Wednesday, August 31, 2011

Charlotte Andrews Stephens, Arkansas Librarian and Teacher

Charlotte Andrews Stephens, the first African American teacher in Little Rock, Arkansas, was a high school librarian and a junior college librarian. She was also the first woman in Arkansas to have a school named after her.

Sources: "Charlotte Andrews Stephens (1854-1951)." The Encyclopedia of Arkansas History and Culture. Central Arkansas Library System, 24 Nov. 2008. Web. 1 Jan. 2011. ; Mack, Thura. "Charlotte Andrews Stephens." Notable Black American Women. Ed. Jessie Carney Smith. Book II. Detroit: Gale Research, 1996. 616-617. Print. ; Gordon, Fon Louise. "Black Women in Arkansas." Pulaski County Historical Review 35 (1987): 26-28. Print. ; Kennan, Clara B. "The First Black Teacher in Little Rock." Arkansas Historical Quarterly 9 (1950): 194-204. Print.

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