Libraries in Cabins

Libraries in Cabins

Title: Libraries in Cabins

Date: March 1946

Creator: Betty Burleigh

Publisher: World Outlook

Description: This four page article appearing in the periodical World Outlook, begins by outlining the literacy situation for African Americans before Buffington built his Faith Cabin Libraries. The article goes on to give a short biography of Buffington and how he built his Faith Cabin Libraries. Followed by an account of Buffington’s effort at outreach by writing in various magazines and lectures throughout the country. The author refers to Buffington as the  “champions of beggars.” Six pictures are also included in this article. One of Willie Lee Buffington; a second of Euriah W. Simpkins and Willie Lee Buffington and the remaining four are individual pictures of four different Faith Cabin Libraries.

Subject: Buffington, Willie Lee; Faith Cabin Library; Library service agencies; Saluda County (S.C); South Carolina; Education; African Americans; School children; World Outlook; Burleigh, Betty

Format: application/pdf.

Language: English

Rights: Permission to deposit this article in the Willie Lee Buffington Digital Library was granted directly by the publisher World Outlook, which since 1972 has been renamed New World Outlook. This has been verified by the Editor of the publication in the fall of 2017.