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Nannie Pinkney papers

Repository: Chicago Public Library. Woodson Regional Library, Vivian G. Harsh Research Collection

Collection Description (CRHP): Vivian Harsh was the first black librarian in the Chicago Public Library system; she amassed an extensive and important collection of African American materials and instituted a number of educational outreach programs.

Collection Description (Extant): In the 1950s, Nannie Pinkney was a clerk at George Cleveland Hall Branch Library. Her papers include an oral history audiotape on the Hall Branch and the last years of Vivian Harsh's life, as well as photographs. [Processed]

Collection URL: http://www.chipublib.org/cplbooksmovies/cplarchive/archivalcoll/index.php External Link

Date(s): 1950-1965

Existing IDs: 1994/07

Extent: 1 linear foot

Language: English

Interviewees: Nannie Pinkney

Rights (CRHP): Contact the repository which holds the collection for information on rights

Subjects:

African American librarians
African Americans--Illinois

Genres:

Interviews
Photographs
Sound recordings

 

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