The Ministry of Books

A Ministry of Books

Title: A Ministry of Books

Date: January 1955

Creator: Willie Lee Buffington

Publisher: World Outlook 

Description: This four page article appearing in the Periodical World Outlook,  gives a description of the founding’s of  the Faith Cabin Library that serviced  W.A Fountain High School in Forest Park, Georgia (called the library at Forest Park) and the Faith Cabin Library established in Ocilla, Georgia. A brief definition and history is given about Faith Cabin Libraries in general. The article also speaks to the future of the Faith Cabin Library movement in light of the recent Brown vs. Board of Education decision. Also included with this article are six pictures. Four of them are children in various schools reading books, one is of Willie Lee Buffington himself and the last is a snapshot of the book distribution system used.

Subject:  Buffington, Willie Lee; Faith Cabin Library; Library service agencies; Saluda County (S.C); Clayton County (Ga.); South Carolina; Georgia; Education; African Americans; School children; Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka; Segregation; World Outlook; 

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.