Spartanburg to celebrate black educat...

Spartanburg to celebrate black educator's 149th birthday

There are 2 comments on the Spartanburg Herald-Journal story from Aug 13, 2011, titled Spartanburg to celebrate black educator's 149th birthday. In it, Spartanburg Herald-Journal reports that:

Last Modified: Friday, August 12, 2011 at 9:26 p.m. Mary H. Wright is known as a former teacher and prominent leader in the local African-American community, but her influence spanned beyond education.

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Margueritte W Santiago

Caguas, Puerto Rico

#1 Aug 14, 2011
How wonderful as a student of Mary H Wright in 1936, tht you would be recognizing her birth her life. That looks like me standing next to Mrs, Wright. I was one of five girls chosen to eat and share lunch with her on some days. Could I receive a ccpy of the photograph.

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#2 Aug 14, 2011
"She taught hundreds of children during her 60-plus years in the schools and dedicated her life to helping others. She established an annual Christmas tree program for needy children, founded a chapter of the American Red Cross and organized a home for elderly black women.

Wright (1862-1946) was born to slave parents in Spartanburg."

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