Early century picnic in Pickens, SC. Dinner on the Ground (Rogers Collection / Pickens County Library System Historical Photo Collection) *Dinner on the ground* Now I grew up with having Dinner on the Ground at church. It was a big deal.
Clara Immerwahr, German chemist and pacifist. Her husband Fritz Haber developed the poisonous gas used during World War I. Clara Immerwahr shot herself in protest and resignation with her husband’s military pistol in the backyard of their house.
Clara Immerwahr - one of the first women to get her PhD in Chemistry in graduated magna cum laude. Committed suicide with a pistol after her husband Fritz Haber, himself a chemical genius, unleashed the use of chemical weapons on the world in WWI.