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                           ableNewsletter                                                                               June 1, 1971 No. 1lr

I ON                                                                              AM ERIC A N IN D IA N TA S K FOR C E
 o f t he elec t ion f o r A c t r o n C o u n c i l a r e a s fo llo ws:              Io la Pol ocsucut H ayden, E xecuti ve D i rector of A meri cans for
 oe Li ndenf eld             184                                                  In d ia n Opportuni ty, w i l l be the mai n speakerfor the meeti ng of
 im Wri eht                  i82                                                  AL A' s Ameri can Indi an Task Force. The "A meri can Indi an P rogram
                                                                                                                                                               -
) l iver K-tk oat ric k      160                                                  fo r L ib r ary S ew i ce," a pl an for acti on on l i brary sew i ce to and
f yr o n D , E meric k       154                                                  a b o u t Ameri can Indi ans w i l l be presentedat thi s meeti ng. It i s to be
i l l is Ho dgin             138                                                  h e ld a t 4:30 p.m. on S unday, June 20, at the D al l as Memori al
l or d on Mc Shean            91                                                  Au d ilo r ium
i t e v e Wolf                52                                                        M r s. Hayden, a C omanche, w i l l speak on opportuni ti es for A meri -
t s o f the e lec t ion f o r C l e a r i n g h o u s e r e o b vio u s fr o m
                                                      we                          ca n In d ians and how l i brari es can be used to maxi mi ze i t. Mrs.
otes were not taltied. The tliird member of Clearing-                             Ha yd e n has broad experi encew i th A meri can Indi ans. B efore comrng
) l ected a t t he S RRT B u s i n e s s e e t i n g in Da lla s.
                                             M                                    to b e Executi ve D i rector of A meri cans for Indi an Opportuni ty, a
: tha t p os it ion will b e e x p e c t e d t o m a ke sta te m e n tsa t        g r o u p b egun by S enator and La D onna H arri s, she di rected Okl aho-
                                                                                  m a n s fo r Indi an Opportuni ty, a sel f-hel pgroup In addi ti on, she has
 results represent a total of 213 ballots returned (as of                         b e e n a p poi nted to an advi sory board of the U nrted S tates C ommi ssi on
) fr om a t bt al of 1, 1 1 3 b a l l o t s m a i l e d o u t to p e r so n a l   o n Civil Ri ghts. Mrs. H ayden w as al so acti ve starti ng the Okl ahoma
rS                                                                                Indian Education Center and the Community Action Program in
: a co mplet e report o n t h i s y e a r ' se l e ctio n a t th e SRRT           L a wto n , Okl ahoma.
ing in Dallas, as well as present some suggetstio_ns                    for           A p a nel consi sti ngof V i rgi ni a Mathew s, D eputy D i rector of the
e Election Procedures that are now in the By-Laws.                                Na tio n a l B ook C ommi ttee; John Fl etcher, D i rector of C l evel and
rt that anyone wishes to challenge the above figures,                             Public Library's Project American Indian; I!{ary Miles Williams, Direc-
)tes, etc , I will have all of the correspondencerelative                         to r o f th e A meri can Indi an C enter i n D al l as; Lotsee S mi th, P hD
:lection with me in Dallas, as well as all the returned                           candidate in Education Media at the University of Oklahoma; and
ed & uncounted), volunteer statements, the original                               Ch a r le sTow nl ey, C oordi nator of the A meri can Indi an Task Force
td so forth. These will be available to anyone wishing                            and American Indian Bibiiographer at the University of California at
: q u esti on t hey m ay h a v e a b o u t t h e e le ctio n .                    Santa Barbara, will discuss the "American Indian Program for Library
                                                                                  Service" and how it relates to Indian needs Dancers from the Dallas
) i c k Ake roy d
R.ecording   Secretary/Action Council
                                                                                  Amencan Indiar Center will close the meeting. Virginia Mathews,
                                                                                  Deputy Director of the National Book Committee developed the
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                                                                                                                                                                         ,;>'l
                                                                                  program
                                                                                                                                                                        1 "'* + i
                                                                                      The action paper has been developed by a group of Indians and
                                                                                  librarians in ccnsultation with American Indian Organizations. It aims              ';..l 1r i r
r T O O RG A NI ZA T I O N A N D A C T ] ON PROPOSED                              for the accomplishment of the following goals through cooperation
                                                                                                                                                                     'l::...i
                                                                                                                                                                                 i
                                                                                  between libraries, Indian organizations, and the American Library
 section has been proposed as an addition by amend-
                                                                                  Association within five years:
R GANIZA T I O N A N D A C T I O N , t h e r u le s o f th e sa m e
) e lfe ct ac t ion f or c h a n g e a n d i s o f f e r e d b y th is n o tice      l) q u al i ty l i brary sew i ce for A meri can Indi an peopl e.
 ation and vote by the membership in DaIIas.                                         2\ actlve promotion of American Indian values to the non-lndlan
                                                                                        majority by providing quality library service to this group
:inq subri'jtted by the Task trorce on                                                  a b out A meri can Indi ans.
 T,iberation.                                                                        3) recruitment of a representative body of American Indian
                                                                                        Librarians.
: t ion C ounc il and C l e a r i n g h o u s e u s t in clu d e a n e q u a l
                                              m                                       The Task Force will present the program to the American Library
mbe r o f m en and w o m e n , a n d m u s t in clu d e o th e r                  Association in Dallas to provide a vehicle for attaining these goals
n o r i ti e s repres ent e d n t h e m e m b e r sh ipo f SRRT .
                             i                                                    wh ich th e A meri can Li brarv A ssoci ati on adoD ted at i ts Mi dw i nter
lctlon procedures will insure that separatevotes by                               M e e tin g at Los A ngel es.
I of candidates be maintained, so that the balance on
 tion Council and Clearinghouseis maintained for ail
:ancies. Responsibilttv for recruitment of volunteers
ll be delegated to appropriate Task Forces with pro-
Lrnin these areas(for instance, in l9'71, the Task
 rce on Recruitment of Minorities to the Profession,
 e Task Force on Women's Liberation. the Task
rce on Gay Liberation, and the Task Force on
rerican Indians) until such time as the conditions
sexism and racism in our practice make this article
1ecessary
 )&A covering amendment are:
 s sta remen( of Or g a n i z a t i o n a n d Acr io n m a y b e
  n d ed by a m a jor i r y v o t e o f r h e m e m b e r s o f th e
 nd Ta ble in at t e n d a n c e a n d v o t i n g a r a n y a n n u a l
 tt ng, p rov ided n o t i c e o f t h e p r o p o se d r e visio n h a s
 n se nt r o m embe r s o r p r i n t e d i n th e AL A Bu lle tin a r
 ; r l0 d ay s prior t o r h e m e e r i n g . Ir m a y a lso b e
 nd ed by a maior i t y v o r e i n a m a il r e fe r e n d u m r o
  on al members p r o v i d e d n o t i - c e o { r h e p r o p o se d r e -
 D n ha s b een s en r t o m e m b e r s o r p r in te d in th e AL A                                     fun       d   h lM   Ctr   H.   16hr.   E w yd.   t*^c.

  e r in at leas r {0 d a y s p r i o r r o r h e r e fe r e n d u m .
            O m i t t c d fr o m th e Alfilia te s Sp e cia l n e wsle tt er, by mi stakc:

            M I S S O L J RI "M isso u r i L ib r a r v Asso cia tio n S R R T reoorr:
                             UP T HE IUAL E EST ABL ISHM E N TI''_-A N N WC bb

            C A L I F O RNIA               "T h e m e m b e r s o f th e sta te wi de C ommi ttee on the
                                          So cia l Re so o n sib ilitie so f L ibrari es endorse the w ork
            o f t h e M eikle jo h n Civil L ib ' cr tie sL ib r a r y o f B erkel ey, C al i forni a
                   T h i s l i b r a r y is a u n iq u e Ca lifo r n ia r e so u r ce rel ati ng to basi c i ssues
            i n p u b l i c life in Am e r ica to d a y Ar e a s o f in formati on col l ected by
            t h e l i b r a r y in clu d c b u t a r e n o t lim ite d to civi l ri ghts, consti tuti onal           w orki ng w i th contact: R i chard A keroyd, U ni v ers i ty of C onnectl c u
            l a w . p o v er ty p r o g r a m s a n d o th e r so cr a lissu es. It seeksout many                                                                                           c
                                                                                                                     Li brary, S torrs, C onn
            s o u r c e sf o r m a te r ia ls r e la te d to th e se su b je ctsnot general l y avai l abl e
            o r k n o w n to m o st lib r a r ie s. Its co lle ctio n in c l udes l egal bri efs,
            p e t i t i o n s , m e m o ir s, r e p o r ts, r e p o r te d a n d u n reported opi ni ons of
            c o u r t s , p cr io d ica l a r ticle s, ciip p in g s, p a m p h lets and transcri pts.Much
            o f t h i s m ate r ia l wo u ld b e o f g r e a t va lu e to p ubl i c, school and academi c
            l i b r a r i e si f its e xiste n ce a n d m e a n s o I o b ta in ing i t w ere more rvi del y
            Known                                                                                                        Goi ng to D al l as and i nterested i n hel pi ng to organi z ea c l eari
                   T h e Co m m itte e fe e ls th a t th e M e ikle jo h n C i vi l Li berti es Li brary,                                                         i
                                                                                                                     house for reference and acqui si t.i onsnformati on on mi nori ti es ?
            i t s s e r v l c e s n d p r o g r a m s, sh o u ld b e kn o wn to every l i brari an i n thi s
                                  a                                                                                  S uggestedacti vi ti es range from prepar ati on of bas i c l i s ts and
            S t a t e ; t h a t th e wo r k o f th is im p o r ta n t in stituti on shoul d be publ i ci zed         i ndexi ng, through efforts to i nfl uence publ i s hersof repri nts and
            i n o u r l i b r a r y p r o fe ssio n a lp e r io d r ca ls;th a t librari es shoul d be en-           i denti fi cati on of mi nori ty publ i shers,to s c hemesfor hel pi ng
            c o u r a g e dto su b scr ib ea n d m a ke a va ila b leto thei r users the vari ous                    mi nori ty publ i shersget thei r books revi ew ed and i nto more
            r e f e r e n c er e so u r ce sa n d b ib lio g r a p h icsp u b lished and di stri buted by the        libraries. Come prepared to help set priorities and get somethinl
            M e i k l e j o hn L ib r a r y; a n d th a t vig o r o u s e ffo r ts shoul d be made by the            done. Fi rst meeti ng: S unday, June 20 , at l 0:30 p.m. (after the
            library profession, particularly in California, to support this unique                                   P resi dent'sP rogram) i n the C i vi c R oom II, A del phus H otel . If 1
            L i b r a r y i n a n y wa y n e ce ssa r yto in su r e its co nti nued operati on."                     can't come but w ant to be i nvol ved, contac t J oan N eumann, B rr
                                                                                       S tefan B . Moses             l yn P ubl i c Li brary, Grand A rmy P l aza, B rook l y n, N Y . 11238




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                                                                                                                     GOOD NEWS       The ALA Executive Board reversed Clift's decis
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                   T h e S ta n isla u s u n ty F r e e L ib r a r y is r e c rui ti ng for a uni que                and approved the S R R T donati on of fu nds to free A ngel a D av i s .
             p o s i t i o n . a co m m u n ity in fo r m a tio n a g e n t- T hi s personw i l l w ork
             w i t h c o m m u n ity g r o u p s a n d in d ivid u a lsto m eet thei r i nformati on                 ALTERNATIVES IN PRINT is sellins so well that we will be ab
             n e e d s .His o r h e r p r im a r y r e sp o n sib ilitywill be to l ocate data needed                to sel l i t to A LA -S R R T personal(no-[ ins ti tuti onai ) members for
             b y g r o u p s a n d to tr a in co m m u n ity le a d e r sto l ocate thei r ow n data                 $l -00 rn D al l as. If you don't have a pers onal c opy y et--w ai t.
             H e o r s he will wo r k in th e fie ld with p o o r wh ite, bl ack, and C hi cano                      you've pai d $3.50 al ready, use thi s opportuni ty to buy one for z
             g r o u p s . H is o r h e r o ffice will b e a va n wh ich w i l l be equi pped w i th                 non-A LA S R R TeT i n your group. I don' t k now about mai l i ng
             a r a d r o - te le p h o n e .                                                                         copi es after D al l as for $l 00; the Task Forc e c oordi nators proba
                   U n f o r tu n a te ly, o n ly o n e ye a r e m p lo ym e nt can be guaranteed,                   w i l l w ork out somethi ng on thi s and put i t i n the new s l etter.
             s i n c et h e lib r a r y h a s o n ly b e e n g u a r a n te e dfu ndi ng for a si ngl eyear.
             T h e p o s i tio n is a va ila b leJu ly 1 a n d is fu n d e d through June 30, 1972
             only
                   P o s i tio n sp e cifica tio n s    :
                          I M u st h a ve a M L S d e g r e efr o m a n a ccredi tedLi brary S chool
      rii                 2 Exp e r ie n cein wo r kin g r vith co m m uni ty groups.
                          3 Kn o wle d g e o f g o ve r n m e n tp u b lica ti ons and reference
                          4 Ab le to wo r k in a co m p le te ly u n structured si tuati on w i th
.ll,l" ,"                       a h ig h ly ir r e g u la r sch e d u lc,a s h e o r she w i l l spend hi s or
                                h e r 4 0 h o u r s in th e co m m u n ity Sal ary LIp to $ 10,000
                                p lu s fr in g c b e n e fits
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              Librarian volunteers for the BLUE BtlS
              needed! Librarians:   Tompkins Countyt
              New York. Qualificatlons:     interest int
              end deslre to serve people.. Hours: days
              and evenlngs.    Remuneration: generous
              perscnal benefits.   Contaet: Torn Bonnt
              SiRT of the Finger Lakee, Box laiTt
              527 V.atn Street, Etna, I'I.Y. 13Cf2                                                                   S R R T needs another vol unteer for C l eari nghous el l f y ou' re l nl
                                                                                                                     now , pl easeattend the C l eari nghouse meeti ng. A t the meetl ng
                                                                                                                     day ni ght, the membershi p can deci de rv ho s hal l s erv e,w i th the
                                                                                                                     mendati on of C l eari nehousc.
                                                                    CON,IlrT OGET IIER! by A ID *
                                                                             * SRR- f T a sk Forcc
                                                                                                   on our A ffai r l n D al l as

     Wc arc c omn t g t o g c t h c r i n D a l la s- - n o t fo r th c sa kc o l- th c o r g a n i-              TA S K I.-OR C EON GA Y LItsE R A TION
 z ati o nr\ LA . but i o r t h c s a k c o i t h c p e o p lc r vh o m a kc u p AL A. ln
 pcopl elic \ t hc rc a l p o t e n t i a l l b r c ha n g c; we ch a n g c, o r g a n iza tio n sd o                Thc Taskf orce.on Gay Li berati on i s cel ebrati ngw i th pl easure
                                                                                                                                                                                         a ntJ
 no t. s'ill not . de r c n o t . O r g a n i z a tio n sth a t n o lo n € lcr m ce t n ccd s ca n                ecstacyGay P ri de w eek duri ng rvhi ch A LA very th6ughtful ry schedul c d.
 bc di sc arded. Ncr v u , a y s o f r c l a t i n g to e a ch o th cr a n d n cw in stitu tio ns                 thci r A nnual C onference.
 c an bc.c rc at c d T r a n s f o r n t a t i o n a nd tu r n - ;u o u n d a r c wh a l it' s a ll a b o ut
 Litcl
     Dcs t ruc t iv c ga m c s . T h c A L A c sta b lish m e n th a s o lfo r cd a so D to
                at
 wra nglc rs t his l a s t r o u n d - u p . C a n yo u lo o k f' o r wa r d to m o r c e n d -
 lcssmc c t ings - h a s s l i n g - o n e - u p m a n sh ip - - tig h tin g - p a flr a m e n r a r y
 na nrpulat ion . t h a t w _ h o l c a m c ? M cm b e r sh ip wr a n g lin g a t m ce tin g s
                                            g
 hashad no c l' f c c t o n t h c A L A c s t a b lish m e n t;it h a s o n ly- a lie n a te d
 s orl e p c oplc lror n a S R R T a l t e r n ative ,b e ca u sem e m b cr s sce SRRT cr s
 in vo l vedin t he s a r n c p o l i t i c a l g a m c a tte m p tin g to g e t e sta b lish m e n t
 po s'e r. Many ha v e , u n d c r s t a n d a b ly,d e cid e d to sta y with a n o p p r e ssi ve               S aturday--9:00-1I:00       pm--stratcgi c S essi onopen to al l w ho w i s h
                                                                                                                                                                                                to
 po wcr s t nrc t urc t h c y L r n d e r s t a n da th e r th a n o p t fo r o n e wh o se
                                                       r                                                                                          pl ay an actl ve parl n the w eek's anti v ttl c s
h cth ods rre t he s a m e . b u t w h o s c g o a ls a r e n o t cle a r lv a r ticu la tcd a s                                                  ol the Task Forcc on Gay Li berati on. A s
r c d i stribt it ionof p o u c r . W e w o n ' i p la y th a t g a m e l M e e tin g s a r e fo r                                                w l th al l other meeti ngs,one,s parti cu l ar
 le arni n g. hc y ar c s c r n i n - a l s , h e y ar e se xy- - o r th e y a r e n ' t cr e a tive _
              t                               t                                                                                                   sexualonentati on i s no hrnderancci n
So , wc are golng t o h a v c a n a f f a i r r n Da .lla s                                                                                                     in any theweek's
                                                                                                                                                                      of
     Yo u and wc a l l k r r o w m o s t A L A m cm b e r s wo n ' t b c in Da lla s a n d                                                         i:i,,Ji1?ij'n*
 t he majorit y in D a l l a s w i l l n o t b e a t a n y o f th e "m e n tb e r sh ip " m e e t-               S unday-    2 0G5:00pm            Open H ouse_ an opportuni ty to get to
ings. They 're no t w i l l r n g t o p l a y "littlc b o ys' g a m e s." Nle m b e r sh a ve
                                                                                                                                                   know each other rn a rel a-red,-i nfoi mal
Littl ea lt ernat iv et o A L A m c e t i n g s - - th e y ca n r va n d e r in th e Exh ib it
A rea,bc ing laid o n t o b y m a l e s a l e sm e n b o u t th e la tcst g a d g e ts- o r
                                                                 a                                                                                 atmosphere
                                                                                                                     5 : 00-6:00-                  R uth S hi vers,speaker.
 t he y w ill bo out t o u r i n g w h a t e v e r s ccm s n e w a n d d iffe r e n t in Da lla s.                   6:30-8:30 m-
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     D rearl pros pe c t ? B u t t h e r e ' sa n o th e r wa y to b e so cia lly r e sp o n -                                                     A .very exci ti ng and rel evantprogram
s ibl ei n Dallas - o l f e r i n g r e a l a l t e rn a tive sto th e in - fig h tin g o f th e                                                   w hi ch w i l l be of i nterest to ai l 1p-l ace
s e xi sts .We are n o t a s r n t e r e s t e d n m o d ifyin g AL A a s in r e vo lu tio n -
                                                      i                                                                                            to be announced),
izi ngl i b rary s erv i c e . W e a r e n o t i n te r e ste d in co m m u n ica tio n o n lv                   Tuesday--       2:004:00 pm- Free ki ssesar the JMR T B ooth
w ith th e A LA es t a b l i s h m e n ta d m i nistr a to r sa t m e e tin g s, b u t with ih e                                 8 : 30- i 0: 00 pm- l ntel l ectual Freedom_Ordeal at the
              in
libra nans f ron t J n e s e r y i c e . C o mm u n ica tio n , like lo ve , is h o r izo n -                                                        U ni versi ty of M i nnesota.
t al to cq uals ,not " u p " t o a d m i n i str a to r s e ve n if a ll th c AL A
r efo rmers ere " i n p o w e r . " W e w a n t a so cie ty in wh ich a ll co m m u n j-
                rv                                                                                                             l0:00-2:00o* - i"Hl*;il-McConneil.
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: a troni s horiz on t a l . L i b r a r i a n s m ust d cve lo p a se n seo f p o we r ,
w ith out t he need f o r d i r e c t i v e sf r o m a n AL A fo r "sta n d a r d s." Ra th e r ,                Wednesday 2:00-4:00 pm            B usi ness   Meeti ng (seeyour offi ci al pr o_
r v emu s I res pond d i r e c t l y t o t h e ] o ca l co m m u n itie s in ste a d . T h is is a                                                 gram for meeti ng pl ace).
l ong marc h f rom w h c r e D , c a r c n o w- - m d              fo r it to h a p p e n we m u st                                                l n addi ti on to ai evi ew of rhe vear's
re m em ber hat t h e p o l i t i c s o f f r u s tr a tio n le a d to wa r a n d d ivisio n
                 t                                                                                                                                 acti vi ttes, ans for "new di reci i ons,' '
                                                                                                                                                                 pl
amo ngpeople,wh i l e t h c p o l i t i c s o f cr e a tio n le a d to lo ve a n d p e a ce                                                        and el ecti on of a new coordi nator.
an ong peoplc .                                                                                                                                    there w i l l take pl ace rhe Fi rst A nnua l
     Thes eac t iv it i e s a r e a l t e r n a t i v e soffe r cd   n o t a s a m a n d a te . "Yo u                                              Gay B ook A rvai d for the best book
ar ewh at y ou eat " a n d s o m e S R R T e n a n d o th e r m cm b e r s m a y wa n t                                                            publ i shed i n 1970 or 1911 thar most
to go to m ember s h i p m e e t l n g st o d e scr ib eso m e ta sty tid b its.                                                                   furthers a posi trvevj ew of the gav
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  . l a ke t he m ee t i n g t o t h e m e m b er sl We h a ve a lib e r a te d a r e a in                                       : I0: r-
t h eb xh ibrt s - t h e S R R T b o o t h ! T h e r e will b e a lib e r a tio n lb r a r v-                                   800- 00 i::T"Jff.T,"ii:"i:1:;"r.,_""*
a me ssage ent ral , a n d a f r e e u n i v e r sity. L o o k cr itica lly a t e xh ib iio n '
                c                                                                                                                         Thoughts on soi re U nthi n-kabl e
wares    for c hildre n - r e a d o n e k i d lit title th is we e k!                                                                              Subj ects,
                                                                                                                                                   I C l assrfi cati on S teveWol f.                    ,'l
. .Oth er liberat e d z o n e s w r l l b e t h e Ga y L ib Su ite a n d th e SRRT
)utl e , bot h in t he A d o l p h u s H o t e l . T h e se a r e th e d r o p - in , d r o p - o u t                                                                       Joan Marsh all-
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:cntersf or warm t h a n d c o o l q u i e t co n ve r sa tio na t th e co n ve n tio n .                                      10:00-12;00                                                             ,.ll   :,

rn ere m ay bc en o u g h e n e r g y t h e r e fo r a p r n g ,p o n g to u r n a m e n t..- ..                                           " --i ^i l H :i l i l eadi ngs                               ri, :,
                                                                                                                Thursday -      1 1:00 pm-?        A very    gaydance open to al l free
    Lontel We love v o u !                                                                                                                                        tobeainounced)
                                                                                                                Friday--e:00-r pm
                                                                                                                            1:00                   ilTiTfrtifi
                                                                                                                     The Task Force w i l l al so be parti ci pati ngacti vel y i n the Free
                                                                                                                 U ni versi ty, Tuesday,Wednesday,       Thursday 9:00-12:00 am. as w el l a s
                                                                                                                havi ng rappi ng tabl es at the S R R T spectacul ar   program and busi nes s
                                                                                                                meeti ng on Thursday eveni ng,as w el l as bei ng present at the S R R T

               0...ANDTtttr
                         arAs
                                                                                                                B ooth at vari ous ti mes.
                                                                                                                     If you have a parti cul ar program you w ant to carrv throush i n
                            THF                                                                                 D al l as,to further gay l i berati on, pl easecontact the C oordi nai or,
                                                                                                                l srael Fi shman, U psal aC ol l egeLi brary, E ast Orange. N J 070i 9
                  BIRTI(OF T'{E UilD                                                                                 B e happy, be proud, be gay!


                                                                                                                  Many members of the N ew U ni versi ty C onferenceC aucusof A LA
                                                                                                              feel comradely toward the SRRT Task Force on an Affair in Dallas,
                                                                                                              viewing it as a beginning of struggle toward a responsible alternative
                                                                                                              to o-ffer people suffering unresponsive,hyper-reactive, capitalist-sewing
                                                                                                              professi onal i sm.Our acti vi ti esw i l l i rcl ude cooperati on w i th the
                                                        rT(EE?                                             . library school studenls in exploring the perspeciive of OUTS (Open Up
                                                                                                           ' Ttre S_chools)   an^dsponsorm-g    the reading of a translation of the play
                                                                                                              "Der Weg nach San Rafael fur Angela Davis" by MaximiJlian Scheei,
                                                                                                           I a popul ar radi o pl ay from the German D emocrati c R epubl i c. In
                                                                                                             addi ti on, to show the seri ouscontadi cti ons i n an associ ati on       that
                                                                                                             cordemns destructi on of l i brari esbut not the destructi on of the
                                                                                                             peopl e of l ndochi na, actj ons of support and i mpl ementati on of the
                                                                                                             P eopl e'sP eaceTreaty w i l l be i ntroduced. The i aucus w i l l meet to
                                                                                                             pl an counter-conference    acti vi ti es. Ifyou are i nterestedi n erpl ori ns
                                                                                                             the questi onsof socral i stperspecti ven i nformati on communi cati ori
                                                                                                                                                             i
                                                                                                             contact Jacki e E ubanks, B rookl yn C ol l egeLi brary, B rookl yn, N y
                                                                                                              I I210, or meet at the N U C annual conventi on. -
                                                                                                             S unday      S trategy meeti ng for N U C C aucus
                                                                                                             S unday eveni ng 8:00pm--Outsi de the "P resi dent'sprogram"
                                                                                                             readi ng of  "D er Weg nach S an R afael fur A ngel a D avi s "         -

                                                                                                               M onday-Fri day --P arti crpati oni n counter-conference acti v i ti es.
                                                                                                               as necessary,
      A C T I V I T I E S OF T HE T ASK F ORCE ON T HE S TA TI.,]SOITWOME N                                   WOR K S H OP ON IN D E X IN G TH E U N D ER GR OU N D P R E S S
      I N L I B R A RIANSHIP
      R E A D A B OOK IN DAL L AS!
      S u n d a y - 2:0 0 - 1 :0 0 p n r          SRRT Su itc- -          M e eti ng of al l w omen
                                                                          in terestedi n revi ew i ng
                                                                          ch il dren's books duri ng
                                                                          th e confcrcnce.
      R e a d a b o o k! Co m c to th e SRRT Pr o g r a m : Ou r U l ti mate A ffai r on
      T h u r s d a y , 8:0 0 - 1 0 :0 0 p m Discu ssyo u r b o o k w i th others, hear
      a b o u t t h e b o o ks o th e r p e o p le r e a d . L e t' s tu r n it around!
      M o n d a y - - 7 :0 0 - 1 0 :0 0 p m -      An a lte r n a teNe wberryC al decott
                                                   d in n e r . M e e t o u tsi de of entrance to
      t h e " e s t a b lish m cn t" d in n e r . Bla ck tie ( a n d te e shi rt). C arry a pi nk
      b a l l o o n o r wca r a p la sticd a isy. Afte r d in n e r : F i rst A nnual S exi sm
      A w a r d s !!
      Tuesday-          2 :0 0 - 4 :0 0 p m - -      Sch e d u le dT a sk Force meeti ng.S l i de
                                                     sh o w p r e se n te dby Femi ni sts on
                                                     Ch ild r e n ' s M e d ia (a col l ecti ve formed
                                                     la st su m m e r b y women concerned                     by so doi ng, demonstrate "responsi bl e" as s oc i ati on      and c onv enti on
                                                     a b o u t th e ste r e o typed femal e i mage            acti vi ti es. R obert's R ul es of Order w i l l no t bc i n order at any of our
                                                     p r e se n te db y ch ildren's books).                   meeti ngs.
                                                                                                                  If you can't come S unday, come Tuesd ay ,W ednes day ,or Thur$
      W e d n e s d a y - 1 0 :0 0 - 1 2 :0 0 n o o n - SRRT su ite-.'another chance                          (or, i f you can't make any of those ti mes or c an' t c ome to D al i as --
                                                  to se e th e slid e show and rap.                           contact Joan Marshal lat the S R R T sui te i n D al l as or at B rook l y n C o
      T h u r s d a y - 8 :0 0 - 1 0 :0 0 a m - SRRT su ite - W omen's C aucuson                              Li brary, B rookl yn, N Y 11210).
                                                 Sa la r ie sa n d Pr o moti onal OD D ortuni ti es.
                        8 :3 0 - 1 0 :3 Op m - Wo m e n ' s L ib e r a ti on Task Foi ge
                                                                                                              A LTE R N A TIV E S IN P R IN T TA S K FOR C E
                                                 m e e tin g a t th e SR R T P rogram:
                                                 Our Ultimate Affair                                             The Task Force on A l ternati ve B ooks in P ri nt apprec i ates        the
                                                                                                              opportuni ty to sharethe S R R T B ooth i n ordc r to s el l A IP W e w i l l
      T A S K F O R CE ON L IBRARY SCHOOL ST UDEN T A FF]LIA TE S .
                                                                                                              there to talk about creating reference books for use and not for pro
             I n a n e f fo r t to p r o vid e L ib r a r y Sch o o l stu d entsw i th al ternati ves n   i   about hbrari espubl i shi ng referencebooks          about the probl ems an
      i i b r a r y e d u ca tio n , a n d a p r o p e r o n e n ta tio n with i n the l i brary w orl d,     successes orki ng together -about your fav ori te proj ec t that
                                                                                                                          ofw
      a s w e l l a s t o in fu se n e w id e a so f so cia lco n ce r n into l i brary educati on,           coul d be of use to other l i brari ans- -abou t l i brari es ,l i brari ans ,and
      t h e T a s k F - o r ce n L ib r a r y Sch o o l Stu d e n t A ffihates has been acti vel y
                                   o                                                                          publ i shi ngi ndustry.
      p r o m o t i n g th e g r e a te rin vo lve m e n t o f stu d e n ts in S R R T acti vi ti es.
                                                                                                                   The S R R T B ooth i s the center of our a c ti v i ti esduri ng the w eek
      A s a c o i r t i nu a tio n o f th is, in co n ju n ctio n with the N U C C aucus,w e w i l l          we will be selltng our lovrrgly produced API to librarians, trustees,
      b e c o o r d i n atin g a n d co n d u ctin g a se fie so f fr e e uni versi ty sessi ons
                                                                                                              and to .i nterested esmen
                                                                                                                                  sal         for other publ ic ati ons . A l s o--H ooray ,
      throughout the Conference week These sessionswill be primarily
                                                                                                              we will disrupt our selling and rapping by our first meetlng--not a
      a i m e d a t r a isin ga n d co n fr o n tin g q u e stio n sco n cernedw i th w hat our
                                                                                                                           w
                                                                                                              necessi ty, e found, but a conveni ence      for us thi s y ear to determi n,
      r e s o o n s i b i l itie s r e . vis- a - vis e fa r ta stic in fo r m ati on resources e
                                  a                  th                                           w
                                                                                                              i f w e w ant another edi ti on and to w el com e more hel p.
      h a v e , i n g e ttin g th e ser e so u r ce s th e p e o p le , a nd bri ngi ng them to
                                                         to
      bear on social issuesand chanse.                                                                        S unday- 9:00am--S R R T B ooth
             T h e f r e e u n ive r sity fo r m a iis o ffe r e d a s a lo vi ng al ternati ve10 the         Monday--8:0G9:3Oam         -"Meeti ng"- c ons ul t offi c i al prograrn
      w a y c o u r s e sa r e u su a lly co n d u cte d , to th e b r e a kdow n of the master-              Tuesday -10:00am        S R R T B ooth
      slave relationship existing in most classrooms and to force students                                    Wednesday- 10:00am -S R R T B ooth
      a n d t e a c h e r sto fa ce , a sk,a n d se e k a n swe r sto th i s questi on of                     Thursday- - I 0: 00am -- S R R T B ooth
      r e s p o n s i b i l ity                                                                               Fri day- 10:00am i 2:00noon- S R R TB ooth
             T h e s e s sio n s    will b e o n T u e sd a y th r o u g h F r iday morni ngs at the
      S R R T b o o t h in th e e xh ib it a r e a A m ixe d m e d ia envi ronment
      c r e a t e db y Dick Ake r o yd to q u e stio n th e r e la tionshi p of l i brari esto
      t o d a y ' s i s s u e s fh u m a n a n d so cia l co n ce r n will be presentedat our
                                o
      m e e t i n g o n M o n d a y a s a m e a n s o f cr e a tin g th e atmospherew i thi n
      w h i c h w e h o p e th e seq u e stio n swill b e e xp lo r e d throughout the
      s es s l 0 n s
             F o r m o re in fo r m a tio n , to vo lu n te e r , e tc., co ntact N ancy H anssen,
      P r a t t I n s t i t u te L ib r a r y, Br o o klyn , N.Y. 1 1 2 0 5 ; D i ck A keroyd, U ni ver-
      s i t y o f C o n ne cticu t L ib r a r y, Sto r r s, Co n n 0 6 2 6 8




      L I B R A R I A NS' T RIBE
             Y o u a r e in vite d to jo in a L ib r a r ia n s' T r ib e , a communi cati ons
      n e t r v o r k , a n u n d e r g r o u n d r a iko a d o f in fo r m a tion- A 11of us hear
      a b o u t w o m e n ' s lib e r a tio n , e co lo g y, th e p e a ce movement, aborti on
      reform, gay liberation, the third world and the alternate culture,
      b u t i t i s h ar d to fin d in fo r m a tio n a b o u t th e se heavy topi cs l t i s
      equally hard to get local news on these same subjects out of the
      local area. This extended family of Library Peopie is going to
      attack this problem by circulating information aJnong ourselves
      a n d t h e n o u t in to th e wo r ld . T h e So cia l Re sponsi bi l i ti esR ound
 I    Table rea[zes that a bbrarian cannot be socially responsib]e if he
      d o e s n ' t k n o w wh a t h e is ta lkin g a b o u t. T h is tri bal system ts to
G1,   h e l p u s g e t co n n e cte d with wh a t is g o in g o n a round us. Y ou w i l l
      be ihe cbntact point for your zuea- You will receive information
      to pass on to oiher librarians in your area, and you will send to
      the Librarian's Tribe information about what is going on in your
      'area Each of us in the network wili be an active, participating
      m e m b e r . Th e r e r vill b e n o le a d e r a n d n o fo llo w ers. We w i l l be i n
      t h i s t h i n g t o g e th e r . L e t' s g e t in to th e kn o w a nd l et i t al l hang outl
      W e n e e d e a ch o th e r Do It! Jo in th e L ib r a r ians' Tri bel
                                                                  J o a n Goddard
                                                                  I 1 7 I West Lati mer
                                                                  Ca m p bel l
                                                                  Ca lifo rni a 95 008
                                                                                                                                              MA RCH1 9 7 1
                                                   AMERICANLIBRARY ASSOCIATION

            TO
       REPORT THE SRRTMEMBERSHIP               CN
                               AND THE COMMITTEE ORGANIZATION


   be ing s u b m i t t e d a s a p ro g re ss re p o r t and an eyaluation        r eac h pr ogr am s i n l i br ar i es ( 1969- 7O ) , the c r eati on of Al ter nati v es i n
 r e and a c t i v i t i e s i n re l a ti o n to i ts statement of pur pose.      Pr int ( r 97o- 71) , c o- s pons or s hi p and pl anni ng of a pr ec onfer enc e on
                                                                                   m in or i ti es i n the pr ofes s i on ( 1968- 71) ,s pons or s hi p   and pl anni ng ofa
 is n o t s t r u c t u r e d l i ke o th e r A L A u nits ( top- down) but
                                                                                   pr ec onfer enc e " In Sear c h ofSoul "         ( 1969- '70) , and c o- s pons or i ng a
 rles of p a r t i c i p a t o ry d e mo cra cy (b o ttom- up) , this
                                                                                   pr ogr am on i ntel l ec tual fr eedom w i th the Intel l ec tual F r eedom C om -
 pre t a t io n a n d a n a l ysi s b y th i s A cti o n Council, being
                                                                                   m ittee ( 1969- 70) . A l i s t of the tas k for c es i s appended
  me mbe r s h i p o f SR RT fo r d i scu ssi on as well as to
 tte e on O r g a n i z a ti o n , wh i ch re q u e sted it of SRRT.                      3. Affi l i ate G r oups . Pr ogr am m eeti ngs and w or k m eeti ngs of
                                                                                   Affi l i ate Gr oups on the r es pons i bi l i ti es of l i br ar i es i n r el ati on to i m -
 ince S R R T i s s t r u ctu re d d i ffe re n tl y, Action Council                por tant pr obl em s of s oc i al c hange Am ong thos e: a) the or gani z i ng
 leares l e x p o s i t i o n o f th e a cti o n s o f SRRT can be                  of l oc al affi l i ate ac ti on gr oups w hi c h m eet r egul ar l y an d w or k on
  t he dis c u s s i o n o f th e a cti o n s o f a l l SRRT m ember ship          loca l l i br ar y pr obl em s    b) r egi onal affi l i ate m eeti ngs hel d i n 1969,l 9.l O
 ion t o t h e g o a l s i n th e sta te me n t o f r esponsibility   We           and 19? 1, c ) m eeti ngs at annual and m i dw i nter c onfer enc es to s har e
 rclude th e m a t e r ia l a ske d fo r i n th e suggested pr ocedur e            exper l enc es of l oc al ac ti on and or gani z i ng.
 d w ill m a k e r e c o mme n d a ti o n s re l a ted to the COO
                                                                                        4, C l ear i nghous e        SR R T has c r eated a C l ear i nghous e c har ged w i th
 con t inua t i o n o f th e u n i t a n d i ts p a r ts-
                                                                                    maintai ni ng c om m uni c ati ons am ong the v ar i ous gr oups noted aboy e,
 a va ilable t o C O O fro m A L A       H e a d q uar ter s as backgr ound        The C l ear i nghous e publ i s hes a new s l etter ( too i nfr equentl y bec aus e of
 in c lu d e s :                                                                   lack of m oney , ac c or di ng to C l ear i nghous e m em ber s ) and l i s ts i n i t the
                                                                                   item s av ai l abl e fr om uni ts for fur ther di s s em i nati on ( thi s y ear ,s C l ear i ng-
 and Ac ti o n s t a t e me n t o f S R RT (O&A)
                                                                                   hous e has i ni ti ated thi s s er v i c e to m em ber s , and has fur ther pr ov i ded
 t t ers of SR R T
                                                                                   lists of nam es by r egi on or i nter es t ar ea to peopl e l ook i ng for w or k er s
 c t io n Co u n c i l o f S R RT .
                                                                                   on s oc i al l y r es pons i bl e pr oj ec ts ) . T he new s l etter c om es out four or
  thi s rep o r t a r e : li st o f T a sk F o rce s of SRRT with star t
                                                                                   five ti m es dur i ng the y ear ( i n D etr oi t, dai l y i s s ues w er e added) . Ideal l y ,
                                                                                   the new s l etter w oul d be i s s ued w eek l y , and thi s i s our hope w hen the
rte Grou p c o n t a c ts a n d o rg a n i ze rs, Novem ber , 1 970.
                                                                                   initia l or gani z i ng effor ts of Affi l i ates and T as k F or c es ar e r outi ni z ed
nd A c t io n C o u n ci l mi n u te s i n cl u d e the star em ents of
                                                                                   enou gh to pr ov i de r egul ar fas t feedbac k . Pr es entl y , Affi l i ate G r oup
re v a riou s T a s k Fo rce s, to g e th e r wi th their actions
                                                                                   m ember s us ual l y i s s ue thei r ow n new s l etter s and T as k F or c es c ooper ate
ns o f g e n e r a l SR RT me mb e rsh i p , A ffiliate Gr oup m em-
                                                                                   thr ou gh m ai l i ngs and tel ephone. Al s o, m any SR R T gr oups us e the
i on C o u n c i l a n d C l e a ri n g h o u se
                                                                                  natio nal l i br ar y pr es s for i s s ui ng pr ogr es s s tatem efl ts on thei r gr oup
ed t hat SR R T s u b -u n i ts a re a l l re l a ted to pr ogr am. The            action -
   as oppo s d t o p ro g ra m co mmi tte s              or units ar e the              5. SR R T M em ber s hi p r es ol uti ons - By m eans of gener al SR R T
 ion Co u n c i l a n d Cl e a ri n g h o u se md a volunteer com m it-           m ember s hi p r es ol uti ons , SR R T has i ntr oduc ed to the gener al m em ber -
sion c on s i s t i n g o f tw o me mb e rs. S RRT oper ates on                   ship of ALA m atter s of v i tal pr ofes s i onal and s oc i al c onc er n to l i br ar i es ,
nem b e rs , w i t h s t a ff l i a i so n b u t n o staff fulf time in ALA.      m ost par ti c ul ar l y the r es ol uti on to end the w ar i n Southeas t As i a ( 1969)
uld b e re g a r d e d as l a rg e l y se l f-su sta ining, and any ques-         Begi nni ng i n Atl anti c C i ty w i th r es ol ul i ons fr om the C ongr es s for C hm ge,
; t ivenes s s h o u l d be a p ro p e r co n si d e r ation only of its          SRR T has c onti nued to br i ng to the ALA m enber s hi p i n thei r for um and
     SR R T d o e s n o t u se a l l g e n e ra l se rvices of ALA head-          ours discusion on lhe social problems that are affecting library senice
'-
 p re pares i t s o w n e l e cti o n ma te ri a l s and publications.
                                                                                  SR R T r es ol uti ons hav e c ontr i buted to s uc h ALA dev el opm ents as T he
  of ALA s l a f f t o h e l p p l a n co n fe re n ce ar r anBem ents.           Fr ee dom T o R ead F oundati on ( and i n pr ti c ul ar ,            the Le tby M er r i t                ff'\J
t SR R T h a d i t s f i r st o ffi ci a l A L A check- off for nem -
                                                                                  Fund) , the IF C pr ogr am of ac ti on, and AC ON D A, to w hi c h SR R T s ent
 ctio n C o u n c i l o p e ra te d o n d o n a ti o n s, about $40O per                                                                                                                 : " " -l, l
                                                                                  thr ee r epr es entati v es .                                                                         +-;:,.!,     l
 fir s t y ea r t h a t SR RT h a s b e e n ma n aging on $5 fr om
                                                                                                                                 B_                                                     ".I  ',..,]
d money h a s b e e n sp e n t p ri ma ri l y for publication of
 d t a s k f o r c e p r o j e cts- In o th e r w o rds, the SRRT                     In pr ov i di ng for ex c hange of i nfor m ati on am ong al l ALA uni ts w i th                 ti :: ,'      I
                                                                                                                                                                                       -h     :r
: d p rinc ip a l l y t o p ro g ra m a n d co mm unications                      the g oal of i nc r eas i ng under s tandi ng of c ur r ent s oc i al pr obl em s , SR R T           Ji'
                                                                                                                                                                                                     I
                                                                                  m ember s hav e pl anned or c om pl eted the fol l ow i ng ac ti ons :
 nan c ia l p r o g r a m p u rp o se s, th e S R RT str uctur e oper ates
 m en t s o f f u n c t i o n s a re n o t p e rmi tte d by the O&A to                l. T he m os t i m por tant w ay i n w hi c h thi s ex c hange hm been pr ov i ded
 r, t hey r i s e f r o m me mb e rsh i p co n cer n;functions      and          for is i n the s tr uc tur e of tas k for c es open to i nc l ude al l m em ber s of al l
 ask f orce s m u s l be j u d g e d a p p ro p ri ate and r ealistic to         units ( both s er v i c e and ty pe ofl i br ar y )    and i n the dev el opm ent of
: xce s s of $ 5 0 0 0 , b y vo te o fA cti o n        Council.                  Affilia te G r oup m em ber s - Affi l i ate Gr oups i nc l ude, at the l oc al , m os t
                                                                                 comm uni c ati v e bas e, m em ber s , or potenti al m em ber s of al t the m y r i ad
\ CT I ON    I N T E R MS    OF P UR P OS E                                      ALA uni ts D i r ec t c om m uni c ati on        i s pr ov i ded-
TZA TI O N A N D A C T ION S T A T E ME NT          contains in                      2 . M os t tas k for c es hav e a- [s oc ontr i buted to the w or k of es tabl i s hed
pos e s of SR R T - We w i l l fo l l o w th e pur poses outlined                comm i ttees i n ALA, w hen they ex i s t, and then hav e di s s ol v ed them s el v es
T a c lion                                                                       The Tas k F or c e on R epr i nl i ng of N egr o Li ter atur e oper ated i n l hi s w ay ,
                        A                                                        for e x am pl e. U pon c ontac t w i th the new l y for m ed ALA c om m i ttee on
L for um f o r t h e d iscu ssi o n o f re sp o n sibilities of                  the s ubj ec t, thos e m em ber s w ho k new of the SR R T T as k F or c e and
                                                                                 wor ke d on i t w er e enc our aged to put thei r effor ts i nto pr es s ur e on the
)n lo jm p o r t a n t pro b l e ms o f so ci a l change, SRRT
                                                                                 ALA c om m i ttee and the T as k F or c e w ent out of ex i s tenc e. T hi s k i nd
ann ed an d / o r c o m p l e te d th e fo l l o w i ng actions:
                                                                                 of ac ti on w i th the IF C om m i ttee, LED , etc ., i s a c onti nui ng tas k for c e
'r og ra m m e e t i n g s o n th e re sp o n si b i l i ties of libr ar ies     com m uni c ati on   func ti on
)or t ant p r o b l e m s o f so ci a l ch a n g e h ave been sponsor ed
                                                                                                                                C-
    at large . A m o n g th e se p ro g ra ms have been: a) 1969
_t                                                                                    In ac ti ng as a s ti m ul us to ALA and al l i ts uni ts i n m ak i ng l i br ar i es
)pea k ers o n c o l l e g e , p u b l i c, sch o o l l ibr ar y ser vice and
l on rela l e d t o p r o b l e ms o fso ci a l ch ange, pr esenled in           r espons i v e to the i m por tant pr obl em s of s oc i al c hange, SR R T m em ber s
ra1; b ) 1 9 7 O a n n u a l me e ti n g : S p e a ker s on r adical change      have been ac ti v e i n l he fol l ow i ng w ay s :
er prof ess i o n s i n a mu l ti -me d i a sl ti n g; c) Speaker s on                13 By pr ov i di ng al ter nal i v es to i nv ol v e m em ber s hi p, w hi c h i s l ar gel y
 slon a l a s s o c i a t i o n: Y e s o r No ? " , w i th an ex- chair man      excluded fr om as s oc i ati on ac ti on l hr ough ALA's c um ber s om e and
)resid e n t                                                                     par oc hi al ty pe- of- l i br ar y or ty pe- of,s eni c e ex c l us i v e di v i s i ons , SR R T
                o f AL T A a mo n g th e sp e a ker s.
s P ro g ra m m e e t i ng s a n d wo rk me e lings of task for ces              has s et an ex am pl e of how i s s ue- or i ented as s oc i ati on ac ti on s houl d be
l ities o f l i b r a r i e s i n .e l a ti o n to i m p o rtant pr oblem s of   accompl i s hed on i s s ues ofs oc i al c onc er n        F or ex am pl e, the nl em ber s
e _been se t u p a i t he w i l l o f th e me mber ship, following               wor king on the pr oj ec l Al ter nati v es i n Pr i nt i nc l uded tec hni c al s er v i c e
  ln t h e p a s t t h r e e ye a rs, n i n e te e n (1 9) Task For ces          people, r efer enc e s er ui c e peopl e, publ i c , c ol l ege, and s pec i al l r hr ar y
                                                                                 peopl e- - and     a per s on not ev en y et enr oi l ed i n l i br ar y s c hool -
'hed , onl y I t o f r vh i ch a re sti l l i n e x istence, and only                                                                                                          an
e ex is t e d f o r t h e e n ti re ti me . A t p rogr am and business           under gr aduate i nter es ted i n the pr oj ec t. M enr ber s of SR R T T as k
sk fo rc es h a v e i n i t i a te d d i scu ssi o n *a s well as action on      For ce s oper ate as v ol unteer s on the bas i s of l hei r c onr m i tm enl , i ns tead
nong t h e s e a c t i o n s h a ve b e e n th e i n vestigation of out          ofas appoi ntees on the bas i s ofthei r or ganl z ati onal or D er s onal ti es . or
                                                                                       it     i n al l of the s ec ti ons noted abov e, but t h e re a re n o c o mp a ra b l e t y 1
p a st a cti o n s. In connection with the AIP pr oject, s om e m em ber s of
                                                                                              ac ti v i ty w i thi n ALA        T hi s i s r m eas ur e o f t h e i r e l i g i n a l i t y a n d re 5
i a u e b e e n a ctive also in tr ying to pr oduce a tur n-ar ound i n the atti tude
                                                                                              s i v enes s to s oc i al pr obl em s br ought to t h e c o n s c i o u s n e s s o f l i b ra ri i
o f th e A L A Publishing Boar d and ALA Editor ial C om m i ttee, by ex am pl e
                                                                                              pur por ti ng to s er v e the publ i c ' T hi s i s t ru e o f ma n y o f t h e a c t i v i t i
Mo st ta sk for ces oper ate in this com bination of ex em pl ar y ac ti on and
                                                                                              T as k F or c es , r es pondi ng i n s pi te of the c u mb e rs o me , s l o w (s o me s
 p re ssu re o n ALA
                                                                                              i m pos s i bl e) i ni ti al i on of c hange i nto AL A
        2 . S RR T Action Council this year passed a r es ol uti on on the gr ow r ng
 cri si s o f p o l itical r epr ession existing at this time i n the U 'S'' as a m atter                                             C ON C LU SIO N
 o f co n ce i n of intellectual fr eedom, and ther efor e ofALA'            In or der to
                                                                                                     In i ts fi r s t y ear of offi c i al ex i s tenc e S R R T b e c a me t h e l a rg e s t r
 ma ke cl e a r its comm itm ent to this, Action Counc i l s el ec ted the c as e of          tabl e i n the As s oc i ati on, and has under t a k e n a w i d e v a ri e t y o f a c t i
A n g e l a D a vis as an illustr ation, and m oney was d onated to her defens e              T he di r ec ti on of the i s s ues and ac ti ons i t d e a l s w i t h a re ma i n l y t h e
 a s m e xa mple of educational suppor t for intellec tual fr eedom i n the U S'              s i on of the m em ber s hi p, w i th v ol unteer i s m a s t h e k e y , b o t h i n f o r
T h i s a cti o n , com bined with the r esolution, is a di r ec t s ti m ul us to the        of tas k for c es and affi l i ate gr oups and in e l e c t i o n s t o A c t i o n C o u n
 A L A to co nsider it mor e ser iously than as a petiti on of m em ber s hi p' In            C l ear i nghous e. SR R T has attem pted to p ro v i d e a n o p p o rt u n i t y a r
 th e p a st, p etitions have been ignor ed or over tur ne d by an unr es pons i v e          v ehi c l e for i ts m em ber s to ac t. Adm i tted l y ,         l i b ra ri a n s a re n o t u s e r
 Co u n ci l a n d Executive Boar d. Dir ect action seem s to be an al tetnatr Ye             par ti c i pator y dem oc r ac y , ei ther i n ALA o r i n t h e i r l i b ra ri e s , a n d a
 to b e e xp l o r ed                                                                         has not al w ay s been eas y to c om e by H o w e v e r, mu c h h a s b e e n a r
        3 . In Detr oit, it was last year ' s Action Counc i l w hi c h br ought hom e        pl i s hed i n the s hor t ti m e of SR R T 's ex is t e n c e , a n d w e a re s t e a d i l y
 to th e B u d get Assem bly the fact that ACONDA              funds had been al l o-         v ol v i ng m or e and r nor e l i br ar i ans i n the p ro c e s s . Th o u g h i t h a s s o
 ca te d to maintain existent pr ogr am s instead of in i ti ati ng new pr ogr am s '         ti m es been di ffi c ul t to k eep our for um o p e n w i t h o u t d e p e n d e n c y
 T h i s w a s " rethought"       by COPES and was not per petr ated.                         l eader s , w e hav e, at the v er y l eas t, pr ov id e d t h e a re n a , t h e mo ra l a
        4 . In D etr oit also, a m ember of SRRT who had r es ear c hed the                   fi nanc i al ai d, and the s tr uc tur e for di s c u s s i o n a n d c h a n g e i n t h e p r
ma tte r, ra i sed the consciousness of SRRT m embe r s and us ed the                         s i on. As l i br ar i ans begi n to s ee that the y c a n w o rk --t h a t                their id
fa ci l i ty o f the daily SRRT newsletter to infor m C ounc i l and ALA                      ar e i m por tant- - and         c an be hear d and i mp l e mmt e d --a n d                 that t
me mb e rsh i p of the undem ocr atic natur e of the "5% " am endm ent                        ar e other s to ai d i n l he pr oc es s - - w i thout          the necessity of an "esl
p ro p o se d b y the ALA Constitution and ByLaws C om m i ttee             After             l i s hed" r eputati on and/or pos i ti on i n th e f i e l d , S R R T w i l l s u c c e e c
d i scl o su re . this section was withdr awn by the Ex ec uti v e Boar d                     bec om i ng an enti r el y ac ti on- or i gfted,          me mb e rs h i p -d i re c t e d ro u n d
        5 In i ti a tion of new pr ojects in SRRT or with SR R T s uppor t and/or             and i ts s tr uc tur e w i l l be a m odel for the A s s o c i a t i o n .
p u b l i ci ty: the National Fr eedom Fund for Libr ar i ans w as a di r ec t                                                                       R es p e c t f u l l y S u b mi t t e d ,
i ti mu l u s to the for m ation of the FTRF and mor e i m por tantl y to the                                                                          J ack i e E u b a n k s
Me rri tt F u n d;321.8       wor ked with loan m oney fr om SR R T to dev el op                                                                       Pa t S c h u ma n
a n a l te rn a ti ve slate to ALA Council nominations, and on other r efor m                                                                          David Weill
p ro j e cts; S RRT assisted other gr oups such as Libr ar i ans for Peac e' T he                                                                    M emb e rs o f A c t i o n C o u n c i l ,     l9
i l o n g ." .t fo r Change, and the National Call for L i br ar y R efor m ' F r om
d i re ct se ryi ce. such as publication of the ALTERNAT IVES            i N PR IN T '
to i n d i re ct ser vice, such as its intellectual fr eedom effor ts , SR R T has
a cte d a s a stimulus to libr ar ies and the libr ar ians w ho w or k i n them to
ma ke th e i r ser vice r esponsive to the r ealities and pi obl em s of s oc i al
ch a n g e

                                                                                                                                  T ASK       F OR C ES        OF SRRT
                                           D
       In p re senting pr ogr am s, am anging exhibits, and other ac ti v i ti es i n
re l a ti o n to im por tant pr oblem s of social change, SR R T m em ber s hi p                                                                                               I MP O R TA N T
h a s p l a n n e d and/or com pleted the following actions :                                                                                                                  PURPOSE
                                                                                              N AM E                                                DATES                      A TO D I N O F
       I P ro g r ams have been pr esented as descr ibed abov e under s ec ti on A-
In a d d i ti o n , speaker s fr om SRRT member ship hav e al s o s pok en at m any
n o n -S RR T sponsor ed functions, including r egional , s tate and Ioc al m eet-            ALA      R eor gani z ati on                          '7169 -' 7 7o
                                                                                                                                                              l                            &,c
i n g s o f th e pr ofession, as well as to com m unity g r oups and l i br ar y s c hool
fo ru ms                                                                                      C hi c ago m eeti ng ( Al ter nati v e
                                                                                                                                  hotel )            7169 rl To                            c,a,d
       2 Wi th the donalion of space to SRRT this y ear i n the Ex hi bi tAr ea
o f th e D a l l as Confer ence, m any actiYities have been pl anned for the ar ea.           Outr eac h        pr ogr am s                          '7I 69 -7 l ' 1 O                     b,c,a
In a d d i ti o n , the SRRT Suite in.itiated an activity that i s bei ng c opi ed by         R epri nt of N egro Li terature                        7169-7 l ' 7O                         b,a
se ve ra l A L A gr oups; the Suite, which has ser ved as ex hi bi t ar ea and
                                                                                              Mi nori ti es i n the professi ofi                     '7169-7 171
me e ti n g sp ace, will continue, Sever al Task For ces of SR R T al s o pl an to
h a ve su rte s for exhibr t and discussion in Dallas' T he s ui tes , aw ay fr om            l ntel l ectual freedom                                '716 9-                               c , a ,b , d
th e p ro fi t-o riented exhibit ar ea, pr ovided a mor e hum an, i nti m ate w ay
                                                                                              W om en's l i ber ati on                               l l 7o -                              a,c,d
o f e xh i b i ti n g accom plishments and ideas about c hange In L.A , for
e xa mp l e , the SRRT Suite included a small model " Li ber ati on Li br ar y "              l n Sear c h of Soul                                   1l 'to -7 l 7o                        A^h-

       3 T h e "and other activities" r ight now in SR R T i nc i udes publ i s hi ng- -
                                                                                              Peac e bi bl i ogr aphy                                7/7o (di ed)
th e A IP b e i ng the fir st completed pr oject         An index 1o the U PS m i c r o-
fi l m co l l e cti on of under gr ound pr ess publications w i l l be publ i s hed l ate     C atal ogi ng i n Sour c e                             7l l o-                               b.a,c

th i s ye a r- l n the publishing effor t, SRRT is encour agi r g the effor ts of                                                                    7l 7O -                               d, a,c, b
                                                                                              Al ter nati v e     Book s i n Pr i nt
a l i b ra ry P ublications Comm ittee issuhg r efer ence w or k s for the pr ofes -
si o n , n o t Ju st simple guides to their own libr ar y c ol l ec ti on: publ i c ati ons   Gay Li ber ati on                                      7l '70                                a,c, d
b y l i b ra ri a n s for libr ar ians, not by "exper ts" for pr ofi t
                                                                                              Li br ar y Sc hool Student
      4 T h e "and other activilies" r ight now in SR R T al s o i nc l udes                     ofganl z l ng                                       7l 7O-                                b.c,d
d i re ct se rvi ce to gr oups outside ofALA        who nee d hel p that s oc i al l y
re sp o n si b l e libr ar ians can pr ovide- - for exam ple, a tas k for c e i s             Angel r     D av r s r nai l i ng pr oj r c t          Il '1 t -' 7 l 7|                     c, a,d, b

mo n i to ri n g r epor ts in the pr ess and other mass medi a on the c har ges               Am er i c an      Indr an                              rl Tr-                                d,a, c,b
a g a i n st th e Washington' s tsir thday "conspir acy " gr oup. R i ght now ,
o ve r 2 0 l i b rar ians ar e clipping and xer oxing, and ex c er pti ng i tem s thal         M i gr ant w or k er s                                1l '7r-                               a,c

ma y b e o f use to the defense in this tr ial involving pol i ti c al r epr es s i on'        l ndex to U P S mrcrofi l m                            I l7 | -                             d.a.c
      T h e i l l u str ations pr ovided above for each of the s tated pur pos es of
                                                                                               Washi ngton'sB i rthday group
S R RT a re meant to be r epr esentative of the actions of al l of the gr oups
                                                                                                                    support                           I l '71 '                            d,c
w o rki n g i n SRRT, and r ver e chosen for the clar ity of the ex am pl e' not
fo r th e i r p o litical im por r . Cer tainly the wor k of the G ay Li ber ati on            S ervi ceto pol i ti cal pri soners                    '\ I -      (rn p ro c e s s o f f o rma t t r
                                                                                                                                                        l 'l
T a sk l i o rce and the W omen' s Liber alion Task lorc e w oul d be i nc l uded
                                                                      SRRT REGIONAL M EET ING,-                B A LTIMOR E ,
                                                                      M AYS&9 . 1971


     s of thc l)lc nrry s c s s i o na t t h c S t affo r d Ho tcl, B a ltim o r e '                 g a y bar. l hc sexual l ty group di d not covcr w omen's Ib as thcre
      7 l. I l :00 a. nt .                                                                           wa s no representati ve the l atter present
                                                                                                                               of
     rlcra ndc r handc d o u t " P a r l i a m c n ta r y L a w Ch a r ts" a n d
                                                                                                          Lynne B radl cy and D i ck A ckl eroyd reported on A l l ernati ve
       cn ti tl c d Simplifi c d P a r l i a m e n t a r yPr o ce d u r e th a t h a d b e cn
                                                            s u ch to o ls in Da lla s.              ln fomrati on S ources. A nyone i nterestedi n formi ng aIS R R T Task
      '1 An nr'S\ t at l o r t h o s e n e e d i n g                                                 F o rce on thi s topi c shoul d send hi s name and addrcss-toLynnc or
     c ; ti r)s was c hat r c d b y M a r y D z u r i n ko wh o o p cn e d th e se s-
                                                                                                     Dick. S ome possi bi l i ti esfor such a task force rvoul d be to get
     r . po i ts f t o', t t he v a r i o u s g r o u p s t h a t h a d m - e .t,o jl ,tu r d a Y.
                                                                                    !a               vid eo-i nterestedpeopl e to exchangecartri dges,tapes, cl c ; and to get
     oups' r c port s we r c .p r e s e n t c di n t his o r d e r :,NWRO.( Na t' l
                                                                  a tive In fo r m a tio n           fe edback from l i brari esusi ng al ternati vei ndexes D i ck announced
     i e hi s Organiz at io n , ) S e x u a l i t y , A l i e r n
                                                                                                     th at nati onal l i brary l i terature i s aski ng l i brari es to feed back i nfor-
     'iisons. O t her P r o f e s s i o n s a n d O E ( Office o f Ed u ca tio n )
                                                ,
                                                                                                     m a ti on regard.i ng       theu radi cal l i terature for the l i berati on ncrvs
       nn e Sout h repo r t e d t h a t i n t h e N WRO g r o u p , SRRT
                                    j o i n w i t h N W R O r e p r e se n ta tive s    to           se rvi cesw hi ch w oul d act as a cl eannghouse. The questi on w as rai sed
     rccd to s upport a n d
                                                                                                     a s to rvhether the group rs dupl i cati ng the U ni versi ty of Mi chi gan-
     o nosa l t o A LA a s k i n g t h a t A L A p r o vid e fu n d in g fo r
                                                                                                     Also someone asked i f the group w as si mpl y consci ousness si ng or        rai
       u ork r v it lr I ibra r i a n st o m e e t t h e n e cd s o f we lfa r e
                                                                                                     acting as a work group.
                                                                                                          B i l l H i nchl i ff reported on P ri sons In tns group he had di stri buted
                                                                                                     n u merous arti cl es w i th w ri ti ngs by i nmates and some xeroxed materi al
                                                                                                     o n pri sons. H i s group emphasi zedthe w i thhol di ng of i nformati on
                                                                                                     fr o m pri sonersand saw tfus as a maj or probl em. It w as announced
                                                                                                     th at the Ll ni versi ty of P i ttsburgh l i brary school student new sl etter
                                                                                                     will publ i ci ze w ri ti ngs of pri sonersi n Western P ennsyl vani a. B rl l
                                                                                                     p o rnted out the need for us to vi si t pri sons to see the condi tl ons or
 r e pa cK eI .
                                                                                                     to vi ew vi deo-l apesof correcti onal i nsti tuti ons (B i l l can provi de
   A i tro n Counc il w i l l b e a s k e d t o p r o vid e m o n e y to se n d a
                                                                                                     a d dresses      for obtai ni ng these tapes.) It w as reported that pnsons
  p r cse nt at iv et o D a l l a s - T h i s p e r s on , a lo n g with lo ca l NWRO
                                                                                                     have relatively large budgets, but little or no money is available for
  ill b c i nv it ed t o m e e t u ' i t h C o u n c il m e m b e ts in th e SRRT
                                                                                                     b o oks. U sual l y a pri son w i l l end up w tth ol d books donated by
 n g the conf eren c e - B y t h e t t m e o f Da lla s, Co r :n cil m e m b cr s
                                                                                                     in di vi dual s or w i th a few new books gi ven by publ i shi ng houses
  r icei ved t he S RR T - N W R O p r o p o sa l a lo n g with b a ckg r o u n d
                                                                                                     So me publ i shersknow n to send good books are B eacon, Grove, and
 o n i n the m ail
                                             a n s r a sL le KEr r r r te d r tl                     L ittl e-B row n C ol l ege students are encouragedto gi ve thei r text books
 his SRRT-NWROl o u p p lra n s t o hlave sticke r s Pr inr tYulb r
 hls 5 KK l-l\ wt (u g
                                                                                                     d ir ecti y to students i n pri sons i nstead of to pri son l i brari es. We shoul d
 n th e m e m D e r s n h i p b a d g ee sli n lD alllla s. T h e y will cIr cuur 4BEe
 i the mem bers l p             a d g s n Ja a s. I ney wr u 9 !co .tlla g
                                                                                                     e n couragepri sonersto w ri te l etters demandi ng a change i n condi ti ons.
                                                           co n ta ct th e Na t' Bo <
 ion in N a t ' l W e l faa r e We e kk a n d w iillll contact the Nat' l l Book
 i o n i n Nat 'l W el f re W e e              nd w
                                                                                                     It w as menti oned that Ted S l ate, l i brarj ar for N ew sw eek and C hai rman
                                                                                                     o f Books for P ri sons,i s w orki ng to get foundati on money for books for
                                                                                                     Rikkers Isl and and The Tombs.
                                                                                                          B i l l noted that pri sonerscan sue i f they are abused,and sai d that
                                                                                                     ry         publicity is necessaryfor effective reform. He recommended
                                                                                                     th at an offi ce of ombudsman (spokesmanw i th l egal background,
                                                                                                     le a dershi pqual i ti es,persuasi ve      pow ers, etc.) be set up i n pri sons. H e
                                                                                                     also mentioned that inspired writers in prisons need publislung outlets.
                                                                                                          B i Il then entertai ned a moti on that 29 recommended acti ons regard-
  o unci l ,                                                                                         ing prisons be published for the entire SRRT mailing list, and Jackie
   F ishman pres en t e dt h e r e p o r t o f t h e g r o u p ,o n Se r u a lity.                   Eu banks added the amendment that the 29 acti ons be fi rst sent to the
                                                                             co
 I se nd a pies s rel e a s et o t h e g a y p re ss r e g a r d in - g ,th e n fe r e n ce          SRR T N at'l Task Force on P ri sons. The amended moti on passed                                    ii#+
 , u,fu ch inc ident a l l y c o i n c i d e sw i i h Ga y Pr id e We e k. T h e p r o -
                                                                                                                                                                                                       f "'!?f
                                                                                                                                                                                                      ,.1' * -l r
 n ned by t he SRR T T a s k F o r c e o n Ga y L ib e r a tio n wa s r e a d                                                                                                                         ,.,!h;,            j
                                                                                     b
 , a Rose ov ed t ha t t h o s e p r e s e n t s u p p o r t ( n o t n e ce ssa r ily y
            m
                                                                                                                                                                                                            J
 t h e a ctr v it iesof t h e g a y l i b m D a l l a s. T h e m o tio n wa s
                                                                                                                                                                                               ; -li: -
 I an d a greedupon u n a n i m o u s l y .                                                                                                                                                            i
                                                                                                                                                                                              .l l.' ,.,.
 ' o llo rvi ng
                res oluti o n w a s t h e n m o v ed b y Je a n An n e So u th ,                                                                                                             r1;' i.. i'
 l , a nd pas s eduna n i m o u s l y                                                                                                                                                        ;Il
 u t io n i n Support o f J M i c h a e l M c {o n n e ll.                                                                                                                                    -li';             'f
                                                                                                     T a sk Force on P ri sonsw i l l be hel d i n D al l as. A P hi l adel phi agroup       't.                     !
 H EREA S t he Bo a r d o f R e g e n t s o f th e Un ive r sity o f                                 also has a prison task force which is working toward getting recordings                                    ,i
 in neso t ahas ref u s e d t o a p p r o v e t h e a p p o in tm e n t o l                          in to pri sons. It w as noted that there are about 3,000 pri sons and onl y
   M i chael M c Conn e l l t o t h e p o s i t l o n o f He a d o f                                 a li ttl e over 2,000 col l egesand uni versi ti esi n the U .S .A . A l so
a lal o gi n gDiv rs ion ,S t . P a u l C a m p u s L ib r a r y a s r e co m -                      a n nounced w as that E d K oren, l 8 S hi rl ey, N ew Y ork, N Y , obtai ned
 e nOe O t he Un i v e r s i t y L r b r a r i l n a fte r M r N{ q Co n n e ll
            by                                                                                       g r ants from P l ayboy and the Ford Foundati on for a new sl etter to
rplied fo r a lic ens et o m a n y t u s m ale lo ve r th e r e b y                                  inm ates
     a ri n g him s elf p u b l i c l y t o b e a h o m o se xu d ; th e r e b y                           B arbara Gl ori od reported on the group w hi ch di scussed        Other
     rfesti nghis int e l l e c t u a l h o n e s t y as a fr e e a n d p r o u d                    Pr ofessi ons. That group suggested         that l i sts of doctors be compi l ed,
 l m rn b elrrgdes p i t e p r e v a i l i n gs o c i a l o p p r e ssio n .a n d                    on the local level, who charge reasonableprices and those who over-
' HEREA S t he ac ti o n s o f t h e B o a r d o f Re g e n ts o f th e                              ch arge. The N WR O coul d hel p get thi s i nformati on di ssemi nated.
 n t ve rsi t y of M inn e s o t a s h o u ' c l e a r l y th a t th e y co n sid e r                Ba rbl ra's group al so recommended publ i ci zi ng a l i st of teachers'names
 ay people ineligib l e f o r j o b s a t t h e Un ive r sity o f M in n e -                         a n d school s w ho gi ve mass assi gnments       regul arl y that cannot be
)t a, a si tuat ion t yp i c a l o f d i s c r i m i na tio n a g a in sth o m o -                   h a ndl ed by the l i brary. There w as a l ot of reacti on to thi s topi c from
:xu al s,a nd                                                                                        th e fl oor. One person sai d i t w oul d be better to di scussthe probl em
                                                                                                     with the appropri ate teacherspri val el y. A nother fel t the Li st w oul d
/HEREA S
                 t he Bo a r d o f R e g e n t so f th e Un ive r sity o f                           b e good foi col l ege students to l ook over at regi strati on ti me before
l ln neso t ain ref us i n g M r . M c C o n n e l l' s a p p o in tm e n t h a s                    choosing classes. One suggestion was to go through PTA groups to
r o wn co nt em pt f o r t h e c o n c e p t o f In te lle ctu a l F r e e d o m ,                   co rrect the teachers,and another sai d any publ i ci ty shoul d be
h e r efore                                                                                          "general" and "positive." Barbara reported also that her group
 E .I T R E S O LV E D : T h a t t h e S o c r a l Re sp o n sib ilitie sRo u n d                    th ought i nformati on on l egal ai d shoul d be publ i shed, and that
z b le ^o f A LA - A f f i l i a t e G r o u p s , m e e tin g in Ba ltim o r e o n                  sympathetic lawyers should be found'
lay
       q ' 1971,
                   dem a n d s t h a t t h e A m e r ica n L ib r a r y Asso cta -                         Jean A nne S outh reported on OE or Offi ce of E ducati on. Frank
lon cens uret he B o a r d o I R c g e n t so f th e Un ive r sity o f                               Stevens,w ho i s the OE C hi ef of Trai ni ng and R esourcesB ranch, and
 rln ne \ot a f or ils r e f u s a l t o a D D r o v eth e a p p o in tm e n t o f                   wh o acted as the OE resourceperson made three proposal s:
 ' M i ch ael V r Conn e l l a r d f o i i t s o o licv o i d iscr im m a tio n                      ( 1 .) That speci alattenti on be gi ven to the gay rni nonty i n the OE
' n t he bas isof one ' s s c X t a l p r e t e i e n ce s,a n d th a t h e b e                      p r oposal to devel op a speci alcol l ecti on rvhi ch shorvs the treatment
eln\l al e d rn t he po s i t r o n                                                                  b f mi nonti es i n l i terature;(2.) That grants be provl ded to recrui t
                                       f o i r v h i c h he u a s h ir e d .
                                                                                                     fo r mer i nmates to become l i brmans for pri sons; and (3 ) That fundi ng
          of infolration,       o n e l i b ra ri a n pr esent then m entioned
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   Wa S mo v c dd t n e no a r                                                                       b e made avai l abl e for a l 9l 2 preconferenceon soci al i ssuesof w el fare,
   I 3se mo u" t o iln g e r " -rld 1o n n mi i ng tn this Baltimnr e e Con--
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                               a n t n c o m n o to th is Ba ltim o r Co n                           g a y l i berati on, and i nsti tuti on and pri son l i brari es
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        IepOIl ed t he " r e o r e s s i o n f s e x u a l fr e e d o m in so m e o f
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                 ry schools,                             checked for limp lvrists
rp lic nh6n-l' ; ri1" g * i * " t ,as students.are                                                   m itments to sew i ce of those present Israel Fi shman recommended
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