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Clara Stanton Jones

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Clara Stanton Jones (May 14, 1913 – September 30, 2012) was the first African-American president of the American Library Association, serving as its acting president from April 11 to July 22 in 1976 and then its president from July 22, 1976 to 1977. [1]

28 relations: African Americans, American Civil Liberties Union, American Libraries, American Library Association, Association for the Study of African American Life and History, Atlanta, Atlanta Life, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, Detroit Public Library, Dillard University, Library Bill of Rights, Library science, List of African-American firsts, List of presidents of the American Library Association, Marquette University, Missouri, NAACP, National Council of Negro Women, New Orleans, Oakland, California, Public Library Association, Southern University, Spelman College, St. Louis, United States, University of Michigan, Wisconsin State College of Milwaukee, Women's International League for Peace and Freedom.

African Americans

African Americans (also referred to as Black Americans or Afro-Americans) are an ethnic group of Americans with total or partial ancestry from any of the black racial groups of Africa.

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American Civil Liberties Union

The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) is a nonprofit organization whose stated mission is "to defend and preserve the individual rights and liberties guaranteed to every person in this country by the Constitution and laws of the United States." Officially nonpartisan, the organization has been supported and criticized by liberal and conservative organizations alike.

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American Libraries

American Libraries is the official news and features magazine of the American Library Association.

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American Library Association

The American Library Association (ALA) is a nonprofit organization based in the United States that promotes libraries and library education internationally.

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Association for the Study of African American Life and History

The Association for the Study of African American Life and History (ASALH) is an organization dedicated to the study and appreciation of African-American History.

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Atlanta

Atlanta is the capital city and most populous municipality of the state of Georgia in the United States.

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Atlanta Life

The Atlanta Life Financial Group was founded by Alonzo Herndon in Atlanta, Georgia.

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Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Baton Rouge is the capital of the U.S. state of Louisiana and its second-largest city.

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Detroit Public Library

The Detroit Public Library is the second largest library system in the U.S. state of Michigan by volumes held (after the University of Michigan Library) and is the 21st largest library system (and the fourth-largest public library system) in the United States.

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Dillard University

Dillard University is a private, historically black, liberal arts college in New Orleans, Louisiana, United States.

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Library Bill of Rights

The Library Bill of Rights is the American Library Association's statement expressing the rights of library users to intellectual freedom and the expectations the association places on libraries to support those rights.

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Library science

Library science (often termed library studies, library and information science, bibliothecography, library economy) is an interdisciplinary or multidisciplinary field that applies the practices, perspectives, and tools of management, information technology, education, and other areas to libraries; the collection, organization, preservation, and dissemination of information resources; and the political economy of information.

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List of African-American firsts

African Americans (also known as Black Americans and Afro-Americans) are an ethnic group in the United States.

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List of presidents of the American Library Association

The American Library Association, founded in 1876 and chartered in 1879, is the largest professional organization for librarians in the United States.

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Marquette University

Marquette University is a private, coeducational Catholic university located in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, in the central United States.

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Missouri

Missouri is a state in the Midwestern United States.

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NAACP

The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) is a civil rights organization in the United States, formed in 1909 as a bi-racial organization to advance justice for African Americans by a group, including, W. E. B. Du Bois, Mary White Ovington and Moorfield Storey.

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National Council of Negro Women

The National Council of Negro Women (NCNW) is a non-profit organization with the mission to advance the opportunities and the quality of life for African-American women, their families and communities.

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New Orleans

New Orleans (. Merriam-Webster.; La Nouvelle-Orléans) is a major United States port and the largest city and metropolitan area in the state of Louisiana.

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Oakland, California

Oakland is the largest city and the county seat of Alameda County, California, United States.

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Public Library Association

The Public Library Association (PLA), a division of the American Library Association, is a professional association of public librarians and supporters dedicated to the "development and effectiveness of public library staff and public library services." In keeping with this mission, the PLA provides continuing education to members, hosts a biennial professional conference, publishes a trade journal, and advocates for public libraries and literacy.

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Southern University

Southern University and A&M College (often referred to as Southern University, Southern, SUBR or SU) is a public historically black university (HBCU) in the Scotlandville area of Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

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Spelman College

Spelman College is a four-year liberal arts women's college located in Atlanta, Georgia, United States.

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United States

The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S.) or America, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions.

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University of Michigan

The University of Michigan (UM, U-M, U of M, or UMich), often simply referred to as Michigan, is a public research university in Ann Arbor, Michigan.

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Wisconsin State College of Milwaukee

Wisconsin State College of Milwaukee was the predecessor institution of the University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee.

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Women's International League for Peace and Freedom

The Women's International League for Peace and Freedom (WILPF) is a non-profit non-governmental organization working "to bring together women of different political views and philosophical and religious backgrounds determined to study and make known the causes of war and work for a permanent peace" and to unite women worldwide who oppose oppression and exploitation.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Clara_Stanton_Jones

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