In a contribute and commencement to two events in one month. St. Valentine’s Day and Black History month. The Smithsonian is perhaps one of the last places one would think to look to find a story about true love. The couple was married when he was drafted in 1941. The picture of Ulysses and Gloria Ricks was taken in 1944. For a long while no one knew who they were. I will let you read the story to find how how they were identified.