Report of the War Service Committee of the American Library Association

Report of the War Service Committee of the American Library Association : For the Year Ending June 30, 1918 (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from Report of the War Service Committee of the American Library Association: For the Year Ending June 30, 1918 To the President and Members of the Ameri can Library Association: The Preliminary Committee. Soon after the entrance of the United States into the World War, American librarians became keenly concerned to know how they, their libraries and the professional association which represents them to the nation might best serve our country in the common cause. Sharing this belief that such a service was possible, President \valter L. Brown, in May, 1917, appointed a committee to assemble the various suggestions that have been made and to bring them before the Association with some sense of proportion, possibly with recommendations as to which might be most practical and most helpful to the Govern ment. This preliminary committee com prised: Herbert Putnam. Chairman; A. E. Bostwick, R. R. Bowker, lratia Countryman, M. S. Dudgeon, Alice S. Tyler. J. I. W'yer. Jr. Its report (proc. Louisville Conference, pp. 315 - 25. And separately printed with the title Our Libraries and the War), presented June 22. 1917, was accepted and its following recommendations adopted. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical more

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  • Paperback | 66 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 4mm | 100g
  • Forgotten Books
  • United States
  • English
  • , black & white illustrations
  • 0243098820
  • 9780243098828