Sadie Peterson Delaney - Legacy

Legacy

  • After Delaney’s death in 1958, the Atlanta University School of Library Science started a scholarship in her name.
  • Delaney was inducted into the Alabama Library Association’s Hall of Fame in 1982.
  • Named in her honor, The Sadie Peterson Delaney African Roots Library opened in Poughkeepsie, New York.
  • The New York Public Library has acquired and archived a large quantity of Delaney’s personal letters.
  • Delaney was recognized as one of the 100 most important leaders of the 20th century by American Libraries.

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