Testimony, 1948, 1954-1983 | The American Library Association Archives
Series Number: 17/2/12
Acquired: 01/14/1977. 7/1/1980, 5/14/1999, 12/17/2018
Volume: 0.6 Cubic Feet
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Description: Copies of testimonial statements of ALA members and officers presented before Congressional Committees on behalf of ALA, subjects include appropriations for libraries (1956-67), Elementary and Secondary Education Act (1965-67), freedom to read, Higher Education Act (1965-67, 1970, 1975), International Education Act - Florence Agreement (1966), Library of Congress depository library system and postal rate hikes (1956-67), Medical Library Assistance Act and Emergency Committee for the Full Funding of Education Programs (1969), Library Services and Construction Act (1970), classification and declassification of government information , National Commission on Libraries and Information science, and the Equal Employment Opportunities Enforcement Act (1971), Department of Community Development Act, Postal Reorganization Act, Individual Retirement Benefits Act, and increased appropriations for library and related programs for 1973 (1972), Labor - HEW Appropriation Act (1973), State and Local Fiscal Assistance Act (1974) and Local Public Works Capital Development and Investment Act (1975), statements on the Postal Service Act (1980), the National Publications Act (1980), and a bill to restrict transmission of material contrary to best interests of the U.S. (1954), and Communications and Public Printing Reorganization Acts (1978, 1979).