Category : History

History

Hannah Elias

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Hannah Elias was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, one of nine children of mixed-race parents. In 1884, at the age of 19, while working as a...
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Benjamin “Pap” Singleton

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Benjamin “Pap” Singleton was an African American man who played an important part in the massive emigration of ex-slaves from the South to the West....
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James Marion Sims

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Few medical doctors have been as lauded—and loathed—as James Marion Sims. Credited as the “father of modern gynecology,” Sims developed pioneering tools and surgical techniques...
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Doris Miller

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Doris Miller, byname Dorrie, (born October 12, 1919, Waco, Texas, U.S.—died November 24, 1943, off Butaritari Atoll, Gilbert Islands), U.S. naval serviceman noted for his...
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Sarah Redmond

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In 1853, Sarah Redmond refused to sit in a segregated area for the opera, Don Pasquale, which she had purchased tickets to attend. After her...
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