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2 edition of Colored branches of the Louisville Free Public Library found in the catalog.

Colored branches of the Louisville Free Public Library

Louisville Free Public Library.

Colored branches of the Louisville Free Public Library

an illustrated description of the buildings together with some interesting figures concerning their cost, equipment and use. Issued to mark the Tenth Anniversary of the opening of the first free public library in America exclusively for colored preaders.

by Louisville Free Public Library.

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Published in Louisville .
Written in English


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Pagination[9 p.] illus.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15460622M


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The Louisville Free Public Library (LFPL) is the largest public library system Colored branches of the Louisville Free Public Library book the U.S. state of ally opened inthe library's main branch is sited at Fourth and York streets, south of Broadway in downtown library's Head of Reference from its opening until was Marilla Waite Freeman, who would go on to become one of the most well-known librarians in Architect: Pilcher and Tachau.

Reverend Thomas Fountain Blue (), a native of Farmville, Virginia, was the first African American to head a public library branch in the United States. From untilRev. Blue was the head of the African American branches of the Louisville Free Public Library (the Western Colored Branch Colored branches of the Louisville Free Public Library book the Eastern Colored Branch).Inhe became the first African American librarian to Author: Book Nerd.

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