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Carter, Lillie Mae Bland

(born: 1919  -  died: 1982) 

Lillie Mae Carter was born in Bowling Green, KY, the daughter of John and Maude W. Husky Bland. She was a graduate of Tennessee State university and was employed in the Toledo, Ohio, school system. Carter is the author of a number of books, including a book of poems, Black Thoughts, and the anthology, Doing It Our Way. She is the mother of Leon J. Carter, III. For more see The Fascinating Story of Black Kentuckians, by A. A. Dunnigan.

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NKAA Source: Black thoughts: forty-two poems
NKAA Source: Doing it - our way : a family anthology
NKAA Entry: Carter, Leon J., III
NKAA Source: Fascinating story of Black Kentuckians : their heritage and traditions

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