Board of Trustees, Wilson County Negro Library, 1948: clockwise around the table, Willie Mae Freeman, Carter Foster, Anna Johnson, D’arcy Yancey, Barbara Foster, James Whitfield, Elizabeth Jenkins, G.K. Butterfield Sr., William Hines.
Willie Mae Freeman, Elizabeth Jenkins, Dora Dickerson.
This early iteration of the Negro library was located in a first-floor storefront of Mount Hebron Masonic Lodge No. 42, 115 North Pender Street.
- Willie Mae Hendley Freeman — Nashville, Tennessee native Willie Mae Freeman met her husband Oliver Nestus Freeman while they were students at Tuskegee Institute.
- Carter Foster
- Anna Burgess Johnson — Anna Johnson, born 1885, married Robert J. Johnson on 19 June 1910 in Warren County, North Carolina. The family lived in Virginia, Kansas and Arkansas before Father Johnson accepted the post at Saint Mark’s Epicopal Church in Wilson in the 1940s.
- D’Arcy Yancey
- Barbara Foster
- Elizabeth Jenkins
- James Whitfield
- George K. Butterfield, Sr.
- William Hines
- Dora Edmundson Dickerson — Dora Dickerson was born in 1923 to Fred and Almeter Edmundson Dickerson.
Photographs courtesy of Freeman Round House Museum, Wilson, North Carolina, and digitized at http://www.digitalnc.org.