Odette Harper Hines
(1914 — 2016)


As remembered by Sharon Townsend
June 20, 2016

Odette Harper Hines was active with the NAACP in New York and one of the first black Red Cross workers in World War II Europe. She housed all the CORE workers assigned to Rapides Parish, Louisiana, in 1964 and 1965.

See All Is Never Said; The Narrative of Odette Harper Hines, by Judith Rollins, PhD, is an oral history of this remarkable woman.

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