This photo is of Clara Lemlich. She was a leader of the garment workers' strike a year before the fire occurred. Had the workers' conditions been met, fewer fatalities would have occurred on the day of the fire.
MARTHA ANN RICKS, was born a Slave, in TN, about At she and her family returned to live in Liberia. At age she sailed to England and was presented at court on July presenting a quilt to Queen Victoria. Proof that anything is possible if you work hard!
The 5 Most Badass Ways People Escaped from Slavery
Janet Harmon Waterford Bragg (photo: Harlem Airport, Chicago) - Janet Bragg was a pioneer female African American pilot whose leadership in black pilot organizations in the created opportunities for others.
Anthony Bowen, who purchased his own freedom from slavery in Maryland, founded the first YMCA chapter for Black Americans in This was one of the first organizations for Black Americans. Bowen was an abolitionist and advised President Lincoln to.
Joan Dorsey was the first African-American flight attendant hired to work for American Airlines. JOAN DORSEY for your sacrifice and for setting a standard which made the life I now love to live possible!