Monday, March 14, 2011

Madison, WI-3.12. 2011: "Librarians! United! Will never be divided!"

Sharon McQueen writes in Library Journal " Wisconsin Librarians' March Merges with Tractorcade" :
A third librarians' march took place on March 12 during what has been a month of daily protests at Wisconsin's State Capitol.
Timothy Ericson, past president of the Society of American Archivists (SAA), flew to Wisconsin from Phoenix to participate in the rally for the Wisconsin 14 with his wife, Vallie, a former Wisconsin public school teacher.
American Library Association past president Michael Gorman drafted new lyrics for "I Dreamed I Saw Joe Hill Last Night," entitled "Scott Walker's Nightmare."

Five past presidents of the Wisconsin Library Association (WLA): Alberto Herrera, Terry Danson, Jane Pearlmutter, Nancy McClements, and Paul Nelson.

Christine Jenkins, UW-Madison alumna and associate professor of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Graduate School of Library and Information Science
Melissa Moll, UW-Madison student, School of Library & Information Studies (SLIS)
Mark Beatty, librarian of the Wisconsin Library Services (WiLS)
Allison Kaplan, faculty associate, UW-Madison, SLIS
retired librarian Jean Casper
John Elliott, cataloger at Edgewood College in Madison
Sheila Leary, director of the University of Wisconsin Press.

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