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Frances:
   What an incredible resource.  Who knew?   What amazing librarians thiese
folks must have been!  This information should be used in the new ALA
Advocacy Now, Campaign for America's Libraries!
Charlotte


>
>Hi all -
>
>I was looking at new feature on the New Deal Network web site (a great U.S.
>history primary source web site -- see description below), when one
>thing/click led to another.  Click on the "Photo Gallery" link to the main
>part of the site. Under Social Programs, click on Professional Services,
>then click on Library Services.  Follow the best lookin' link there -- to
>Pack Horse Librarians.  The work of the WPA never ceases to amaze me...
>
>Cheers, Frances
>
>Student Activism in the 1930s
>http://newdeal.feri.org/students/
>
>Created under the direction of NYU School of Education Professor
>Robert Cohen, this new feature at the New Deal Network (first
>reviewed in the October 25, 1996 _Scout Report_) explores the history
>of the American Student Union (ASU). At its peak, between 1936 and
>1939, the ASU mobilized some half-million college students on behalf
>of a far-reaching reform agenda, including an end to war, federal aid
>to education, government job programs for youth, abolition of the
>compulsory ROTC, academic freedom, racial equality, and collective
>bargaining rights. Included at the site are a fine collection of
>contemporary and historical essays, photographs and editorial
>cartoons, memoirs, and other documents. The site has obvious utility
>for scholars and students of American history and the history of
>education, and it may also appeal to present-day student activists.
>[MD]
>
>From The Scout Report, Copyright Internet Scout Project 1994-2000.
>http://scout.cs.wisc.edu/

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