Sound Off

This section gives library history buffs a venue to write opinion pieces, share new ideas about libraries’ past, and present brief essays on the methodologies of library historiography.  Share your thoughts about library history using the comments feature or submitting an essay of your own.

A man talking into a microphone in front of the U.S. Capitol, which has construction scaffolds in front of it.
Librarian and civil rights advocate E. J. Josey speaking in front of the Capital Building during it’s re-facing project from 1958-1962.  Image and caption from ALA Archives.