JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- Eartha M. M. White was a humanitarian, businesswoman and philanthropist from Jacksonville.
She created educational opportunities and provided relief to African-Americans in northeastern Florida.
White helped found several organizations and institutions, including the Clara White Mission, Mercy Hospital and the Boy’s Improvement Club.
She was designated as a Great Floridian by the Florida Department of State in the year 2000.
Source: State Archives/Florida Memory