On a cool, rainy night in March 1939, a handsome, rail-thin graduate student named Lloyd Gaines threw on an overcoat and journeyed into the streets of south Chicago. On his way out, he told the door attendant that he was on a quick errand to buy some stamps. The 28-year-old Gaines was never seen or... More >>>
Months after his Supreme Court victory against the University of Missouri, Lloyd Gaines disappeared Â— never to be seen again. A portrait of Gaines (pictured here) now hangs at the university's law school.