Addie Byers

 

 

Age: 97

 

Summary: Georgia civil rights activist and educator who in the 1950's challenged a policy that kept black children out of public libraries, who was awarded the NAACP's Freedom Award in 1985.

 

 

Cause of Death: Natural causes

 

Born: November 10, 1906

 

Died: December 2, 2003

 

Location: Savannah, Georgia