From NKAA, Notable Kentucky African Americans Database (African American Library Directors in the USA)

Amanda S. Rudd (1924-2017)


Former Director of Chicago Public Library. Commissioner 1982-85. 1st and to date only African American to serve as Commissioner of Chicago Public Library (the Commissioner title is equivalent to Director).

Cite This NKAA Entry:

“Amanda S. Rudd (1924-2017),” Notable Kentucky African Americans Database, accessed January 27, 2022,

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