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Name:    Field, Roswell Martin
Category:  African-American Experience
Description:    Roswell Martin Field was a St. Louis attorney, who took Dred ScottĀ“s case through the federal courts after the Missouri Supreme Court reversed a lower court decision granting Scott his freedom. He was also the father of poet Eugene Field.

Structures & Places
Eugene Field House

Dred Scott Case

Field, Eugene



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