|Mr. Carter G. Woodson, Black History Month historian.|
|President and Mrs. Ford presenting the Medal of Freedom to Jesse Owens.|
|Lancaster poet Miss Lelia Miller.|
Chasing a dream when of light
There's no gleam
Chasing a dream with a smile
With ever these purposes
As onward I go
To take over my dream after while.
Two of her brothers served in France during WWI and latter graduated from Howard University in 1918. Miss Miller was a member of the Mount Zion AME Chruch in Atglen. She died at the age of 77 according to her obituary in the January 18, 1966 Lancaster New Era. So, during this final month of Black History Month, remembrances of a local black poet are in order. May Lelia Miller's name and her poetry live on in history. It was another extraordinary day in the life of an ordinary guy.