Vivian G. Harsh

Vivian G. Harsh

Vivian G. Harsh (May 27,1890 - August 17,1960) On February 26, 1924 she became the Chicago Public Library system's first black librarian. She was named head of the new George Cleveland Hall branch in 1932. She assembled the "Special Negro Collection" at the library which drew a large number of diverse readers and researchers to the library.

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