Gerda W. Ray
Gerda W. Ray is a Professor Emerita of History at the University of Missouri, St. Louis, and was a member of Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom and Veterans for Peace in St. Louis. She now lives in Austin, Texas.
Posts by Gerda W. Ray
The story of Delyte Morris and the Southern Illinois University he created is what Robert A. Harper calls “a story of unlikely success and a tragic end.” It does read like an American tragedy, somehow, based in a rustic start, ambition, ingenuity, and the fallibility of good intentions.