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Rosa Parks booking photo.  December 1, 1955.  Thank you, Miss Rosa!

Rosa Parks,Honoured only years later. Was a civil rights activist who refused to give her seat away to a white passenger on a 'coloured' section of the bus. Her act and the Montgomery bus boycott are important events to the civil rights movement.

Map of North American Indian Nations                                                                                                                                                                                 More

An Overview Map of North and Middle America Indian Nations . (The National Geographic has also produced a detailed North American Indian Cultures maps.

Emily Jazmin Tatum Perez, 1st Black Female Cadet Command Sergeant Major in the history of the prestigious United States Military Academy at West Point. 2nd Lt  Perez was killed by an IED while serving in Iraq.  She received a Bronze Star and Purple Heart Medals and is buried at West Pointe Cemetery.  True Hero

Emily Perez, was the first female African American Cadet Command Sergeant Major in the history of the U. Military Academy at West Point. She was deployed to Iraq in December as a Medical Service Corps officer and killed when a makeshift bomb exploded ne

Extraordinary Araminta Harriet (Ross) Tubman, born a slave in 1820 to slave parents, escaped North and carried out 19 dangerous missions to the south to save 300 slaves (including her parents) thru the Underground Railroad. She helped recruit men for the Harper's Ferry Raid, worked as a scout and armed spy for the Union,  and founded a home for aged African Americans. After the Civil War was outspoken advocate for women's suffrage. Amazing…(km)

Harriet Tubman (born Araminta March 1822 – March was an African-American abolitionist, humanitarian and Union spy during the American Civil War.

This was Jeanne Calment-  she passed away in 1997 at the age of 122 years and 164 days old. She learned to fence at 85, and was still riding a bicycle at 100. At 113 she was known as the last living person to have personally met vincent van gogh! She lived alone until 110 and was able to walk upright until almost 115. Ms. Calment is one of the longest lifetimes in documented history! What an awesome lady!

Jeanne Calment passed away at 122 years and 164 days old. She learned to fence at 85 and rode a bike at She met Vincent Van gogh! she lived alone until 110 and was able to walk upright until almost 115 An amazing and well documented life. Wikipedia her!

Rare Photo of Jesse James and his brother Frank James 1863

Jesse James and his brother Frank James fought as Confederate guerrilla soldiers in the Civil War. After the war, they joined up with other outlaws, robbing banks, trains and stagecoaches across the country.

L.K.Hill: Historical Mystery: The Missing Sodder Children

A fascinating story about 5 West Virginia children who mysteriously vanished on Christmas Eve, 1945 after a fire in their home.

Clara Immerwahr (1870-1915) was the first woman awarded a doctorate in chemistry in Germany. She achieved this in 1900, gaining her degree from the University of Breslau. Additionally, she was a pacifist and a women’s rights activist. She was the...

Clara Immerwahr - one of the first women to get her PhD in Chemistry in graduated magna cum laude. Committed suicide with a pistol after her husband Fritz Haber, himself a chemical genius, unleashed the use of chemical weapons on the world in WWI.

National Harriet Tubman Day will be celebrated Sunday, March 10, the 100th anniversary of Tubman's death (March 10, 1913) at The Old State House, 25 The Green, Dover, De. Click Tubman photo to read entire event article: Delaware museums continue celebration of Women's History Month

Harriet Tubman, born Araminta Harriet Ross, was an abolitionist who rescued more than 300 slaves using the Underground Railroad, a Union spy during the Civil War and women's suffragist.