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Hartford Public Library / Edwin Jackson, Librarian, 1961-1973

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Abstract Reports document the neighborhood population shifts that occurred due to public housing, Students and children became the largest group using the library, 50% of the school population non-white and from non-reading households. In response, the Library focused on pre-school story hours, library staff visits to schools, summer reading programs, cultural and fine arts performances. The social unrest of the late1960’s and early 1970’s, saw a drop in evening hour use due to increased street...
Dates: 1961-1973