Stella G. White Papers, Series II

Stella G. White was a freelance journalist, columnist for the Plain Dealer newspaper, and community leader in Cleveland, Ohio. Married first to Judge Charles W. White of Cleveland, she later became the wife of Curtis Lamar Bigham and resided in Dawsonville, Georgia. While in Dawsonville, she was a columnist for The Forum. She was instrumental in the Dawson County, Georgia, courthouse renovation project, and active in the Dawson County Women’s Club. The collection consists of resumes, certificates, columns, newspaper clippings, correspondence, military documents, speeches, genealogical materials, book manuscripts, cancer research material, and memorabilia. These papers pertain primarily to White’s career as a freelance journalist for the Plain Dealer in Cleveland, Ohio, and as a columnist for The Forum in Dawsonville, Georgia. It also includes some of her other writings. Most of her columns centered around the subject of race relations, housing, legislation, and health care.

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