Steven Stayner (L) with Timmy White (R). Steven was taken captive by a man who told him his parents no longer wanted him; Steven suffered through years of forced sex until the kidnapper brought White home with him, at which point Steven went to the police at last. What a tough, tough kid.
Cary Anthony Stayner (born August 13, 1961) is an American serial killer currently on death row for the 1999 murders of four women in Mariposa County near Yosemite, California. His younger brother, Steven, was kidnapped by child molester Kenneth Parnell in 1972 and held captive for more than seven years before escaping and being reunited with his family.
June 12, 1886, The Georgia State Supreme Court sustained the will of the late David Dickson. This made Amanda Eubanks the wealthiest Negro in America. Mr. Dickson, a former slaveholder, willed more than half a million dollars to Ms. Eubanks. White relatives of Dickson, a bachelor, had contested the will on the grounds that it was illegal for a white man to leave property to his black illegitimate children.
The Only Woman Electrocuted in Georgia's Electric Chair Such is the story of Lena Baker, an African-American mother of three, who was electrocuted at the Georgia State Prison in Reidsville. She was convicted for the fatal shooting of E. B. Knight, a white Cuthbert, Georgia mill operator she was hired to care for after he broke his leg. Click the pic for more info on her story...
Chicago fireman Leonard E. Olson carrying a child from the Eastland Disaster. He received the Lambert Tree Medal for his heroic deeds. Photograph by Jun Fujita. Want a copy of this photo? > Visit our Rights and Reproductions Department and give them this number: i02042 Connect with the Museum