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Full Name: Augusta Baker
(1911-1998) Writer. Augusta Baker was born in Baltimore, Maryland, and attended the Albany State Teachers' College in Albany, New York.
Author's Timeline:
1911 (Unknown) County
Augusta Braxton was born in Baltimore, Maryland, in 1911. She married James Henry Baker. 
1998 (Unknown) County
Augusta Baker died in Columbia, South Carolina, in 1998. 
1933 Albany County
Augusta Baker completed her education at the Albany State Teachers' College in Albany, New York, receiving a BA degree in 1933 and a BS degree in 1934. 
1937 New York County
August Baker was hired as the children's librarian at the New York Public Library's 135th Street Branch, in Harlem, Manhattan, New York, in 1937. 
1974 New York County
From 1937 to 1974, Ms. Baker filled many positions at the New York Public Library, and retired in 1974. 
1946 (Unknown) County
Books About Negro Life For Children
(Pub: New York Public Library. ISBN: )
1955 (Unknown) County
Talking Tree: Fairy Tales From 15 Lands
(Pub: Lippincott ISBN: )
Collection of stories compiled by Ms. Baker and illustrated by Johannes Troyer. 
1960 (Unknown) County
Golden Lynx, And Other Tales
(Pub: Lippincott. ISBN: )
Collection of stories compiled by Ms. Baker and illustrated by Johannes Troyer. 
1960 (Unknown) County
Young Years: Best Loved Stories And Poems For Little Children
(Pub: Parents' Magazine Educational Press; Home Library Press. ISBN: )
Collection of stories and poems edited by Ms. Baker. 
1964 (Unknown) County
Once Upon A Time
(Pub: New York Library Association. ISBN: )
Compiled by August Baker. 
1977 (Unknown) County
Storytelling: Art and Technique
(Pub: Bowker. ISBN: )
Nonfiction co-written with Ellin Greene. 

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