Richelle Rawlings-Carroll has been a resident of Sweetwater County, Wyoming for 46 years where she has been an active member in the community and in the school districts. She is a member of the Sweetwater County Museum Board, former board member of the Community Fine Arts Center, member of Phi Theta Kappa and the University of Wyoming National Honor Society. Richelle completed her BA dual degrees in History and African American Studies with a minor in Museum Studies at the University of Wyoming in May 2019. Richelle enjoys historical research and writing with a focused interest in African American history. However, she considers her four children to be her most fulfilling and greatest accomplishment.
Joel Woodson of Omaha, Nebraska was lynched by a mob in Green River, Wyoming on December 10, 1918 at the Union Pacific Railroad yard. He had come to Green River for work three months earlier, leaving his wife and family in Omaha. Woodson was an … Read MoreJoel Woodson (?-1918)