By virtue of being president elect of the American Library Association at the time of the Freedom to Read Foundation's founding, Bradshaw was a founding FTRF trustee and served two years as such. She was the first female director of the Dallas Public Library and was named Librarian of the Year by the Texas Library Association in 1961.
Lillian died in 2010 at the age of 95.
THANK YOU, Lillian Bradshaw, for your guidance and service as a founding board member of the Freedom to Read Foundation.
Thank you for your continuing and public support of the Freedom to Read Foundation and its mission.
Thank you for your vision and for the example you set for the library profession through your commitment to First Amendment principles and the freedom to read in libraries.
For her distinguished service and commitment as member and trustee, the Freedom to Read Foundation salutes Lillian M. Bradshaw, trustee 1969- 1971.
Gordon M. Conable, President Judith F. Krug, Executive Director