Nathaniel Hawthorne (1804-1864) Iconic American author (The Scarlet Letter,”The Minister’s Black Veil”), and shy friend to Transcendentalists Ralph Waldo Emerson and Henry David Thoreau, author Herman Melville, and president Franklin Pierce who Hawthorne met at Bowdoin College.
Patricia Highsmith, New York, 1930s Via La escuela de los domingos | "Patricia Highsmith (January 19, 1921 – February 4, 1995) was an American novelist and short story writer, most widely known for her psychological thrillers, which led to more than two dozen film adaptations. Her first novel, Strangers on a Train, has been adapted for stage and screen numerous times, notably by Alfred Hitchcock in 1951."
Oscar winning actor, Jimmy Stewart after returning home from serving in World War II, he put his successful career on hold to enlist. Here he shows off puppets he made growing up. Besides rising to the rank of General, he was a philanthropist; he also worked as a bricklayer, an assistant magician & held a Bachelors Degree in Architecture from Princeton. Jimmy helped his friend, Tom Slick, smuggle a supposed "a Yeti finger" out of India by hiding it in his wife Gloria's lingerie case.