Almanzo Wilder -Little House on the Prairie

The Journeys of Laura Ingalls Wilder

Laura Ingalls Wilder, American Author "I'm beginning to learn that it is the sweet, simple things of life which are the real ones after all."

Carrie, Mary, and Laura Ingalls

Thomas Edison

Former first lady Jackie Kennedy (whose husband President John F. Kennedy had been assassinated in 1963) and Coretta Scott King at Martin Luther King Jr.’s 1968 funeral. Two women who’s husbands were viciously ripped from their lives by hatred’s bullet. This moment is heavy…raw…honest… Both of these women were fantastic.

Laura Ingalls Wilder ~ need I say more? LITTLE HOUSE ON THE PRAIRIE SERIES ~ fabulous books!!


Burr Oak, Iowa, schoolhouse where Mary & Laura Ingalls attended school.

Laura Ingalls Wilder’s parents, Caroline and Charles Ingalls.

Louis Zamperini WWII POW. His life story is told in the book "Unbroken" by Laura HIllenbrand. Awarded top book of 2010 by Time. Wonderful book.

Geraldine Hoff Doyle, was a 17 years (in 1942) 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 II.

Ernest Hemingway during World War I. What a husband fellow.

Ingalls Family ca. 1894 Caroline, Carrie, Laura, Charles, Grace, and Mary The Real Little House on the Prairie

The Gettysburg Address

Laura Ingalls Wilder Ancestry

The 'Unsinkable' Molly Brown - She survived the #Titanic in lifeboat number 6 and earned her nickname because she took control of the boat, kept the women rowing for seven hours and gave her furs to keep others warm.

The Laura Ingalls Dugout on the banks of Plumb Creek, 1874, MN.

Caroline Ingalls, Laura's mother. At sixteen, she started as a teacher, but married Charles Ingalls in February of 1860 ending her career. She followed her husband through numerous moves and before she extracted a promise from her husband that their next move would be their last. The family settled in Dakota Territory on Silver Lake outside what would be the town De Smet, SD.

Buffalo Bill Cody

Ingalls family photo. L to R: Caroline, Carrie, Laura, Charles, Grace, Mary.