Alma Smith Jacobs: First African American to Serve as Montana State Librarian

Alma Smith Jacobs was the first African American to serve as Montana State Librarian. She served as Head Librarian at the Great Falls Public Library from 1954–1973, and in 1973 was named Montana State Librarian, serving until 1981. Jacobs was born in Lewiston, Montana on November 21, 1916, to Martin Luther and Emma Smith. She…

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