LHRT events at the 2012 ALA Annual Meeting
The Library History Round Table of the American Library Association is organizing a series of events at the 2012 ALA Annual Meeting in Anaheim, CA
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Edward G. Holley Lecture: Thinking Globally about Carnegie Libraries (Saturday, June 23 2012, 4:00pm-5:30pm)
In this year’s Holley lecture, architectural historian Abigail Van Slyck looks closely at the Carnegie libraries in New Zealand, asking how libraries -- their physical spaces as well as their collections -- helped sustain an imagined community called the Anglo-Saxon race.
Walking Tour of the Anaheim Carnegie Library (Saturday, June 23 2012, 1:30-3:00pm)
Meet at the Anaheim Heritage Center, 241 S. Anaheim Blvd (in the Anaheim Muzeo complex).
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LHRT Meetup: Storytellers' Café, Grand Californian Hotel (Saturday, June 23, 2012, 6:00 pm)
LHRT Executive Committee Meeting (Sunday, June 24, 8:00-10:00am)
The annual meeting of the LHRT executive committee is an open meeting. All members of the round table are welcome and encouraged to attend.
LHRT Invited Speakers Panel: Public Libraries and Civil Rights: African Americans and American Library History (Sunday, June 24, 2012, 10:30pm-12pm)
Karen Cook, "Breaking the Chains: Freedom Libraries in the 1964 Mississippi Summer Project"
Cheryl Knott, "Questions of Access: The Institutionalization of Racial Segregation in Public Libraries in the First Half of the Twentieth Century"
Steven Harris, "Preserving the Union: ALA and Its Southern Chapters during the Civil Rights Movement"
LHRT Research Forum: Intellectual Freedom and Libraries in America and Abroad: Historical Perspectives (Sunday, June 24, 2012, 1:30pm-3:30pm)
Eric Novotny, "From Inferno to Freedom: Expanding Access in the Chicago Public Library, 1910-1936.""
Doug Campbell, "Re-examining the Origins of the Adoption of ALA’s Bill of Rights"
Lim Peng Han, "The Japanese occupation of Singapore and the forgotten libraries at the civilian gaols at Changi and Sime Road Camp, 1942-1945"
Joyce Latham, "Heat, Humility, and Hubris: the Conundrum of the Fiske Report"
More information is available on the LHRT website and the attached flyer.
Mark the sessions you are interested in with the ALA Conference