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Lillian Smith

AKA Lillian Eugenia Smith

Born: 12-Dec-1897
Birthplace: Jasper, FL
Died: 28-Sep-1966
Location of death: Atlanta, GA
Cause of death: Cancer - Breast

Gender: Female
Religion: Methodist
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Lesbian
Occupation: Author

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Strange Fruit

Father: Calvin Warren Smith (d. 1930 cancer)
Mother: Annie Simpson (d. 1938)
Girlfriend: Paula Snelling

    University: Piedmont College (attended 1915-16)
    Conservatory: Peabody Conservatory of Music (attended 1917 and 1919)

    Laurel Falls Girls Camp Camp Director (1925-48)
    Georgia Writers Hall of Fame 2000

Author of books:
Strange Fruit (1944, novel)
Killers of the Dream (1949, social studies)
The Journey (1954, memoir)
One Hour (1959, novel)
Memory of a Large Christmas (1962, memoir)
Our Faces Our Words (1964, nonfiction)
The Winner Names the Age: A Collection of Writings (1978, collection)



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