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Fairfax, Jean, 1920-

Biography:

Jean Fairfax was born and raised in Cleveland, Ohio. Folowing her education in theology, Fairfax moved South where she served as the Dean of Women at both Kentucky State College and Tuskegee Institute. Fairfax resided in the South from 1942 until 1946; thereafter, she spent two years abroad doing missionary work, after which she moved to New England. Around 1957, she returned to the South, where she became actively involved in the Civil Rights movement.--From Oral Histories of the American South biography.

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