Anna Etheridge "Annie" Blair Hooks - Annie Etheridge Hooks, also known as "Gentle Annie" was an army nurse during the Civil War. She was at the Battle of First Bull Run, Fredericksburg, Chancellorsville and a number of other major battles. Annie was awarded the Kearny Cross for bravery.
William Barclay "Bat" Masterson - A figure of the American Old West known as a buffalo hunter, and Army scout, gambler, Dodge City lawman, sports editor and columnist for the New York Morning Telegraph.
Michelangelo - Painter, architect, poet, and sculptor. Michelangelo is widely regarded as the most famous artist of the Italian Renaissance. Among his works are the "David" and "Pieta" statues and the Sistine Chapel frescoes.
Charles E. Wiggins - Pioneer African American race driver. Wiggins was an outstanding mechanic and race car driver/owner whose skills were worthy of his entry in the Indianapolis 500 Classic and other "big time" events, but he lived at a time when racial barriers prevented him from doing so. Disguised as a janitor, he was able to work behind the scenes as a mechanic and helped Bill Cummings win the 1934 Indianapolis 500.
Victor Sen Yung - Actor. Best known for his portrayals of Charlie Chan's number two son Jimmy Chan and of the Chinese cook 'Hop Sing' on the classic 1960s-70s TV series "Bonanza." He made his film debut as 'Jimmy Chan' in 1938's "Charlie Chan in Honolulu." He went on to make more than 14 Charlie Chan movies mostly playing Jimmy Chan, but later playing Tommy Chan. He continued to be a very successful character actor in Hollywood after the Chan movies despite racial stereotyping.
Amelia Earhart - [memorial] American aviation pioneer and author. Earhart was the first female aviator to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean. She received the U.S. Distinguished Flying Cross for this record. She set many other records, wrote best-selling books about her flying experiences and was instrumental in the formation of The Ninety-Nines, an organization for female pilots. She was also a member of the National Woman's Party, and an early supporter of the Equal Rights Amendment.
Nudie Cohn - Ukrainian-born American tailor who designed decorative rhinestone-covered suits, known popularly as "Nudie Suits", and other elaborate outfits for some of the most famous celebrities of his era. He also became famous for his outrageous customized automobiles.