From NKAA, Notable Kentucky African Americans Database (African American Library Directors in the USA)

Leaonead Pack Drain-Bailey (1906-1983)


Former Head of Library at West Virginia State University, 1956-1971. The library was partially named in her honor, Drain-Jordan Library. She was a 1927 West Virginia State College graduate; and a University of Illinois graduate in 1929 with a B.S. in Library Science.

Cite This NKAA Entry:

“Leaonead Pack Drain-Bailey (1906-1983),” Notable Kentucky African Americans Database, accessed March 5, 2024,

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