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Children's Book Press records
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Description
Business records of Children's Book Press, a non-profit publisher devoted to publishing multicultural and bilingual literature for children.
Background
arriet Rohmer is the founder, publisher, and executive Director of Children's Book Press in San Francisco, California, the pioneering non-profit press devoted to publishing multicultural and bilingual literature for children. Her creative vision has shaped the development of more than sixty critically acclaimed books, including Just Like Me: Stories and Self-Portraits by Fourteen Artists. Rohmer lives in San Francisco, California. When Children’s Book Press was started by Harriet Rohmer in 1975, she stated “my dream was for all children to be able to open a book and see themselves.”
Extent
60 Linear Feet (51 cartons)
Restrictions
While Special Collections is the owner of the physical and digital items, permission to examine collection materials is not an authorization to publish. These materials are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study. Any transmission or reproduction beyond that allowed by fair use requires permission from the owners of rights, heir(s) or assigns.
Availability
Open for research. Note that material must be requested at least 36 hours in advance of intended use. Born-digital and later accession(s) are closed until processed.