Second Reconstruction icon James H. Meredith will celebrate his 82nd birthday June 25, 2015. Luis Clavell, President, Library of Congress Chapter, Blacks in Government will honor James Meredith with the Daniel A.P. Murray Lifetime Achievement Award June 26, 2015.
Mr. Murray (1852-1925) was the first African American library assistant to serve at the Library of Congress. He was also an author, educator, and a historian.