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Twentieth century influences on public library service to certain adult groups

Sara Elizabeth Ashwell

Twentieth century influences on public library service to certain adult groups

by Sara Elizabeth Ashwell

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Libraries and the blind.,
  • Libraries and immigrants.,
  • Libraries and the aged.

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    Statementby Sara Elizabeth Ashwell.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[6], 125 leaves, bound ;
    Number of Pages125
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14256246M

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Graduate Thesis Or Dissertation Twentieth century influences on public library service to certain adult groups Public Deposited. Analytics into the aims and goals of public library service by considering one particular type of library activity--work with adult groups.

To determine the influence of historical events on such service Author: Sara Elizabeth Ashwell. Twenty-First Century Public Library Adult Services The author explores the provision of adult services over the last two decades through an analysis of several studies.

Beginning in the latter half of the 20th century, the library reinvented and repositioned itself to be a force for people and their interaction with information. To illuminate that process, the book outlines the history and purpose of the public by: The New York Public Library Book of 20th Century American Quotations With nearly 9, entries, this is the definitive guide to who said what when and where in twentieth-century America.

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InNew York State enacted legislation allowing school districts to use tax funds to purchase library books, and in the local districts were permitted to establish district libraries, with a distinction made between.

He certainly started a new era of children’s tales—and created something everlasting in the process. Booker T. Washington, Up From Slavery () Washington’s autobiography, chronicling his life from a childhood in slavery to an adulthood as an educator, and putting forward a theory for African American uplift and advancement, was a highly influential best-seller in the year of its.

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