Allison Rupert

Independent Historian

Allison Rupert is currently completing her B.A. at the University of Washington, Seattle, with a focus on Dance and Education.  After completion of her degree Rupert is then completing her Masters in Teaching with an emphasis in elementary education at the University of Washington.  Rupert is interested in incorporating movement into daily curriculum to enhance learning.  She is also interested in working with underprivileged children in the Seattle school district.  She plans to pursue her ELS endorsement (English language learner/ English as a second language) as well as a dance endorsement.

Emmett Chappelle (1925- )

Emmett Chappelle, inventor, was born in Phoenix, Arizona on October 25, 1925. His scientific research and the fourteen United States patents he received for his inventions make Chapelle’s contributions vital to the scientific world. Much about Chappelle’s earlier life cannot be ascertained. He attended the … Read MoreEmmett Chappelle (1925- )

Charles Henry Turner (1867-1923)

Image Ownership: Public Domain Charles Henry Turner was the first African American psychologist and the first African American comparative behavior psychologist.  Turner was born on February 3rd 1867 in Cincinnati, Ohio.  Turner was raised by his mother, Addie Campbell, a practical nurse and his father, … Read MoreCharles Henry Turner (1867-1923)