Ida Joy BRUCEK
Also known as: Joy Brucek, Ida Joy Cuskey (maiden name)
Died: 2/7/1997Special Achievements:
1953 - Established first library in Alice Springs. 1962 - Granted first restaurant liquor licence in Alice Springs for Zdena Motel (where Alice Resort is now located, on Stott Terrace, east of the Todd River).Additional Information:
1949 - Gained Bachelor of Arts - majoring in English History. 1970s - Associate of Music in Australia in piano, organ and carillon. 1970s - Graduated Diploma in Applied Sciences (Librarianship) with emphasis on computerisation and audio visual technology.
Document - Joy's truck hijack helped start library
Story courtesy of the Centralian Advocate, Friday July 11, 1997, page 10.