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   Illustration    Table of Contents     ELIZA P. FOX

Brown, Hallie Q.
Homespun heroines

- CALIFORNIA COLORED WOMEN TRAIL BLAZERS -- --extract from-- -- " NEGRO TRAIL BLAZERS OF CALIFORNIA "
- MARIETTA CHILES


MARIETTA CHILES


Miss Marietta Chiles for 46 years a teacher in the public schools of Richmond was a woman of lovable qualities. Her father was a messenger in the state capitol during the Civil War and carried the message to Jefferson Davis that Gen. Grant was near Richmond. This splendid woman served for a number of years as the Grand Secretary of the Grand Court of Calanthe and died as the honored and respected incumbent of that office. She was active in all efforts of uplift among her people.


   Illustration    Table of Contents     ELIZA P. FOX