BIOGRAPHY





FOREIGN HEADS OF STATE


Neville Chamberlain

Neville Chamberlain

As Prime Minister of Great Britain during the 1930’s, Neville Chamberlain desperately hoped to avoid conflict with Nazi Germany.  Remembered for his pre-war negotiations with Hitler, Chamberlain’s tragic legacy is one of naïve appeasement.

Winston Churchill

Winston Churchill

One of the most notable figures in modern British history, Winston Churchill was both revered and reviled. Best remembered for his leadership as Prime Minister during the darkest days of World War II, his rhetorical style and command of the English language became the voice of a nation.

Mikhail Gorbachev

Mikhail Gorbachev

The last leader of the Soviet Union, Mikhail Sergeyevich Gorbachev was General Secretary of the Communist Party from 1985 to 1991. Although committed to the preservation of the Communist State, Gorbachev is remembered for ushering a new era of reforms not previously tolerated in the Soviet Union such as Glasnost (openness) and Perestroika (restructuring)

FAMOUS WOMEN


Amelia Earhart

Amelia Earhart

A pioneer in the field of aviation and women’s rights, Amelia Earhart was lost during a circumnavigation of the world in 1937.  This photo-history will explore her personal and professional history during a time when record breaking exploits were the sole domain of men.

Eleanor Roosevelt

Eleanor Roosevelt

The longest serving First Lady of the United States, Anna Eleanor Roosevelt held the post from March 1933 April 1945 during her husband Franklin Roosevelt’s four terms in office. Afterwards Mrs. Roosevelt served as United States Delegate to the United Nations General Assembly from 1945 to 1952.

Rosie the Riveter

Rosie the Riveter

During World War II  women’s role in the industrial workforce was instrumental in the overall victory by allied forces. Challenging traditional roles, this phenomenon embodies the continuing struggle of women for acceptance as equal players in the workforce and society.

US PRESIDENTS


Dwight D. Eisenhower

Dwight D. Eisenhower

Five star General, author and two term president of the United States, Dwight David Eisenhower served the presidency of the country during the threat of nuclear war with the Soviet Union, The Korean War, Sputnik, Fidel Castro, McCarthyism and the Civil Rights Movement.