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helen richey (1909 – 1947) was a pioneering female aviator ... she was the first woman to be hired as a pilot by a commercial airline in the united states ... the first woman sworn in to pilot air mail and was one of the first female flight instructors
Man's Coat Date: ca. 1840 Medium: Native-tanned leather, porcupine quills, metal hook-and-eyes
Eastern State Penitentiary - Al Capone's Cell - Legendary gangster Al Capone's "Park Avenue" cell at Eastern State Penitentiary in Philadelphia, where he did an eight-month stretch for carrying a concealed weapon. This happened shortly after the famous St. Valentine's Day Massacre in Chicago, and Capone claimed the ghost of victim Jimmy Clark haunted him in this cell.
An Old Trapper. Hunters and fur trappers were the first white people to settle on the frontier. They sold the fur from animals that they hunted and trapped animals such as beaver and raccoons. A famous hunter and fur trapper from North Carolina who helped blaze a trail through the Cumberland Gap into the frontier of what is now known as Kentucky : Daniel Boone