Article Title

Library bans 3 Red books

Authors

Newspaper

The Springfield News

Date

8-16-1951

Challenged Material

3 unnamed books written by well-known authors

Reading Level

adult

Location

Springfield

Participants

Springfield community, public library

Outcome

removed

Abstract

Three books written by well-known authors were removed from the Springfield Public Library due to "Communist taint." All books are screened before being added to the library collection, reported librarian Veva Morgan.

Keywords

Red propaganda, censorship, materials selection, values, political view

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