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Willis N. Hackney Library

African American Libraries

A guide that focuses on the history of African American libraries from the Jim Crow era to the Civil Rights Movement and Black librarians who contributed to the field.

Welcome

This is a guide to learn about the history of African Americans in librarianship. The resources listed in this guide are books and articles such as newspapers, academic, and periodicals. To access the information, click on the links to the left.