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Linda Befeld Crull

Linda Befeld Crull, American library director. Certified teacher, Texas, Florida Georgia.

Background

  • Crull, Linda Befeld was born on July 23, 1947 in Beaumont, Texas, United States. Daughter of Rudolph Frank and Lillian (Moore) B.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Baylor University, 1968. Master of Education in Librarianship, Bridgewater University, 1973. Certified in Early Childhood Education, University Denver, 1979.

    Career

    • Teacher Latin Travis High School, Austin, Texas, 1968-1969, Valdosta (Georgia) Christian School, 1969-1970. Teacher Latin and English Port St. Joe (Florida) High School, 1970-1971. Head special collections Sturgis Library., Barnstable, Massachusetts, 1971-1979.

      Children's library Arvada (Colorado) Public Library., 1979-1980, Mount Carmel School, Houston, 1983-1986. Publishers representative Grolier (Colorado) Educational Corporation, 1980-1983. Children's library, head youth services Mobile (Alabama) Public Library., 1986-1989.

      Director library Foley (Alabama) Public Library., since 1989. Consultant in field.

    Works

    • Author: (short story) Once Upon A Time, 1988. Storyteller Cherokee Rose Festival, 1987, 89, Bayside Yarnspinner, 1988, National Congress, 1989, National Storytelling Festival, 1990, Optimist Clubs, Rotarians, Foley Civic League, numerous others.

    Politics

    Membership

    Member American Library Association (convention committee and reading committee since 1987), National Association for Preservation and Perpetuation of Storytelling (founder, chair Southern chapter), National Story League (founder Mobile chapter 1986), Jubilee Story League (founder), Association Records Managers (executive committee 1979-1980), Colorado Media Association (president 1982-1983).

    Personality

    Interests

    Travel, piano, auto-harp.

    Connections

    • Married R. Jerald Crull, August 3, 1985.
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    Born July 23, 1947
    (age 69)
    • 1968
      Baylor University
    • 1973
      Bridgewater University
    • 1979
      University Denver
    • 1968 - 1969
      Teacher, Latin Travis High School
      Austin, Texas, United States
    • 1969 - 1970
      Teacher, Latin Travis High School
    • 1970 - 1971
      teacher, Latin and English Port St. Joe (Florida) High School
    • 1971 - 1979
      head, special collections Sturgis Library
      Barnstable, Massachusetts, United States
    • 1979 - 1980
      children's library Arvada (Colorado) Public Library
    • 1980 - 1983
      publishers representative Grolier (Colorado) Educational Corporation
    • 1983 - 1986
      children's library Arvada (Colorado) Public Library
      Houston, Texas, United States
    • 1989
      director, library Foley (Alabama) Public Library
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