Hazel E. Foster


Hazel E. Foster born Cleveland, OH February 14, 1885 (d. 1975). Professor; minister; educator. Social activist with organizations including Quaker Fellowship, the League of Women Voters, WCTU, SANE, ACLU, Jane Addams Peace Association, WILPF. Visited Gandhi, 1940-1; supported nonviolence of civil rights movement as teacher at Morehouse College.


"I have wondered whether, now Gandhi has died, his ideas and ideals had died with him. You prove to me they have not." (letter to Martin Luther King, Jr., April 26, 1956; photo http://bit.ly/Kuo3ye)