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In April of 1929, the Logan Banner profiled numerous prominent African-American residents of Logan County, West Virginia.

Notable Blacks of Logan County LB 04.16.1929 9.JPG

Mrs. Laura Feary Griere

Teacher, English Department, Aracoma High School

Graduate: Fisk University. She has three years’ teaching experience, spending two of them in her present position. Mrs. Griere is a member of the State and National Teachers’ Association; is also a member of West Virginia Physical Education Union for women. Mrs. Griere is an active, entertaining teacher, splendidly qualified for her work, and gives assistance to other activities in the community that concern the people’s welfare. She has also done much active service in Urban League work and is experienced in social activities. Mrs. Griere was a member of the Editorial Staff of her school journal while she attended school at Fisk.

Source: Logan (WV) Banner, 16 April 1929.