Partner Tommie Dora Barker

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Oakland Cemetery Atlanta, Fulton County, Georgia, US

Fannie Darling Hinton (February 23, 1890 - March 2, 1982) was an American librarian at the Carnegie Library (now Atlanta Public Library) in Atlanta, Georgia. Hinton enjoyed a lifelong relationship of physical and emotional intimacy with her predecessor, Tommie Dora Barker. They were girlhood classmates and the most loyal of allies.

Hinton was born in New Orleans, LA, the daughter of Eugene Henry Hinton, Sr. (1853–1916) and Josephine Pearson Solomon (1860–1945). Hinton attended Randolph Macon College and was employed by the Carnegie Library from 1917 to 1949. She served as head of the Carnegie Library from 1939 to 1949.

In 1950 she was named Atlanta Woman of the Year in the Professions. Hinton was a member of the Georgia and American Library associations.

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