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LISTEN as Storyteller Crystal Sullivan inteviews librarian Alice Grace about the history of the Washington Park Library.

 

 

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Children Reading at St. John Episcopal Church

Librarian Alice Grace with  young readers at St. John Episcopal Church.

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Eddie Harris 1990

Article published in BA Magazine (year not known) about Eddie L. Harris, Jr. Mentioned: Montgomery Ward, Finance America Corp, Valencia Community Coll...

Booker T. Washington Branch Library - Open House Brochure

Brochure - Booker T. Washington Library Front Cover: Open House at the Booker T. Washington Branch Library November 13-19, 1949. Back Cover: Visit ...

Eddie T. Jackson - Painting

Ms. Jackson was born on March 25th, 1902 in Tampa, Florida to Lee Roy and Woodie Julia Byrd Thomas. Eddie's early training...

Alice Grace - AA Libraries

Long time OCLS librarian Alice Grace shares history of the Orange County Library System in the African American community.




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Orlando Morning Star Article - Booker T. Washington Branch Library

Orlando Morning Star Article - Booker T. Washington Branch Library


Albertson Public Library, Orlando Evening Star Article, January 1954, Eddie Yost, L . A. "Jimmy" Bryant, Edward Kirkland, Lydia Parent

Albertson Public Library, Orlando Evening Star Article, January 1954, Eddie Yost, L . A. "Jimmy" Bryant, Edward Kirkland, Lydia Parent


Orlando Evening Star, Booker T. Washington Branch Library, April 21, 1954, Contract Signed, New Building

Orlando Evening Star, Booker T. Washington Branch Library, April 21, 1954, Contract Signed, New Building


Obituary: Mrs. Eddie T. Jackson

Mrs. Jackson was a librarian in Orlando from1924 until she retired in 1946. Orlando's first black librarian, born March 25, 1902; died October 26, 1979.


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