1958 Pulitzer Prize-winning photo: 'Faith and Confidence', showing a policeman patiently reasoning with a two-year-old boy trying to cross the street during a parade (photo by William C. Beall of 'Washington [DC] Daily News')
LAMBERVILLE, JACQUES DE, Jesuit missionary to the Mohawks and Onondagas, younger brother of the missionary Jean de Lamberville; 18 April 1710 (some sources say others give but this is definitely incorrect), in or near Montreal.
After a Federal court ordered the desegregation of schools in the South, U. marshals escorted Ruby Bridges to and from William Frantz Elementary School in New Orleans. (Photo: Uncredited DOJ photographer (Via [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons)
Norman Rockwell painting of Ruby Bridges, known as the first African-American child to attend an all-white elementary school in the South Escorted by US Marshals, she was jeered, threatened and had things thrown at her. Ruby was only 6 years old.
Graves of a Catholic woman and her Protestant husband, who were not allowed to be buried together. Roermond, NL, 1888 Kind of pathetic and sweet. They should have purchased grave lots at a municipal cemetery.
Hetty Green, The Witch of Wallstreet. Inheriting wealth from her whaler father, she was a penny pincher extraordinaire. When she died in she left to her son & daughter, who became noted philanthropists of the age.