Natalie Clifford Barney, expatriate poet and writer in Paris, France during the Belle Époque. Boldly open about her lesbian sexuality and lifestyle. Per the Library of Congress, this image was by the Bain News Service in Barney was 24 years-old that year.
Adorable Pictures of Famous Writers and Their Pets
John Muir is the patron saint of environmentalism, an epic figure whose writings of mystical enlightenment attained during lone treks in California's wilderness glorified individualism, saved Yosemite and helped establish the national park system.