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Librarian

Dorothy Hertzel, American librarian.

Background

Hertzel, Dorothy was born on August 5, 1915 in Cleveland. Daughter of Walter and Helen (Metz) Hoffstetter.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Baldwin-Wallace College, 1938. Master of Library Science, Case Western Reserve University, 1965. Doctor of Philosophy, Case Western Reserve University, 1985.

Career

Teacher mathematics Garfield Heights High School, 1939-1949. Assistant children's library Cuyahoga County Public Library., Parma, Ohio, 1960-1964, children's library, 1964-1965, Brooklyn, 1965-1966, library manager, 1966-1979.

Membership

Founder Friends of Brooklyn Branch Cuyahoga County Public Library., since 1973, trustee. Volunteer Brooklyn Senior Center, since 1979. Member Brooklyn City School Volunteer Tutor committee, 1980-1988.

Member Brooklyn City School Board Education, 1990-1993, vice president, 1992, president, 1993. Member Brooklyn City School Finance committee, 1993-1997, Community Education Advisory Committee, 1987-1990. Member Ohio Library. Council, Brooklyn History Society (co-founder 1970, vice president 1970-1973, correspondent secretary 1973-1978), Society Ohio Archivists, Mid-Atlantic Regional Archives Conference, Greater Cleveland Genealogical Society, Ohio History Society, Cleveland Archival Roundtable, Brooklyn Genealogical Society (founder 1996, pres.1996-2001, program chair 2003).

Connections

Married Franklin William Hertzel, July 22, 1944 (deceased May 1987). Children: Franklin Dale, Brian James.

father:
Walter Hoffstetter

mother:
Helen (Metz) Hoffstetter

spouse:
Franklin William Hertzel

child:
Franklin Dale Hertzel

child:
Brian James Hertzel