Paschall, Eliza K.

Biography:

"Eliza King Paschall, author and activist, was born October 5, 1917, in Adams Run (Charleston County), South Carolina, and died February 3, 1990 in Southport, England. She was active in civic, interracial, and women's organizations in which she held several offices including executive director of the Greater Atlanta Council on Human Relations (1961-1967), president of the Georgia League of Women Voters (1955-1957), and national secretary of the National Organization of Women. Paschall was also a compliance officer on the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (1966-1984) and author of It Must Have Rained (1974), which concerned civil rights in Atlanta, Georgia. Paschall served with the American Red Cross during World War II and married Walter Goode Paschall (d. 1959) in 1945."--Inventory of the Eliza K. Paschall papers, Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library, Robert W. Woodruff Library, Emory University.

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