Biographical Photographs, 1859-2006
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Brief Description:

The Biographical Photographs of American Libraries magazine, including photographs (group and individual), articles, speeches, slides, negatives, contact sheets, and proofs of librarians, ALA members, and celebrities that have been used or referenced by the magazine.

Notable individuals include Betty Davis, Jimi Hendrix, Bill Clinton, Leonard Nimoy, Melvil Dewey and Annie Godfrey Dewey, E. J. Josey, Carla Hayden, Barbara Gittings, Augusta Baker, Maya Angelou, Herb and Mary Biblo, Satia Marshall Orange, and Virginia Lacy Jones.

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: 13/6/15
Created by: American Libraries, Publishing Services
Volume: 3.3 Cubic Feet
Acquired: 03/12/2014.
Arrangement: Alphabetical by last name.
Biographical Note for American Libraries : American Libraries is the flagship magazine of the American Library Association since 1970, replacing the ALA Bulletin.  As the official magazine of the ALA, its responsibility is to convey to the membership and other readers full and accurate information about the activities, purposes, and goals of the Association.  It also reports on news about all matters of importance to libraries and librarians, and provides an opportunity for the expression of diverse views by ALA members.[1]
Subject Index
American Libraries, Resources
Asian/Pacific American Librarians
Black Librarians
Latinx American Librarians
Photographs, Librarians
Acquisition Notes: American Libraries