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Maria Montessori was born in Italy in 1870. Dr. Montessori was the first woman to receive a medical degree in Italy, and following graduation she became director of a school for the mentally disabled in Rome. While at this school she formulated her philosophies, principles, and methods for the education of very young children. She achieved startling results and the children under her tutelage passed many exams given to normal children. Her system of education, which proudly bears her…

Louise Cromwell Brooks (1890-1965) was an American socialite considered to be Washington's most beautiful young women. She is shown here in 1911 at the age of 21 wearing a most fashionable ensemble. She was married to General Douglas MacArthur from 1922-1929.

Lillian Russell. (December – June was an American actress and singer. She became one of the most famous actresses and singers of the late and early centuries, known for her beauty and style, as well as for her voice and stage presence. More