Washington native Heather Peterson is a history major at the University of Washington, Seattle campus. She will graduate in 2009 and then spend some time traveling internationally.
Image Ownership: Public Domain Abbie Mitchell was an African American teacher, actress, and soprano born on the Lower East Side of New York City. Mitchell’s father was German-Jewish and her mother was an African American. Mitchell, who came from a talented musical family, was … Read MoreAbbie Mitchell (1884-1960)