From NKAA, Notable Kentucky African Americans Database (main entry)

Smith-Hyatt, Mary E.

Born in Estill County, KY, Mary E. Smith-Hyatt practiced medicine in Indianapolis, IN, specializing in women's and children's diseases. She was also a dressmaker and milliner as well as a voice and piano teacher. She wrote medical articles published in newspapers and journals and published a book of poetry and a book on health. Smith-Hyatt composed the words and music of My Little Hoosier Song and Consecration. For more see Who's Who in Colored America, 1933-37.

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“Smith-Hyatt, Mary E.,” Notable Kentucky African Americans Database, accessed July 13, 2024,

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