Mollie Huston Lee

Lee in 1968

The first African American librarian in Raleigh, North Carolina and the founder of Raleigh's Richard B. Harrison Public Library, the first library in Raleigh to serve African Americans.

- Mollie Huston Lee

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Richard Berry Harrison

Actor, teacher, dramatic reader and lecturer.

Harrison's grave at Lincoln Cemetery

A public library in Raleigh, North Carolina, founded by Mollie Huston Lee, was named after Harrison in 1935. In today's Richard B. Harrison Library is also the Richard B. Harrison Community Auditorium.

North Carolina Negro Library Association

Professional organization for North Carolina's black librarians and library workers.

It was founded on April 20–21, 1934, at Shaw University in Raleigh, North Carolina, with Mollie Huston Lee and A. P. Marshall two of the original founders.