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Jacob

Jacob enters the Old Testament in the twenty-fifth chapter of Genesis. He is the brother of Esau, the younger son of Rebecca and Isaac and the grandson of Abraham and Sarah. While Esau wandered off …

Harriet Tubman

Name at birth: Araminta RossHarriet Tubman helped hundreds of American slaves escape along the secret route to freedom known as the Underground Railroad in the years before the Civil War. Born a slav…

Harriet Quimby

Harriet Quimbyaviator Born: 1875Birthplace: Michigan Harriet’s earliest years were shadowy until the family surfaced in the San Francisco area. Harriet started out as an actress but a t…

Harriet Hardy

Harriet Hardyspecialist in occupational medicineBorn: 9/23/1906Birthplace: Arlington, Massachusetts An advocate for the control of industrial hazards, Hardy was brought up in New Jersey and ed…

Harriet Miers

On 27 October 2005, Harriet Ellan Miers withdrew her name from consideration for the U.S. Supreme Court. President George W. Bush had nominated her earlier that same month to replace retiring justice …

Ask Harriet

FoxSpring Midseason ReplacementThursday 8:30–9:00 p.m.Cast: Anthony Tyler Quinn, Ed Asner, Lisa Waltz, Patrick Y. Malone, Damien Leake and Jamie Renee Smith After he's fired from his pos…

Harriet Beecher Stowe

Name at birth: Harriet Elizabeth BeecherHarriet Beecher Stowe was an American reformer and writer whose novel Uncle Tom's Cabin (1852) is a classic of 19th century anti-slavery literature. From an ac…

Harriet Tubman Home for the Aged

Harriet Tubman Home for the Aged Auburn, New York For more than a decade the legendary Harriet Tubman (1820-1913) risked her life to lead hundreds of enslaved people out of the South to freedo…

Monroe, Harriet

Monroe, Harriet[1860-1936](2)Born in Chicago. Graduated at Visitation Academy, Georgetown, D.C., March, 1891. Miss Monroe was chosen to write the ode for the dedication of the World's Columb…

Harriet Miers,

Harriet Miers, White House Counsel under President George W. BushBorn: August 10, 1945Birthplace: Dallas Texas Miers, President George W. Bush's chief legal counsel since Feb. 2005, was nomina…