Harriet Tubman became famous as a "conductor" on the Underground Railroad during the turbulent Born a slave on Maryland's eastern shore, she endured the harsh existence of a field hand, including brutal beatings. In 1849 she fled slavery, despite a
Researchers have uncovered a rare photograph of a young Helen Keller with her teacher Anne Sullivan, nearly 120 years after it was taken on Cape Cod in July 1888 in Brewster, Helen holding Sullivan’s hand and cradling one of her beloved dolls.
"Maria Montessori was born in Italy in Dr. Montessori was the first woman to receive a medical degree in Italy. She achieved startling results and the children under her tutelage passed many exams given to normal children.
Viola Liuzzo was murdered on March 1965 after the Selma-to-Montgomery Civil Rights March. She was a civil rights activist from Michigan. She is the only white woman honored at the Montgomery Civil Rights Memorial.
Elizabeth Ann Grier, the first African-American woman licensed to practice medicine in Georgia. She was an emancipated slave who alternated every year of her medical education with a year of picking cotton in order to pay for her training.
April 1853 -On this date in Harriet Tubman began her work with the Underground Railroad. This was a network of antislavery activists who helped slaves escape from the South.On her first trip, Tubman brought her own sister and her sister’s.