ALA 100th Anniversary Slide Show, 1876-1976
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Brief Description:

Slide show of the ALA, 1876-1976: The First 100 Years, contains 189 slides, a film loop with the same slides (including manual viewer), a 16-page script produced by Doris Cruger Dale (Professor of Educational Media, Department of Curriculum, Instruction and Media) and Fred H. Jurgemeyer (Associate Professor of Library Media, School of Education, University of Colorado, Denver) in 1979, the script includes detailed descriptions of events depicted on slides or which were of historical importance to ALA.

Note: many of the original photographs are stored at the ALA archives

Held at:
The American Library Association Archives
19 Library
1408 W. Gregory Drive
Urbana, IL 61802
Phone: 217 333 0798
Fax: 217 244 2868
Email: ala-archives [at]
Record Series Number: 99/1/19
Created by: American Library Association
Volume: 0.3 Cubic Feet
Acquired: 03/01/2000.
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Arrangement: Arranged chronologically by event date
Biographical Note for American Library Association :

The American Library Association (ALA) is the oldest and largest library association in the world, providing association information, news, events, and advocacy resources for members, librarians, and library users.

Founded on October 6, 1876 during the Centennial Exposition in Philadelphia, the mission of ALA is to provide leadership for the development, promotion, and improvement of library and information services and the profession of librarianship in order to enhance learning and ensure access to information for all (1).

Subject Index
Photographs, Buildings
Photographs, Librarians
Photographs, War Library
Languages of Materials
English [eng]