- New Georgia Encyclopedia
- Lillian Smith
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Civil rights workers--Georgia--Clayton
Women civil rights workers--Georgia--Clayton
Women political activists--Georgia--Clayton
Women authors, American--Georgia--Clayton
- Smith, Lillian (Lillian Eugenia), 1897-1966
- United States, Georgia, Rabun County, Clayton, 34.87815, -83.40099
- black-and-white photographs
- From her home in Clayton atop Old Screamer Mountain, Lillian Smith toured the South, talking to people from all races and classes.
Photograph of Lillian Smith standing. Trees and a parked car appear behind her. 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.
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