Monthly Archive: January 2015


Lloyd L. Gaines story

Lloyd L. Gaines vanished in March 1939. “Three months before he vanished, he won a U. S. Supreme Court decision (Gaines v. Canada) mandating the State of Missouri admit him into its university law...


Mary Fields aka Stagecoach Mary

Mary Fields, also known as Stagecoach Mary. She was the first African-American woman employed as a mail carrier in the United States, and just the second American woman to work for the United States...