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Rainbow Round Table Oral History Project: ALA Archives

A portal for the Rainbow Round Table Oral History Project, hosted by the American Library Association Archives.

About the Archives

Established in 1973, the American Library Association Archives at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, a program of the University Archives, is the official repository for ALA and maintains the records of ALA units, including the Rainbow Round Table. The Archives consists of official records, members’ papers, correspondence, publications, photographs, audiovisual recordings, oral histories, and scrapbooks.

Part of the Archives digital collection is the American Library Association Institutional Repository (ALAIR). ALAIR an open access repository, committed to collecting, permanently storing, and providing digital access to the publications and intellectual work of ALA. The Rainbow Round Table community in ALAIR is available here.

The ALA Archives is open to ALA staff and members, UIUC affiliates, and the general public. For inquiries, donations, or to schedule a visit or class, please contact the Archives at or (217) 333-7841.

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Civil rights button from the ALA Archives.

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