|Title:||Lillian Smith Book Awards records|
|Quantity:||0.3 Linear feet (1 half box, 1 oversized folder A)|
|Abstract:||This collection consists of printed materials regarding the Lillian Smith book awards from the late 1990s to 2000s. It does not involve Lillian Smith personally, however, the award is given to those authors who seem to follow in her steps and may invoke her passion and personality.|
Lillian Smith was born in 1897 and died in 1966. She was an author, lecturer, human rights advocate. She mainly resided in Georgia. She was one of the first prominent white Southerners to stand against segregation. She wrote the novel, Strange Fruit, to much acclaim, as well as Killers of the Dream.
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Lillian Smith Book Awards records. MS 3483. Hargrett Rare Books and Manuscripts Library, University of Georgia Libraries.