Olive Oatman was 13 when she traveled with her family to California by wagon. Attacked by Indians who killed all of the family but Olive, her Sister (who later died of starvation) and her Brother (who escaped). Sold to the Mojave tribe as a slave, she was tattooed and taken in as "one of their own". She was rescued 5 yrs later. She married John Fairchild in 1860, moved to Sherman TX where she died in 1903 and was buried in West Hill Cemetery on Lamar St. in Sherman.

Olive Oatman was 13 when she traveled with her family to California by wagon. Attacked by Indians who killed all of the family but Olive, her Sister (who later died of starvation) and her Brother (who escaped). Sold to the Mojave tribe as a slave, she was tattooed and taken in as "one of their own". She was rescued 5 yrs later. She married John Fairchild in 1860, moved to Sherman TX where she died in 1903 and was buried in West Hill Cemetery on Lamar St. in Sherman.

I Will Survive: The Story of Olive Oatman - Her family was massacred by the Yavapai, and Olive was captured, enslaved, traded, and tatooed but managed to survive and eventually was returned to White society.  Read her remarkable story of survival in my blog today. #wildwest #history https://stargazermercantile.com/will-survive-story-olive-oatman/

I Will Survive: The Story of Olive Oatman

I Will Survive: The Story of Olive Oatman - Her family was massacred by the Yavapai, and Olive was captured, enslaved, traded, and tatooed but managed to survive and eventually was returned to White society. Read her remarkable story of survival in my blog today. #wildwest #history https://stargazermercantile.com/will-survive-story-olive-oatman/

Stagecoach Mary    Mary Fields, also known as Stagecoach Mary, was the first African-American woman employed as a mail carrier in the United States, driving her mail route by stagecoach from Cascade, Montana to St. Peter's Mission, Montana. When hired, she became the second American woman in all to work for the United States Postal Service.    Born a slave circa 1832 in Hickman County, Tennessee. She was freed when American slavery was outlawed in 1865.

Stagecoach Mary Mary Fields, also known as Stagecoach Mary, was the first African-American woman employed as a mail carrier in the United States, driving her mail route by stagecoach from Cascade, Montana to St. Peter's Mission, Montana. When hired, she became the second American woman in all to work for the United States Postal Service. Born a slave circa 1832 in Hickman County, Tennessee. She was freed when American slavery was outlawed in 1865.

Indígena de la clase rica (Mestiza sangley-filipina), photograph by Dutch photographer Francisco van Camp, circa 1875

Indígena de la clase rica (Mestiza sangley-filipina), photograph by Dutch photographer Francisco van Camp, circa 1875

CONOCE TU HISTORIA NEGRA: Revueltas esclavas Parte 1 – Negros y Nativos Americanos: La poderosa alianza de la que nunca te enseñarán en tu escuela - AFROPUNK

CONOCE TU HISTORIA NEGRA: Revueltas esclavas Parte 1 – Negros y Nativos Americanos: La poderosa alianza de la que nunca te enseñarán en tu escuela - AFROPUNK

Elizabeth Blackwell was rejected by 19+ medical schools but was finally accepted by Geneva Medical College in NY. She graduated on January 23, 1849 to become the first female doctor in U.S. history.

Elizabeth Blackwell was rejected by 19+ medical schools but was finally accepted by Geneva Medical College in NY. She graduated on January 23, 1849 to become the first female doctor in U.S. history.

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