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Sherry Sherrod DuPree, American Reference librarian, religion consultant, writer. Avocation: reading. F C.


DuPree, Sherry Sherrod was born on November 25, 1946 in Raleigh, North Carolina, United States. Daughter of Matthew Needham and Mary Elouise (Heartley) Sherrod.


Bachelor of Science, North Carolina Central University, 1968. Master of Arts, North Carolina Central University, 1969. Master of Library Science, University Michigan, 1974.

Educational Specialist, University Michigan, 1978.


Media specialist Ann Arbor (Michigan) Public Schools, 1970-1977. Associate reformed library University Florida Libraries, Gainesville, 1977-1983. Reformed library Santa Fe Community College Library., since 1983.

Project director Institute Black Culture University Florida, Gainesville, since 1982. Visiting professor Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti, 1975. Professor education Bethume Cookman College, Daytona Beach, Florida, 1984-1988.


  • Avocation: reading. F C.


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  • Other Work

    • Author: Displays for Schools: An Avenue of Communication, 1976, review edition, 1979, Busy Bookworm: Good Conduct, 1980, Mini Course in Library Skills, 1983, Bible Lessons for Youth, 1987, What You Always Wanted to Know About the Card Catalog But Were Afraid to Ask, 1988, Biographical Dictionary of African Americn Holiness--Pentacostals: 1880-1990, 1989, African American Pentecostals: Sourcebook, 1992, Exposed! Federal Bureau of Investigation (Federal Bureau of Investigation) Unclassified Reports on Chruches and Church Leaders, 1993, African-American Goods News (Gospel) Music, 1993, African-American Holiness Pentecostal Movement: An Annotated Bibiography, 1996, The Rosewood Massacre At A Glance, 1997. Designer, director Gospel Music Travel Exhibit, 1995, Rosewood Traveling Exhibit, 1999.


Chair Rosewood Massacre Forum. Archivist for Gospel Music Hall of Fame and Museum, Detroit. Member American Library Association, National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, Society Pentacostal Studies, Society of America Archivists, Alachua Library.

League, Florida Library. Association (chair resources to religions caucus 1994-1996), Florida Community College Association, League Innovations.


  • Other Interests



Married Herbert Clarence DuPree, January 11, 1975. Children: Amil, André, Andrew.

Matthew Needham Sherrod

Mary Elouise (Heartley) Sherrod

Herbert Clarence DuPree

Amil DuPree

André DuPree

Andrew DuPree