Samuel F. Morrison Edit Profile
Associate of Arts, Compton Junior College, 1955. Bachelor in English, California State University, 1971. Master of Library Science, University Illinois, 1972.
Doctor of Humane Letters (honorary), St. Thomas University, 1998.
Director, Frostproof (Florida) Living/Learning Library, 1972-1974;
administrative assistant, Broward County Library System, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, 1974-1976;
deputy director, Broward County Library System, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, 1976-1987;
first deputy commissioner, chief librarian, Chicago Public Library/Chicago Library System, 1987-1990;
director, Broward County Library. System, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, since 1990. Assistant librarian United States Air Force, Morocco, 1956-1958.
Instructor Institute Multicultural Librarianship, University of Michigan.
Board directors Florida Humanities Council, United Way, Urban League, Fort Lauderdale, Bonnet House, Fort Lauderdale, National Conference Community and Justice, Youth Orchestra Florida, Tower Forum, Solinet, Broward County Special Olympics, Broward Partnership Homeless, Broward Public Library. Foundation, Kids Voting Broward, Old Dillard Foundation, SEFLIN, Sickle Cell Association, Broward S. Florida Annenberg Challenge, Trejo Foster Foundation. Parliamentarian Area Agency Aging Broward County, Fort Lauderdale.
President Gold Coast Jazz Society. Member of National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (Freeman Bradley award), American Library Association, Public Library. Association, Southeast Library.
Association, Urban Libraries Council, Broward County Library. Association, National Association Black Public Administrators, Florida Library. Association.
1972 - 1974
1974 - 1976
1987 - 1990