Stepping Out on Faith: Lillian Haydon Childress Hall

Michele T. Fenton

Abstract


Lillian Haydon Childress Hall, a native of Louisville Kentucky, was the earliest known African American to receive a formal library science education in the state of Indiana, and the first African American to graduate from the Indiana Public Library Commission Summer School for Librarians.

Keywords


Lillian Haydon Childress Hall; African American librarians; Indianapolis Marion County Public Library; Evansville Vanderburgh County Public Library; Indiana Public Library Commission Summer School for Librarians

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