Jessica Snethen is a 2009 graduate of the University of Washington where she received a BA degree in United States History, with a focus in the Civil War and Civil rights periods. She plans to pursue a Masters in History and Education.
Country music pioneer DeFord Bailey was born in 1899 at Carthage, Smith County, Tennessee. Stricken with infantile paralysis at the age of three, he was given a harmonica as a means of amusement. Bailey overcame polio, although he had a deformed back and never grew … Read MoreDeFord Bailey (1899-1982)