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Tuesday, 28 December

324. Reading, Politics, Crisis, and Citizenship: Public Policy and the Meaning of Literacy in the United States, 1930–60

7:15–8:30 p.m., 309, Philadelphia Marriott

A special session

Session leader: Trysh Travis, Univ. of Florida

1. “Oh Say, Can You Read? Literacy, Nationalism, and Cold War Consensus,” Kristin L. Matthews, Brigham Young Univ., UT

2. “The Library Was Very Close to My House: A History of the Library at the Langston Terrace Dwelling,” Kelly Quinn, Univ. of Maryland, College Park

3. “A Gentleman Is No Sissy: Reading, Citizenship, and Library Collections in the Civilian Conservation Corps,” Catherine C. Turner, Coll. of Misericordia

For copies of papers, write to cturner@misericordia.edu by 15 Nov. 2004.

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