Monticello: Frederick Madison Roberts
Frederick Madison Roberts (1879-1952) Descendant of Sally Hemings and Thomas Jefferson, first African American member of the California legislature.
Abraham Lincoln was the 16th president of the United States. He preserved the Union during the U.S. Civil War and brought about the emancipation of slaves.
Delta Begins Passenger Service to Atlanta
It grew from a crop-dusting company based in the Mississippi River delta and became one of Georgia’s most famous corporate residents. Delta Air Lines began life in 1924 as a crop duster, based first in Macon and then Monroe, Louisiana. Collett Woolman bought the company in 1928 and renamed it Delta Air Service, with passenger service between Dallas and Jackson, Mississippi. In 1930, Delta expanded passenger service east to Atlanta and west to Fort Worth. In 1941, Delta established corporate…
Willie and Tad Lincoln, sons of President Abraham Lincoln, with their cousin Lockwood Todd “ From the Library of Congress Notes: Photograph shows Willie Lincoln (left), who died Feb. 20, 1862, age...