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Irma DeTiege's Legacy of Service

 

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Irma H. DeTiege

From nobody to somebody, Irma Hall DeTiege beginnings started in one of America's obscured places, Riverton LA population 40 including livestock in 1931. Someone who dared to be denied, Irma learned at a young age that work was noble while making one prosperous. During this time, school was taught at a church where one teacher taught everything and every grade. Her teacher Maude Tucker Eddy taught the boys and girls of this era that an education was valuable while the times were tough on black folks, especially those who share-cropped. Children then had to learn, to read and write. Irma ak...



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