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Amelia Earhart

Amelia Earhart, Amelia Mary Earhart was an American aviation pioneer and author. Earhart was the first female aviator to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean. She received the U. Distinguished Flying Cross for this record.

Meanwhile in Poland

Circa "Yard of tenement, New York City." Hung out to dry somewhere in Manhattan. Image by: Detroit Publishing Company glass negative.

Gandhi in1906 at the age of 37, when he was Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi and working as an attorney in South Africa

13 Photos That Shatter Your Image of Famous People (Part 2)

Attorney at law- Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, 1893 -Mahatma Gandhi

Reagans record-setting number of scandals and crimes.

President Ronald Reagan ~ what an amazing man President Reagan was! He adored our beautiful USA & took every opportunity to say so :)

Helen Keller with her Dachshund and Patti Duke

Helen Keller- Patty Duke played Keller in both the play and the film The Miracle Worker, for which she won the Oscar at age Two extraordinary women. Then when Patty Duke got older she played Anne sullivan as an adult, Anne Sullivan was Helen's teacher.


Amelia Mary Earhart was an American aviation pioneer and author. Earhart was the first female aviator to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean. Distinguished Flying Cross for this record.

Anne Frank quote

Anne Frank (June 1929 - March, Recently read "Diary of Anne Frank" - amazing young girl. Little did she know what an impact her life(and death) would have on so many people.

Eleanor Roosevelt when young

Anna Eleanor Roosevelt was born in New York CIty on October She was the niece of Theodore Roosevelt. Growing up, Eleanor had a tough childhood. Her mother died when Eleanor was.

The Refined Ladies Jaunty Hat and Gun Club

Corsets and rifles, ca. Via the Wisconsin Historical Society. (These ladies are predecessors of my mother - Wisconsin girl who joined the rifle club to improve her aim for basketball. And ended up getting an award for her shooting)

Dian Fossey and Digit - anthropologist killed in Africa while studying and living amongst the gorillas. Her life's work is immortalized in "Gorillas in the Mist."

Dian Fossey pioneered studies with gorillas in Africa, tryed to stop the poaching of the them. In 1967 Fossey founded the Karisoke Research Center, located deep within the Virunga Mountains, Rwanda. wrote Gorillas in the Mist. Found murdered w/a macheter

Anne Frank remained optimistic in the most testing of conditions. This ordinary teenager became a symbol of how ordinary people get caught up in man's inhumanity.

Anne Frank Anne Frank’s diary is one of the most widely read books in the world. It reveals the thoughts of a young, yet surprisingly mature girl, confined to a secret hiding place. “Despite everything, I believe that people are really good at heart.

Amelia Earhart. I am doing a report on her in my history class and she is slowly becoming one of my favorite people of all time:)

Amelia Earhart an American aviator, was the first woman to receive the U. distinguished Flying Cross for flying solo across the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans. Among her many achievements, Earhart w…

Amelia Earhart - 1937 || She was one of the best aviators that America ever had. This golden girl went missing when she went on a trip to the Howland Island. The woman along with her navigator was never to be seen again. Many people believe that she died in a crash or the Japanese captured her as a spy from America. Many even believe that she lived her whole tenure of life under any other name in some far away island with her Navigator, Fred Noonan.

Amelia Mary Earhart (July was a noted American aviation pioneer and author.Earhart was the first woman to receive the U. Distinguished Flying Cross, awarded for becoming the first aviatrix to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean.