Lillian Smith

Title

Lillian Smith

Description

One example of “the extraordinary resilience of black citizens, who individually and collectively found ways to endure, fight back and occasionally define their own destinies…”

Lillian Smith was born in 1931 and interviewed in 1993 at the age of 62 in Wilmington, NC.

Source

William H. Chafe, Raymond Gavins, Robert Korstad eds., Remembering Jim Crow: African Americans Tell About Life in the Segregated South (New York: New Press, 2001)

Date

1993

Citation

"Lillian Smith," in Teaching with Laurel Grove School, Item #83, http://chnm.gmu.edu/laurelgrove/items/show/83 (accessed April 24, 2014).