“Cleanse the Library by Fire”: Early L.A. Librarian Faced Down Censors

Last week, the California Library Association announced its 2017 inductees into the state‚Äôs Library Hall of Fame. Among them is Tessa Kelso, who served as head librarian of Los Angeles Public Library for only a few years in the 1890s … Continue reading “Cleanse the Library by Fire”: Early L.A. Librarian Faced Down Censors