From NKAA, Notable Kentucky African Americans Database (main entry)

Pineville Colored Branch Library (Bell County, KY)

The Pineville Public Library provided services to Negroes with a branch library, and for those who lived in the county area there were ten deposit stations, according to the 1946 Library Annual Report. The location of the branch and stations was not included in the report. The Pineville Public Library had also reported in the 1942 Library Annual Report that there were unrestricted library services to Negroes. For more see Library Service to African Americans in Kentucky by R. F. Jones.

Kentucky County & Region

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NKAA Source: [Kentucky] Library annual reports for ...
NKAA Source: Library service to African Americans in Kentucky, from the Reconstruction Era to the 1960s

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“Pineville Colored Branch Library (Bell County, KY),” Notable Kentucky African Americans Database, accessed May 26, 2022,

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