(1820-1888) Henry Bergh was a philanthropist who organized the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals and the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children.

Henry Bergh

(1820-1888) Henry Bergh was a philanthropist who organized the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty…

"His career shows him to have been one of the greatest of Americans and the noblest of men. He learned three trades before he was twenty-one; his genious enabled him to rank high as an inventor; he was pre-eminently a man of affairs, his knowledge of men and business securing success in every venture; and most important of all, he was a broad and practical philanthropist." —The Popular Cyclopedia, 1888

Peter Cooper

"His career shows him to have been one of the greatest of Americans and the noblest of men. He learned…

An English general and the founder of the state of Georgia.

James Oglethorpe

An English general and the founder of the state of Georgia.

Robert Charles Winthrop (May 12, 1809 – Boston) was an American lawyer and philanthropist and one time Speaker of the United States House of Representatives.

Robert Charles Winthrop

Robert Charles Winthrop (May 12, 1809 – Boston) was an American lawyer and philanthropist and…