Elizabeth Bruyn (sitting in the back of a horse drawn ambulance) was an ambulance surgeon in New York City in the early On her first day at work in she saved the life of an 18 month old baby who had been overcome by gas from a leak in an apartment.
Albert Einstein was very slow to speak and his parents feared he wasn’t too bright. One day, when he was sick in bed, they gave him a compass to him occupied. The new plaything made him wonder about magnetic fields, which got him interested in physics.
People- Geraldine Hoff Doyle, was 17 years (in while she was working at the American Broach & Machine Co. when a photographer snapped a pic of her on the job. That image used by J. Howard Miller for the “We Can Do It!” poster, released during World War.
Picture Id: An immigrant boy carries luggage at Ellis Island. Location: Ellis Island, New York City, New York, USA. Photographer: PAUL THOMPSON/National Geographic Stock See More Images by this Photographer
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.