Mary Fields aka Stagecoach Mary, United States Postage Stamp coming soon. The stamp is based upon Erich Martin Hick’s novel, ‘Mary Fields aka Stagecoach Mary’, who never missed a day or schedule, starting at the age of 60, for eight years, carrying the U.S. Mail and other important documents that help settle the wide open territory of Central West Montana. Thus, she coined the nickname Stagecoach Mary, because a stagecoach always was on time and on schedule.
The novel ‘Mary Fields aka Stagecoach Mary’, by Erich Martin Hicks, highlights this smoking, shotgun and pistol toting Negro Woman of the Wild West, who could knock out any man with one punch. A piece of historical fiction that is a must read!
Mary was 6 feet tall, and weighed over 200 pounds, was the second woman in ‘history’ to carry the U.S. Mail, starting at the age of 60, and the only ‘Negro’, for hundreds and hundreds of miles when she first arrived in Montana.
This feature story covers Mary’s colorful life, from the plantation where she was born a slave in 1832, to the famous Steamboat race between the “Robert E. Lee” and the “Natchez” on the Mississippi River, to her death in Cascade, Montana, 1914.
For Immediate Release – (Woodland Hills, CA – September 20th, 2016) Mary Fields aka Stagecoach Mary United States stamp, coming soon, commemorating this Black heroine, who conquered the Montana Territory, delivering the U.S. Mail.
Dedicated to exploring the history of African-Americans/Blacks, and shattering stereotypes, Erich Hick’s Alpha Wolf Productions, Inc. has developed a feature film documentary, Soul on a Wave, which exposes the life and times of surfers depicting the all-Black 9th Calvary. Known as the US military’s famed ‘Buffalo Soldiers’, which helped settle the American West in the late 1800’s. Erich has completed accompanying screenplay for a TV mini-series, Trilogy, and Epic Feature, and has garnered support from some HOLLYWOOD’S acclaimed Industry Producers/Directors/and Actors.
Amazon 5 Stars- The author did a tremendous job in getting facts about her life. This no doubt needs to be made into a movie or a mini-series. This book also should be placed in the educational system so history can be told how many times were during slavery and post slavery.
Amazon 5 Stars – A story of a real, amazing woman who was the first Black woman to work for the U.S. Postal Service following the Civil War. The author takes us back to Mary’s childhood as a slave, and builds the story of how she overcame violent reactions to her color and size, and how many came to love and respect her. It is fascinating read.
Please visit the webpage for more information at: alphawolfprods.com and for a comprehensive resume at imdb.com/name/nm0902436