Struggle: Mildred (center) and Richard Loving (left), with their daughter, on the front steps of the home of Richard Loving's mother (standing at right) in Central Point, Caroline County, Virginia, May 1965
Mary Amelia Ingalls - Folk and literary figure. Born the eldest child of Charles and Caroline Ingalls in Pepin County, Wisconsin on her father's birthday. At the age of 14 she fell ill with what was then described as brain fever. Although she recovered, the illness robbed her of her sight. In 1881, Mary enrolled in the Iowa Braille and Sight Saving School in Vinton, Iowa.