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"Early Sit-in Reenacted at Library 60 Years Later" by Gordon Flagg.
American Libraries, Oct. 1999, v. 30, no. 9, p. 18.
This tells of the filming of Out of
Obscurity. The story is of the sit-in
by five young black men at the
"HISTORICAL NOTES Race and librarianship: part I" by C. E. Lipscomb.
Journal of the Medical Library Association, July 2004, v. 92, no. 3, 299-301.
2) "Meetings that were part of meals were not open to black delegates, although they could attend sessions followed by meals, if they did not participate in the meals.
3) Seating in the front right hand section of meeting rooms was to be reserved for them."
Because of the situation,
"HISTORICAL NOTES Race and librarianship: Part II" by C. E. Lipscomb.
Journal of the Medical Library Association, July 2005, v. 93, no. 3, 308-310.
Continues the story of
"Black Public Libraries in the South in the Era of De Jure Segregation" by Michael Fultz.
Libraries and the Cultural Record, Summer 2006, v.31. no.3, p. 337-359.
"The Last Days of Jim Crow in Southern Libraries" by Stephen Cresswell.
Libraries & Culture, Summer/Fall 1996, v.31, nos. 3 & 4, p. 557-573.
"Autonomy and Accomodation:
Libraries & Culture, Spring 1999, v. 34, no. 2, p. 97-112.
Unexpected: The Desegregation of
Library Trends, Winter 2007, v. 55, no. 3, p. 665-674.
Cataloging & Classification Quarterly; 2005, Vol. 40 Issue 2, p123-145.
The Library of Congress Subject Headings have long been criticized for their bias. The leading critic has been Sanford Berman, whose 1971 monograph Prejudices and Antipathies: A Tract on the LC Subject Heads Concerning People, listed a number of objectionable headings and proposed remedies. In the decades since P&A was first published, many of Berman's suggestions have been implemented, while other headings remain unchanged. This paper compiles all of Berman's suggestions and tracks the changes that have occurred; a brief analysis of the remaining areas of bias is included.
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