Salvatore Ferragamo (note personalized shoe forms of the rich and famous), Florence, Italy ( This was my grandfather's profession. His Ellis Island paperwork indicated he was a shoe maker and learned his craft in Italy. He made custom shoes in the US.
One of the most admired and influential women in the world is undeniably Gabrielle “Coco” Chanel. Gabrielle Bonheur Chanel was born on August 1883 in Saumur, France to an unwed mother who worked as a laundry woman. Gabrielle’s father.
Irena Sendler got permission to work in a Warsaw Ghetto as a plumber. She courageously smuggled babies in her tool box and carried larger children in a sack. She trained her dog to bark when Nazis were near. She saved 2500 children.