Tuesday, July 12, 2016

Stuff mom never told you - Librarians part 2

Thanks to Jennifer Deal for this week's blog post idea. 


Travel farther down memory lane with part 2 of "Librarians", from Stuff Mom Never Told You. Sure we've all heard of Melvil Dewey, but what about Mary Wright PlummerMary Salome Cutler Fairchild, and Vivian Gordon Harsh

  • Part 2: Almost as soon as public libraries began flourishing, librarian quickly became one of the most female-dominated jobs in the country. Cristen and Caroline break down was being a librarian was really like back in the day and the badass women who've shaped these community centers of learning and culture -  http://www.stuffmomnevertoldyou.com/podcasts/librarians-part-2/ 
Vivian Gordon Harsh - first African American woman librarian at Chicago Public Library

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