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STANFORD

STANFORD

LIBRARIES
HEARINGS
UMENE

MOVEE ON SPECIAL EDUCATION
COMMITTEE ON EDUCATION AND LABOR
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

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EIGHTY-SIXTH CONGRESS

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OF THE

SECOND SESSION

ON

H.R. 9319, H.R. 9494, H.R. 9812
BILLS TO EXTEND THE LIBRARY SERVICES ACT

FOR A PERIOD OF 5 YEARS

HEARINGS HELD IN WASHINGTON, D.C.,

MARCH 29, APRIL 6 AND 7, 1960

Printed for the use of the Committee on Education and Labor

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COMMITTEE ON EDUCATION AND LABOR

GRAHAM A. BARDEN, North Carolina, Chairman ADAM C. POWELL, New York

CARROLL D, KEARNS, Pennsylvania CLEVELAND M. BAILEY, West Virginia CLARE E. HOFFMAN, Michigan CARL D. PERKINS, Kentucky

JOE HOLT, California ROY W. WIER, Minnesota

STUYVESANT WAINWRIGHT, New York CARL ELLIOTT, Alabama

PETER FRELINGHUYSEN, JR., New Jersey PHIL M. LANDRUM, Georgia

WILLIAM H. AYRES, Ohio EDITH GREEN, Oregon

ROBERT P. GRIFFIN, Michigan JAMES ROOSEVELT, California

EDGAR W. HIESTAND, California HERBERT ZELENKO, New York

ALBERT H. QUIE, Minnesota
FRANK THOMPSON, JR., New Jersey

CHARLES E. GOODELL, New York
STEWART L. UDALL, Arizona
ELMER J. HOLLAND, Pennsylvania
LUDWIG TELLER, New York
JOHN H. DENT, Pennsylvania
ROMAN C. PUCINSKI, Illinois
DOMINICK V. DANIELS, New Jersey
JOHN BRADEMAS, Indiana
ROBERT N. GIAIMO, Connecticut
JAMES G. O'HARA, Michigan

L. K. ALDERMAN, Jr., Chief Clerk
MELVIN W. SNEED, Minority Clerk

CHARLES M. Ryan, General Counsel
CHARLES T. LANE, Assistant General Counsel

R. C. DERRICKSON, Chief Investigator

SUBCOMMITTEE ON SPECIAL EDUCATION

CARL ELLIOTT, Alabama, Chairman EDITH GREEN, Oregon

STUYVESANT WAINWRIGHT, New York DOMINICK V. DANIELS, New Jersey

JOE HOLT, California ROBERT N. GIAIMO, Connecticut

HARRY V. BARNARD, Ed, D., Subcommittee Clerk

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Hearings held in Washington, D.C.:

March 29, 1960-

April 6, 1960..

April 7, 1960.--

Text of bills:

H.R. 9319

H.R. 9494.

H.R. 9812.

Statement by-

Bailey, Hon. Cleveland M., a Representative in Congress from the

State of West Virginia -

Brown, P. D., library trustee, Charles County Library, La Plata, Md.
Bull, Mrs. F. L., legislation chairman, the National Congress of

Parents and Teachers...

Conte, Hon. Silvio O., a Representative in Congress from the State

of Massachusetts.

Derthick, Dr. Lawrence G., U.S. Commissioner of Education, Depart-

ment of Health, Education, and Welfare; accompanied by Dr.
Ralph Flynt, Assistant Commissioner for Legislation, U.S. Office
of Education, and Dr. John G. Lorenz, Director, Library Services

Branch, U.S. Office of Education..
Dixon, Hon. Henry A., a Representative in Congress from the State

of Utah.
Fogarty, Hon. John E., a Representative in Congress from the State

of Rhode Island..
Foster, Miss Edith, director, West Georgia Regional Library, Carroll-

ton, Ga.

Gagliardo, Mrs. Ruth, Lawrence, Kans-

Gathings, Hon. E. C., a Representative in Congress from the State of

Arkansas -

Hechler, Hon. Ken, a Representative in Congress from the State of

West Virginia --

Johnson, Hon. Lester, a Representative in Congress from the State of

Wisconsin.

Johnson, Reuben, coordinator, legislative services, National Farmers

Union, Washington, D.C..

Kelley, John, administrative assistant to Hon. Donald F. McGinley, a

Representative in Congress from the State of Nebraska-

Klausner, Margaret, director of library services, Stockton Public and

San Joaquin County Libraries, California-
Low, Edmon, librarian, Oklahoma State University--
Metcalf, Hon. Lee, a Representative in Congress from the State of

Montana.
McDonough, Roger, director, New Jersey State Library, Trenton,

N.J..
Oliver, Hon. James C., a Representative in Congress from the State

of Maine.
Ostrander, Chester B., president, board of trustees, Southern Adiron-

dack Library System, South Glens Falls, N.Y.
Powell, Benjamin E., President, American Library Association,

Durham, N. C.

Roberts, Hon. Kenneth A., a Representative in Congress from the

State of Alabama...

Townsend, Dwight D., director, Washington office, Cooperative

League of U.S.A..

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Statement by--Continued

Trimble, Hon. James W., a Representative in Congress from the

State of Alabama

Wolf, Mrs. Leonard G., Iowa -
Youngblood, Mrs. Bernice, chairman of the executive board of the

Alabama Public Library Service, Jasper, Ala--

Letters, prepared statements, supplemental material, etc.:

American Association of University Women, letter to Chairman

Elliott.

Anderson, Hon. LeRoy, a Representative in Congress from the State

of Montana, statement by-

Armistead, Mrs. Julia Bennett, statement of.

Bailey, Hon. Cleveland M., a Representative in Congress from the

State of West Virginia:

Statement of .--

West Virginia Library Commission, report of.

Baring, Hon. Walter S., a Representative in Congress from the State

of Nevada, letter to Chairman Elliott..
Boland, Hon. Edward P., a Representative in Congress from the

State of Massachusetts, letter to Chairman Elliott..
Butler, Sally, General Federation of Women's Clubs, statement of ..
Carr, William G., executive secretary, National Education Associa-

tion, letter to Chairman Elliott...
Celler, Hon. Emanuel, a Representative in Congress from the State

of New York, letter to Chairman Elliott, and statement

Clark, Lois M., president, American Country Life Association, Inc.,

letter to Chairman Elliott.,

Conte, Hon. Silvio 0., a Representative in Congress from the State of

Massachusetts:

Greenfield (Mass.), Recorder-Gazette, editorial from..

Letter from Barbara Morey, the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Department of Education, Division of Public Libraries---

Curtis, Hon. Laurence, a Representative in Congress from the State

of Massachusetts, letter from Dr. Milton E. Lord, Massachusetts

Library Association.

Daddario, Hon. Emilio Q., a Representative in Congress from the

State of Connecticut:

Letter to Chairman Elliott.

Schlosberg, Mrs. Virginia, librarian, State department of educa-

tion, State of Connecticut, letter to Congressman Daddario.-

Dawson, Dr. Howard A., executive secretary, department of rural edu-

cation, NEA, statement of, and clipping from Rural Education

News

Derthick, Dr. Lawrence G., U.S. Commissioner of Education, Depart-

ment of Health, Education, and Welfare:

Library Services Act (Public Law 597, 84th Cong.); State-by-

State summary of progress.

Chart 1–Expenditures of States and outlying parts participat-

ing in fiscal 1957, 1958, and 1959, by categories..
Chart 2—Expenditures of States and outlying parts participat-

ing in fiscal 1957, 1958, and 1959, by source of funds.--
Drake, Vivian L., Pennsylvania Library Association, letter to Chair-

man Elliott..
Fascell, Hon. Dante B., a Representative in Congress from the State of

Florida, statement of.
Fogarty, Hon. John E., a Representative in Congress from the State of

Rhode Island, statement of

Gathings, Hon. E. C., a Representative in Congress from the State of

Arkansas, letter from Mrs. Karl Neal, executive secretary and li-

brarian, Arkansas Library Commission, Little Rock, Ark.

Green, Hon. Edith, a Representative in Congress from the State of

Oregon, questionnaire "With the present population limitation
of 10,000, what effect do you anticipate from the 1960 census fig-

ures on programs now underway?”

Irwin, Hon. Donald J., a Representative in Congress from the State of

Connecticut, statement of

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