Title: Banquet, Missouri Library Association

Description: Group shot of a dinner meeting at the Hotel Continental for what is believed to be the Missouri Library Association. Music provided by man in back holding an accordion.

Date: 1944-11-01

Photographer: Foto Service

Item Type: Photograph, sepia, 8 x 20 in.

Collection: General Collection (P1), Oversize B--Banquets, Number 4

Notes: Although M.A.L. is written on the back of the photo, it is believed to be M.L.A. In November 1944, the Missouri State Teachers Association met in Kansas City along with several other related groups, including the Missouri Library Association. According to "The Times," November 1, 1944, "The Missosuri Library association [sic] will open its forty-fourth annual conference at the Hotel Continental this morning." Reported in "The Times" on November 3, 1944, the library director of the Kansas City Public Library, Librarian Harold L. Hamill, was elected president of the association.

Subject: Banquets; Banquet camera photographs; Librarians; Organizations;

Local Subject: Continental Hotel; Missouri Library Association;

Digital Format: tiff imported as jpg2000

Barcode: 10022844

Repository: Missouri Valley Special Collections, Kansas City Public Library, Kansas City, Missouri

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