American musician, writer
According to Wikipedia,
Ruby Pickens Tartt was a folklorist, writer, and painter who is best known today for her work helping to preserve Southern black culture by collecting the life histories, stories, lore, and songs of former slaves for the Works Progress Administration and the Library of Congress. In 1980 she was inducted into the Alabama Women's Hall of Fame.
Ruby Pickens Tartt is affiliated with the following schools: