News item from "Library Journal", October 15, 1950, describing Ruth Brown, for 31 years librarian of the Bartlesville, Oklahoma, Free Public Library, was notified on July 25, 1950, by the city commissioners that her services were terminated. The assistant librarian, Mrs. A.R. Riggs, resigned under protest.
Ruth W. Brown (1891-1976) Papers
SpC MS 0113
Oklahoma -- Washington County -- Bartlesville
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Henderson, James W., "The News, "Ruth Brown's Dismissal Shocks Former Bartlesville Resident"" (2018). Ruth W. Brown Papers, 1891-1976. 74.