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    People Who Have Made A Difference In The World


    People Who Have Made A Difference In The World

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    This is one of the earliest known photographs of a human. A self portrait taken in 1839, it shows a young Robert Cornelius (1809-1893) standing outside his family’s lamp-making shop in Philadelphia. Cornelius was an American of Dutch descent whose knowledge of metallurgical chemistry was to help in perfecting the process of silver-plating, then employed in the production of daguerreotypes. It had previously been assumed that the time necessary for a photograph to be exposed was simply t...

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    Albert Cashier was born Jennie Irene Hodgers in 1843. In 1862, Hodgers disguised herself as a man and enlisted in the 95th Illinois Infantry Regiment under the name Albert Cashier. The regiment was under Ulysses S. Grant and fought in over 40 battles. Cashier managed to remain undetected as the other soldiers thought she was just small & preferred to be alone. Cashier was captured in battle but managed to escape back to Union lines after overpowering a guard. She fought through the war.

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    The only woman buried in the Special Forces cemetery at Fort Bragg, NC. Martha Raye,#Martha Raye,#hero,#soldier,#special forces,#Fort Bragg,#Academy Award,#USO,#Korean War,#Vietnam War#What's My Line

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    PFC Lori Piestewa. Piestewa was the first Native American woman in history to die in combat while serving with the U.S. military and the first woman in the U.S. armed forces killed in the 2003 invasion of Iraq. Arizona's Piestewa Peak is named in her honor.

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    Susie King Taylor: first African American army nurse; the only African American woman to publish a memoir of her wartime experiences; also the first African American to teach openly in a school for former slaves in Georgia.

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    One hundred-year-old artist Grandma Moses (1860-1961) painting at her farm in 1960, As pinned by Barb S

    Today's Pictures: Women Artists

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    Lady Di; love, love, love, her! Now this lady had class!

    Blog Archives - Princess Diana Remembered

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    Doris Day

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    Walt Disney- you were truly a magical man

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