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Alice Palo Hook

Alice Palo Hook, American librarian. Member of Alpha Xi Delta, Special Libraries Association, American Library Association, Ohio Library., Altrusa, College, Cincinnati Woman's.

Background

  • Hook, Alice Palo was born on February 4, 1909 in Superior, Wisconsin, United States. Daughter of Elmer George and Helen (Payne) Palo.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, University Minnesota, 1930.

    Career

    • Assistant in order department University Minnesota, 1930. Taft order library University Cincinnati, 1931—1937. Head acquisition department, 1943—1946.

      Order library Temple University, Philadelphia, 1937—1943. Library History and Philosophical Society of Ohio, Cincinnati, 1947—1963, Cincinnati Art Museum, 1964—1974. Member volunteer canteen corps American Red Cross, 1941—1963.

      Board directors Cincinnati Metropolitan Young Women’s Christian Association, 1957—1970. Recording secretary board directors, 1959—1961. Public relations chairman, 1961—1964, 1968.

      Women's board directors Clovernook Home for Blind, 1974—1986. Chairman, trustee, 1978—1980.

    Membership

    Member of Alpha Xi Delta, Special Libraries Association, American Library Association, Ohio Library., Altrusa, College, Cincinnati Woman's.

    Connections

    • Married Norris M. Hook, June 21, 1945 (deceased).
    • father: Elmer George Palo
    • mother: Helen (Payne) Palo
    • spouse: Norris M. Hook
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    Born February 4, 1909
    Nationality
    • 1930
      University Minnesota
    • 1930
      Assistant, in order department University Minnesota
    • 1931 - 1937
      taft order library University Cincinnati
    • 1937 - 1943
      order library Temple University
      Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
    • 1943 - 1946
      head, acquisition department
    • 1947 - 1963
      library History and Philosophical Society of Ohio
      Cincinnati, Ohio, United States
    • 1964 - 1974
      library History and Philosophical Society of Ohio