Medger Evers was born in 1925, in Mississippi. He became very prominent in the civil rights movement of the 1960's. He became the first secretary for the NAACP in the state of Mississippi. He registered black voters and orgainized many boycotts of firms practicing racial descrimination. He was assasinated on June 12, 1963, in front of his home.
Charles Lindbergh was the first person to make a nonstop transatlantic flight from New York to Paris in 1927. This brave act made the pilot the "lone eagle" to many people around the world. He flew for many years, making many more successful flights.
This tree is from one planted at the De Smet, South Dakota, home of Laura Ingalls. When her family first arrived at their new home, her father planted a treee in honor of each of his five daughters. Laura Ingalls later became the author of the "Little House" books.