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F. Blanche Foster, American writer. Named Outstanding Woman Indiana, Indiana Black Caucus, 1975; recipient Outstanding Community Achievement award, Alpha Kappa Alpha, 1976. Member of American Civil Liberties Union, American Library Association, People to People, Vigo County Retired Teachers Association.

Background

Foster, F. Blanche was born on January 6, 1919 in Centerville, Tennessee, United States. Daughter of L. George and F. Blanche Foster.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Tennessee State University, 1940. Bachelor of Liberal Studies, Atlanta University, 1947. Master of Arts in Library Science, University Michigan, 1953.

Career

Library. Sam Houston College, 1947—1950. Library lecturer Detroit Public Schools, 1951—1970. Lecturer University Ibadan Nigeria, 1971—1973.

Library South Vigo High School, Terre Haute, Indiana, 1974—1981. Active member National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, Young Women’s Christian Association, African-American Museum, Detroit, Your Heritage House, Detroit.

Membership

Member of American Civil Liberties Union, American Library Association, People to People, Vigo County Retired Teachers Association.

Connections

father:
L. George

mother:
F. Blanche Foster