Adventures in Faith
Librarianship Training

Education for black librarians also made great progress during these years. Library clubs, such as the one at Wilkinson High School in Orangeburg, were the beginning of this process and continued on through formal education progress at South Carolina State College and Benedict College.

Library Club at Wilkinson High School
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In Orangeburg, Wilkinson High students began their library education at an early age by working in the library.

South Carolina State College's Library Service Club assisted the librarians and gained practical experience in librarianship.
South Carolina State College Library Service Club
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Miss G. C. Morgan is first instructor in library science program at Benedict College
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Beginning in 1954, Benedict College offered a formal program in library science with Miss G. C. Morgan as its first instructor.

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