Janet Harmon Bragg, first black woman to receive a commercial pilot’s license in Photo in her flight suit, c. by Unidentified photographer, Smithsonian Institution Archives, RU Still image from Videohistory Interview Session 1 Tape
Shot eight times, Mitchell Red Cloud, Jr. ordered his men to tie him to a tree so he could keep fighting, action for which he received the Medal of Honor. Red Cloud was the third of four Native Americans to be awarded the Medal of Honor in Korea.
Researchers have uncovered a rare photograph of a young Helen Keller with her teacher Anne Sullivan, nearly 120 years after it was taken on Cape Cod. The photograph, shot in July 1888 in Brewster, shows an Helen sitting outside in a light-color