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.
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 considered a child prodigy. In … Read MoreAbbie Mitchell (1884-1960)