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AALL Spectrum / March/April 2016 / Volume 20, Number 4

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52 AALL SPECTRUM | WWW.AALLNET.ORG I t does not make an essential difference where this association meets, since the boon com- panionship, the community of interest, and the expectation of a profitable session always ensure a successful convention of the American Association of Law Libraries. Probably there is no other organization … where there are closer bonds of personal friendship and mutual esteem. … … The success following the inception of this association, and the good work the association has accomplished in the brief period of its existence is alone worthy of note. … There were discourage- ments and reverses in the early days; there were seemingly insurmountable obstacles encoun- tered; but they have all been met patiently and 1910 AALL ANNUAL MEETING Image: AALL Archives Record Series 85/1/157. The Fifth Annual Meeting of the American Association of Law Libraries was held July 2-6, 1910, at the Grand Hotel, Mackinac Island, Michigan. WILD CARD courageously, and out of the doubt and despair has come the glorious promise of assured success and permanency. … But aside from matters of self congratulation, we are glad to be at Mackinac. This is one of the beauty spots of America, with a congenial clime and a historic interest. Here for a time was the home of the early explorers of the great West, halting on their way to future conquests. Nature has painted no more beautiful picture than this, where blue of sky and blue of sea blend in a fasci- nating symphony." –John E. King, "Response to Address of Welcome," 3 Law Library Journal 35 (1911). Original photo caption: 1910 Conference American Association of Law Libraries, Mackinac, Michigan. Attendees identified in photo: Seated: President E.A. Feazel (center), Immediate Past President A.J. Small (fourth from right), Vice President/President-Elect Gertrude E. Woodard (second from right); Standing: T.L. Cole (far right). ' '

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