The New Woman as Librarian: The Career of Adelaide Hasse

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Scarecrow Press, Jan 1, 2006 - Biography & Autobiography - 348 pages
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At the time of her death, it seemed that Adelaide Hasse would simply pass from memory and be forgotten. However, by the turn of the century, American Libraries would sanctify her as one of its hundred library leaders of the twentieth century, one of only thirty women given this honor.

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In 1873, when Adelaide Hasse was five years old, the Supreme Court denied women the constitutional right to professional careers. Throughout her life, Hasse pushed societal norms for women's roles and ... Read full review


Origins 18681889
Government Printing Office 18951897
Astor Library 18971904

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Clare Beck is emeritus professor at Eastern Michigan University, where she served as government documents librarian.

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