Library of Congress, Florence Nightingale, Nurse, Library of Congress, 1910
Lo! in that house of misery A lady with a lamp I see Pass through the glimmering gloom, And flit from room to room.
Crimean War, Florence Nightingale, London, Nursing, Women
Joseph-Siffred Duplessis, First United States Postmaster Benjamin Franklin, Metropolitan Museum of Art, ca. 1778
Franklin was appointed postmaster of Philadelphia by the British Crown Post in 1737. Newspaper publishers often served as postmasters, which helped…
Benjamin Franklin, London, Newspapers, Penny Post, Post Master General, Post Office, Postal Service
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