History|Susannah Mushatt Jones 

Susannah Mushatt Jones was born on July 6, 1899 and died on May 12, 2016. She was known as an American supercentenarian who died at the age of 116 years and 311 days old. She was at the time of death the world's oldest living person and the last living American born in the 19th … Continue reading History|Susannah Mushatt Jones 

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History|Frida Kahlo

Mexican artist Frida Kahlo born on July 6, 1907 is remembered for her self-portraits, pain and passion, and bold, vibrant colors. She is celebrated in Mexico for her attention to Mexican and indigenous culture and by feminists for her depiction of the female experience and form. {Frida Kahlo self-portrait} Kahlo, who suffered from polio as … Continue reading History|Frida Kahlo