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P. Toby Graham received 2004 Alabama Author Award for Non-Fiction

P. Toby Graham, director of the Digital Library of Georgia, received the 2004 Alabama Author Award for Non-fiction for A Right to Read: Segregation and Civil Rights in Alabama’s Public Libraries 1900-1965, the first book to examine public library segregation of libraries in the South.

The Alabama Library Association has presented awards since 1958 to outstanding Alabama authors to honor their achievements and to promote interest in their books. Graham joins the ranks of such Alabama authors as Harper Lee, William Bradford Huie, Robert Inman, Howell Raines, Wayne Flynt and Gail Godwin. The award will be presented at the association’s conference in April.