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Julia Morgan (January 20, 1872 – February 2, 1957) was an American architect. The architect of over 700 buildings in California, she is best known for her work on Hearst Castle in San Simeon, California. Throughout her long career, she also designed multiple buildings for institutions serving women and girls.

Hearst Castle's Julia Morgan is first woman to win AIA's gold medal

Julia Morgan (January 1872 February was an American architect. The architect of over 700 buildings in California, she is best known for her work on Hearst Castle in San Simeon, Cali

Philip Johnston, a missionary's son, grew up on a Navajo reservation. In WWII, the Japanese cracked every code the Americans could encrypt. Johnston knew that the Navajo language had no alphabet or written record, and was near impossible to learn if you weren't immersed in it as a kid. He alerted the military of this, staging a demonstration. Because of him, the Navajo Code Talker program began, the only undecipherable code in modern military history.

Philip Johnston, a missionary's son grew up on a Navajo reservation convinced the military to use the Navajo Code Talkers

Check Out Some Of These Rare Moments In History... I Had No Idea.

Check Out Some Of These Rare Moments In History... I Had No Idea.

Check Out Some Of These Rare Moments In History. I Had No Idea. Not all military photos, but enough that I felt comfortable pining it here.

This 1911 newspaper excerpt highlights the sheer size of the Titanic in comparison other structures of the day

Diagram Showing Comparative Size Of Rms Titanic With World Landmarks. From Left: Washington Monument At 555 Feet, Metropolitan Tower New York At 700 Feet, New Woolworth Building New York At 750 Feet,Titanic Triple Screw Steamer At 882 And A Poster Print

“Louis and Lola” were Michel and Edmond Navratil (age: four & two). They were known as the Titanic Orphans, the only children rescued without a parent or guardian.

April Our second look at Lolo (Michel) and Edmond Navratil, survivors of the Titanic disaster whose father went down with the ship. Lolo, the last remaining male survivor of the Titanic sinking, died in

Titanic Survivors Charlotte Collyer and her 8-year-old daughter Marjorie after they finally made it to America. She has a White Star Line blanket on her lap. Their faces say it...things are never going to be the same.

and blankets Titanic Survivors Charlotte Collyer and her daughter Marjorie after they finally made it to America. She has a White Star Line blanket on her lap. Their faces say it.things are never going to be the same.

Violet Jessop, stewardess and Titanic Survivor

Violet Constance Jessop was an ocean liner stewardess and nurse who achieved fame by surviving the disastrous sinkings of sister ships RMS Titanic and HMHS Britannic in 1912 and 1916 respectively. In addition

Beatrice Wood, the real Rose Calvert (from Titanic).  She lived to be 105 years old, and led an absolutely extraordinary life.

The "Real" Rose Calvert From Titanic

The "Real" Rose Calvert from Titanic. Beatrice Wood with Marcel Duchamp June at Coney Island was the person whom the character Rose was modelled on, she was never on the Titanic, but was a renowned pottery artist all her life.

Josephine Cochrane 1839-1913. When it came time to do the dishes, she really didn’t want to, so she invented a Dishwasher. Her creation had wire compartments for plates, cups and saucers.  They were put inside a wheel that lay flat inside a copper boiler.  A motor turned the wheel pumping hot soapy water from the bottom of the boiler over the dishes. received her first patent on the Garis-Cochran Dish-Washing Machine December 28, 1886. Her company is now called Whirlpool.

Impressive Americans: Josephine Cochrane received her first patent on the Garis-Cochran Dish-Washing Machine December In her company was bought out by Hobart which is now Whirlpool Corporation.

Madeleine Astor, Titanic survivor and wife of John Jacob Astor IV, ca. 1910. Source: Library of Congress

Madeleine Talmage Astor Dick (née Force, formerly Fiermonte) (June 1893 – March was the second wife and widow of millionaire John Jacob Astor IV and a survivor of RMS Titanic.

Of Titantic Fame ..The “Unsinkable” Molly Brown, a name she was never called during her lifetime. Maggie Brown had always planned to marry a rich man, but instead married for love. Luckily for her, her husband J.J. struck it rich as a mining engineer. She was involved in the suffragist movement in Colorado and was a great philanthropist in Denver, but she’s best known for convincing the crew of Lifeboat #6 to turn around and look for survivors when the Titanic sank.

MARGARET TOBIN BROWN aka "The Unsinkable Molly Brown (Titanic survivor, the only woman to row a lifeboat to safety, fiercely argued w/ the quartermaster Robert Hitchens to rescue people in the water. When he refused she threatened to throw him overboard)

Sandra Day O'Connor is a retired United States Supreme Court justice. She served as an Associate Justice from her appointment in 1981 by Ronald Reagan until her retirement from the Court in 2006. She was the first woman to be appointed to the Court.

Sandra Day O'Connor (First Female Member of the Supreme Court of the United States)

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