Albert D. Cashier (December 1843 – October born Jennie Irene Hodgers, was an Irish-born immigrant who served as a male soldier in the Union Army during the American Civil War. Cashier was born female assigned at birth, but lived as a man.
FAMILY Many Native Americans welcomed African Americans into their villages. Even as slaves many African Americans became part of a family group, and many intermarried with Native Americans - thus many later became classified as Black Indians
Life Magazine is one of the most popular and longest running magazines. In Life Magazine wrote about what different hairdos mean about a girl’s relationship status. Bows were a big part of their hairdo.
Mary Ellen Wilson or sometimes Mary Ellen McCormack was an American whose case of child abuse led to the creation of the New York Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children. - Severely abused by her foster parents, Francis and Mary Connolly.
Helen Keller and Alexander Graham Bell. This is a famous, intensely evocative photo, taken in of Alexander Graham Bell, Annie Sullivan and Helen Keller (seated). Bell introduced Keller to her famous teacher when Helen was a child.
livefromjerusalem: Holocaust survivors from the immigrant ship Exodus. In spite of all the brutalization she’s suffered, she retains her humanity, her inner beauty shines like light from her eyes.
Doris “Dorie” Miller was a cook in the US Navy noted for his bravery during the attack on Pearl Harbor on December He was the first African American to be awarded the Navy Cross. A ship’s cook on the battleship West Virginia during Pearl.
February John Glenn became the first American to orbit the Earth, aboard Friendship on the Mercury-Atlas 6 mission, circling the globe three times during a flight lasting 4 hours, 55 minutes, and 23 seconds.