Program for the 1960 Minnesota Library Association (MLA) annual conference, held September 22-23, 1960 at Hotel Duluth in Duluth. The theme was "A New Decade for Librarians." Events include a greetings speech by the Honorable E. Clifford Mork, mayor of Duluth. General session topics include "Reference Work in Great Britain," "Highlights and Sidelights on the White House Conference for Children and Youth," "Different Approaches to Solutions of Metropolitan Problems," and "Our French Legacy, Scientific Exploration and Voyageur Songs."
Program for the 1959 Minnesota Library Association (MLA) annual conference, held October 1-2, 1959 at Pick-Nicollet Hotel in Minneapolis. Events include a greetings speech by the Honorable P.K. Peterson, mayor of Minneapolis. General session topics include "Student use of the public library," "Our Changing Society," "Partners in Library Service," and "Book Losses."
Program for the 1958 Minnesota Library Association (MLA) annual conference, held September 12-14, 1958 at Madden's Lodge in Brainerd. The theme was ""Bigger libraries in a smaller world."" Events include a greetings speech by the Honorable Levi Johnson, mayor of Brainerd. Session topics include ""Progress report on Library Development in Minnesota"", ""Untapped Resources of Information about World Affairs"", ""Books - The Bond Between Us"", ""Super-market Methods in Book Acquisition?"", ""Books Across the Sea Program of the English-speaking Union"", and ""Books in a World on Fire"".
Program for the 1957 Minnesota Library Association (MLA) annual conference, held September 26-28, 1957 at the Hotel Lowry in St. Paul. The theme was "Now it is up to us." Includes a list of officers, convention committees, committee chairmen, and section chairmen. Events include a greetings speech by the Honorable Severin A. Mortinson, commissioner of the Department of Libraries, Auditoriums, Museums, and Stadia, St. Paul , and a presentation on rural library development by Julia D. Bennett, Director of the ALA (American Library Association) Washington office.
Program for the 1956 Minnesota Library Association (MLA) annual conference, held September 27-29, 1956 at the Nicollet Hotel in Minneapolis. The theme was "Libraries in the Life of the Community." Includes a list of officers, convention committees, committee chairmen, and section chairmen. Events include a greetings speech by Eric Hoyer, mayor of Minneapolis. Session topics include "Great Books Discussion," "Reference Materials in Minnesota," and "Minnesota Books and Authors."
Program for the 55th annual conference of the Minnesota Library Association, which took place at Hotel Lowry, St. Paul, Minnesota on October 1st, 1949. There was an all day preconference for Trustees and Librarians which took place the day before the conference on September 30th at the Continuation Center, University of Minnesota. The preconference featured speaker Douglas Marshall (Department of Sociology, University of Minnesota) on the topic of recent rural trends and their implications. The October 1st conference featured general session speaker Martin Hall (World Traveler, Educator, Lecturer, and Author) on the topic of the Iron Curtain. Square dancing immediately followed the keynote address.
Program for the 54th Conference of the Minnesota Library Association, taking place at the Curtis Hotel, Minneapolis, Minnesota on October 9th-11th, 1948. Governor Luther W. Youngdahl, Mayor Hubert H. Humphrey, and Commissioner of Education Dean M Schweickhard provided the welcome. The banquet speaker was Forrest L. McAllister (Veterans Administration, Fort Snelling) who discussed the year's progress in literature. General session included panels on meeting the press and the radio, library associations, and Minnesota authors,
Program for the Upper Midwest Regional Library Conference, which took place at Hotel Nicollet in Minneapolis, Minnesota on October 3rd-7th, 1947. States participating included Iowa, Minnesota, North and South Dakota, and Wisconsin. Governor Luther W. Youngdahl provided the welcome. General session topics included: forgotten children's books, inter-cultural relations through the library, library service for children and young people, library service in Australia, state aid to libraries, a panel on salaries, a panel on library issues in each state, and upper midwest books.
Program for the Minnesota Library Association annual conference held at Hotel Lowry, St. Paul, Minnesota, on October 3rd-5th, 1946. The conference theme was "The Time is NOW." The welcome was given by Jean Gardiner Smith, Commissioner of Education of St. Paul Fred M. Truax, and Librarian Perrie Jones (St. Paul Public Library). General session presenters included Irving Lieberman on the topic of the other 75% (Head of Extension Division, Michigan State University), C. Irene Hayner on what was said at ALA about subscription books and a recruiting program for Minnesota (Assistant Professor, Division of Library Instruction, University of Minnesota), and Raymond A. Shove on the proposed smaller rag edition of the New York Times (Head of Order Department, University of Minnesota Library). The banquet featured a talk by John Towner Frederick and music by Minneapolis Lions Club Quartet. There was an open house hosted by the Hill Reference Library, and St. Paul Public Library.
Program for the Minnesota Library Association regional conference held at Stearns County Library, St. Cloud, Minnesota, on November 3, 1945. Topics included: ALA standards for libraries, library work with the disabled, county and regional libraries, a layman's view of county libraries, the place of libraries in home planning, and an afternoon session on Norwegian folklore and folkways.
Program for the Minnesota Library Association 51st annual conference, held October 5th-7th, 1944 at Hotel Lowry in St. Paul, Minnesota. Includes a welcome address by John J. McDonough, Mayor of St. Paul. Keynotes speakers at general sessions include: Carl Vitz on the topic of Minnesota Libraries today (Librarian, Minneapolis Public Library), Mortimer J. Adler, and John R. Tunis on the topic of books and young people.
Program for the 50th Annual Meeting of the Minnesota Library Association (MLA) held at the Hotel Nicollet in Minneapolis, MN, October 1 - 3, 1942. Includes lists of MLA Officers, MLA Sections with name of Chairmen, MLA Committees with name of Chairmen, the program of events for each day of the conference, and exhibitors. Hubert H. Humphrey, Jr., Chief, War Service Section, W.P.A. of Minnesota, was the featured speaker at the first general session.
Program for the 49th Annual Conference of the Minnesota Library Association held in St. Cloud, Minnesota on October 2-4, 1941. The program includes a list of the Minnesota Library Association officers, a conference schedule of events and a list of exhibitors.
Program description for the 48th annual meeting of the Minnesota Library Association, which took place on October 20th - 23rd, 1940 at the Hotel Saint Paul, St. Paul, Minnesota. Notable speakers included: St. Paul Mayor John J. McDonough, Mabel Seeley (author), Dr. Harold C. Deutsch (Professor of History, University of Minnesota), and Professor Roy C. Jones (Head, School of Architecture, University of Minnesota) with Professor Miles A. Tinker (Associate Professor of Psychology, University of Minnesota) on the topic of modernizing the library building. There was an open house at the Hill Reference Library.
Program description for the joint conference of the Minnesota, Michigan, and Wisconsin Library Associations. The program took place on October 18-21st, 1939 at the Hotel Schroeder in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The theme was "Rural Social Problems: Their Implications for Libraries." In addition to general sessions, the conference included a presentation on rural social problems and implications for libraries by Lowry Nelson (Professor of Sociology, University of Minnesota), a presentation by Essae M. Culver (President-Elect, American Library Association) and Charles H. Brown (Chairman, Third Activities Committee, A.L.A.), a gallery tour of American Humor at the Milwaukee-Downer College Library, banquet speaker Howard Y. McClusky (Assistant to Vice-President in charge of Adult Education, University of Michigan) on the topic of capitalizing a community's resources, and closing session speaker Dr. Max Lerner (Professor, Dept. of Political Science, Williams College, Williamstown, Mass.).
Program description for the 46th annual meeting of the Minnesota Library Association, which took place on September 29th - October 1, 1938 at the Hotel Curtis, Minneapolis, Minnesota. In addition to general sessions, the conference included a presentation by Mr. Walter J. Breckenridge (Curator, Museum of Natural History, University of Minnesota), a tea hosted by the University of Minnesota Press, a banquet with a presentation by Mr. Frederick G. Melcher (Editor, Publishers' Weekly and Publisher of the Library Journal), a reception held at the Minneapolis Public Library Staff Association with dancing and music by the Hotel Curtis Orchestra, and a Minnesota vs. Nebraska football game.
Program description of the MLA (Minnesota Library Association) school and children's librarians luncheon at the Women's City Club, St. Paul, Minnesota, October 12, 1935. The guest speaker for the event was Mrs. Caroline Dale Snedeker
Detailed program of the 1932 Five State Conference of the American Library Association (Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri and Nebraska) held in Des Moines, Iowa, October 12-15, 1932. Includes daily meeting programs and activities, lists names of Conference Committee members, Round Table and Selection Chairmen, Local Committee members, and exhibitors. Copy held by Clara F. Baldwin, including several pages of handwritten notes taken at the conference.
Announcement of American Library Association Regional Conference for Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, and Nebraska, scheduled October 12-15, 1932 in Des Moines, Iowa. Includes information on meetings, activities, honored guests, and speakers including Gratia Countryman of the Minneapolis Public Library and Frank K. Walter of the University of Minnesota.
Program for the Minnesota Library Association Thirty-Ninth Annual Meeting held at Buckham Memorial Library in Faribault, Minnesota, October 8-10, 1931. Includes list of officers and local committees heads. Topics include the library profession, school libraries, reference service, hospital libraries, and periodicals for the blind.
Dinner Program for 1928 Minnesota and North Dakota Library Associations. Agenda includes dinner, community singing, library limericks, and library conundrums. Includes partial list of conundrums about authors.
Program for the Official Regional Meeting of the American Library Association held in Sioux City, Iowa, October 13-16, 1925, conducted by the State Library Associations of Iowa, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, and South Dakota. Topics include adult education, county libraries, small libraries, and lending department problems. Speakers included Frank Walters, University of Minnesota Librarian and Executive Board Member of the American Library Association.
Program for Minnesota Library Association members given by Hibbing Concert Band on September 17, 1920. Includes list of musical selections played, and information and statistics about the city of Hibbing, Minnesota, the Mahoning and Hull-Rust mines, and the Hibbing Public Library with a list of the library board members and library staff.
Lunch Program for 1920 Minnesota Library Association meeting in Hibbing, Minnesota, September 16, 1920. Includes menu and agenda. Speaker discussed the educational value of the library. Program in the shape of the Hibbing Public Library Service bookmobile (1920s style bus).
Program for the Wisconsin-Minnesota Library Meeting and the Nineteenth Annual Meeting of the Wisconsin Library Association held in Superior, Wisconsin and Duluth, Minnesota, September 15-18, 1909. Includes list of Wisconsin Library Association officers, and meeting agenda. Topics include Northern Libraries, book symposium, and roundtable.