New photo of Harriet Tubman surfaces, biographer calls it 'remarkable' - For decades, there have been few photographic images of Harriet Tubman depicting how the abolitionist and Civil War spy looked in her lifetime.

New photo of Harriet Tubman surfaces, biographer calls it 'remarkable' - For decades, there have been few photographic images of Harriet Tubman depicting how the abolitionist and Civil War spy looked in her lifetime.

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Lincoln’s son, Robert Todd Lincoln, considered this piece to be the most lifelike portrait of his father in sculpture.

Lincoln’s son, Robert Todd Lincoln, considered this piece to be the most lifelike portrait of his father in sculpture.

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All the time!  I don't say it much anymore because the Universe seems to consider it a challenge...

All the time! I don't say it much anymore because the Universe seems to consider it a challenge...

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This 19th century model is based on a drawing by Galileo's (1564-1642) friend and biographer, Viviani, of an incomplete pendulum clock, which Galileo designed just before his death.

This 19th century model is based on a drawing by Galileo's (1564-1642) friend and biographer, Viviani, of an incomplete pendulum clock, which Galileo designed just before his death.

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"I don’t think any reporter or biographer has ever succeeded in capturing Jackie’s essence. There’s an elusive quality about her, an inexplicable shyness. She doesn’t reveal herself and was always very protective of her inner self … And obviously she was less protective of herself than in subsequent years when she became a public figure." — Selwa Showker, friend of Jackie's from Vassar College

"I don’t think any reporter or biographer has ever succeeded in capturing Jackie’s essence. There’s an elusive quality about her, an inexplicable shyness. She doesn’t reveal herself and was always very protective of her inner self … And obviously she was less protective of herself than in subsequent years when she became a public figure." — Selwa Showker, friend of Jackie's from Vassar College

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Bradley Mountain Black Biographer

Bradley Mountain Black Biographer

Samuel Johnson ( #SamuelJohnson ) - an English poet, essayist, moralist, literary critic, biographer, editor and lexicographer who is described by the Oxford Dictionary of National Biography as "arguably the most distinguished man of letters in English history" - born on Wednesday, September 18th, 1709 in Lichfield, Staffordshire, England

Samuel Johnson ( #SamuelJohnson ) - an English poet, essayist, moralist, literary critic, biographer, editor and lexicographer who is described by the Oxford Dictionary of National Biography as "arguably the most distinguished man of letters in English history" - born on Wednesday, September 18th, 1709 in Lichfield, Staffordshire, England

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