TITLE

NEWSMAKER: CHRISTINE WIGFALL MORRIS

PUB. DATE
March 2011
SOURCE
American Libraries;Mar/Apr2011, Vol. 42 Issue 3/4, p18
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Interview
ABSTRACT
An interview with African-American librarian Christine Wigfall Morris is presented. When asked about the inspiration for her book "Christine Wigfall Morris: Stories of Family, Community, and History," written with Barbara Sorey, Morris comments on the importance of her story as the first African-American librarian employed in Clearwater, Florida. Morris discusses her role in opening the Negro Library in 1950, the naming of a library collection in her honor, and her career as a librarian.
ACCESSION #
59816174

 

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