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    Abolitionist, Catherine White Coffin, wife of Levi Coffin, c.1879

    See what educating women can do! Rita Levi-Montalcini.

    Historic Photographs Of "White" Slaves

    Levi Coffin

    Wooden Slave shoes from the Levi Coffin House

    Levi Coffin

    Levi Coffin House secret room

    Sign at Levi Coffin House

    Levi Coffin, Quaker: Breaking the Bonds of Slavery in Ohio and Indiana. I just bought this book since our next Quaker Genealogy and History Conference will focus on Levi Coffin and the UGRR.

    Historic Levi Coffin House in Fountain City, near Richmond.

    Levi Coffin (1798 – 1877) was an American Quaker, abolitionist, and businessman. Coffin was deeply involved in the Underground Railroad in Indiana and Ohio and his home is often called "Grand Central Station of the Underground Railroad". He was nicknamed "President of the Underground Railroad" because of the thousands of slaves that are reported to have passed through his care while escaping their masters. Born in the Southern United States, Coffin was exposed to and developed an opposition ...

    Indoor well in the basement of the Levi Coffin House - part of the Underground Railroad for slaves

    Quaker Levi Coffin (1798 – 1877), based in Cincinnati, Ohio, was known as the President of the Underground Railroad. He and his wife Catherine, also a Quaker, helped about 2,000 slaves to freedom.

    Levi Coffin State Historic Site Learn more about home where Levi and Catharine Coffin helped more than 2,000 slaves escape to freedom. (Building - #66000009 on the National Register of Historic Places.

    Rita Levi-Montalcini (1909-2012). Italian neurologist 103 years active and working. Nobel Prize (Physiology/Medicine) for her discovery of nerve growth factor. Inspiring for all women. ~ 'I tell young people: Do not think of yourself, think of others. Think of the future that awaits you, think about what you can do and do not fear anything. Do not fear the difficulties: I've had many in the past and I crossed without fear, with total indifference for myself'

    First Coffin Family in America | Relatively Speaking

    LaVern Baker (1960) // The first Black artist to file a legal grievance against white artists who produced pop covers of their hits. This reminds me of "Hair Spray" how there would be a "Black channel" and a "white channel" and most of the white music was stolen from the African Americans and produced to cater to the whites, and the original artists couldn't do a thing about it.

    Buffalo Soldier and Native American Wife - 1800s……via vieilles-annonces

    Quentin Roosevelt, youngest son of Theodore Roosevelt, and one of his "White House Gang" playmates, Roswell Pinckney, 1902. Pinckney was the son of a White House steward. The "White House Gang" were known for their mischievous childhood pranks. Quentin Roosevelt later joined the Army Air Service and was killed during combat in WWI.

    Dorothy Day with her prison dress. On a November day in 1917, she went to prison for being one of forty women in front of the White House protesting women's exclusion from the electorate.

    Pat Garrett's wife, holding the gun he used to kill Billy the Kid