Linda Anne Eastman (1867–1963) was an American librarian. She was selected by the American Library Association as one of the 100 most important librarians of the 20th century.
Eastman served as the head Librarian of the Cleveland Public Library from 1918 to 1938 and head of the American Library Association from 1928 to 1929. At the time of her appointment in Cleveland, she was the first woman to head a library system the size of Cleveland’s. She was also a founding member and later president of the Ohio Library Association, and a professor of Library Science at Case Western Reserve University.
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... Linda Eastman was a music fan who once commented, "all my teen years were spent with an ear to the radio." At times, she skipped school to see artists ... As Paul remembers, "The night Linda and I met, I spotted her across a crowded club, and although I would normally have been nervous chatting her up, I realised I had ... Pushiness worked for me that night!" Linda said this about their meeting "I was quite shameless really ...
... Eastman retired from the library in 1938 at age 71, citing a desire to spend more time outdoors ... Eastman died in 1963 at age 96 ...
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