Fe del Mundo, Harvard Medical School's first female student , was admitted because she was brilliant...and because they didn't realize she was a woman. Del Mundo founded the first pediatric hospital in the Philippines. She attended nine years before enrollment was opened to women.
Women of Fauberg Treme, New Orleans and their dog. Faubourg Tremé is the oldest black neighborhood in America, and the origin of the southern civil rights movement and the birthplace of jazz. [However, there is an African American community in North Carolina that is said to be the oldest African American community in America; without proper research, the True oldest African American community may not really be known, yet.]
CHISUM, ETHELYN MILDRED TAYLOR (1895–1983). Ethelyn Mildred Taylor Chisum, black teacher and administrator, was born in Dallas on June 9, 1895, the daughter of William Henry and Virgie M. (Collins) Taylor. After graduating from Prairie View State Normal and Industrial College in 1913, she taught in the public schools of Rock Creek (Smith County), Waxahachie, and Dallas (1916–23). She was a member of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority.
Johnny, Francie's dad, faked their address so Francie could go to a better school than her previous school. The school did not reach her expectations that she had in her dream. "I'll write a letter to your principal saying you're moving there and you want to be transferred to this school." (Smith 151)