Georgia Ragsdale Curtis lived in Roanoke, Virginia and was born on June 4, 1913. She received a teaching degree from Virginia State College for Negroes in Ettrick, Virginia (the present-day Virginia State University) and later received a Bachelor of Science Degree from the same institution in 1943. Georgia married James William Curtis who was involved in the Hamlar-Curtis Funeral Home of Roanoke, Virginia. She was a member Delta Sigma Theta sorority, a member of the NAACP, and particiapted in the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom in 1963. Georgia Ragsdale Curtis died on April 11, 2008. Further information about this individual or organization may be available in the Special Collections Research Center Wiki: http://scrc.swem.wm.edu/wiki/index.php/Georgia Ragsdale Curtis.