philadelphia, where she lived with William Still and his family 2444 South 12th Street, the main household for the local Underground Railroad operation (Pennsylvania Historical Marker Search). During the majority of her life, Harper spent her time publishing poems and essays and travelling to lecture on antislavery and equality, growing immensely popular. Her writing contains a wide variety of subjects, including religion, women’s rights, abolition, and temperance.