Smith, Lillian Eugenia, 1897-1966
"Lillian Smith was one of the first prominent white southerners to denounce racial segregation openly and to work actively against the entrenched and often brutally enforced world of Jim Crow. From as early as the 1930s, she argued that Jim Crow was evil ("Segregation is spiritual lynching," she said) and that it leads to social moral retardation."--"Lillian Smith (1897-1966)," New Georgia Encyclopedia. Retrieved February 18, 2008: http://www.georgiaencyclopedia.org.
Archival Collections and Reference Resources
- Anne Braden Oral History Project (Kentucky Virtual Library)
- March on Milwaukee: Civil Rights History Project (Golda Meir Library (University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Libraries))
- New Georgia Encyclopedia (New Georgia Encyclopedia)
- Oral histories of the American South (Georgia selections) (Documenting the American South (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill))
- Oral Histories of the American South: The Civil Rights Movement (Documenting the American South (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill))