|Collection||Ray, Dee Ann|
(27) postcards and (2) prints, most are World War I naval history.
Dee Ann Ray earned a BA in Modern Languages from Tulsa University (1959) and MLS from University of Oklahoma (1960), where she was a member of Beta Phi Mu, the professional library honor society. She began her career as a librarian by working as a field librarian with the Oklahoma Department of Libraries from 1960 to 1963. From there she joined the Missouri State Library as the Director of Demonstration Services from 1964 to 1966. In May 1966, she returned to Clinton, Oklahoma and worked in the Western Plains Library System in Custer and Washita counties.
Dee Ann Ray has been involved in many professional library activities, including serving on the Steering Committee of the Governor's Conference on Libraries in 1978 and on the Planning Committee for the Oklahoma Image Project, which was selected as a National Endowment for the Humanities grant recipient. She also served on the Board of the Oklahoma Historical Society from 1987 to 1996 and 1998 to 2001 and received the Stanley Draper Distinguished Service Award in 1982 from the Oklahoma Heritage Association for her outstanding work in the preservation of state and local history. Dee Ann Ray retired from the Western Plains Library System on May 31, 2003, after 37 years of service.
|Year Range from||1910|
|Year Range to||1920|