Madame Vice President: Minnie Brown (taken at White Studios, NY, “She was an actress and singer, and a member of the Williams Walker Vaudevillian troupe. In 1920 she served as vice president for the National Association of Negro Musicians.
Britain's child slaves: They started at lived off acorns and had nails put through their ears for shoddy work. - Childhood and Child Labour in The British Industrial Revolution by Professor Jane Humphries
Ethelyn Taylor Chisum was a renowned Dallas educator and school counselor. Along with her membership in Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, she was also a member of the Priscilla Art Club, which was the oldest club for African American women in Dallas.
William T. Shorey – was a century American whaling ship captain known to his crew as the Black Ahab. He was born in Barbados July 1859 and spent his life at sea. He became the only black captain operating on the west coast of the United States in the and
Such retaliation only perpetuates evil. Robert Capa - Chartres, France, August Just after the liberation of the town, this French woman who had had a baby with a German soldier has her head shaved as punishment.
A young “Miss Maggie” Walker, the daughter of a former slave, who in 1903 became the first woman of any race to found and become president of an American bank. She also founded a newspaper and a department store called “Saint Luke’s Emporium.
Klara Hitler, mother of Adolph Hitler was a kind and gentle soul, by all accounts. She died while he was still in his teens, thereby saving herself the agony of watching his descent into madness and murder.