E.B. White in his boathouse in Allen Cove, Maine. "I arise in the morning torn between a desire to improve the world and a desire to enjoy the world," White once remarked. "This makes it hard to plan the day.” Photo by Jill Krementz via Gwarlingo.
Dr. William Edward Burghardt Du Bois (1868 - 1963), first African-American to earn a Ph.D from Harvard University (in History), co-founder of the National Association for the Advancement of Coloured People (NAACP) and highly-regarded scholar of African-American history.