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  1. 1955

    1955 saw the release of a report by Cresap, McCormick and Paget to the members on the management of the ALA. The report called for a change in the structure of the divisions to the present organization. As a result of this report, since 1957, there have b ...

    HDAVIES - 02/26/2013 - 11:39 - About ALA

  2. 1939

    The structure of ALA has changed overtime. The division structure started in 1939 with the Third Activities Committee. Some committees, working groups, and round tables already existed before the divisions. Library Bill of Rights is adopted the same year. ...

    HDAVIES - 02/26/2013 - 11:39 - About ALA

  3. 1919

    In 1919, the Executive board becomes the governing board of ALA. ...

    HDAVIES - 02/26/2013 - 11:40 - About ALA

  4. 1909

     In 1909 the council was enlarged to include the Executive Board, all ex-Presidents of ALA, and fifty additional members--half chosen by the Council, half by the membership. This new enlarged council took over the business affairs of ALA.  This year also ...

    HDAVIES - 02/26/2013 - 11:40 - About ALA

  5. 1892

    The ALA Council was first established in 1892 by a revision of the ALA Constitution. The Council consisted of 10 members who were elected by the membership and given authority for the creation of policy and new sections.  ...

    HDAVIES - 02/26/2013 - 11:40 - About ALA