[Alma Smith] Jacobs was the first black librarian in Montana and spent her life fighting for racial equality.Great librarian AND great community leader. Not a coincidence. Thanks, Alma.
...instrumental in the construction of the current library in 1967, but also was the first black person to hold the position of library director in the state. In 1957, Jacobs was the first black person to be elected as president of the Pacific Northwest Library Association.
[ Inspired by "Librarian Jacobs honored during Black History Month" by Ashley Korslien from KRTV.com on 7 February 2011 ]