From NKAA, Notable Kentucky African Americans Database (African American Library Directors in the USA)

Alma Smith Jacobs (1916-1997)

Notes

She was the Great Falls Public library director, 1954-1973 (MT). She was the first African American State Librarian for Montana. She was the first African American to become president of the Montana Library Association, and president of the Pacific Northwest Library Association. She was the first African American on the Executive Board of the American Library Association.

Cite This NKAA Entry:

“Alma Smith Jacobs (1916-1997),” Notable Kentucky African Americans Database, accessed July 25, 2024, https://nkaa.uky.edu/nkaa/items/show/300004784.

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