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Live From the Reading Room: The Early Life of Jean Blackwell Hutson


Jean Blackwell Hutson with Langston Hughes
Jean Blackwell Hutson with Langston Hughes
Jean Blackwell Hutson Portrait Collection
Photographs and Prints Division, Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture


In honor of her 103rd birthday, we celebrate the life and pioneering work of former Schomburg librarian, archivist, and chief, Jean Blackwell Hutson with this podcast.

In this episode of Live From the Reading Room, we focus on the early life and career of Mrs. Hutson with Sharon Fitzgerald. Ms. Fitzgerald is a former Scholar-in-Residence at the Schomburg Center, and she was the Senior Editor of American Visions Magazine. Ms. Fitzgerald is currently writing a biography of Jean Blackwell Hutson.



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Biography of Jean Blackwell Hutson

I may be able to share some family reunion information re cousin Jean.

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