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Lemuel Shattuck, President of the Shattuck-Denn Mining Company. He was one of the small group of speculators who organized the Shattuck-Denn Mining Company in 1906 and came to be its sole proprietor. That mine was once considered the "highest-grade, lowest cost producer in the world" and was the third largest mine in the Bisbee area.

Lemuel Shattuck, President of the Shattuck-Denn Mining Company. He was one of the small group of speculators who organized the Shattuck-Denn Mining Company in 1906 and came to be its sole proprietor. That mine was once considered the "highest-grade, lowest cost producer in the world" and was the third largest mine in the Bisbee area.

Jewel S. LaFontant-MANkarious (1922-1997), A.B. Oberlin 1943, '79 hon., trustee 1981-86. She was the first African American woman to serve as assistant U.S. attorney and the first African American woman to argue a case before the U.S. Supreme Court. #herstory #women's #History

Jewel Lafontant-Mankarious, Lawyer and U.S. Official, Dies

Jewel S. LaFontant-MANkarious (1922-1997), A.B. Oberlin 1943, '79 hon., trustee 1981-86. She was the first African American woman to serve as assistant U.S. attorney and the first African American woman to argue a case before the U.S. Supreme Court. #herstory #women's #History

Mogok, Burma, Napalese woman's rough ruby market; notice all wear red or pink colors.

Mogok, Burma, Napalese woman's rough ruby market; notice all wear red or pink colors.

Cecilia Payne - the woman who discovered what the universe is made of has not so much as received a memorial plaque. Every high school student knows that Isaac Newton discovered gravity, that Charles Darwin discovered evolution, and that Albert Einstein discovered the relativity of time. But when it comes to the composition of our universe, the textbooks simply say that the most abundant atom in the universe is hydrogen. And no one ever wonders how we know.

Cecilia Payne - the woman who discovered what the universe is made of has not so much as received a memorial plaque. Every high school student knows that Isaac Newton discovered gravity, that Charles Darwin discovered evolution, and that Albert Einstein discovered the relativity of time. But when it comes to the composition of our universe, the textbooks simply say that the most abundant atom in the universe is hydrogen. And no one ever wonders how we know.

John Hays Hammond: Known as the man with the Midas touch, he amassed a sizable fortune before the age of 40, mining in Africa in the late 19th Century

John Hays Hammond: Known as the man with the Midas touch, he amassed a sizable fortune before the age of 40, mining in Africa in the late 19th Century

Women in remote villages of Madagascar weave beautiful, silk shawls and scarves. This project keeps an age old tradition alive in Malagasy villages, while also providing a desperately needed income to families in poverty.

Women in remote villages of Madagascar weave beautiful, silk shawls and scarves. This project keeps an age old tradition alive in Malagasy villages, while also providing a desperately needed income to families in poverty.

the Kalat mining area of eastern Afghanistan, 2006

the Kalat mining area of eastern Afghanistan, 2006

The last ruby miners of Thailand", a Cashew nut plantation worker present us the small rubies he found that day in the area.

The last ruby miners of Thailand", a Cashew nut plantation worker present us the small rubies he found that day in the area.

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