*ANNIE OAKLEY - born Phoebe Ann Moses in Ohio in 1860. Sharpshooter, 1st American female superstar. More info, worth the read at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Annie_Oakley Wild West Show Info http://www.annieoakleyfestival.com/about-annie-oakley.aspx
Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow.
Tagalo-chinese woman with long hair in 19th century. — Photo Musée du Quai Branly -
Amelia Earhart: "The most difficult thing is the decision to act, the rest is merely tenacity. The fears are paper tigers. You can do anything you decide to do. You can act to change and control your life; and the procedure , the process is its own reward.”
Wyatt Earp was born on March 19, 1848. He worked in the 1870s as a police officer in Wichita and Dodge City, Kansas, where he befriended the gunmen Doc Holliday and Bat Masterson. He later worked as a guard for Wells, Fargo & Company. By 1881 he had moved to Tombstone, Arizona, living as a gambler and a saloon guard. He died on January 13, 1929 in Los Angeles, California.
Peter Schiff, Anne Frank's childhood crush. He died at Auschwitz
Edgar Allan Poe poses with Abraham Lincoln in Mathew Brady's Washington, D.C. studio [February 4th, 1849]
Stagecoach Mary - She drank (but not to excess), swore, and smoked cigars. She had a standing bet that she could knock a man out with a single punch and was said to have broken more noses than anyone else in central Montana.
Since her death in 1979, the woman who discovered what the universe is made of has not so much as received a memorial plaque or obituaries mention her greatest discovery…Everyone knows Charles Darwin discovered evolution and Albert Einstein discovered the relativity of time. But when it comes to the composition of our universe, textbooks simply say the most abundant atom in the universe is hydrogen. And no one ever wonders how we know? Cecilia Payne-Gaposchkin, a truly extraordinary woman.