American Libraries magazine - ALA

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Jim Neal, 2017-2018

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Canadian novelist Margaret Atwood at the 2016 ALA Annual Conference.

Canadian novelist Margaret Atwood at the 2016 ALA Annual Conference.

Michael Eric Dyson, professor of sociology at Georgetown and civil rights advocate, at the ALA Annual Conference in Orlando, Florida, June 24, 2016.

Michael Eric Dyson, professor of sociology at Georgetown and civil rights advocate, at the ALA Annual Conference in Orlando, Florida, June

1927, March 15-18: The first Negro Library Conference is held at the Hampton Institute Library School in Virginia.

March The first Negro Library Conference is held at the Hampton Institute Library School in Virginia.

1927: The first named editor of the ALA Bulletin is Dorothy Rowden, who also has duties related to Association publicity.

The first named editor of the ALA Bulletin is Dorothy Rowden, who also has duties related to Association publicity.

1927: A description of the ALA Headquarters Library in 1927. Gladys English leaves ALA shortly afterward to become a librarian at Piedmont (Calif.) High School.

A description of the ALA Headquarters Library in Gladys English leaves ALA shortly afterward to become a librarian at Piedmont (Calif.

1927, July: ALA Executive Secretary Carl Milam's annual report takes the form of a 17-page description of what a visitor to ALA Headquarters might see.

July: ALA Executive Secretary Carl Milam's annual report takes the form of a description of what a visitor to ALA Headquarters might see.