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Chicago Tribune
From a slim book about Chicago, a window into our cultural pastinstitution? History suggests you found a festival first. Much is made by Horo
From a slim book about Chicago, a window into our cultural past
Chicago Tribune / Posted 5 days ago
institution? History suggests you found a festival first. Much is made by Horowitz of the oppositional philosophies of the Chicago Public Library (for the masses) and the Art Institute of Chicago (an elite organization). Much is made of Charles... Read more
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NBC News
Carla Hayden Becomes First Black and Woman Librarian of CongressCopyright Office. In a statement, Obama said he and first lady Michelle Obama
Carla Hayden Becomes First Black and Woman Librarian of Congress
NBC News / Posted 12 days ago
Copyright Office. In a statement, Obama said he and first lady Michelle Obama have known Hayden since she worked at the Chicago Public Library in the early 1990s. "Her understanding of the pivotal role that emerging technologies play in... Read more
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Quartz
The US has its first non-white, non-male Librarian of Congressof the Patriot Act that gave the federal government access to library borrowing
The US has its first non-white, non-male Librarian of Congress
Quartz / Posted 13 days ago
of the Patriot Act that gave the federal government access to library borrowing records. Hayden served on and off in the Chicago public library system for twenty years until 1993, when she moved to the Baltimore system. When he nominated Hayden,... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Enoch Pratt leader Carla Hayden confirmed for Library of Congressrecords to identify potential terrorists. Hayden came to Baltimore in 1993 aft
Enoch Pratt leader Carla Hayden confirmed for Library of Congress
Baltimore Sun / Posted 13 days ago
records to identify potential terrorists. Hayden came to Baltimore in 1993 after rising to the No. 2 position at the Chicago Public Library, where she became acquainted with the Obama's. She is overseeing the first major renovation of... Read more
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Roll Call
Library of Congress Nominee Impresses Senatorsthe Enoch library since 1993. Obama said in the statement he and first lady Mic
Library of Congress Nominee Impresses Senators
Roll Call / Posted 13 days ago
the Enoch library since 1993. Obama said in the statement he and first lady Michelle Obama knew Hayden from her time at the Chicago Public Library, where she worked from 1973-1981 and again from 1991-1993. Hayden had the early backing of the... Read more
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Roll Call
Senate Confirms 1st Woman, African-American Librarian of Congresswho nominated Hayden in February, said he knew he and first lady Michelle Obama
Senate Confirms 1st Woman, African-American Librarian of Congress
Roll Call / Posted 13 days ago
who nominated Hayden in February, said he knew he and first lady Michelle Obama knew the librarian from her time at the Chicago Public Library, where she worked from 1973 to 1981 and again from 1991 to 1993. [Library of Congress Nominee... Read more
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CBS Baltimore
Pratt Library CEO Confirmed As Librarian of Congressnomination earlier this year, President Barack Obama said, “Michelle and I have
Pratt Library CEO Confirmed As Librarian of Congress
CBS Baltimore / Posted 13 days ago
nomination earlier this year, President Barack Obama said, “Michelle and I have known Carla since her days working at the Chicago Public Library, and her dedication to learning and education is unparalleled.” Before coming to Baltimore, Dr.... Read more
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