A Seat at the Reading Table

Hello:

As part of its celebration of the upcoming National Library Week, LHRT News and Notes is honored to share Dr. Brenda Mitchell-Powell’s post, a synopsis of the history of the Alexandria Black History Museum based on her dissertation A Seat at the Reading Table: The 1939 Alexandria, Virginia, Public Library Sit-in Demonstration – A Study in Library History, 1937-1941 (Simmons College, 2015):

https://lhrtnews.wordpress.com/history-of-specific-libraries/

Her research is innovative and eye-opening, a wonderful contribution to library historiography. Enjoy!

Best,
Brett

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