LHRT (Library History Round Table)

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The mission of the Library History Round Table (LHRT) is to encourage research and publication on library history and promote awareness and discussion of historical issues in librarianship.

Learn more about LHRT on the ALA website.

Clara Stanton Jones-First Black ALA President & Honorary Member

  • 1.  Clara Stanton Jones-First Black ALA President & Honorary Member

    Posted Feb 13, 2024 07:50 PM

    Clara Stant Jones-ALA President

    Clara Stanton Jones, was the American Library Association's first Black President (1976-1977). She was President during the ALA Centennial.

    Director of Detroit Public Library.

    Honorary Member-1983. 

    Here is a list of ALA Honorary Members: American Library Association Honorary Membership - Wikipedia



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    Kathleen de la Peña McCook
    Distinguished University Professor
    School of Information
    University of South Florida
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