Sadie Tanner Mossell Alexander – First African American woman to receive a Ph. in the USA, the first woman to receive a law degree from the University of Pennsylvania Law School, the first African American woman to be admitted to the Pennsylvania Bar.
royals-and-quotes: British Royal Jewels - Queen Victoria’s Emerald and Diamond Tiara Designed by Prince Albert (Queen Victoria’s husband) in the Gothic Revival style. It was made of emeralds and diamonds set in gold by Joseph Kitching in 1845 at cost of
Thomas Mundy Peterson (October 1824 – February of Perth Amboy, New Jersey was the first African-American to vote in an election under the just-enacted provisions of the Amendment to the United States Constitution. His vote was cast on March
HM KING EDWARD VIII (later Duke of Windsor) with his niece, Princess Elizabeth of York (now HM Queen Elizabeth II). He was King George's brother who abdicated to marry an American divorcee, Wallis Simpson, which brewed up a British constitutional crisis.
King Edward VII and Queen Alexandra. King George V, Queen Mary and their 6 children. Very unusual to see a family picture with baby Prince John. He had epilepsy and was sent away to live on a farm where he died after a seizure at age