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Elsie Davis, Fannie Cobb Carter, and Ruth Norman, at a celebration
honoring Carter's 100th birthday.
Elsie Davis, Fannie Cobb Carter, and Ruth Norman, at a celebration honoring Carter's 100th birthday.


On March 29, 1973, African-American educator Fannie Cobb Carter died at the age of 100.

Learn more:
"Mrs. Fannie Carter, Educator, Dies at 100"
"Remembering Miss Fannie"
Tribute From Governor John D. Rockefeller IV
Proclamation For Fannie Cobb Carter Day
Fannie Cobb Carter and Students at Boyd School


On This Day in West Virginia History: March

West Virginia Archives and History