The development of southern public libraries and the African American quest for library access, 1898-1963 / Dallas Hanbury.

Using the Atlanta, Birmingham, and Nashville Public Libraries as case studies, The Development of Southern Public Libraries and the African American Quest for Library Access, 1898-1963 argues that public libraries played an integral role in Southern cities' economic and cultural boosterism effo...

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Main Author: Hanbury, Dallas, 1988- (Author)
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: Lanham, Maryland : Lexington Books, [2020]
Series:New studies in Southern history.
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Table of Contents:
  • Chapter I: Reconstruction, Redemption, And Rebirth: Southern Public Library Development During The New South Era
  • Chapter II: A New Vision, A New South: Southern Public Library, Development, 1890-1950
  • Chapter III: "Library Users Are Seekers Of Knowledge": Developing African American Library Service And Educating Black Librarians
  • Chapter IV: "It Is Simply Out Of The Question To Eliminate The Colorline": The Development Of Black Library Service In Atlanta And The Integration Of The Atlanta Public Library
  • Chapter V: "The Library Cannot Be Opened Indiscriminately To White People And Negroes": Nashville And The Quest For Integrated Library Service
  • Chapter VI: "This We Believe": Local Black Activism, The National Civil Rights Movement, And The Integration Of The Birmingham Public Library.