ERIC Number: EJ488265
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1994
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Founding Mothers: The Contribution of Women's Organizations to Public Library Development in the United States.
Watson, Paula D.
Library Quarterly, v64 n3 p233-69 Jul 1994
Examines the work of women's voluntary associations in support of public libraries in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Activities studied include support of traveling libraries, library legislation, and the founding of local libraries. Cooperation of organized women's groups with the American Library Association and other organizations is explored. (Contains 75 references.) (KRN)
Publication Type: Historical Materials; Information Analyses; Reports - Descriptive; Journal Articles
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