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{Nyla} January 15-21, 1965

Notes…I’m wondering if Mr. Duckworth is finally going to get the trailer.  The next entries mention Mrs. West, George and Beverly.  Mrs. West is Nyla’s Mother-in-Law (Grandpa West’s Mother) and she lives in an apartment above George and Beverly West’s house in Shelbina.  480 more words


{Nyla} January 8-14, 1965

  We had a letter from Deanna & Larry.  Donna went to the Business & Professional Women’s Club and read the history the Theta Rho Girls(?) Jim and Debbie went over to Mrs. 451 more words


We are starting in 1964.  In the boxes of diaries that I have for Hazel and Nyla, this is the earliest year.  What I found is that she started the diary in 1964 and then it skips to 1965.  651 more words


Taylor Mac's 24-Hour Concert Does Important Cultural Work

Taylor Mac’s “24-Decade History of Popular Music,” a concert event that devotes an hour per decade of American history, has been called ‘ambitious’ and ‘epic.’ But after watching the three-decade preview being performed through next weekend at… 683 more words

By Sara

NYLA YSS 2015 Conference Scholarship Opportunities

From an email to DLIS:

Dear Library and Information Science School Administrator,

I am writing to you as the Chair of the Scholarship Committee of the Youth Services Section (YSS) of The New York Library Association (NYLA).

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Right, so… we have heard a lot of stories on the news about planes getting hijacked, trains being blown up and people being robbed. No one likes feeling or being threatened. 682 more words

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