Mary McLeod Bethune


Mary McLeod Bethune was an educator and civil rights leader who was born in Mayesville, SC. She is best known for starting a school for black students in Daytona Beach, FL that became Bethune-Cookman University and for being an advisor to President Franklin D. Roosevelt.

Eliza Lucas Pinckney


Eliza Lucas Pinckney was a daughter of a plantation owner who is best known for her experiments with creating blue dye from indigo plants, which led to indigo becoming one of the colony's most important cash crops.