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Dictionary Of American Library Biography

Author : Donald G. Davis
ISBN : 1563088681
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Presents profiles of librarians noted for their work in public libraries, academic libraries, and archives.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Supplement To The Dictionary Of American Library Biography

Author : Wayne A. Wiegand
ISBN : 0872875865
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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This work records the accomplishments of the leaders of library science with 51 thoroughly researched biographies of individuals whose contributions have profoundly influenced the profession's history. The biographical sketches, ranging in length from 1,400 to 4,000 words, were researched, written, and reviewed by noted authorities in the library and information science community.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Dictionary Of American Library Biography

Author : George Sylvan Bobinski
ISBN : UOM:39015027435315
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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A biographical directory of United States political leaders.
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Reclaiming The American Library Past

Author : Suzanne Hildenbrand
ISBN : 1567502342
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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This solid anthology makes a fine start at the effort in its title, DEGREESIReclaiming the American Library Past: Writing the Women In DEGREESR. Like most good beginnings, it succeeds first by clarifying the status of the field and then by raising questions for subsequent scholars to ponder and pursue. - DEGREESIHistory of Education Quarterly DEGREESRThe essays in this book contribute along several dimensions to the new scholarship on a profession and public service of vital importance for well over a century to American literacy, culture and invention. Their authors add to the individual and collective biographies of women who have founded and administered diverse institutions and taught succeeding generations of librarians. The worksites of influential women such as Anne Carroll Moore, Josephine Rathbone, and Grace Hebard, like the nameless paid and volunteer staff who have served as unrecognized catalogers and children's librarians, have varied. They range from the pioneering libraries and library schools of the settled East- including Brooklyn and the Harlem, Times Square, and Morningside Heights neighborhoods of Manhattan- the historically Black Howard University to the numberless small towns of the West. They include the raw A&M colleges of Arkansas, Utah, New Mexico, and similarly neglected centers of local and regional enlight
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Biographical Dictionary Of Modern American Educators

Author : Frederik Ohles
ISBN : 0313291330
Genre : Education
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An examination of escalating conflicts between Blacks and Koreans in American cities. It focuses on the Flatbush Boycott of 1990, led by Black and Haitian activists against Korean-owned produce stores in Brooklyn. Claire Jean Kim rejects conventional wisdom that Black-Korean conflict constitutes racial scapegoating and argues instead that it is a response to white dominance in American society.
Category: Education

Encyclopedia Of Library History

Author : Wayne A. Wiegand
ISBN : 9781135787578
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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First Published in 1994. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
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The Yale Biographical Dictionary Of American Law

Author : Roger K. Newman
ISBN : 9780300113006
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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This book is the first to gather in a single volume concise biographies of the most eminent men and women in the history of American law. Encompassing a wide range of individuals who have devised, replenished, expounded, and explained law, The Yale Biographical Dictionary of American Law presents succinct and lively entries devoted to more than 700 subjects selected for their significant and lasting influence on American law. Casting a wide net, editor Roger K. Newman includes individuals from around the country, from colonial times to the present, encompassing the spectrum of ideologies from left-wing to right, and including a diversity of racial, ethnic, and religious groups. Entries are devoted to the living and dead, the famous and infamous, many who upheld the law and some who broke it. Supreme Court justices, private practice lawyers, presidents, professors, journalists, philosophers, novelists, prosecutors, and others--the individuals in the volume are as diverse as the nation itself. Entries written by close to 600 expert contributors outline basic biographical facts on their subjects, offer well-chosen anecdotes and incidents to reveal accomplishments, and include brief bibliographies. Readers will turn to this dictionary as an authoritative and useful resource, but they will also discover a volume that delights and entertains. Listed in The Yale Biographical Dictionary of American Law: John Ashcroft Robert H. Bork Bill Clinton Ruth Bader Ginsburg Patrick Henry J. Edgar Hoover James Madison Thurgood Marshall Sandra Day O’Connor Janet Reno Franklin D. Roosevelt Julius and Ethel Rosenberg John T. Scopes O. J. Simpson Alexis de Tocqueville Scott Turow And more than 700 others
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Biographical Dictionary Of American Sports Q Z

Author : David L. Porter
ISBN : 0313311765
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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A standard source of first referral, Porter's Biographical Dictionary of American Sports now adds a long-awaited revised and expanded edition of the popular 1987 Baseball volume and its supplements.
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African American Sports Greats

Author : David L. Porter
ISBN : 9780313289873
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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Presents personal and professional profiles of over one hundred sixty African American athletes representing eleven sports
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