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Identifier: 
exwa_wmup_u-000380
Filename: 
exwa_wmup_u-000380.tif
Title: 
Louise LeFevre, faculty, teaching graduate students at Western Michigan University
Alternative Title: 
Louise LeFevre, faculty of the School of Librarianship
Date: 
1961-12
Description: 
Alice Louise LeFevre teaching seminar style class in the School of Librarianship at Western Michigan University. LeFevre is seated at the head of an oblong table with graduate students. Behind LeFevre is an East Asian hanging scroll. Alice Louise LeFevre came from Brooklyn to head the Department of Library Education in 1945, spending the first semester organizing the department and planning and developing the curriculum. Classes began in February 1946, with two students and three courses. LeFevre passed away in 1963 and in 1967, a seminar room in the enlarged Laboratory Library was named in her honor. The School of Librarianship graduate program was discontinued in the 1980s.
Person: 
LeFevre, Alice Louise, 1898-1963
Subject: 
Western Michigan University--Faculty
Subject: 
Western Michigan University. School of Librarianship--Faculty
Subject: 
Academic librarians
Subject: 
Western Michigan University--Students
Subject: 
hanging scrolls
Location: 
Kalamazoo (Mich.)
Time Period: 
1960 - 1969
Source: 
7.4 x 9. 4 in black-and-white print WMU Photograph Collection, U-000380
Collection: 
Western Michigan University Archives Photograph Collection
Publisher: 
Western Michigan University
Digital Date: 
2020
Rights: 
This material is protected by copyright. Copyright held by Western Michigan University, all rights reserved. For additional information, please contact the Western Michigan University Archives, Kalamazoo, MI 49008.
Type: 
Image
File Format: 
image/tiff
Box Barcode: 
Box 3, Barcode: 31141021783209