Baker, Augusta

Baker, Augusta (Alexander)

(1911—  ) librarian, storyteller; born in Baltimore, Md. After studying at Hunter College, she served as children's librarian and storytelling specialist for the New York Public Library and the public library of Trinidad, British West Indies. Her numerous anthologies for children include several about African-American life.
The Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography, by John S. Bowman. Copyright © Cambridge University Press 1995. Reproduced with permission.
References in periodicals archive ?
Arthur Baker, phone conversation with researcher, October 28, 2015; "Baker, Augusta Braxston," in Black Women in America: An Historical Encyclopedia: A-L, ed.
Baker, Augusta. "The Changing Image of the Black in Children's Literature." Horn Book 51 (Feb.