OLA History

The Oregon Library Association has had a long and illustrious history. some of that history, from our beginnings in 1940 up to 1990, was documented and bound into a volume called A Journey Through Time

     OLA History compiled in 1955
          Prepared by the Manual Committee:  Elizabeth Findly, Cora E. Mason and Pauline C. Howard, Chairman

Past Presidents

Our history since 1990 is documented annually by the president of OLA for that year. Each year is linked and noted below. For a list of presidents from 1940, see OLA QUARTERLY, vol.2 issue 3, page 21.   To help OLA stay current on the events that make OLA history, we request that each future president submit a summary of their year using the linked template. Please do your part to keep OLA archives active and accurate!

Click on president's name for more info about ola during that year.

Attention OLA Presidents

Please use the Template for Past President information to submit information regarding your year as president. Thank you!


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