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 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
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.
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.