Photograph of Barbara Jo Lineberger with John Denver, the puppet she created, during a class on puppeteering at the YWCA.
Barbara Jo Lineberger (1938- ) was born in Lincoln, NC. She attended Guilford College in Greensboro, where she studied Mathematics and eventually became a teacher at Wilmington's Chestnut Street School. Lineberger became involved with the YWCA when she served as a volunteer counselor at the YWCA camp in White Lake during 1958. She then started working part-time during the summer as youth program director and became director in 1964. She oversaw the YWCA's programs for children and teenagers for seventeen years.
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