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 in Carthage, Tennessee. Stricken with infantile paralysis at the age of three, he was given a harmonica as a means of amusement. Bailey overcame polio, but he never grew taller than four feet, ten inches. However, … Read MoreDeFord Bailey (1899-1982)