Articles in Category: Profiles & Bios
Alice Huyler Ramsey (11 November 1886 – 10 September 1983) was the first woman to drive across the United States from coast to coast.
Ramsey was born Alice Taylor Huyler, the daughter of John Edwin Huyler, a lumber dealer, and Ada Mumford Farr.
She graduated from Vassar College in 1907.
Ida Tarbell, Journalist (1857 - 1944)
Born in Pennsylvania, USA, in 1857, Tarbell was the only woman in her graduating class in 1880.
She became and investigative reporting pioneer whose stories led to the breakup of the Standard Oil Company's monopoly. More here.
There is a buzz about poker right now.
It’s a game whose time has come - not that it’s ever been away - but there is something undeniably fashionable about the old five card stud routine right now.
Anna Eleanor Roosevelt (October 11, 1884 – November 7, 1962) was the First Lady of the United States from 1933 to 1945.
She supported the New Deal policies of her husband, Franklin Delano Roosevelt, and was an advocate for civil rights. After her husband died in 1945, Roosevelt continued to be an internationally prominent author, speaker, politician, and activist.