Ida Belle Frezzell Minnie was born in Cedar Hill, Tennessee, and grew up in Monessen, Pennsyvania. She attended the Art Institute of Pittsburgh and received a B.A. in English and a Master's degree in Education. Ms. Minnie taught school for many years in the Ringgold School District in Washington County, Pennsylvania, before moving to Georgia in 2004. She has been active in advocating for civil rights and attended in the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom on August 28, 1963. Ms. Minnie is a member of the New Friendship Missionary Baptist Church in Marietta, Georgia.
Interview with Ida Belle Frezzell Minnie transcript, 2009-11-07, Cobb NAACP/Civil Rights series, 2009-2010, Kennesaw State University Oral History Project, 1973- , KSU/45/05/001, Kennesaw State University Archives.
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