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John Jacob Astor, America's first millionaire

John Jacob Astor, America's first millionaire

Samuel Slater Father of the American Industrial Revolution

Samuel Slater Father of the American Industrial Revolution

Lillie Langtry (13 October 1853 – 12 February 1929), born Emilie Charlotte Le Breton, was a British actress born on the island of Jersey. A renowned beauty, she was nicknamed the "Jersey Lily" and had a number of prominent lovers, including the future king of England, Edward VII.

Lillie Langtry (13 October 1853 – 12 February 1929), born Emilie Charlotte Le Breton, was a British actress born on the island of Jersey. A renowned beauty, she was nicknamed the "Jersey Lily" and had a number of prominent lovers, including the future king of England, Edward VII.

Vincent Astor inherited 65+ million from his father, John Jacob Astor who parished on the Titanic.

Photos: Titanic Survivors And Relatives

Vincent Astor inherited 65+ million from his father, John Jacob Astor who parished on the Titanic.

Lizzie Borden took an axe...

Lizzie Borden took an axe...

21 Feb 1846: Sarah G. Bagley became the first female telegrapher. As she was also a writer, she didn't just tap out messages, but helped people to write their messages and letters. She was an activist for labor nearly a century before unions were legal and started working in a textile mill in 1835. In 1847, when hired to run a telegraph office, her discovery that she was earning two-thirds as much as the man she replaced fueled her growing commitment to human equality and women's rights.

21 Feb 1846: Sarah G. Bagley became the first female telegrapher. As she was also a writer, she didn't just tap out messages, but helped people to write their messages and letters. She was an activist for labor nearly a century before unions were legal and started working in a textile mill in 1835. In 1847, when hired to run a telegraph office, her discovery that she was earning two-thirds as much as the man she replaced fueled her growing commitment to human equality and women's rights.

Shirley Temple oh so cute.

Shirley Temple oh so cute.

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Andrew Carnegie was the founder of US Steel and one of the wealthiest men who ever lived. His true fame was his call on the rich to use their wealth to improve society, and stimulated wave after wave of philanthropy.

Andrew Carnegie was the founder of US Steel and one of the wealthiest men who ever lived. His true fame was his call on the rich to use their wealth to improve society, and stimulated wave after wave of philanthropy.

11: Robert Fulton, an American engineer and inventor, was born in Lancaster County. He crafted the first viable commercial steamboat service in the early 1800s. He was born on farm near Quarryville.

11: Robert Fulton, an American engineer and inventor, was born in Lancaster County. He crafted the first viable commercial steamboat service in the early 1800s. He was born on farm near Quarryville.

salomon-rothschild

salomon-rothschild

Mrs Richard T. Wilson (Miss Melissa Johnston) the mother of Miss Grace Wilson who wed Mr. Cornelius Vanderbilt, Jr. in 1873 & Miss Mary "May" Wilson who wed Mr. Ogden Goelet.

Mrs Richard T. Wilson (Miss Melissa Johnston) the mother of Miss Grace Wilson who wed Mr. Cornelius Vanderbilt, Jr. in 1873 & Miss Mary "May" Wilson who wed Mr. Ogden Goelet.

Suffragettes ~ 1911

Suffragettes ~ 1911

Catharine Beecher was an American Author most famous for her work "Treatise on Domestic Economy," first published in 1841. It became a standard guide for housekeeping for the middle-class American women.

Catharine Beecher was an American Author most famous for her work "Treatise on Domestic Economy," first published in 1841. It became a standard guide for housekeeping for the middle-class American women.

Geronimo as a younger man. A deadly warrior. Elsewhere called the greatest cavalry soldier to ever live. Ten thousand united warriors and repeating rifles and the history of the USA would have had a very different outcome.

Geronimo as a younger man. A deadly warrior. Elsewhere called the greatest cavalry soldier to ever live. Ten thousand united warriors and repeating rifles and the history of the USA would have had a very different outcome.

Bernard Marmaduke Fitzalan-Howard, 16th Duke of Norfolk http://www.pinterest.com/merifaber/fitzalan-howard/

Bernard Marmaduke Fitzalan-Howard, 16th Duke of Norfolk http://www.pinterest.com/merifaber/fitzalan-howard/