Cole County · Greene County · Hall of Famous Missourians · Jefferson City · Missouri State University

Women’s History Month

It's that time of year again!  There are so many great Women's History Month activities-- reading the 19th amendment aloud in front of a crackling fire, going to the mall to sit on Susan B. Anthony's lap--  that it's easy to get overwhelmed.  It's important to remember the true purpose of the season: coming out to support your local… Continue reading Women’s History Month

African American · Mary Price Walls · Missouri State University · Springfield

Mary Price Walls

From the Springfield News-Leader, June 28, 2010: First Black Applicant Gets Degree from MSU: Son's Curiosity Uncovers Walls' Place in MSU History and Prompts Honorary Degree by Didi Tang On July 30, Mary Price Walls, 78, will get an honorary degree from Missouri State University, 60 years after her hometown college refused to allow her… Continue reading Mary Price Walls