Brittany Rogers

Independent Historian

Brittany Rose Rogers is currently pursuing a B.A. at the University of Washington, Seattle, focusing on French Language and Literature and Public Education.  After finishing her undergraduate degree she will begin working toward her M.A. through the University of Washington’s Elementary Teacher Education program.  She is interested in learning about education in high need schools and looks forward to working with children from diverse backgrounds.  She plans to receive an endorsement in ELL/ESL (English language learner/ English as a second language). Rogers looks forward to starting graduate school in the summer.

William Henry Johnson (1901-1970)

William Henry Johnson was an African American expressionist painter.  He was born on March 18, 1901 in Florence, South Carolina to mother Alice Smoot Johnson (known as “Mom Alice” or “Aunt Alice”) and father Henry Johnson.  William H. Johnson was the oldest of five children: … Read MoreWilliam Henry Johnson (1901-1970)

Joseph Ephraim Casely Hayford (1866-1930)

Image Ownership: Public Domain Joseph Ephraim Casely Hayford was a West African barrister, author, and political leader who dedicated his life to helping improve conditions for the people of West Africa. Casely Hayford was born on September 3, 1866, the youngest of three sons to … Read MoreJoseph Ephraim Casely Hayford (1866-1930)