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Wright, Lillian Taylor

(born: 1918) 

Wright was one of the first four African American students to take library classes (at home) from the University of Kentucky Extension Program, in 1952, completing her library degree at Atlanta University [now Clark-Atlanta University]. Her thesis, Thomas Fountain Blue: pioneer librarian, 1866-1935 [available online in the Kentucky Digital Library] was one of the very few studies of African American librarians in the U.S. Wright was a librarian at Kentucky State University. For more see Who's Who in Library Service. A biographical directory of professional librarians in the United States and Canada, 4th ed., edited by L. Ash.

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NKAA Source: Who's who in library service; a biographical directory of professional librarians in the United States and Canada

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NKAA Entry:  Blue, Thomas F., Sr.

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“Wright, Lillian Taylor,” Notable Kentucky African Americans Database, accessed January 18, 2019, http://ukscrc001.net/nkaa/items/show/782.

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