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school librarian

Louvan Anita Gearin was American school librarian. Certified teacher, Missouri. Recipient award Missouri Association School Libraries, 1984, Volunteer award University Missouri, St. Louis, 1985. Volunteer Eldercare Center, University Missouri, St. Louis, since 1985, County Older Resident Program, St. Louis County, since 1987, Meals on Wheels, Creve Couer, Missouri, since 1982. Member American Association of University Women (secretary 1970-1982).

Background

Gearin, Louvan Anita was born on July 5, 1917 in St. Louis. Daughter of William Sherman and Ira Mae (Haskell) Brabham.

Education

Bachelor, Fisk University, 1937. British Society for Literature and Science, Atlanta University, 1949. Medical Science Liaison Society, University Michigan, 1955.

Career

Library. Lincoln Institute, Kentucky, 1950-1953. Reference library Tuskegee (Alabama) Institute, summers 1951-1954. Junior high and senior high library Webster Groves (Missouri) Schools, 1954-1982.

Retired, 1982

Consultant selection of titles M. W. Wilson Library. Catalog, New York City, 1974-1982. Consultant book bait, reference and subscription books, review committee for young adults American Library Association, Chicago, 1980-1982.

Achievements

  • Certified teacher, Missouri.

Membership

Volunteer Eldercare Center, University Missouri, St. Louis, since 1985, County Older Resident Program, St. Louis County, since 1987, Meals on Wheels, Creve Couer, Missouri, since 1982. Member American Association of University Women (secretary 1970-1982).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: reading, music, discussion, exercise, dance.

Connections

father:
William Sherman Brabham

mother:
Ira Mae (Haskell) Brabham