March 20, 2016–Edmonia Wildfire Lewis, Sculptor

Though no words come forth from the marble itself, the sculptures of Edmonia Lewis speak the truths she held in her heart. Edmonia Lewis was born in 1844 in New York to a father of Afro-Haitian descent and… Read More

March 8, 2016–Ann Bradford Stokes

Ann Bradford Stokes started her nursing career as “contraband”–a former slave now freed when Union Forces invaded the South.