Eartha Mary Magdalene White - Jacksonville, Florida

Eartha Mary Magdalene White - Jacksonville, Florida

Credit this photo: State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory, http://floridamemory.com/items/show/35599
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Title

  • Eartha Mary Magdalene White - Jacksonville, Florida

Image Number

  • RC13246

Year

  • ca 1970

Series Title

    Biography Note

  • Born in Jacksonville, the 13th child of a former slave, she attended schools in Florida and New York. An educator and publisher,she established the Clara White Mission in honor of her mother during the Depression in the 1930s. She also ran a prison mission and donated property for community projects, including the first park for black children. In 1967 she began the Eartha M.M. White Nursing Home, which grew into the area's largest employer of blacks.Women's Hall of fame inductee 1986.

Physical Description

  • 1 photoprint - b&w - 8 x 10 in.

Subject Term

Geographic Term

Personal Subject

Subject Corporate

Shelf Number

  • Shelf number: 08135.

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