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Title:Kathryn M. Harris Oral History
Author(s):Harris, Kathryn M.
Contributor(s):Smith, Jainean M.
Subject(s):Harris, Kathryn M. (b. 1947)
Oral histories
African American Librarians
Abstract:Harris, a resident of Springfield, serves as the Library Service Director of the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library. She discusses her decision to attend library school at UIUC and the Patriot Act. Harris, a librarian at Sangamon State University (now UIS), was the first African-American hired as a librarian at the Lincoln Public Library in Springfield and worked at SIU School of Medicine Library for several years. Harris also portrays the character of Harriet Tubman at local historical events.
Issue Date:2009
Citation Info:Harris, Kathryn M. Oral History. Interview by Jainean Smith, 2009. Archives/Special Collections, Brookens Library, University of Illinois at Springfield.
Genre:Sound Recording (oral)
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Language:English
URI:http://hdl.handle.net/2142/48865
Publication Status:unpublished
Peer Reviewed:not peer reviewed
Rights Information:Board of Trustees, University of Illinois
Date Available in IDEALS:2014-04-08


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