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date: 22 November 2019

Carter, Eunice Huntonlocked

(16 July 1899–25 January 1970)
  • Faye A. Chadwell

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Carter, Eunice Hunton (16 July 1899–25 January 1970), attorney, was born in Atlanta, Georgia, the daughter of Canadian-born William Alphaeus Hunton, an executive with the Young Men’s Christian Association (YMCA), and Addie Waites, a field-worker with the Young Women’s Christian Association (YWCA) in Europe. Carter’s parents, who were African American, had three other children, but only Carter and her younger brother lived to adulthood. After the race riots of 1906, Carter’s family left Atlanta for Brooklyn, New York. In Brooklyn Carter attended public schools. When her mother went to Strasbourg, Germany, to study at Kaiser Wilhelm University from 1909 to 1910, Carter accompanied her....

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