> From: John & Sandra Barrick[SMTP:astroboy]
> Reply To: astroboy
> Sent: Sunday, March 29, 1998 11:05 PM
> To: Kirby McDowell; artsednet.edu
> Subject: Re: book illustrations
> I am surprised. I think as long as it wasn't in the
> children's section it would be fine. Not that I feel that the kids
> shouldn't see it but parents should be able to make the choice. Is she
> able to do that in a Public Library? sounds like you should talk to
> head Librarian or Head of that office. If you feel strongly talk to
> representitive in your district. If all else fails contact your
> Congressman. After all you are paying him. Where do you live?
> Kirby McDowell wrote:
> > last week a librarian where i teach took a book on michelangelo
> > off the shelf, because it contained nudity (sistine chapel murals)
> > when we tried to explain the need and value of such a book, she
> > said her "christian values" forbade such pictures. we told her
> > that these paintings are on public display in a catholic church,
> > but she didn't seem to care about anything but her "bible thumping
> > attitude".... pea brained in the mid-west.
> > Any suggestions from you all out there ???
> > On Sat, 28 Mar 1998 07:50:33 -0700 Ruth Wilson <RWilson>
> > writes:
> > >What do you do with pictures in books that are not appropriate for
> > >elementary age children to see but you still want them to use the
> > >book?
> > >Many art history books seem to get put away because of this. Ruth
> > >
> > >
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