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Biographical entry, source unknown, cut from book? unknown 400dpi TIFF G4 page images Digital Library Services, University of Kentucky Libraries Lexington, Kentucky LFP_rblue_1_02_01 These pages may freely searched and displayed. Permission must be received for subsequent distribution in print or electronically. Biographical entry, source unknown, cut from book? unknown unknown unknown unknown Is Part of the Reverend Thomas F. Blue Papers, ca. 1905-1935 housed at the Louisville Free Public Library, Louisville, KY. This electronic text file was created by Optical Character Recognition (OCR). No corrections have been made to the OCR-ed text and no editing has been done to the content of the original document. Encoding has been done through an automated process using the recommendations for Level 1 of the TEI in Libraries Guidelines. Digital page images are linked to the text file. DO UOT DELAY RETURN AT ONCE GENERAL FINANCE AND MORTGAGE 2317 NEWARK Kll,, BROOKLYN N Y I Thomas Fountain Blue c X \ \ BLUE, THOMAS FOUNTAIN—Clergyman— iL Librarian. b. March 6, 1866, Farmville, Va.; s. Noah H. and Henry Ann Blue; cdnc. Hampton Institute, 1885-88; Richmond Theol. Sem., 1898; m. Cornelia P. Johnson, June 18, 1925; Sec. Colored Branch, Y. M. C A., Louisville, Ky., 1899-1905; Y. M. C. A. Sec. with 6th Virginia Volunteers during Spanish-American War; Educational Sec. at Camp Zachary Taylor (on leave of absence) during World War; Librarian, Colored Branches, Louisville Free Public Library, 1905-present; Pol. Republican; Rclig. Baptist; Residence, 1723 W. Chestnut St., Louisville, Ky.. ; a Appointed librarian of the Western Colored Branch, Louisville Free Public Library (the first Carnegie colored branch library in the United States) 1905; in addition given charge of the Eastern Colored Branch Library, Louisville, Ky., which was opened in 1914. Made Head of the Colored Department of the Louisville Free Public Library, which was created in 1920, with eight assistants. Mr. Blue has the distinction of being the first and only colored person appointed head of a department in a free public library. The colon d department includes two Carnegie branch buildings, 1 high school, 14 stations and 77 classroom collections in 27 buildings, a total of 94 centers for the circulation of books for home use in 44 buildings in Louisville (Ky.) and Jefferson County. The circulation of books last fiscal year (1927-28) was 149,526 volumes. f I or We, make and give ;.he following statement to induce ?r their assignee, well knowing that they rely upon this statement as true, of which I have received $ eceipt hereby acknowledge. - Date yVLc^-j (l f /fJZ. This Information is Strictly Confidential — For Our Records Only N ame in Full Resid ence Add ress _Age Phone No. How Long at Residence Previous Residence Address Employed By_ In What Capacity Business Address How Long Phone No. Name of Bank Branch Married or Single I ncome Do You Own Real Estate Where and What Equity # Where Was Car Purchased Add ress If Financed By Whom__ Name and Address of Garage Amount You Wish to Obtain Length of time of Loan Recommended By_ References Phone No. Phone No. Phone No. Checked by L. S. Name of Car Type ,ocl Motor No. SIGN HERE Serial No. Sales Price of Car Down Payment Bala nee Due $ Add Finance Charges Note in Payments $ ear License No. Signed DEALER v PURCHASER