Rosie O'Neill (1874-1944) was born in
Wilkes-Barre, PA. Her family later moved
to the Missouri Ozarks. She was a
commercial artist and creator of the
Kewpie doll, the first time ever that
Merchandising was based on a comic
Susan Blow (1843-1916) was born in
St. Louis, MO. She opened the first
successful public kindergarten in 1873
In Des Peres School, organized training
classes for kindergarten teachers, and
Promoted the kindergarten movement
over the entire country.
Linda Godwin was born in 1952 in
Cape Girardeau, Mo. She is a physicist,
Pioneer U.S. astronaut and veteran of
Four space flights from 1991-2001 who
Graduated from Southeast Missouri
State University in 9174. The Linda
Godwin Center at the university is
named in her honor.
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How to win friends and influence people
Dale Carnegie (1888-1955) was born in
Maryville, Mo. He was a famous writer
and lecturer who developed courses in
self improvement, salesmanship,
corporate training, public speaking and
interpersonal skills. His mos famous book
Is How to Win Friends and Influence People.
Pulitzer (1847-1911) was born
In Mako, Hungary. A journalist and
businessman, he established the
St. Louis Post-Dispatch and was a major
newspaper man in the country for many
years. He established the annual Pulitzer Prize
for excellence in journalism.
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