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The Dismissal of Miss Ruth Brown

The Dismissal of Miss Ruth Brown:
Civil Rights, Censorship, and the American Library
by Louise S. Robbins

In 1950 Ruth W. Brown, librarian at the Bartlesville Public Library, was summarily dismissed from her job after thirty years of exemplary service, ostensibly because she had circulated subversive materials. In truth, however, Brown was fired because she had become active in promoting racial equality and had helped form a group affiliated with the Congress of Racial Equality. . . .read more


Bartlesville Books by Rita Thurman BarnesDo You Remember Bartlesville's "GOOD OLD DAYS"? The Zesto, Sunset Lake, Willie Wildcat, College High, and a Coke at Baldwin's Drug Store? How about The Canteen, The Boys Club, DeMolays, Koppels, Dan's, Martins, Edward's, Woolworth's, and many others?With Rita's BARTLESVILLE NOSTALGIA Books You Can Go Home Again . . . click here All contents and artwork © 2013 Celeste Cleary All rights reserved