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Mary Taft Smith
Mary Taft Smith was born and raised in Chicago. She met her husband, Raymond, when he was attending the University of Chicago. The Smiths moved to Greensboro from Winston-Salem in 1936 when Raymond was appointed as professor of religious education at Greensboro College. Mrs. Smith was active in several organizations in Greensboro, including the League of Women Voters and West Market Street Methodist Church, and participated in efforts to promote school desegregation.