NotesFAQContact Us
Search Tips
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
ERIC Number: EJ843141
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2004
Pages: 8
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 4
ISSN: ISSN-0276-3915
Collection Development: Real Steps to Include a Forgotten Group
Bell, Dorothy; Gaston, Betty Jo
Community & Junior College Libraries, v12 n3 p9-16 2004
In the 1950s, the State of Florida led the way in developing a national model for the development of the junior or community college system. The "Brown vs Board of Education" Supreme Court Decision impacted the segregated system and during the 1960s, Florida's 12 black junior colleges were merged with pre-existent majority campuses. This pattern of growth then merger reflected the larger history of growth of the local communities, the state, and the nation. The library of St. Petersburg College has seized the opportunity and shouldered the responsibility to preserve such a history for the diverse community in which it exists. Thanks to the joint efforts of the library, archivists, the community, inter-agency group, and grant funding, the complete history of a group too significant to be forgotten and the St. Petersburg College is being preserved for generations to come. (Contains 3 notes.)
Routledge. Available from: Taylor & Francis, Ltd. 325 Chestnut Street Suite 800, Philadelphia, PA 19106. Tel: 800-354-1420; Fax: 215-625-2940; Web site:
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Two Year Colleges
Audience: Media Staff
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Florida