Lewis Latimer made history many times. From improving the lightbulb to helping Alexander Graham Bell, he’s a hero of invention and ingenuity.
A memorial to Nellie Bly awaits construction on Roosevelt Island, NYC. This was the site of her first journalistic adventure. Back then called Blackwell’s Island, this was where she spent her Ten Days in a Mad-House. It remains the most familiar and historic Nellie Bly story.