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Sadie Tanner Mossell Alexander (1898 – 1989) achieved a lot of firsts in her life. She was the first African American woman to receive a Ph.D. in the United States, 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, and was the first national president of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority

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.

Queen Victoria's Emerald & Diamond Tiara

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 was born October 6, 1824 to slaves. By trade he was a school custodian and handy man. He was fortunate to become a man of firsts in Perth Amboy, New Jersey. He was the first African-American to vote in the United States after the ratification of the 15th amendment. The day after the amendment was changed; Peterson cast his vote as a  He was also the first African-American to serve on a jury.

First African American to vote

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

The Princes ~ Perfect picture! The hats, the umbrellas, and even stepping in time!

Princes William and Harry: How They've Grown

The Princes, William and Harry~ Perfect picture! The hats, the umbrellas, and even stepping in time!

John Quincy Adams - 6th President of U.S. - son of John Adams, (2nd President). He served as Secretary of State under James Monroe, and is regarded as one of the greatest diplomats in American history.  He reportedly had the highest IQ of any American President.  He died in 1848 at the age of 81.

John Quincy Adams was the President son of John Adams, President). He reportedly had the highest IQ of any American President. He died in 1848 at the age of

The Romanov/English Connections and Intermarriages ...

The Romanovs and the House of Windsor. Nicholas II and George V were also first cousins, their mothers were sisters. Queen Alexandra and Empress Maria Feodorovna were both Danish Princesses.

HRH Victoria and her Royal Consort, Albert...

People who are NOT Queen Victoria & Prince Albert: Princess Alice and her husband the Grand Duke of Hesse, while in Britain for the wedding of Alice's brother, the future King Edward VIII.

Mary Queen of Scots bedroom in Holyroodhouse Palace. Queen Victoria made sure that Mary Queen of Scots' bedroom and outer chamber were diligently preserved exactly the way it was left by Mary. It was in the outer chamber that Mary's beloved assistant David Rizzo was brutally murdered by her husband in front of her face. David was ripped from behind Mary's skirts and dragged across the floor before he was murdered.

Mary Queen of Scots bedroom in Holyroodhouse Palace. Queen Victoria made sure that Mary Queen of Scots' bedroom and outer chamber were diligently preserved exactly the way it was left by Mary.

HM King Edward VIII (later Duke of Windsor) with his niece, Princess Elizabeth of York (later Queen Elizabeth II).

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.

Queen Victoria with her granddaughter, Princess Alice of Hessen, who would become Czarina of Russia.

Queen Victoria and her grandaughter Victoria Eugenie ‘Ena’, Queen of Spain By Alexander Bassano Half-plate glass negative, 1897

Royal Family Tree (849-2012) | Click on picture to go to its site. Then use your mouse to highlight anyone you wish to know more about. This is a great help for research.

Royal Family Tree: King Alfred the Great to Queen Elizabeth II A link to a lot of information about the Royal History

London, Royalty, Queen Victoria and Four Generations II

it Four Generations of British Sovereigns. Queen Victoria, King Edward VII, King George V, King Edward VIII

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 13.

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

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