History of the Louisiana State Library, Formerly Louisiana Library Commission.

@inproceedings{Stephenson1957HistoryOT,
  title={History of the Louisiana State Library, Formerly Louisiana Library Commission.},
  author={Harriet Shirley knowles Stephenson},
  year={1957}
}
............................................ xvi CHAPTER I. THE BACKGROUND OF STATS-WIDE LIBRARY DEVELOPMENT IN LOUISIANA............... 1 The status of libraries in the early 1900's ..................................... 2 Louisiana Library Association advocated a state library commission ........ 7 Louisiana Federation of Women's Clubs supported library program.......... 9 Legislation passed creating the Louisiana Library Commission ............. 10 Membership of the Commission… 

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