trustee, Atlanta Public Library, GA


For his wise counsel and sound judgement in sponsorship of pocedures and policies designed to make the library services most effective at the lowest cost which helped to guide the library successfully thorugh the critical closing years of the war. Under his leadership the board was successful in securing approval of City Council for a 20% salary increase for all professional librarians in 1951.

Awards Won

Title Year
Trustee Citation Award
The ALA Trustee Citation recognizes public library trustees for distinguished service to library development, symbolizes and honors the best contributions and efforts of the estimated 60,000 American citizens who serve on library boards. Trustee service may have been performed on the local, state, regional or national level or at a combination of levels. Equal consideration is given to trustees of small, medium and large public libraries. Citations may not be awarded when there is no sufficiently outstanding achievement brought to the attention of the Awards Committee.

1951 - Co-Winner(s)