“Women in the United States Forces in Britain: Hundreds of United States nurses underwent a toughening up course in preparation for the opening of the second front, where their job would be to follow the troops of liberation and establish hospital units. Lieutenant Louise Erman throwing her Ju-Jitsu instructor Major Strom during an unarmed combat class.”
Promotional poster for the International 1884 Electrical Exhibition, held at the Franklin Institute in Philadelphia, PA. The exhibition housed the first technical meeting of the American Institute of Electrical Engineers (AIEE), which merged with the Institute of Radio Engineers (IRE) in 1963 to form the modern-day Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE).
Sketch of J. Ernest Wilkins, jr. Born in 1923, Wilkins was admitted to the University of Chicago at the age of 13, and was awarded a Ph.D. in mathematics at the age of nineteen. Wilkins was the seventh African American to earn a Ph.D. in mathematics and later worked at the Manhattan Project and taught at the Tuskegee Institute.