Jones, Clara

Jones, Clara

(1913–  ) librarian; born in St. Louis, Mo. When named director of the Detroit Public Library (1970–78), she became the first African-American to direct a major public library.
The Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography, by John S. Bowman. Copyright © Cambridge University Press 1995. Reproduced with permission.
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